Women Entrepreneurs Need Mentors

Qualitative research exploring how women benefit from mentoring and why more women do not have mentors

Abstract: 

As of 2013 women entrepreneurs own 8.6 million businesses in the United States creating the fastest growing business segment in the United States.  A phenomenological study of women entrepreneurs reinforces the benefits employing a mentor.  Two themes that emerged from the study were the value of a mentorship experience and the betterment from employing a transformational leadership style. 

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Journal
Authors: 
Dr. Robin L. Laukhuf and Dr. Timothy A. Malone
Year of Publication: 
2015
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring
Volume: 
Vol. 13
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
70-86
Date Published: 
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Place Published: 
http://www.business.brookes.ac.uk/research/areas/coachingandmentoring/
Publication Language: 
English

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