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URN etd-0211111-190656
Author Huang-Chih Huang
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Department Business Management
Year 2010
Semester 1
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese
Title The Influence of Entrepreneur's Personal Resources and Social Capital on Start-up Resources - A Case Study of Kaohsiung Small and Medium Steel Companies
Date of Defense 2011-01-24
Page Count 168
Keyword
  • entrepreneurs
  • SME
  • steel industry
  • personal resources
  • social capital
  • business resource
  • Abstract In this study, We use the entrepreneur’s personal resources and social capital to explore the content of the resources of small and medium steel enterprise. Its purpose is to understand the entrepreneurial small and medium steel companies in the personal course of business, what resources are put into individual entrepreneurs, What resources are obtained through social networks; and the relevance between entrepreneur’s personal resources and social capital.
    In Entrepreneurial resources, we integrate RBT and characteristics of the steel industry to development the study of entrepreneurial resource perspective, and was divided into "assets" and "capabilities" of two variables. Entrepreneurs are using personal resources Huang (2003) view that "knowledge, capability, experience" and "organizational factors" two variables. In social capital, by Halpern (2008) view of social capital, that " bonding", " bridging", "social norms" and "sanctions" of four research variables. This study adopts a qualitative case study methods to entrepreneurs interviews to obtain first hand coding analysis, and the following conclusions:

    1. Entrepreneur’s " knowledge, capability, experience " have a positive influence to the enterprise’s assets and capabilities.
    2. Entrepreneur’s "organizational factors " have a low positive influence to the enterprise’s assets, but have a positive influence to the enterprise’s capabilities.
    3. The bonding social capital have a positive influence both to the enterprise’s assets and capabilities.
    4. The bridging social capital have a low positive influence to the enterprise’s assets, but have a positive influence to the enterprise’s capabilities.
    5. The social norms of social capital have a positive influence both to the enterprise’s assets and capabilities.
    6. The sanctions binding of social capital have a positive influence to the enterprise’s assets, but have a positive influence to the enterprise’s capabilities.
    7. Social capital have a high correlation for entrepreneur’s personal resources , so social capital have a positive influence to entrepreneur’s personal resources.
    Advisory Committee
  • Huei-Mei Liang - chair
  • none - co-chair
  • Chin-Tarn Lee - advisor
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    Date of Submission 2011-02-11

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