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What is Small Scale Individual Entrepreneurs (SIEs)

Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurial Leadership and Competitive Strategy in Family Business
Often an individual that owns and operates a small business. In a developing economy typically operates in a small market area, although it may include an on-line operation. Limited to a minimal number of workers and does not have a high volume of business.
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Gender and Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies: Exploring of the Drivers, Challenges, and Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs and Stakeholders
Rob Kim Marjerison (Wenzhou-Kean University, China)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8012-6.ch001
This chapter begins with a brief exploration of the importance of entrepreneurial activity as a driver of global economic growth. The importance of entrepreneurship in developing economies is examined as are the traits, motivations, and drivers of entrepreneurs and the economic, social, cultural, legislative, and regulatory circumstances that encourage and in some cases discourage entrepreneurial activity. The impact of entrepreneurship training and education on encouraging women entrepreneurs is examined, the relative importance of women entrepreneurs is examined, and emphasis is placed on the relatively greater difficulties that are faced by women entrepreneurs particularly in regards to obtaining funding for starting new ventures. Opportunities are identified that may useful for policy makers, investors, and those that may seek to promote social entrepreneurship and economic growth in developing economies.
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