The entrepreneurial culture network advantage within Chinese and Irish software firms

The Entrepreneurial Culture highlights the subtle yet powerful influence of national cultural heritage on entrepreneurship ventures, using an alternative and fresh approach to explore the entrepreneurial culture of Chinese and Irish software firms. This book presents a unique analysis of entrepreneu...

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Main Author: Tsang, Denise
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham [England] Edward Elgar c2006
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The Entrepreneurial Culture highlights the subtle yet powerful influence of national cultural heritage on entrepreneurship ventures, using an alternative and fresh approach to explore the entrepreneurial culture of Chinese and Irish software firms. This book presents a unique analysis of entrepreneurship theory development, along with a single industry, cross-national study of entrepreneurship illustrating the impact of values from contrasting cultures
1. Entrepreneurship and business culture -- 2. Institutional environment in city software clusters -- 3. Culture of software entrepreneurship -- 4. A theory of cultural capital -- 5. Personal networks, social networks and new firms -- 6. Network advantage and successful firms -- 7. Future growth in Chinese and Irish software
Physical Description:ix, 195 p ill. (some col.)
ISBN:9781845420147
1845420144
9781781007556