Making a fortune: learning from the Asian phenomenon Dhaliwal, Spinder

By: Dhaliwal, Spinder
Publisher: Chichester Capstone Publishing 2008Description: xxi, 184 p.ISBN: 9781841127996Subject(s): Minority business enterprises - Great Britain | Asians - Great Britain | Success in business - Great Britain Entrepreneurship - Great BritainDDC classification: 338.64208995 Summary: Making a Fortune is testament to men and women of vision, dynamism and acumen. It is a book about people who are not afraid to embrace change, who create the wealth on which the economy is built and who have made major contributions to society. At a time when role models have been hard to come by, we have found some.These pages illustrate fascinating stories from fascinating people. They show the complexities of communities that, at some levels, are fully incorporated into their host societies and, at others, remain separate. Both prejudice and pride plays a part in these success stories. These are real financial and non-financial triumphs and we should celebrate them. Ten case studies of entrepreneurs are proposed. Typical issues within each entry will include: the company founded success measured in terms of personal wealth, background and journey of the entrepreneur business triumphs and challenges personal triumphs and challenges. Each individual entry will be supplemented with material on: motivations for starting up how they got started how they make use of their dual heritage sources of support access to finance growth barriers challenges degree of success achieved the future.
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Making a Fortune is testament to men and women of vision, dynamism and acumen. It is a book about people who are not afraid to embrace change, who create the wealth on which the economy is built and who have made major contributions to society. At a time when role models have been hard to come by, we have found some.These pages illustrate fascinating stories from fascinating people. They show the complexities of communities that, at some levels, are fully incorporated into their host societies and, at others, remain separate. Both prejudice and pride plays a part in these success stories. These are real financial and non-financial triumphs and we should celebrate them. Ten case studies of entrepreneurs are proposed. Typical issues within each entry will include: the company founded success measured in terms of personal wealth, background and journey of the entrepreneur business triumphs and challenges personal triumphs and challenges. Each individual entry will be supplemented with material on: motivations for starting up how they got started how they make use of their dual heritage sources of support access to finance growth barriers challenges degree of success achieved the future.

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