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Author Whittaker, D. H. (D. Hugh)

Title Comparative entrepreneurship : the UK, Japan, and the shadow of Silicon Valley / D. Hugh Whittaker
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 209 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Comparative entrepreneurship -- Opportunity and business creation -- Ties and teams in start-up -- Entrepreneurial orientations and business objectives -- Competitive orientations and growth limitations -- HRM, leadership, and culture -- Interfirm collaboration -- Entrepreneurship and markets -- Entrepreneurship, rationality, and time -- Appendix 1: design, methods, analysis, and interpretation: an act of sensemaking -- Appendix 2: factor analysis tables
Summary Are entrepreneurs essentially the same everywhere? Are the processes of entrepreneurship similar? Or are they shaped by their environments? If so, how? This study brings insights from entrepreneurship to comparative institutions and varieties of capitalism, and vice versa, and draws on two surveys and 25 case interviews in both the UK and Japan. - ;Are entrepreneurs essentially the same everywhere? Are the processes of entrepreneurship similar? Or are they shaped by their environments? If so, how? We know a lot about national differences in management practices, corporate governance, and even
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Entrepreneurship -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
Entrepreneurship -- Great Britain.
Entrepreneurship -- Japan -- Case studies.
Entrepreneurship -- Japan.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 019156978X (electronic bk.)
9780191569784 (electronic bk.)