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Contextualizing entrepreneurship in emerging economies and developing countries

Author: Marcela Ramírez-Pasillas; Ethel Brundin; Magdalena Markowska
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK Edward Elgar Publishing 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Entrepreneurship in emerging countries presents us with a unique set of working attitudes, modes of thinking, social practices and processes. This book explores these characteristics, focusing on the conceptualization of entrepreneurship 'in-between'. It highlights top-down and bottom-up initiatives as well as driving forces for entrepreneurial activities in emerging economies and developing countries, presenting  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcela Ramírez-Pasillas; Ethel Brundin; Magdalena Markowska
ISBN: 9781785367526 1785367528
OCLC Number: 990331663
Description: 348 Seiten
Contents: Contents:1. Contextualizing entrepreneurship in-between emerging economies and developing countriesMarcela Ramirez-Pasillas, Ethel Brundin and Magdalena MarkowskaPART I CONTEXTUALIZING THE TOP-DOWN DRIVING FORCES FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL PRACTICES 2. The Political Economy of Indigenous Ethnic Entrepreneurship: The Ethiopian ExperienceHussien Yimam3. Who is really an ethnic minority? The Puzzling Paradox of Conceptualization of Ethnic Entrepreneurship Hussien Yimam4. Women entrepreneurship in Rwanda: Overcoming entrepreneurial stereotypes through government supportJean Bosco Shema and Samuel Mutarindwa5. The impact of the institutional context on women entrepreneurship in Ethiopia: Breaking the cycle of poverty?Hailemickael Deres Mekonnen and Joaquin Cestino6. Contextualizing Entrepreneurship as an Antidote to Institutional Evangelizing: "Diezmo" and Informal Contract Commissions in MexicoEdmundo Ramirez-Pasillas and Hans Lundberg7. Contextualizing universities for new venture creation: The case of family business students of Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico Fernando Sandoval-Arzaga, David Xotlanihua-Gonzalez, Geraldina Silveyra and Maria Fonseca-Paredes 8. The Discursive Formation of `Seriousness' in the Ship Canal Rat Race between Panama, Mexico and Nicaragua Hans Lundberg PART II CONTEXTUALIZING THE BOTTOM-UP DRIVING FORCES FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL PRACTICES9. Jugaar as Entrepreneurial ResourcefulnessKhizran Zehra10. Contextualizing entrepreneurial networks in Ethiopia: The Case of the Ekubs of the Gurage Ethnic group Yaschilal Shitaye Anely11. Contextualizing crowdfunding in low income countries: The case of PakistanNadia Arshad12. Exploring Antecedents for New Venture Creation in EthiopiaYikaalo Welu Kidanemariam13. Contextualizing Entrepreneurial Opportunity Creation as an Outcome of Social Embeddedness Demeke Chimdessa Gutu and Jebessa Teshome Bayissa14. Exploring Institutional Entrepreneurship in developing countries - Copreneurs in the tourism industry: A Bolivian caseMaria Jose Parada and Alexandra Dawson15. The interplay between the context and family business continuity in developing countriesPierre Sindambiwe16. Entrepreneurship in family businesses in EthiopiaErmias Werkilul AsfawPART III CONTEXTUALIZING HYBRID DRIVING FORCES FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL PRACTICES 17. Placing the Ugandan Entrepreneurship Paradox in ContextPeter Rosa and Waswa Balunywa18. Barranquilla's Carnival: the place where identity meets societal entrepreneurship Erika Arevalo19. New Firms' survival in Rwanda: An analysis of institutional and social contextsSamuel Kamugisha20. Daring to be different: A case of entrepreneurial stewardship in a Guatemalan family's coffee farm. Marcos Vega Solano and Allan Discua Cruz21. Financial performance of family versus non-family firms in the context of an economy in turmoil: A market from `developed' to `emerging'Diogenis Baboukardos and Naveed Akhter22. A literature review on mixed-embeddedness for immigrant entrepreneurship: lessons for developing countriesAsres Abitie Kebede23. Influences of immigrants from emerging economies and developing countries on immigrant entrepreneurship in SwedenQuang Evansluong24. Epilogue - Multiple embeddedness for entrepreneurshipRodrigo BascoIndex
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