Cultural, Regional, and Global Changes

  • A. Coskun Samli

As has been reiterated thus far, entrepreneurs, with the spirit they embody and with the risky-but-bold ventures in which they get involved, are totally indispensable for economic progress. It is maintained throughout this book that a dynamic entrepreneurial environment is totally essential for economic growth. Since developing countries are not quite enjoying the benefits of top-down globalization, they need entrepreneurs in order to cultivate bottom-up globalization. Some scholars maintain that economic development policies over the last two decades have noticeably shifted away from trying to attract large manufacturing firms to encouraging internal markets entrepreneurship (Kreft and Sobel 2005). Our discussion thus far has been about how entrepreneurships generate and support bottom-up globalization.


Entrepreneurial Activity Entrepreneurial Orientation Dynamic Capability International Entrepreneurship Global Supply Chain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Coskun Samli
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  1. 1.University of North FloridaJacksonvilleUSA

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