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Author: Rebecca M. Blank (ed)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: century, wob, businesses, owned, women
Number of Pages: 41
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437985858
ISBN-13: 9781437985856

Documents the changes in WOB over time, explores disparities in the characteristics of bus. owned by women as compared to those owned by men, and discusses potential reasons for these disparities and the different outcomes that are associated with them. The focus is on proprietorships, partnerships, or any type of privately-held corp. with one or more owners. Publicly-owned co. are not included. The growth of WOB, and their performance as job creators at a time when other privately-held bus. were losing jobs, testifies to the importance of WOB to the economy. These bus. represent a potential s

Author: William B. Shear
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: owned, small, businesses, veteran, contracting, veterans, affairs, department
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437914446
ISBN-13: 9781437914443

The fed. govżt. long-standing policy has been to use its buying power -- the billions of dollars it spends through contracting each year -- to maximize procurement opportunities for small businesses, including those owned by service-disabled veterans. The Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) is to give first and second priority to small businesses owned by service-disabled and other veterans, respectively, when it uses small business preferences to award its contracts. The act also requires VA to establish contracting goals for service disabled veteran-owned small businesses and other veteran-owned

Author: Ewen Wilson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: enterprises, hispanic, business, owned, minority, survey
Number of Pages: 165
Published: 1996-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788136534
ISBN-13: 9780788136535

Provides basic economic data on businesses owned by persons of Hispanic or Latin American ancestry. This survey is based on the entire firm rather than on establishments of a firm. The published data covers: number of firms, gross receipts, number of paid employees, and annual payroll. The data are presented by geographic area, industry, size of firm, and legal form of organization of firm. Results: In 1992, there were 862,605 firms owned by Hispanics with almost $77 billion in receipts. Hispanic-owned firms increased 83% from 1987 to 1992. Charts and tables.

Author: Linda M. Calbom
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: compared, nonfederal, utilities, practices, ratesetting, marketing, administrations, power
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 2000-08
ISBN-10: 0756703255
ISBN-13: 9780756703257

Reviews the ratesetting practices of Dept. of Energy's power marketing administrations (PMAs) & compares them with those of other utilities. Specifically, it determines: (1) how the PMAs set their rates to recover costs; (2) how the PMAs' ratesetting practices compare to those of investor-owned & publicly owned utilities; & (3) the impact of the PMAs' ability to defer repayment of portions of their debt on their future competitiveness. Collected key data & analyzing methodologies at the 4 PMAs, DoE, & the Fed. Energy Regulatory Comm. as well as 3 investor-owned utilities (IOU) & 4 publicly own

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: survey, oecd, countries, enterprises, owned, governance, state, corporate
Number of Pages: 233
Published: 2005-06-30
ISBN-10: 9264009426
ISBN-13: 9789264009424

Presents the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises as well as a comparative overview of main practices and issues related to corporate governance of state-owned enterprises in the OECD area. The analytical part of the report examines the scale of these enterprises in OECD countries, organisation of the ownership function, relationships with non-state shareholders, the role of stakeholders in corporate governance, transparency and disclosure, and the board of directors. Tables in the annex compare legal status, transparency and disclosure, and board composition an

Author: Ewen Wilson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: enterprises, summary, business, owned, minority, survey
Number of Pages: 158
Published: 1998-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788142844
ISBN-13: 9780788142840

In 1992, there were over 2.1 million firms with $210 billion in receipts owned by minorities. Nearly 50% of the firms provide services. This report provides basic economic data on businesses owned by Blacks, persons of Hispanic or Latin American ancestry, and persons of Asian, Pacific Islander, American Indian, or Alaska Native descent. The published data cover number of firms, gross receipts, number of paid employees, and annual payroll. The data are presented by geographic area, industry, size of firm, and legal form or organization of firm. Extensive charts and tables.

Author: Nadereh Chamlou
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: north, africa, east, middle, women, entrepreneurship, environment
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 2008-05
ISBN-10: 0821374958
ISBN-13: 9780821374955

The commonly held perception is that businesses owned by women in the Middle East and North Africa are small and informal, that they "re less sophisticated, and that they "re huddled in low-value-added sectors. In fact, as SThe Environment for Women "s Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa " shows, there is very little difference between mail- and female-owned firms. Female-owned firms in the region are as well-established, productive, technologically savvy, and connected to global markets as male-owned firms.Although there are many similar characteristics and performance levels
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