While Bird and Brush (2002) and Ahl (2004) assert that venture creation is not gender-neutral, there is little in the research literature about the influences of gender, or “the feminine voice” on enterprise development. Building upon Bem’s (1981) feminine/masculine nomenclature, a two-by-two grid of new venture organizations is presented. Continuums reflect feminine/masculine attributes and economic and social outcomes. Four typologies are defined: neo-classical, contemporary, social and feminist ventures.
Orser, Barbara and Leck, Joanne
"EXAMINING THE FEMININE NATURE OF VENTURE CREATION (INTERACTIVE PAPER),"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 29
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol29/iss8/6