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Organisational culture, national culture and performance in International Joint Ventures based in Israel.
International Joint Ventures (IJV) capitalise on localised skills, knowledge and capabilities. Moreover, the internationalisation of markets offers scope to innovate, develop and market new products benefiting from ...
“Class matters”: human and social capital in the entrepreneurial process.
This paper explores how entrepreneurial family background impacts upon the development of social and human capital resources and demonstrates how these affect the profitability and growth of new enterprise. Through a ...
The role of guanxi in chinese entrepreneurship
(USA Info, Inc., 2007-12)
Although networks are widely recognised as improving entrepreneurial performance, China which is seen as a traditional Confucian society, has a unique form of networking, guanxi - “special relationships”. These guanxi ...
The increasing role of small business in the Chinese economy.
This paper considers the changes in firm ownership since the Chinese government implemented its “open-door” policy in 1978. Most significant amongst these is the relative decline in State owned enterprises and the marked ...
Research practices in entrepreneurship: problems of definition, description and meaning.
(IP Publishing., 2008)
The dominant paradigm of entrepreneurship research practices, positivism, has brought about a fundamental paradox: researchers often try to analyse a phenomenon that cannot properly be defined. As a result, much entrepreneurship ...
The articulation of social capital in entrepreneurial networks: a glue or a lubricant?
(Taylor & Francis., 2002)
Whilst social capital has been applied in a variety of contexts the nature, role and application of social capital in an entrepreneurial context have not been extensively explored. The nature of social capital presents a ...
From tradition to modern: attitudes and applications of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship.
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited., 2008)
Purpose – This article aims to examine one aspect of Chinese culture, guanxi. Guanxi, “special relationships” has long been employed to facilitate business in China. The authors ask whether this is likely to continue in ...
Periphery? What periphery? Marketing to a state of mind.
(Mercury Publications, 2001)
Developing the entrepreneurial skills of farmers: some myths explored.
Purpose – Entrepreneurship is currently at the focus of much theoretical, practical and political interest. In Europe, agriculture has faced dramatic pressures for restructuring, and facilitation of the entrepreneurial ...
Religion as an environmental influence on enterprise culture – the case of Britain in the 1980s.
This paper explores the role of religion in the formation and development of enterprise culture. The approach is that of legitimisation leading to an increase in environmental munifence. It is argued that entrepreneurial ...