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Företagande kvinnors familj företag och fritid - en kvalitativ studie om kvinnor som driver tillväxtföretag

Rosenqvist, Rebecca (2003)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
The purpose of this study has been to reach a deeper understanding about female entrepreneurs at growing companies. The study portraits specific attention towards their families, their entrepreneur skills, and their level of spare time. The theoretical foundation is based on: society, organisation, and individual. 15 female entrepreneurs at growing companies within Skåne area were all interviewed by using explorative phenomenological methods such as Grounded Theory and Birgerstams method. The result showed that the women are highly ambitious and optimistic regarding the development within their companies. To be able to succeed it takes high self-esteem, independence, persistence, creativity, but also flexibility due to external demands... (More)
The purpose of this study has been to reach a deeper understanding about female entrepreneurs at growing companies. The study portraits specific attention towards their families, their entrepreneur skills, and their level of spare time. The theoretical foundation is based on: society, organisation, and individual. 15 female entrepreneurs at growing companies within Skåne area were all interviewed by using explorative phenomenological methods such as Grounded Theory and Birgerstams method. The result showed that the women are highly ambitious and optimistic regarding the development within their companies. To be able to succeed it takes high self-esteem, independence, persistence, creativity, but also flexibility due to external demands from society. Encouragement from family is also an important factor, including sharing of duties at home. Power referring to gender is still a reality in our professional life but is slowly erased. Key words: Females, entrepreneurs, growing (Less)
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author
Rosenqvist, Rebecca
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Psychology, Psykologi
language
Swedish
id
1356105
date added to LUP
2004-11-08 00:00:00
date last changed
2004-11-08 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study has been to reach a deeper understanding about female entrepreneurs at growing companies. The study portraits specific attention towards their families, their entrepreneur skills, and their level of spare time. The theoretical foundation is based on: society, organisation, and individual. 15 female entrepreneurs at growing companies within Skåne area were all interviewed by using explorative phenomenological methods such as Grounded Theory and Birgerstams method. The result showed that the women are highly ambitious and optimistic regarding the development within their companies. To be able to succeed it takes high self-esteem, independence, persistence, creativity, but also flexibility due to external demands from society. Encouragement from family is also an important factor, including sharing of duties at home. Power referring to gender is still a reality in our professional life but is slowly erased. Key words: Females, entrepreneurs, growing},
  author       = {Rosenqvist, Rebecca},
  keyword      = {Psychology,Psykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Företagande kvinnors familj företag och fritid - en kvalitativ studie om kvinnor som driver tillväxtföretag},
  year         = {2003},
}