Entrepreneurial Infrastructure in Singapore: Developing a Model and Mapping Participation
Entrepreneurial infrastructure, as the term is used in this article, represents the facilities and services present within a given geographic area which encourage the birth of new ventures and the growth and development of small- and medium- sized enterprises. The model of entrepreneurial infrastructure developed here and applied to the nation of Singapore suggests that they provide support to poten tial new business owners, owners of small growing businesses, and existing small- and medium-sized enterprises by way of assisting them with tasks, physical and monetary resources, information and knowledge. This article also develops a map ping function to predict the likelihood of participation in the entrepreneurial in frastructure with the help of interviews with representatives of twelve small- and medium-sized enterprises.
Asian Studies | Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
Strategy and Organisation
APO Seminar on Enhancement of Small and Medium Enterprises: Policies and Measures for SME Development: Asia Pacific Perspective, 28 August - 1 September 2000, Singapore
City or Country
TAN, Teck Meng; TAN, Wee Liang; and Young, John E..
Entrepreneurial Infrastructure in Singapore: Developing a Model and Mapping Participation. (2000). APO Seminar on Enhancement of Small and Medium Enterprises: Policies and Measures for SME Development: Asia Pacific Perspective, 28 August - 1 September 2000, Singapore. Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business.
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