Date of Award
Open Access Thesis
Master of Arts in Leadership (MAL)
Today women in the United States are more visibly involved in the ownership of a range of enterprises - from home-based proprietorships to women-established corporations with employees. Women are achieving new goals in business; increased educational levels and work experience have opened the entrepreneurial floodgates. This study will discuss what factors influence and motivate women in corporate America to "go it alone" while also detailing what it takes for a women to start her own business. The author will also discuss her aspirations to open a small business.
Rinehart, Kristi, "What It Takes For a Woman To Start Her Own Business: My Personal Quest" (2001). Theses and Graduate Projects. 541.