Various institutional and policy responses to combat all kinds of discrimination in the workplace are highlighted. Support for growth-oriented, women entrepreneurs in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about. Manuela Pardo-del-Val, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. The essence of the book lies in highlighting the practical applications of decent work in terms of its ability to deliver empirical measurements of qualitative and subjective phenomena with a mixed-methods approach combining tools and techniques from economics and statistics. We want readers to understand these business owners' motivations, the barriers they faced, how they overcame challenges, and the plans they have for the future. Part one highlights how contextual factors, and especially social and familial settings of entrepreneurs, have a differential impact on men and women.
They also should put to rest any misperceptions that African female founders do not possess the abilities, traits, and determination to be successful and sustainable business owners. Including first-hand accounts of experiences of Libyan women, the study voices their struggle for their rights as guaranteed by domestic law, international conventions and Islam. Those who support women through education and training, policymaking, or providing entrepreneurial resources will also find the volume of great practical interest. The overall implication of this study is that since women business operators appear to be playing a major role in the economy of the country, besides up-lifting the lives of their families, especial effort is needed to develop entrepreneurship. It presents an action plan for eliminating discrimination and promoting equality as part of the decent work agenda at national and global levels.
In an attempt to solve the problem posed by the perception that there is an unsolvable conflict between the right of women to work and their right to motherhood, the author considers how these two sets of rights, as protected under international human rights law, can and should be recognised and promoted within the Libyan legal system. The first set of chapters consists of country overviews and provides discussions of the state of women growing businesses. Author by : Naeima Faraj A. The individual the basic category of analysis was regarded as genderless. This volume is rooted in research and considers growth challenges both contextually and firm specific, provoking current thought and enriching the current literature on gender and entrepreneurship. Constraints such as political instability, poor infrastructure, high production costs, and non-conducive business environment, tend to impact more on businesswomen than businessmen.
In doing so they dispel many myths, provide compelling concepts to nurture, grow and sustain women business leaders and examples of how women in all types of business can deliver outstanding results through dynamic leadership, high emotional intelligence and a desire to achieve and succeed. Insightful accounts of women from countries such as South Africa, Namibia and Ghana, along with theoretical research into the further development and advancement of female entrepreneurs, make this book an important must-read for those interested in entrepreneurship and gender in Africa. Three of the papers explore the barriers that still exist and another two look at how women do succeed in advancement. Focussing on key issues such as social feminism and the capability approach, the author addresses the possibility of a potential overlap between social entrepreneurship and female entrepreneurship in Africa. Neither gender discrimination nor segmentation and segregation within the labor market or within the household was present.
As the pace of advancement quickens, the little scale part will give new chances to business visionaries to develop. The book sets out in chart form statistics and projections from 1950 to 2000, and evaluates past trends and future prospects by age, economic sector and gross years of working life. It takes a closer look at a profile of the typical women entrepreneur, discusses major obstacles they face and reviews programmes for women's entrepreneurship development. As entrepreneurs, they seize opportunities, develop and deliver new goods and services and, in the process, create wealth for themselves, their families, communities, and countries. Creating an environment at the national and international levels conducive to generating full and productive employment and decent work for all, and its impact on sustainable development.
Susan Marlow, International Small Business Journal The data and information presented in this work will be of particular interest to students and scholars of entrepreneurship or labor and women s studies. Because women-led firms fail to grow as robustly, the opportunities to innovate and expand are limited, as are the rewards. In addition, the report examines the application of integrated framework and identifies policy and programme measures in support of women entrepreneurs while also highlighting good practices and offering recommendations for further action. The state of women's enterprise in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania; Part two Application of the Integrated Framework; 4. Examining such issues as the economic context, micro-finance. Determinants of Entrepreneurial Orientation of Rural Women Small Business Owners: The Case of Gambella Region of Ethiopia Article 6, , Autumn 2013 , Page 208-217 Authors ; 1Associate Professor of Rural development Agricultural Extension, Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Extension Ambo University, Po box 364,code1250 2Agri-Service Ethiopia Gambella Receive Date: 24 December 2015, Accept Date: 24 December 2015 Abstract Small business and entrepreneurship play critical role in stimulating economic activity, creating jobs, alleviating poverty and uplift living standards in Africa. African women entrepreneurs are playing an increasing role in diversifying production and services in Africa economies.
Examining such issues as the economic context, micro-finance. But we are still at the cusp. From the result of the study, many women unaware of credit sources and other business support services. Female-owned firms in the region are as well-established, productive, technologically savvy, and connected to global markets as male-owned firms. The book examines the effectiveness and accessibility of strategies such as affirmative action, procurement policy, and active labor market policies. General contact details of provider:.
It discusses the growing global interest in the phenomenon and offers details on the methodology used in gathering information for the report as well as an overview of the situation facing women entrepreneurs in these countries. It also investigates recently recognized forms of discrimination, including those based on age and sexual orientation, and emerging forms such as genetic and lifestyle discrimination. These activities are performed on a part-time basis. This allows to link your profile to this item. In turn, the second part of the book highlights selected role models of growth-oriented female Iranian entrepreneurs who have successfully run a variety of traditionally male-dominated businesses in Iran and internationally, despite the hostile business environment and various gender stereotypes.
Contributions from an international cast of authors make this a comprehensive and broadly appealing reference work. In addition, the report examines the application of integrated framework and identifies policy and programme measures in support of women entrepreneurs while also highlighting good practices and offering recommendations for further action. With a significant increase in women's education level-in 11 out of 18 countries in the region women outnumber men in universities-and the strong economic rights women have in Islam, women's entrepreneurship can become a far greater engine for growth and diversification than expected in the past. The second set of chapters describes research projects under way in different countries and explores more focused topics under the umbrella of women business owners and business growth. In addition, the report examines the application of integrated framework and identifies policy and programme measures in support of women entrepreneurs while also highlighting good practices and offering recommendations for further action. The women business owners themselves will be expected to more specifically identify the area of critical support and be involved in the development of suitable program.
Suggested Citation Corrections All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. These portraits aim to paint a picture of what sets high growth entrepreneurs in a class of their own. The business visionary stands at the focal point of the modern action and expect different parts of a nation's advancement procedure. All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. This volume explores the role women entrepreneurs play in this economic progress, highlighting the challenges they encounter in launching and growing their businesses, and providing detailed studies of how their experiences vary from country to country. It discusses the growing global interest in the phenomenon and offers details on the methodology used in gathering information for the report as well as an overview of the situation facing women entrepreneurs in these countries. In fact, as The Environment for Women's Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa shows, there is very little difference between mail- and female-owned firms.