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Normative and cognitive influences on female entrepreneurial reluctance at the base of the pyramid - an explorative study of cleaning ladies in Istanbul
(COMSATS, Inst. of Information Technology, 2013)
Previous research has considered entrepreneurship as a way out of poverty and as a chance to foster economic growth. Moreover, specifically start-ups headed by women have played an important role in the economic development and it has been argued that gender-related issues, amongst others, play a significant role for the performance of a country or region. Against this background, this qualitative study explores desires, reluctances and constraints toward entrepreneurial activities of a comparably homogenous group ...
Report for Chambers of Commerce and Start-up Centres
Purpose – This report provides a comprehensive overview of the needs and wishes of entrepreneurs and contrasts them with the spectrum of services and support offered by start-up centres and chambers of commerce who participated in this study. Design/methodology/approach – The paper uses a qualitative research approach. In total, we conducted 57 in-depths interviews with entrepreneurs, start-up centres and the chambers of commerce of eight European countries. Data analysis covers pattern matching and case comparison. ...
Report for Politicians
Purpose – This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the understanding of politicians about social entrepreneurship and its ecosystem. These findings are contrasted with the needs and wishes of social entrepreneurs. Design/methodology/approach – The research used a qualitative research approach. We conducted in-depths interviews with entrepreneurs, politicians, and high-level responsible administrators responsible persons of eight European countries. Data analysis covers pattern matching and case ...
Output 5 ― Evaluation-Tool
Purpose – The purpose of this report is to study the success of short-term intensive study programmes (ISPs) over the short-term perspective and highlight additional lessons for students which might be missed without the experience of working face-to-face on sophisticated tasks in multicultural teams. Approach/ Methodology – The evaluation of our ISPs was conducted using a quantitative methodology, via questionnaires given to students at the beginning, the middle and at the end of a course. The questionnaire development ...