How is an enterprise made in China?

by Liang Chen

Institution: Mälarden University
Year: 2008
Keywords: Entrepreneurship; National Culture; Government Policy; Enterprise; Confucian; Guanxi; Innovation; Social Sciences; Economics and Business; Business Administration; Samhällsvetenskap; Ekonomi och näringsliv; Företagsekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business and economics; Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Ekonomi; Företagsekonomi; samhälle/juridik; Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Record ID: 1332164
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Research Question: What are the factors making the enterprises in China and influencing their behavior and development? Aim of Thesis: The thesis was initiated because there are many young people want to have his/her own business in China. The authors aim to discover the key elements of making an enterprise in China and expect the research can help those entrepreneurs to find a most suitable way to start their own venture in China. Method: Semi‐structured interview is used in the qualitative perspective to evaluate the research. The primary data is collected in a qualitative manner by interview with the entrepreneurs of the case companies. Secondary data is collected from company material and web pages. Conclusion: In the study it was concluded that entrepreneurship, national culture and government policy are the major elements that affect the development and behavior of Chinese enterprises. And In China, unlike western world, government policy and national culture are regarded to be more important than entrepreneurship. It is a characteristic of an Asian socialism country.