Entrepreneurial Learning in Thai Enclaves

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dc.contributor.author Wang, Karen en_US
dc.contributor.author Chelliah, John en_US
dc.contributor.author Kitvorametha, Chanida en_US
dc.contributor.editor Wenchang, F. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:37:08Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:37:08Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010005600 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Wang Karen, Chelliah John, and Kitvorametha Chanida 2011, 'Entrepreneurial Learning in Thai Enclaves', , Academy of Taiwan Information Systems Research, Bangkok, , pp. 1-16. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1729-9322 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/19418
dc.description.abstract This paper investigates the relationship between human and social capital and business knowledge acquisition of Thai immigrant entrepreneurs in Australian restaurant businesses. Business knowledge acquisition in this paper is distinguished into two types: marketing knowledge and financial knowledge. This study attempts to examine the extent to which 1) human capital aspects, formal education, industry-related training and experience are related to the acquisition of marketing and financial knowledge, and 2) social capital dimensions are related to marketing and financial knowledge acquisition. An anonymous survey of 540 Thai restaurant owners was conducted. Eighty-five usable questionnaires were returned from the 540, which were used for analysis. Thai immigrant entrepreneurs demonstrate relatively high educational background with some specific knowledge of the industry. Principal components analysis and hierarchical regression analysis were the two major statistical techniques employed to address the hypotheses. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher Academy of Taiwan Information Systems Research en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.title Entrepreneurial Learning in Thai Enclaves en_US
dc.parent Proceedings of the Business and Information Annual Conference en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Bangkok en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 16 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Management en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150304 en_US
dc.personcode 980472 en_US
dc.personcode 040566 en_US
dc.personcode 0000070923 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Entrepreneurship en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom International Conference on Business and Information en_US
dc.date.activity 20110704 en_US
dc.location.activity Bangkok en_US
dc.description.keywords Thai entrepreneurs, social networks, social capital, human capital. en_US
dc.staffid en_US


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