Coaching for Women Entrepreneurs


With update-to-date reviews of the current research and literature on women’s entrepreneurship, this is the first book of its kind to address entrepreneurial coaching for women as a development tool.

The authors provide a theoretical, conceptual and applied perspective to explore the distinctive challenges facing this group, before discussing the implementations and outcomes of coaching programmes in an entrepreneurial setting. They conclude with strategies for future research and progress.

Students and scholars of business management, entrepreneurship and gender studies will find the unique perspectives to be of interest. This book will also be useful as a tool for small business service providers, women entrepreneurs, policy makers and government officials.

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‘This book is about an innovative and pioneering group of women workers, namely women entrepreneurs. It systematically discusses the role of coaching in their personal development. The book provides a sophistically elaborated theoretical overview of coaching as an intervention and underpins this with well-grounded longitudinal empirical support. Coaching for Women Entrepreneurs is a relevant and timely book. It is a must-read for anyone academically or professionally interested in coaching women entrepreneurs.’
– Inge Bleijenbergh, Radboud University, the Netherlands

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Edition First editionFormat Hard CopyISBN 978 1 78347 510 0
Imprint Edward Elgar PublishingPlace of publication Cheltenham, UK & Northampton, MA, USA