Selected Problems of Women’s Entrepreneurship in Greater Poland Cover Image

Wybrane problemy przedsiębiorczości kobiet w Wielkopolsce
Selected Problems of Women’s Entrepreneurship in Greater Poland

Author(s): Paulina Siemieniak
Subject(s): Economy, Business Economy / Management
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego
Keywords: SME; female entrepreneurship; support for entrepreneurship

Summary/Abstract: The main objective of the paper was to determine the significance of particular methodsof supporting women's entrepreneurship in Greater Poland. Five groups of such support havebeen identified: socio-cultural, promotional and informational, financial, institutional, consultingand training. This led to identifying gaps in existing support and to finding the most significantsupport for entrepreneurial women. The study revealed a discrepancy between theassessment carried out by experts, students and women entrepreneurs. Owners of enterprises’opinions show that the available forms of support are not as useful as it might seem from theperspective of researchers and potential owners. There are also forms of support that are notused by the female owners.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 116
  • Page Range: 169-179
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Polish