How entrepreneurship breeds and kills itself : implications for present-day China

Davidsson, Per, Terjesen, Siri A., & Yang, Xiaohua (2008) How entrepreneurship breeds and kills itself : implications for present-day China. In ICMR 2008 : The Olympic Spirit in Chinese Management Research, 19 – 22 June 2008, Guangzhou, China.

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This article explores how the phenomenon of entrepreneurship can reinforce itself but also tends to carry the seed of its own eventual demise. We review evidence from theory and empirical studies of these ‘breed’ and ‘kill’ tendencies at individual, inter-individual, firm, industry, regional and national levels of analysis. Policy implications are discussed, especially with regards to current and future entrepreneurial activity in China.

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ID Code: 19043
Item Type: Conference Item (Keynote)
Refereed: No
Keywords: Entrepreneurship, China
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Entrepreneurship (150304)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Business Research
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 please consult the authors.
Deposited On: 23 Mar 2009 06:13
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 13:41

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