Introduction: From Enterprise to Entrepreneur
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).
KeywordsReal Estate Government Support Chinese Communist Party Entrepreneurship Research Deep Pool
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