Entrepreneurial Networking in China and Russia: Comparative Analysis and Implications for Western Executives
33 Pages Posted: 1 Jun 2003
Date Written: December 2002
In this article, I compare personal networks of Chinese and Russian entrepreneurs in terms of network structure, relationships and resources accessed in networks. The Chinese data is composed of longitudinal phone interviews with 94 Internet entrepreneurs in Beijing, and the Russian data is comprised of longitudinal face-to-face interviews with 75 entrepreneurs in Moscow, Ekaterinburg and Petrozavodsk. Implications for Western executives are discussed.
Keywords: entrepreneurs, networks, China, Russia
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