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Women entrepreneurs in Oman: some barriers to success

By Gerard McElwee and Rahma Al-Riyami


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 women encounter are discussed. Suggestions as to how women’s entrepreneurship in Oman might be encouraged are presented; questions for future research are suggested

Topics: L321 Women's Studies, N120 International Business studies
Year: 2003
DOI identifier: 10.1108/13620430310505296
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