Introduction: From Enterprise to Entrepreneur

  • Peter J. Peverelli
  • Jiwen Song


The Dutch, and European, business world was cruelly awoken from a dormant state of complacency in November 2010, when a completely unknown, in Europe, that is, Chinese company made a takeover offer for the Dutch cable maker Draka, that exceeded an offer made earlier by an Italian competitor Prysmian (Bloomberg 2010a).


Real Estate Government Support Chinese Communist Party Entrepreneurship Research Deep Pool 
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  1. Peverelli PJ, Song LJ (2010) Extending network analysis with social inclusions: a Chinese entrepreneur building social capital. Front Bus Res China 5(1):121–143CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Peverelli PJ, Song LJ (2011) Social capital as networks of networks: the case of a Chinese entrepreneur. In: Van Gelderen M, Masurel E (eds) Entrepreneurship in context (forthcoming)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter J. Peverelli
    • 1
  • Jiwen Song
    • 2
  1. 1.Management & OrganizationVU UniverstiyAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.School of BusinessRenmin University of ChinaBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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