By Igor N. Dubina, Elias G. Carayannis
The objective of this quantity is to extra strengthen the connection among tradition and manifold phenomena of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship which will advertise extra and higher knowing how, why, and whilst those phenomena are manifested themselves throughout various cultures.
Currently, cross-cultural examine is likely one of the so much dynamically and swiftly becoming components. whilst, creativity, inventiveness, innovation, and entrepreneurship are championed within the literature because the serious point that's very important not only for firms, but in addition for the improvement of societies. a large physique of study demonstrates that cultural changes might foster or inhibit inventive, artistic, leading edge and entrepreneurial actions; and every tradition has its personal strengths and weaknesses in those regards. larger knowing of cultural variety in those phenomena will help to construct on strengths and conquer weaknesses.
Cross-cultural stories during this box characterize a relatively new category of interdisciplinary learn. this can be a box the place cultural, sociological, mental, historic, monetary, administration, expertise and company reviews heavily intersect. during this booklet, a world group of researchers representing Europe, Asia, and the Americas assessment, learn, constitution, systematize and talk about a number of strategies, assumptions, speculations, theories, and empirical examine which specialize in the influence of nationwide cultures on creativity, invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. They argue that nationwide tradition isn't just a really vital determinant of innovation and company improvement, but additionally display that a few facets when it comes to those phenomena can be common between all cultures, thereby deciding on these elements which can simply be transferred throughout cultures from those who are exact to their particular context.
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Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Across Cultures: Theory and Practices by Igor N. Dubina, Elias G. Carayannis