South-Asian way of taking entrepreneurial risk

Gamage, Helan (2013) South-Asian way of taking entrepreneurial risk. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Managing the Asian Century. pp. 441-448. From: ICMAC 2013: International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, 11-13 July 2013, Singapore.

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This paper attempts to address the context sensitive paradox by examining entrepreneurial risk (ER) through the lens of social, cultural, political and economic and decision making. Entrepreneurial social reality of risk taking and management requires the fundamental philosophy of subjectivism and utilizes qualitative inductive case study method. The research data indicate that entrepreneurs do indeed use their social wisdom and cultural understanding more in their decision making. These findings provide a new perspective for understanding how entrepreneurs deal with the unjustifiable amount of risk associated with the complexity of indigenous society and culture in the South Asian context, which challenges the western ideologies and practices of ER.

Item ID: 28435
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
ISBN: 978-981-4560-61-0
Keywords: ER, socio-cultural uncertainty, social reality of ER
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Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2014 03:56
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