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Entrepreneurship, Gender and Globalization: Challenges and Prospects

Okafor, Chinonye (2008) Entrepreneurship, Gender and Globalization: Challenges and Prospects. JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR , 1 (1). pp. 224-235. ISSN 0794 - 0331

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Abstract

Entrepreneurship as the bedrock of economic development deserved to be seen from a global perspective. Gender differences in the operation of entrepreneurship in less developed countries required to be giving a serious attention especially in this era of globalization. Evaluating the impact of globalization on women entrepreneurs in developing economies is necessary for policy making and economic development. This paper therefore focuses on examining the challenges facing Nigerian women entrepreneurs and their prospects in a globalized economy. The paper is theoretically based The study revealed that empowering women in international entrepreneurship through regional integration, training and development and networking will go a long way to encourage women entrepreneurship development and help them to participate actively in the global market. · Based on this, the sti1dy recommends among other things that for. sustainable development, the government should critically adopt adequate policy strategies within the context of domestic potentialities ·and external relations so as to embrace the promises of globalization on women entrepreneurial development.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Globalization,Women Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, Challenges and Prospects
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 13 May 2014 12:08
Last Modified: 13 May 2014 12:08
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2609

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