Women Entrepreneurship in the Light of Relational Capital: General Insights

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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


Starting from the assumption that women entrepreneurs are relevant developers of the corporate business in small and microenterprises, the main purpose of this chapter is to propose a literature analysis discovering how relational capital influences the first stage of women enterprises. Thus, a literature search on Scopus has been conducted to expand the international literature on the connection between gender studies and relational capital. In this way, evidence proposed are directed to better understand the debate on gender and relational capital.


Entrepreneurship Relational capital Women enterprises Gender studies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of UNISU, Faculty of EconomicsNiccolò Cusano UniversityRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Law and Economics of Productive ActivitiesSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly

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