This book presents a series of studies from different scholars, looking at entrepreneurial strategies and innovation in emerging market economies. * Represents the view of the entrepreneur in local as well as multinational corporations. * Focuses on how entrepreneurial activities can take advantage of new technologies in emerging market economies. * Considers how companies operating in EMEs can cope with the main environmental constraints. * Written in an accessible style, free from jargon, and does not require any prior technical knowledge.
Arnold C. Cooper is Louis A. Weil Jr. Professor of Management at Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University. Sharon A. Alvarez is Assistant Professor of Management and Human Resources at Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University. Alejandro A. Carrera is Professor of Strategic Management at IAE Business School, Universidad Austral, Argentina. Luiz F. Mesquita is Assistant Professor of Strategic Management in the School of Global Management and Leadership at Arizona State University. Roberto S. Vassolo is Assistant Professor of Business Policy and Strategy at IAE Business School, Universidad Austral, Argentina.
Notes on Contributors. List of Figures. List of Tables. 1. Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economics (Sharon A. Alvarez, Luiz F. Mesquita and Roberto S. Vassolo). PART I. ENTREPRENEURIAL THEORY AND UNCERTAIN ENVIRONMENTS. 2. Can Organizing a Firm Create New Economic Value (Sharon A. Alvarez and Jay B. Barney). 3. How Entrepreneurs Create Wealth in Transition Economies (Mike W. Peng). 4. International Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies: A Resource-Based Perspective (R. Duane Ireland and Justin W. Webb). PART II. NATIONAL CONTEXT AND NEW ENTERPRISES. 5. Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries (Arnold C. Cooper and Xiaoli Yin). 6. How Much Does Country Matter (Luiz A. Brito and Flavio C. Vasconcelos). 7. The Entrepreneurship and Clusters Foundations of Development: Theoretical Perspectives and Latin American Empirical Studies (Hector O. Rocha). 8. The Political Foundations of Inter-Firm Networks and Social Capital: A Post-Communist Lesson (Gerald A. McDermott). 9. External Networks of Entrepreneurial Teams and High Technology Venture Performance in Emerging Markets (Balagopal Vissa and Aya S. Chacar). 10. Entrepreneurial Innovation in Standards-Based Industries: Insights from Indian IT Product Firms (T.R. Madanmohan). Author Index. Subject Index.