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The Research on Transmission Mechanism of Imitative Entrepreneurial Action in Clusters

Zheng Jianzhuang, Duan Kuangzhe and Jin Yuhan

Based on the combination of “a conceptual model relating perceived uncertainty and motivation to entrepreneurial action” and characters of clusters, this paper discusses the model of corporate entrepreneurship motivation in the context of clusters. According to two key variables (relatedness of information and results of entrepreneurship) which influence the entrepreneurial action of followers in clusters, the paper analyzes the influence of the action of first-entrepreneurship on follower’s entrepreneurial behavior that is, the transmission mechanism of entrepreneurial action. With the case study of Jiande metal appliance cluster and Anji bamboo-industry cluster, we conclude that no matter how the first-entrepreneur acts, imitative entrepreneurship will be the major entrepreneurship in clusters.

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Zheng Jianzhuang, Duan Kuangzhe and Jin Yuhan, 2013. The Research on Transmission Mechanism of Imitative Entrepreneurial Action in Clusters. Journal of Applied Sciences, 13: 1793-1798.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2013.1793.1798


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