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Entrepreneurial Culture as a Competitive Advantage

Mark Casson

in Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

A competitive advantage is a source of economic rent and having a competitive advantage on an asset means that a firm has access to this tangible or intangible asset while others do not. According to ... More


Multinational Enterprises in Less Developed Countries: Cultural and Economic Interactions

Mark Casson

in Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explains how multinational enterprises (MNEs) operate in less-developed countries (LDCs) by assigning them to two cultures: the MNE represents the highly entrepreneurial culture of the ... More


The Culture of the Internet

Manuel Castells

in The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199255771
eISBN:
9780191698279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255771.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter deals with the culture of the producers and users at the source of the Internet’s creation and configuration. It notes that culture means a set of values and beliefs informing behaviour, ... More


The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Elsa Davidson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

During the tech boom, Silicon Valley became one of the most concentrated zones of wealth polarization and social inequality in the United States—a place with a fast-disappearing middle class, ... More


Are There Cultural Determinants of Entrepreneurship?

Rajkamal Iyer and Antoinette Schoar (eds)

in International Differences in Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226473093
eISBN:
9780226473109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473109.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explores the role of entrepreneurial culture in determining contractual outcomes among entrepreneurs in countries where the legal environment makes contracts very difficult to enforce. ... More


Conclusion: Looking Forward

Courtney Lewis

in Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648590
eISBN:
9781469648613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648590.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Eastern Band citizens have shown that privately owned American Indian small businesses can have a positive and substantial impact on the development and economic stability of their entire Nation, ... More


Bilbao

Anne Power, Jörg Plöger, and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the collapse of Bilbao, Spain as a major industrial city during the period from 1970 to 2000, and describes its recovery efforts. The recovery of Bilbao has been facilitated by ... More


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