Barriers to rural women entrepreneurs in Oman

  • Suhail Ghouse, Gerard McElwee, Julia Meaton, Omar Durrah
  • International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, October 2017, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/ijebr-02-2017-0070

Barriers to rural women entrepreneurs in Oman

What is it about?

An exploratory study about the different problems to the small scale women entrepreneurs living in the rural areas of Oman.

Why is it important?

The findings can help the policy makers in making the policies related to rural development and women entrepreneurs.


Suhail Mohammad Ghouse
Dhofar University

It was a hard experience exploring the data from the rural women of a culturally closed segment of the society. Sharing their views about the way of doing rural business had been a good experience.

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The following have contributed to this page: Suhail Mohammad Ghouse and Professor GERARD McELWEE