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Networking and culture in entrepreneurship

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posted on 2017-12-06, 00:00 authored by D Foley, K Klyver
Case studies on three diverse cultural groups are used to investigate how culture influences entrepreneurial networks. The concept of a national culture inevitably refers to the dominant culture which fails to address the sub and minority cultures. A resultant void in literature exists that does not provide understanding of the relationship between culture and social networks within entrepreneurial activity. This paper explores social networking across three cultures, (one dominant culture and two minority) allowing the researcher an insight into the cultural differences within three very different entrepreneurial networks. The empirical results reveal that entrepreneurial networking is non-universal, rather it varies among cultures suggesting that entrepreneurial networking differs between entrepreneurs embedded into a dominating culture and entrepreneurs embedded within minority cultures.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Editor

Kennedy J; Di Milia V

Parent Title

Proceedings of the 20th ANZAM Conference [electronic resource] : Management : pragmatism, philosophy, priorities

Start Page

1

End Page

23

Number of Pages

23

Start Date

2006-01-01

ISBN-10

1921047348

Location

Yeppoon, Qld.

Publisher

Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management

Place of Publication

Lindfield, NSW

Peer Reviewed

  • Yes

Open Access

  • No

External Author Affiliations

Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship; International conference;

Era Eligible

  • No

Name of Conference

Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International conference

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