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Torget, Kliniken och Meritagenturen: Didaktik för vuxna i praktiken
Linköping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences, Studies in Adult, Popular and Higher Education. Linköping University, Faculty of Educational Sciences. Linköping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Education and Adult Learning.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5066-8728
2008 (Swedish)Book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Human resources are the social capital of a firm or business, based on trust as well as on expertise, values, and cultural diversity. This calls for cross-cultural knowledge — an understanding of gender issues and individual differences in the social capital of the firm and society. The dialogue between women entrepreneurship and social capital theory/ research strengthens the fragmented voice of women entrepreneurship, providing the landscape for women entrepreneurs as creators of, and created by, social capital. It indicates how women entrepreneurs appear to have a special position in forming, developing, and reorganizing the social capital in the business world. This book explores social capital in the multiple relationships between gender, management, and entrepreneurship. Twenty-six researchers, representing a variety of disciplines from different parts of the world, provide findings on diverse aspects of the dialogue between women entrepreneurship and social capital. As a consequence, the central concepts — social capital, entrepreneurship, and gender — are given a variety of meanings. Women entrepreneurs and business owners — regardless of their cultural context, branch, and education — provide interesting ideas to the global debate on equality and social capital.

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Linköping: Skapande vetande , 2008, 1. , 144 p.
, Skapande vetande, ISSN 0284-1266 ; 55
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-38692Local ID: 45330ISBN: 978-91-8589-538-0ISBN: 876-30-0210-8ISBN: 978-87-630-0210-3OAI: diva2:259541
Available from: 2009-10-10 Created: 2009-10-10 Last updated: 2013-09-03Bibliographically approved

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