Entrepreneurship in Pacific Asia – Past Present and Future. Leo Paul Dana. Singapore: World Scientific, 1999.

Entrepreneurship in Pacific Asia – Past Present and Future. Leo Paul Dana. Singapore: World... 162 Book Review with the historical factors that formed the society entrepreneurs in Taiwan realized that their small and people, and then addressing the existing businesses could not survive by simply under- societal systems. taking local labor-intensive production” (p. 155). Entrepreneurship is an inherently difficult Dana understands well that people with different subject to generalise about or to teach, because it cultural and historical background exhibit different occurs in many distinct forms throughout the approaches to entrepreneurship and he shares with world – entrepreneurs have learned to adapt to us many interesting examples of these disparate different climates, in order to survive and to entrepreneurial styles. flourish. Through this work, however, Dana has Another interesting point about this work is the succeeded in assembling a rich resource for fact that Dana does not describe only the ventures reading and learning about entrepreneurship. of large or famous corporations, which are covered Instead of writing a how-to book about setting up in many other books. Rather, he brings us down a business, the author pinpoints the subtlest parts to the grass-roots level, where the real entrepre- of many small businesses: their origins. For each neurs can be found. Dana distinguishes different http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Small Business Economics Springer Journals

Entrepreneurship in Pacific Asia – Past Present and Future. Leo Paul Dana. Singapore: World Scientific, 1999.

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