Authors: Paul Gaspari, Parissa Haghirian
Addresses: Sophia University, 7-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan. ' Sophia University, 7-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Abstract: The study of international entrepreneurship is a growing one in the academic field. However, studies have been limited and scarce in analysing the role of expatriates in starting businesses overseas. Using Japan as a case study, the authors propose a model consisting of 14 variables that can be tested to show the rate of success or failure for a foreign entrepreneur in another country.
Keywords: international entrepreneurship; Japan; foreign entrepreneurs; SMEs; ventures; small business; globalisation; small and medium-sized enterprises.
International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 2010 Vol.2 No.1, pp.23 - 39
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