Socio Cultural Impediments to Entrepreneurship: Implications for the Lao People's Democratic Republic
作者: Balbir BhasinLee Keng Ng
作者单位: 1University of Arkansas Fort Smith
刊名: Journal of Entrepreneurship, Business and Economics, 2019, Vol.7 (1), pp.64-91
来源数据库: Journal of Entrepreneurship, Business and Economics
原始语种摘要: Though cultural explanations as determinants of economic outcomes have mainly been ignored by researchers, national culture has been proven to have a direct and identifiable impact on the level of entrepreneurial behavior. Politically, Laos remains one the few communist countries in the world, but it too is transitioning to a market economy. In spite of being rich in natural resources, this small, landlocked nation remains a less developed country (LDC) and the poorest member of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). The Lao culture embraces collectivism and the traditional values of Theravada Buddhism, a belief system which inherently functions against the fostering of entrepreneurial spirit. Removing impediments to entrepreneurship is a key challenge for the government....
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  • economic 经济的
  • inherent 固有的
  • transitioning 变换队形
  • culture 
  • country 地方
  • economy 经济
  • national 国家的
  • communist 共产主义
  • market 市场
  • resources 资源