International Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing, and Managing a Global Venture: Starting, Developing, and Managing a Global Venture

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SAGE, Jan 24, 2012 - Business & Economics - 519 pages
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Combining robust narrative with a wide variety of interesting cases, International Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing, and Managing a Global Venture 2eafocuses on the need for every entrepreneur to at least consider entering the global market in todayEs hypercompetitive world. As an ever-growing number of countries become market oriented and developed, the distinction between foreign and domestic markets is becoming less pronounced, and entrepreneurs increasingly need to develop skills to identify opportunities and then manage these opportunities on a global basis. International Entrepreneurship is an ideal resource for students, professors, government officials, and practitioners throughout the world who are interested in this vital, growing area. Key Features Includes chapter-opening international scenarios that feature a global entrepreneur or a global entrepreneurial venture to set the scene for the issues that follow Demonstrates global entrepreneurial issues through real-life cases from countries throughout the world Draws content from a wide variety of disciplines, including anthropology, economics, geography, history, jurisprudence, and language Includes chapter-ending class exercises, discussion questions, and suggestions for additional reading to provide readers with hands-on learning opportunities and avenues for future research In this new edition, I have added new case studies, created new business profiles for each chapter, and updated all suggested reading. The two new case studies explore Mayu LLC and Intelligent Leisure Solutions, and they replace case studies on Mamma Mia, Reliance Industries, Vega Foods, and Fasteners for Retail, which were featured in the previous edition.

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Globalization and the International Environment
Cultures and International Entrepreneurship
Developing the Global Business Plan
Entering the Global Market
International Legal Concerns
Alternative Entry Strategies
Managing the Global Entrepreneurial Enterprise
Global Marketing and RD
Executive Summary
Description of the Business
Marketing Strategy

Global Human Resource Management
Implementing and Managing a Global Entrepreneurial Strategy

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Dr. Robert D. Hisrich is the Garvin Professor of Global Entrepreneurship and Director of the Center for Global Entrepreneurship at Thunderbird School of Global Management and president of H&B Associates, a marketing and management consulting firm he founded. Dr. Hisrich received his MBA and PhD degrees from University of Cincinnati and honorary doctorate degrees from Chuvash State University (Russia) and the University of Miskolc (Hungary). He has authored or co-authored 35 books, including Technology Entrepreneurship: Creating, Capturing, and Protecting Value, Second Edition (with Thomas N. Duening and Michael A. Lechter, Academic Press, 2015), Marketing for Entrepreneurs and SMEs: A Global Perspective (with Maja Konecnik Ruzzier and Mitja Ruzzier, Edward Elgar, 2014), Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship (with Claudine Kearney, SAGE Publications, 2014), Governpreneurship: Establishing a Thriving Entrepreneurial Spirit in Government (with Amr Al-Dabbagh, Edward Elgar, 2013), International Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing and Managing a Global Venture, Second Edition (SAGE, 2013), Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing, and Managing a New Enterprise, Ninth Edition (with Michael P. Peters and Dean A. Shepherd, McGraw-Hill, 2013), and Corporate Entrepreneurship: How to Create a Thriving Entrepreneurial Spirit Throughout Your Company (with Claudine Kearney, McGraw-Hill, 2011). The author of more than 300 articles on entrepreneurship, international business management, and venture capital, he has instituted academic and training programs in Hungary, Russia, China, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.

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