Opportunities and challenges for Omani women entrepreneurs

Al-Riyami, Rahma and Warren, Lorraine and McElwee, Gerard (2002) Opportunities and challenges for Omani women entrepreneurs. The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 3 (2). pp. 133-144. ISSN 1465-7503

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This study presents a preliminary report of an exploratory, qualitative investigation of the role of Omani women entrepreneurs in Muscat. It establishes the factors that motivate women to become entrepreneurs. Opportunities for the growth and expansion of women's entrepreneurship in Oman, as well as barriers that women encounter, are discussed. Suggestions are offered as to how women's entrepreneurship in Oman might be encouraged, along with questions for future research.

Additional Information:This study presents a preliminary report of an exploratory, qualitative investigation of the role of Omani women entrepreneurs in Muscat. It establishes the factors that motivate women to become entrepreneurs. Opportunities for the growth and expansion of women's entrepreneurship in Oman, as well as barriers that women encounter, are discussed. Suggestions are offered as to how women's entrepreneurship in Oman might be encouraged, along with questions for future research.
Keywords:Women, Entrepreneurs, Oman
Subjects:L Social studies > L321 Women's Studies
N Business and Administrative studies > N100 Business studies
Divisions:Lincoln International Business School
ID Code:557
Deposited On:27 Sep 2007

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