Comparative Case Studies on Entrepreneurship in Developed and Developing Countries, 1st Edition

  • Joseph Ofori-Dankwa
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1466675349
  • ISBN-13: 9781466675346
  • DDC: 338.04
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 318 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Lauded as a driver of economic growth, entrepreneurship and small business ventures have become increasingly attractive to countries looking to boost employment rates, productivity, and innovation. The manifestation of entrepreneurship varies from country to country, and what works for one may not work for the next. COMPARATIVE CASE STUDIES ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES presents the challenges and opportunities that entrepreneurs in different countries face at various developmental stages. Through in-depth studies, this premier reference work seeks to provide examples of successful applications of an elusive concept that has helped many countries move up the developmental ladder, a topic relevant to researchers and academicians working in social and behavioral sciences, economists, and business professionals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage (ABSCA) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Context of Entrepreneurship in United States and Africa.
1: Factors Stimulating Entrepreneurship: A Comparison of Developed (U.S. and Europe) and Developing (West African) Countries.
2: Gender, Entrepreneurship, and Informal Markets in Africa: Understanding How Ghanaian Women Traders Self-Organize with Digital Tools.
3: Entrepreneurship Factor in Institutional Development: A Case Study of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
4: Portrait of the Hispanic Entrepreneur in the United States.
5: The Relationship between the Arab Spring Revolutions and Entrepreneurial Inhibitors, Enablers, and Activity in North Africa.
6: Chinese Investments in Africa: Implications for Entrepreneurship.
7: The Nexus between Governance Infrastructure and the Ease of Doing Business in Africa.
Case Studies of Entrepreneurship in America and Ghana.
8: Learning from Those Who Do: A Case Study of Duperon Corporation.
9: Kama Group Limited.
10: Improving Lives through Mobility: A Case Study of Amigo Mobility International.
11: Holy Trinity Medical Centre.
12: Alloy Construction Service Inc..
13: Global Lighting Centre Ltd..
14: Case Study: Glastender, Inc..
15: Anointed Electrical Engineering Services Limited.
Summary and Implications.
16: Mentalpreneurial Differences and Similarities: Ghanaian and United States Entrepreneurs who Start Family Businesses.
Related References.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.