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Out of the Fire and into the Frying Pan: When Women Leave Corporate Careers to Enter Entrepreneurship – Insights from Denmark

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Out of the Fire and into the Frying Pan : When Women Leave Corporate Careers to Enter Entrepreneurship – Insights from Denmark. / Neergaard, Helle; Weber Carlsen, Anne.

Women and Global Entrepreneurship: Contextualising Everyday Experiences. ed. / Maura McAdam; James Cunningham. New York : Routledge, 2021.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Harvard

Neergaard, H & Weber Carlsen, A 2021, Out of the Fire and into the Frying Pan: When Women Leave Corporate Careers to Enter Entrepreneurship – Insights from Denmark. in M McAdam & J Cunningham (eds), Women and Global Entrepreneurship: Contextualising Everyday Experiences. Routledge, New York.

APA

Neergaard, H., & Weber Carlsen, A. (2021). Out of the Fire and into the Frying Pan: When Women Leave Corporate Careers to Enter Entrepreneurship – Insights from Denmark. In M. McAdam, & J. Cunningham (Eds.), Women and Global Entrepreneurship: Contextualising Everyday Experiences Routledge.

CBE

Neergaard H, Weber Carlsen A. 2021. Out of the Fire and into the Frying Pan: When Women Leave Corporate Careers to Enter Entrepreneurship – Insights from Denmark. McAdam M, Cunningham J, editors. In Women and Global Entrepreneurship: Contextualising Everyday Experiences. New York: Routledge.

MLA

Neergaard, Helle and Anne Weber Carlsen "Out of the Fire and into the Frying Pan: When Women Leave Corporate Careers to Enter Entrepreneurship – Insights from Denmark". and McAdam, Maura Cunningham, James (editors). Women and Global Entrepreneurship: Contextualising Everyday Experiences. Chapter 9, New York: Routledge. 2021.

Vancouver

Neergaard H, Weber Carlsen A. Out of the Fire and into the Frying Pan: When Women Leave Corporate Careers to Enter Entrepreneurship – Insights from Denmark. In McAdam M, Cunningham J, editors, Women and Global Entrepreneurship: Contextualising Everyday Experiences. New York: Routledge. 2021

Author

Neergaard, Helle ; Weber Carlsen, Anne. / Out of the Fire and into the Frying Pan : When Women Leave Corporate Careers to Enter Entrepreneurship – Insights from Denmark. Women and Global Entrepreneurship: Contextualising Everyday Experiences. editor / Maura McAdam ; James Cunningham. New York : Routledge, 2021.

Bibtex

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