ISBN-10:
0081014546
ISBN-13:
9780081014547
Pub. Date:
09/02/2016
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Female Entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia: Opportunities and Challenges

Female Entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia: Opportunities and Challenges

by Philippe Debroux
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Overview

This detailed study of female entrepreneurship in Asia examines the high economic growth that is increasingly driven by market-oriented economic reforms favouring entrepreneurship. There is a higher awareness by women of their political and socio-economic rights and recognition by society at large of social legitimacy of women pursuing business activities in their own right. This book assesses socio-cultural and economic factors influencing female entrepreneurship in Asia as well as the process and the tools and challenges that accompany it.


  • Opportunity to acquire knowledge on the socio-economic roles played by women as entrepreneurs in the region
  • Description and analysis of the issue in countries at different stages of economic development and with different socio-economic and cultural environment
  • A broad approach encompassing historical, political, sociological, economics and businesses-related aspects of female entrepreneurship

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780081014547
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/02/2016
Series: Chandos Asian Studies
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Professor Philippe Debroux is a Professor of International Management at Soka University (Japan). He is also visiting Professor of International Management and Human Resource Management on a regular basis at Hanoi Economic University, Tsukuba University (Japan), Rennes University Center for Japanese Studies (France) and Brussels Solvay Business School MBA program.

Table of Contents

Introduction; The rising tide of entrepreneurship; Historical and current socio-political and economic context of female entrepreneurship; Evolution of the concept of female entrepreneurship and the reality of women-owned businesses; The institutional environment of female entrepreneurship; Women in the labor market; Public policy supporting female entrepreneurship; Results of the field survey; Conclusions.

Professor Philippe Debroux is a Professor of International Management at Soka University (Japan). He is also visiting Professor of International Management and Human Resource Management on a regular basis at Hanoi Economic University, Tsukuba University (Japan), Rennes University Center for Japanese Studies (France) and Brussels Solvay Business School MBA program.

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