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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC356Y1
Professor
Jennifer Kayahara
Semester
Winter

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Week 16: Networked Work & the NAVEL Project (Chen & Barry Wellman: Doing Business at Home and Away) Executive Summary This report; 1. Demonstrate the contribution of transnational entrepreneurship to economic ties between Canada and immigrant source countries 2. Investigate the causes and dynamics of transnational entrepreneurshiphow it is facilitated by state policies, cross- border networks and the Internet 3. Discuss the policy implications of transnational entrepreneurship Transnational entrepreneur: ethnic entrepreneur whose business success depends on contacts and associates in their home countries or a third country The major findings of the study; 1. %42 of Chinese-Canadian entrepreneurs are transnational. They build their business on trading goods, services, technology, knowledge and culture between Canada and their countries of origin. This contributes to international trade. 2. Transnational entrepreneurs are bridge builders. They have helped Canadian firms to do business in their home countries or home country firms to do business in Canada www.notesolution.com
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