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Advancing entrepreneurship in the United Arab Emirates : start-up challenges and opportunities

Author: Wasif A Minhas
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reflecting increasing investment in entrepreneurship in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), this new book offers extensive coverage of the factors that enable Emiratis to start and grow a business.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1020610015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wasif A Minhas
ISBN: 9783319764368 3319764365
OCLC Number: 1035389966
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1: Introduction; References; 2: Evolution of Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurship in the Eighteenth Century; Entrepreneurship in the Nineteenth Century; Entrepreneurship in the Twentieth Century; Schumpeter's Contribution; The American Perspective; Leibenstein's Theory of X-efficiency; The Austrian Perspective; Government Intervention; Price, Monopolies, and Competition; The Austrian Entrepreneur; References; 3: Theoretical Framework for Entrepreneurship in the UAE; Entrepreneurial Action Entrepreneurial MotivationNeed for Independence; Need for Achievement; Entrepreneurial Intentions; Theory of Planned Behavior; Entrepreneurial Event Model; Integrated Model of Entrepreneurial Intentions; Environmental Factors; Conclusions; Operational Definitions; References; 4: Methodology; Purpose of Research; Research Questions; Research Design; Population, Sampling Strategy; Sources of Data; Data Collection; Data Analysis; Data Presentation Strategy; Credibility and Utility; Role of the Researcher; Legal Issues; References; 5: Entrepreneurship in the UAE (I); Demographic Data; Themes Theme One: Personal CharacteristicsNeed for Achievement; Need for Independence; Risk-Taking Propensity; Capacity to Innovate; Theme Two: Family; Family Circumstance; Family Approval; Family Support; Commitment to Family; References; 6: Entrepreneurship in the UAE (II); Individual Context; Theme Three: Culture; Collectivist Nationalism; Perceptions of Entrepreneurship; Religion and Tradition; Reputation; Theme Four: Perceived Behavioral Control; Access to Finance; Access to Support; Competition; Education; Market Knowledge; Time; References; 7: Role of Government; Government Support Programs Government RegulationPolitical Role Models; Expectations of Government Support Programs; References; 8: The Emirati Entrepreneur; References; 9: Emirati Model of Entrepreneurship: Critical Success Factors; Emirati Model of Entrepreneurship; The Entrepreneurial Gap; Critical Success Factors; Financial Safety Net for Emirati Entrepreneurs; Expansion of Government Support Programs; Effective Promotion of Government Support Programs; Educational Establishments and Public, Private Sector Collaboration; Changes in Government Regulation; References; Index
Responsibility: Wasif A. Minhas.

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