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Entrepreneurial Strategies: New Technologies in Emerging Markets

Entrepreneurial Strategies: New Technologies in Emerging Markets

Arnold Cooper (Editor), Sharon Alvarez (Editor), Alejandro Carrera (Editor), Luiz Mesquita (Editor), Roberto Vassolo (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-17859-4

Feb 2009, Wiley-Blackwell

248 pages

$87.99

Description

This book presents a series of studies from different scholars, looking at entrepreneurial strategies and innovation in emerging market economies.
  • Represents the view of the entrepreneur in local as well as multinational corporations.
  • Focuses on how entrepreneurial activities can take advantage of new technologies in emerging market economies.
  • Considers how companies operating in EMEs can cope with the main environmental constraints.
  • Written in an accessible style, free from jargon, and does not require any prior technical knowledge.
Notes on Contributors.

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

1. Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economics (Sharon A. Alvarez, Luiz F. Mesquita and Roberto S. Vassolo).

PART I. ENTREPRENEURIAL THEORY AND UNCERTAIN ENVIRONMENTS.

2. Can Organizing a Firm Create New Economic Value (Sharon A. Alvarez and Jay B. Barney).

3. How Entrepreneurs Create Wealth in Transition Economies (Mike W. Peng).

4. International Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies: A Resource-Based Perspective (R. Duane Ireland and Justin W. Webb).

PART II. NATIONAL CONTEXT AND NEW ENTERPRISES.

5. Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries (Arnold C. Cooper and Xiaoli Yin).

6. How Much Does Country Matter (Luiz A. Brito and Flávio C. Vasconcelos).

7. The Entrepreneurship and Clusters Foundations of Development: Theoretical Perspectives and Latin American Empirical Studies (Hector O. Rocha).

8. The Political Foundations of Inter-Firm Networks and Social Capital: A Post-Communist Lesson (Gerald A. McDermott).

9. External Networks of Entrepreneurial Teams and High Technology Venture Performance in Emerging Markets (Balagopal Vissa and Aya S. Chacar).

10. Entrepreneurial Innovation in Standards-Based Industries: Insights from Indian IT Product Firms (T.R. Madanmohan).

Author Index.

Subject Index.


  • Looks at entrepreneurial strategies and innovation in emerging market economies (EMEs).

  • Represents the view of the entrepreneur in local as well as multinational corporations.

  • Focuses on how entrepreneurial activities can take advantage of new technologies in emerging market economies.

  • Considers how companies operating in EMEs can cope with the main environmental constraints.

  • Written in an accessible style, free from jargon, and does not require any prior technical knowledge.