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Handbook of Research on Asian Entrepreneurship

Edited by Léo-Paul Dana, Adjunct Professor, GSCM – Montpellier Business School, France and Founding Editor, Journal of International Entrepreneurship and Journal of Enterprising Communities, Mary Han, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Ryerson University, Canada, Vanessa Ratten, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, La Trobe University, Australia and Isabell M. Welpe, Professor and Chair, Technische Universität München, Germany
Asia is highly regarded as one of the fastest growing regions in the world, and this unique Handbook focuses on the internationalization process and entrepreneurial dynamics of small business within the continent.

Using a clear and consistent style, the Handbook examines more than 40 countries in Asia and allows researchers to compare the environment for entrepreneurship, the internationalization of entrepreneurs and the state of small business in different Asian countries. The chapters are authored by well-known scholars who provide insight into how government policies have affected the internationalization of small firms in Asia.
Extent: 464 pp
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Publication Date: 2009
ISBN: 978 1 84720 608 4
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Asia is highly regarded as one of the fastest growing regions in the world, and this unique Handbook focuses on the internationalization process and entrepreneurial dynamics of small business within the continent.

Using a clear and consistent style, the Handbook examines more than 40 countries in Asia and allows researchers to compare the environment for entrepreneurship, the internationalization of entrepreneurs and the state of small business in different Asian countries. The chapters are authored by well-known scholars who provide insight into how government policies have affected the internationalization of small firms in Asia.

This comprehensive reference work will provide a timely and important basis for scholars to understand entrepreneurship in Asia. Public policy analysts of international entrepreneurship and practitioners wanting to enter or extend their market in Asia will also find this volume of immense interest.
‘In the well-written articles users will discover how government policies affect the internationalization of small businesses in Asian countries, how different countries compare in their successes and failures in entrepreneurship, and the state of entrepreneurship in each country. . . This title will provide a lot of new information and intriguing facts for those interested in entrepreneurship. . .’
– Shannon Graff Hysell, American Reference Books Annual
Contributors: L. Adam, N.M. Agrawal, R. Aidis, M.M. Ali, I. Alon, S. Barthmann, P.W. Beamish, E. Benjamin, M.K.S. Bhutta, J.F. Cassidy, R. Chandra, H.-m. Chung, R. Clarke, L.-P. Dana, T.E. Dana, H.-b. Ding, B. Fooladi, I. Friedberg, M.C. Galang, W.A. Ghoul, E. Gimmon, V. Heboyan, S.A. Hipsher, E. Hopkins, M. Innes-Brown, X. Jianzhong, L. Katzenstein, J. Korosteleva, F. Lasch, S.W. Litvin, J.W. Lu, M. Lundahl, N. Madichie, T. Mickiewicz, B. Moore, M.J. Morris, A. Omar, S. Pennewiss, S. Prashantham, S. Ranasinghe, V. Ratten, T. Rogmans, N.R. Sabri, G.S. Saidazimova, E. Sannikova, C. Seow, Y. Shachmurove, F. Sjöholm, D. Smallbone, S. Sohail, M. Spence, J. Sy-Changco, W.-L. Tan, S. Terjesen, M.T.T. Thai, S. Tiong-Aquino, J. Weerawardena, I.M. Welpe, R.W. Wright, S. Yalcin, S.-J. Yoo, W. Zhang
Contents:

Foreword
Pierre Lasserre

1. Introduction
Vanessa Ratten and Léo-Paul Dana

2. Afghanistan
Ruth Clarke and Ramdas Chandra

3. Armenia
Vahé Heboyan

4. Azerbaijan
Elena Sannikova and John F. Cassidy

5. Bahrain
Sadiq Sohail

6. Bangladesh
Muhammad Mahboob Ali

7. Brunei
Stephen W. Litvin

8. Cambodia
Richard W. Wright and Malcolm Innes-Brown

9. China
David Smallbone and Xiao Jianzhong

10. China, Part 2
Joseph Sy-Changco

11. India
Shameen Prashantham

12. Indonesia
Latif Adam

13. Iran
Babak Fooladi and Martine Spence

14. Israel
Liora Katzenstein, Eli Gimmon, Eyal Benjamin and Itay Friedberg

15. Japan
Jane W. Lu and Paul W. Beamish

16. Jordan
Vanessa Ratten

17. Kazakhstan
Sandra Pennewiss

18. Kyrgyzstan
Serkan Yalcin

19. Laos
Léo-Paul Dana and Susanne Barthmann

20. Lebanon
Wafica A. Ghoul

21. Malaysia
Nnamdi Madichie and Christopher Seow

22. Maldives
Isabell M. Welpe and Teresa E. Dana

23. Mongolia
Malcolm Innes-Brown

24. Myanmar
Léo-Paul Dana and Frank Lasch

25. Oman
Yochanan Shachmurove

26. Pakistan
M. Khurrum S. Bhutta and Adnan Omar

27. Palestine
Nidal Rashid Sabri

28. Philippines
Maria Carmen Galang and Sonia Tiong-Aquino

29. Qatar
Yochanan Shachmurove

30. Russia
Ruta Aidis, Julia Korosteleva and Tomasz Mickiewicz

31. Saudi Arabia
Tim Rogmans

32. Singapore
Wee-Liang Tan and So-Jin Yoo

33. South Korea
Ed Hopkins and Siri Terjesen

34. Sri Lanka
Sudatta Ranasinghe and Jay Weerawardena

35. Syria
Wafica A. Ghoul

36. Taiwan
Hung-bin Ding and Hsi-mei Chung

37. Tajikistan
Léo-Paul Dana

38. Thailand
Scott A. Hipsher

39. Timor-Leste
Mats Lundahl and Fredrik Sjöholm

40. Turkey
Serkan Yalcin

41. Turkmenistan
Gerard McElwee

42. United Arab Emirates
Mervyn J. Morris

43. Uzbekistan
Gulnoza S. Saidazimova

44. Vietnam
Mai Thi Thanh Thai and Narendra M. Agrawal

45. Doing Business in Asia
Ilan Alon, Wenxian Zhang and Bob Moore

46. Drivers of International Entrepreneurship in Asia
Vanessa Ratten, Léo-Paul Dana and Isabell M. Welpe

Index