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Capital IntentionsFemale Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920$
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Edith Sparks

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780807830611

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807868201_sparks

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Women as Financial Managers

Women as Financial Managers

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(p.148) Chapter 5 Women as Financial Managers
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Capital Intentions
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Edith Sparks

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807868201_sparks.9

This chapter analyzes the importance of financial management, focusing on how female proprietors face the challenges of complex financial transactions on a daily basis. It argues that compared to men proprietors, women were especially poorly prepared as financial managers. The financial-management skills required in the operation of a business are best mastered through training and experience, and this is the sort of background that most female proprietors lacked.

Keywords:   financial management, financial transactions, financial managers, business, female proprietors

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