Comparative Entrepreneurship Initiatives: Studies In China, Japan And The Usa

Hardcover | October 15, 2011

EditorChikako Usui

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This book investigates entrepreneurial initiatives in the three largest economies of the world: China, Japan and the USA. It brings together historical, institutional, and ethnographic approaches and highlights entrepreneurial patterns that result from cultural, legal, and political forces that facilitate and constrain entrepreneurship.

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This book investigates entrepreneurial initiatives in the three largest economies of the world: China, Japan and the USA. It brings together historical, institutional, and ethnographic approaches and highlights entrepreneurial patterns that result from cultural, legal, and political forces that facilitate and constrain entrepreneurship...

CHIKAKO USUI is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Missouri St. Louis. She specializes in the areas of comparative social policy and political economy of Japan. She is co-author of Amakudari: The Hidden Fabric of Japan's Economy and Japan's Population Aging and Silver Industries inThe Silver Market Phenomenon (edite...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.67 inPublished:October 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230298818

ISBN - 13:9780230298811

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Studies of Entrepreneurship Initiatives; C.Usui
PART I: HISTORY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
A Historical View of Chinese Entrepreneurship; D.Faure
Entrepreneurs and Managers in the Development of Japanese Business; T.Yui & R.Colignon
Entrepreneurship and Social Change in the United States: Dynamic Stages, Historical Lessons; D.Sicilia
PART II: INSTITUTIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Dancing with Change: A Co-evolutionary Perspective for Private Entrepreneurship during China's Institutional Transition; Y.Zhang, B.Ren, G.Du, & J.Yang
Academic Spin-offs in Japan: Institutional Revolution and Early Outcomes; N.Harada & H.Mitsuhashi
The Social Context for High-Potential Entrepreneurship in the U.S.: An Historical-Institutional Perspective; D.Hart
PART III: CULTURE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Does Stage Matter in Chinese New Ventures? The Roles of Learning, Network, and Corporate Entrepreneurship in Building Cultural Competitiveness; S.Zhao & C.Jiang
The Stigma of Failure and Limited Opportunities for Ex-failed Entrepreneurs' Redemption in Japan; H.Mitsuhashi & A.Bird
PART IV: CASE STUDIES OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Success Factors in Applying Co-Creation of the Voice of the Customer as a Strategy of Social Innovation by Japanese Services Entrepreneurs: Case of Takayuki Nakagawa; C.Kay
KOOTS Green Tea; A.Gilinsky Jr. & W.Kusumoto