Entrepreneurial Learning in Thai Enclaves

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dc.contributor.author Wang, KY
dc.contributor.author Chelliah, J
dc.contributor.author Kitvorametha, C
dc.contributor.editor Wenchang, F
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:37:08Z
dc.date.issued 2011-01
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of the Business and Information Annual Conference, 2011, pp. 1 - 16
dc.identifier.issn 1729-9322
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.
dc.publisher Academy of Taiwan Information Systems Research
dc.title Entrepreneurial Learning in Thai Enclaves
dc.type Conference Proceeding
dc.parent Proceedings of the Business and Information Annual Conference
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Bangkok en_US
dc.publocation ABC
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.conference International Conference on Business and Information
dc.for 150304 Entrepreneurship
dc.personcode 980472
dc.personcode 040566
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.date.activity 2011-07-04
dc.location.activity Bangkok en_US
dc.location.activity ABC
dc.description.keywords Thai entrepreneurs, social networks, social capital, human capital. en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business/School of Management
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Corporate Governance
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Cosmopolitan Civil Societies
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Management and Organisation Studies
utslib.copyright.status Open Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10
utslib.collection.history General (ID: 2)

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