9780230279186

The Future of Entrepreneurship in Latin America

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230279186

  • ISBN10:

    023027918X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-05-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

This book examines the outlook for Latin American entrepreneurs in the new global environment. Using case studies from across the region, the book highlights liberalization measures nations are adopting to facilitate small and medium size enterprise (SME) creation and growth, and existing barriers that are threatening SME sector gains.

Author Biography

Esteban R. Brenes is the Steve J. Aronson Full Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and was Dean of INCAL Business School, Costa Rica. He has been a veiling professor at the University of Michigan and has taught in executive programs at Duke University, USA. Jerry Haar is Associate Dean, Director of the Pino Entrepreneurship Center, and Professor in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University, USA. He has held visiting appointments at Wharton, Harvard, Oxford and Stanford. He was also a research associate at Columbia University and a Fulbright scholar in Brazil.

Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. vi
List of Tablesp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Notes on Contributorsp. xvi
Introduction: The Emergence of an Entrepreneurial Worldp. 1
Entrepreneurship in Argentinap. 57
Entrepreneurship in Brazil: The Role of Strategy and the Institutional Environmentp. 77
Entrepreneurship in Chilep. 106
The Emergence of an Entrepreneurial World: The Colombian Casep. 139
Costa Rica: IT Entrepreneurs Leapfrogging for Innovationsp. 166
Entrepreneurship in Mexicop. 190
The Emergence of an Entrepreneurial World: Perup. 215
Entrepreneurship in Venezuela: Case Studyp. 262
Conclusionp. 292
Indexp. 300
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