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Author Kressel, Henry
Title Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy : Engine for Economic Growth
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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Note Cover -- Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1: Government: Boss, financial partner, regulator - Entrepreneurs in mixed economies -- HISTORICAL ANTECEDENTS -- Early mercantilism -- Colbert launches modern French industry -- MODERN MERCANTILISM -- Industrializing Asia -- Mixed ownership, tight control -- Building domestic industries -- Follow the leader -- IMPLICATIONS FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP -- Working with the system -- SUMMING UP -- 2: Standing still is not an option: On promoting entrepreneurship and economic growth -- ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION -- Technology industries help to drive GDP growth -- Technology needs entrepreneurs -- FACTORS IN PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP -- Silicon Valley: Model innovation cluster -- Innovation, business savvy, access to capital -- Building an innovation cluster -- Cluster success stories -- Cultural factors and entrepreneurship -- Immigrant power -- Looking for a new direction: Entrepreneurship in Japan -- Contract R&D for small and mid-sized companies: A key role for government support -- Sources of capital -- Government grants and bank funding -- Funding to help small businesses export their products -- Private funding -- Public markets and financial rewards for entrepreneurs -- GLOBAL CONSIDERATIONS -- Government restrictions on trading technology products -- Needed: Tight financial controls -- Pay a bribe, go to jail -- Collecting the bill -- MANAGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY -- 3: Electronic innovation and the government: David Sarnoff creates the RCA empire -- INTRODUCTION -- ENTREPRENEUR IN WAITING -- Struggling immigrant stumbles on a career -- Entrepreneurial beginnings -- Thwarted entrepreneur -- THE US NAVY MANDATES A MONOPOLY -- Government involvement: Creating RCA -- The rise of IP pools
THE BIRTH OF COMMERCIAL RADIO -- Finding an audience -- Ads and networks: New models for a developing business -- Network radio as a service -- Government involvement: Antitrust action -- Television: Intrapreneurial beginnings -- ADDING SIGHT TO SOUND -- Television decade -- Starting an industry -- Postwar television boom -- Adding color to black-and-white -- LOOKING BACK -- 4: Global problem, golden opportunity: Ron Stanton profits from market disruption -- TRADING IN REAL COMMODITIES -- Ammonia's importance in a modern economy -- Learning the peculiarities of international trading -- FROM OIL TO AMMONIA -- Leveraging change -- The cost of integrity -- INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE -- LOOKING BACK -- 5: Speeding voice and data traffic worldwide: Network microprocessors from RMI -- INFORMATION AUTOBAHN -- Routing bits and packets -- Microprocessors: Breaking the router bottleneck -- READY FOR INNOVATION -- PRODUCT LAUNCH -- Transition -- Weighing options -- RMI MERGES WITH NETLOGIC -- LOOKING BACK -- 6: A world leader emerges: SanDisk and flash memories -- MEMORY AND DISKS GET FLASHED -- Mechanical solutions -- Toward flash memory -- TOWARD SANDISK: WAFER SCALE INTEGRATION -- Manufacturing impacts competitiveness -- SANDISK PIONEERS FLASH MEMORY SYSTEMS -- From startup to the big leagues -- Success factors -- Patents and a clever licensing strategy -- Leadership in setting industry standards -- New portable consumer electronic devices hit the market -- SANDISK'S JOINT MANUFACTURING ENGINE -- Joint venture with Toshiba -- SanDisk builds a consumer brand -- LOOKING BACK -- 7: Implementing information technology across the globe -- DEMAND FOR IT SERVICES RESHAPES THE WORLD -- Israel: Technology company incubator -- HOW NESS TECHNOLOGIES BEGAN -- Putting the pieces together -- INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION -- All business is local -- Ness goes global
Off-shore challenges -- Cultural considerations -- GOING PUBLIC AND AFTER -- LOOKING BACK -- 8: Three startups in China: Entrepreneurs in a controlled economy -- OPPORTUNITY AND CONSTRAINTS -- Concerns for private equity -- Three companies, different approaches -- Telecommunications in China -- ASIAINFO: ENABLING CHINA'S INTERNET -- New location, new model -- Going public across the Pacific -- HARBOUR NETWORKS: AGAINST THE TIDE -- RDA MICROELECTRONICS: LOCAL ALLIANCES -- LOOKING BACK -- The human factor -- State issues -- No place to hide with inferior products -- Pick your competitors carefully -- State subsidies and tax preferences -- Patent filing in China and the legal system -- Exits -- In summary -- 9: Connecting the wireless networks of the world -- THE EVOLUTION OF WIRELESS DATA SERVICES -- Digital takes over -- Building out the network -- Mobile computing arrives -- Data traffic dilemma -- Market opportunities for intermediaries -- PRECURSOR TO AN IDEA -- AICENT GETS STARTED -- Building the network -- Gaining the trust of big carriers -- AICENT RIDES THE WAVE OF DATA SERVICES GROWTH -- Expanding beyond Asia -- MANAGING A GLOBAL BUSINESS -- LOOKING BACK -- 10: Building an economy: Government planning vs. entrepreneurial innovation -- THE HAZARDS OF TARGETING INDUSTRIES -- Government as entrepreneur -- Long-term planning, longer odds -- Targeting growth industries: A government goes it alone -- Targeting growth industries: Government teams with the private sector -- WHY LONG-RANGE TECHNOLOGY PLANNING IS SO CHANCY -- Looking back at visions of the future -- Non-commercial planning produces results -- INDUSTRIAL PLANNING VS. TECHNOLOGY FUNDING -- Non-commercial planning produces results -- Cold war R&D -- Building the digital domain -- Chips and lasers -- Government research and commercial innovation -- SUMMING UP -- Select bibliography -- Index
This book examines problems surrounding entrepreneurship in the global economy through nine case histories of entrepreneurial companies
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kressel, Henry Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy : Engine for Economic Growth Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,c2012 9781107019768
Subject Entrepreneurship.;Economic development.;Free trade.;Industrial policy.;Economic policy.;Globalization -- Economic aspects
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