Category: Role of outside actors

Lin, The motivations for Chinese entrepreneurship start-up in Africa: Case study in Dar es Salaam.

Chinese entrepreneurs increasingly start businesses in Africa, even though it is one of the poorest continents in the world. This research aims to find out the reasons and the motivations for Chinese entrepreneurship start-ups in Africa. According to previous study, a model is developed. This model contains economic and social motivations. Through a qualitative research …

Koski, Business Sector Analysis in a Contemporary Economy. A Focus on the Tourism Sector in Myanmar.

The following paper aims conducts a case study on how foreign firms are currently adapting to changes in Myanmar’s economy and successfully entering the country. A framework for analyzing business sectors in emerging countries was adopted as foundation for the research. The framework was expanded to include an analysis of the external social and economic …

Kistemaker, Local economic development and its multi-level, multi-actor influences: The influence of a supranational power and social capital.

This research investigates the differences in local economic development in developing and developed countries by using a model by Pennink (2014), based on local economic development (LED) in developing countries and applies it to a developing country. The findings are that multinational enterprises and their activities do not seem to play a role in LED. …

Huiskes, Creating a Social Business Matrix to evaluate and compare Social Businesses. ​

This research created a matrix to evaluate and compare social businesses. The main use of this matrix is a simple but clear graphical illustration of where different kinds of businesses strong points lie in case of value creation and what actors they use to create these values. If we compare different companies, irrelevant of the fact …