Women entrepreneurs in Oman: Some barriers to success

Gerard McElwee, Rahma Al-Riyami

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Abstract

This study presents a preliminary report of an exploratory, qualitative investigation of the role of Omani women entrepreneurs in Muscat. It establishes the factors that motivate women to become entrepreneurs. Opportunities for the growth and expansion of women's entrepreneurship in Oman as well as barriers women encounter are discussed. Suggestions as to how women's entrepreneurship in Oman might be encouraged are presented; questions for future research are suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339-346
Number of pages8
JournalCareer Development International
Volume8
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2003
Externally publishedYes

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