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How China‘s Small and microtechnology enterprises’ Network Embeddedness Impacts Performance: The Mediated Effect of Entrepreneurial Opportunity

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Entrepreneurship is regarded as a process of opportunity, discovery, and alertness. In dynamic contexts, the enterprise or enterprising individuals need to make a proactive action on promising entrepreneurial opportunities. Shane and Venkataraman (2000) state that entrepreneurship “involves the processes of discovery evaluation, and exploitation of profitable opportunities,” thus, entrepreneur-ship can be considered a series of activities that include identifying opportunity; assessing and exploring; and delivering new products, services, governance structure, marketing methods, procedures, and materials to clients or markets that have not existed before.

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Entrepreneurial Opportunity Nascent Entrepreneur Soft Budget Constraint Industrial Network Network Embeddedness 
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