Cultural Elements of Entrepreneurship

  • A. Coskun Samli

In Chapter 3, a discussion is presented about the personal characteristics of entrepreneurs. All human beings are born and raised in a culture; certainly entrepreneurs are no exception. Samli (1995) proposed that personalities are formed under the influence of culture. Just what are the differences in culture, and what are the characteristics of the culture that are most likely to generate entrepreneurs?


National Culture Cultural Orientation Individualistic Culture Entrepreneurial Opportunity Entrepreneurial Culture 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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