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Gender matters in venture creation decision

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  • Aragon-Mendoza, Juan
  • Raposo, Mario
  • Roig-Dobón, Salvador

This study provides new evidences on the way men and women process the information in venture creation decision (VCD) and the differences that may arise when taking this decision. To reach this objective, this study carries out an experiment and identifies 120,536 people from twenty-five countries with different levels of development. The main finding indicates that although men and women process information differently, new generations of women begin to process information like men do, which might indicate that efforts in gender equality policies may be working but are not yet sufficient.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Business Research.

Volume (Year): 69 (2016)
Issue (Month): 6 ()
Pages: 2081-2086

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jbrese:v:69:y:2016:i:6:p:2081-2086
DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2015.12.012
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