Keywords: African-American female entrepreneurs, African-American male entrepreneurs, small business, entrepreneurship education, women business owners, human capital, social capital, training
Differences in attitudes toward business training: African-American female and male small business owners
The attitudes towards the importance of small business development training courses are documented for African-American male and female small business owners. Results found that females preferred different training methods and topics. The results of the study are discussed in terms of human and social capital theories. Implications of the results are offered, as well as suggestions for future research.