Search for dissertations about: "immigrant entrepreneurship"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words immigrant entrepreneurship.

  1. 1. Voices of entrepreneurship and small business : immigrant enterprises in Kista, Stockholm

    Author : Tobias Dalhammar; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business and economics; immigrant and ethnic entrepreneurship; high tech science-and technology-based firms; traditional service-based firms; Ekonomi; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : Immigrant and ethnic entrepreneurship is a subject that has received increased attention in recent years. Many immigrants or people with ethnic backgrounds different from the majority population run their own businesses, in Sweden as well as in most countries and contexts in the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Heterogeneity in the level and handling of the Liability of Newness : Female and immigrant entrepreneurs’ need for and use of business advisory service

    Author : Anna Kremel; Ulf Andersson; Anders Lundström; Peter Dahlin; Dan Hjalmarsson; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Entrepreneurship; Business advisory service; female and male entrepreneurs; immigrant entrepreneurs; industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Organisations;

    Abstract : In the start-up entrepreneurs face the Liability of Newness when problems and challenges often threaten business survival. Business advisory service, provided by public and private supplier contacts, can offer important knowledge and information, accompanied by various forms of assistance, and thereby decrease the entrepreneurs’ risk of failure and reduce their Liability of Newness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Opportunity creation as a mixed embedding process : A study of immigrant entrepreneurs in Sweden

    Author : Quang V. D. Evansluong; Caroline Wigren-Kristoferson; Marcela Ramirez-Pasillas; Monder Ram; Quang Evansluong; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; immigrant entrepreneurship; opportunity creation; entrepreneurial opportunity; social integration; Sweden; mixed embeddedness; mixed embedding; immigrant entrepreneurship; Social integration; sweden;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurial opportunities are frequently noted and addressed in the literature of immigrant entrepreneurship; however, little is known about how these entrepreneurial opportunities come into existence and how immigrant entrepreneurs create such opportunities. The purpose of this thesis is to examine why and how immigrant entrepreneurs create entrepreneurial opportunities through embedding processes in the home country and the host country. READ MORE

  4. 4. Growth The Missing Ingredient of Immigrant Entrepreneurship

    Author : Craig Mitchell; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis muses the question; how do we understand firm growth in immigrant owned firms? Two literature streams are proposed to be relevant. Firstly, theimmigrant entrepreneurship field, which is developing and becoming increasinglysophisticated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Immigrant entrepreneurs in a changing institutional context : a mixed embeddedness approach

    Author : Aliaksei Kazlou; Martin Klinthäll; Susanne Urban; Karl Wennberg; Monder Ram; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Immigrant entrepreneurs; Mixed embeddedness; Entrepreneurial process; Institutional change; Invandrarföretagare; Mixed embeddedness; Entreprenörsprocess; Institutionell förändring;

    Abstract : Immigrant entrepreneurs are known to be heterogeneous in terms of available resources and entrepreneurial outcomes. However, this heterogeneity, as well as immigrant entrepreneurs’ embeddedness in social networks and the institutional context of high-income welfare states such as Sweden, remains understudied. READ MORE