15
Sep

Which network groups increase firm survival and growth?

Due to the significant financial and human costs that inevitably follow a business failure, researchers have long been interested in the factors associated with firm performance. While there are many factors that can influence the success of a venture, only recently have researchers begun to highlight the potential significance of an owner’s networking involvement. Network theory suggests that the ability …

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25
Aug

Research shows women are just as likely to succeed in starting a new business as men

There is a perception that, compared to men, women are less likely to run a successful business; and there have even been studies supporting this perception. But is this really true? Research conducted by Professor John Watson found that there is no difference in the performance of female- and male-owned new ventures provided performance is appropriately measured. It seems that …

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11
Aug

John Watson: Leading the way in female entrepreneurship research

I just found out that my father, Professor John Watson, has one of the most read articles in the International Journal of Gender & Entrepreneurship over the last 12 months and he also has the 11th most cited article (and top female entrepreneurship article) published in the Journal of Business Venturing, which is the highest ranked entrepreneurship journal in the …

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