Network diversity structure, closeness and innovation of South African micro-entrepreneurs

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Griffin-EL, Eliada;
  • Publisher: AOSIS
  • Journal: South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences (issn: 1015-8812, eissn: 2222-3436)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4102/sajems.v17i3.415
  • Subject: micro-entrepreneurship | innovation | Management. Industrial management | HD28-70 | HF5001-6182 | Business | social networks | HB71-74 | Economics as a science | social embeddedness
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This study qualitatively explores the embeddedness of the innovation process of South African microbusinesses by investigating how small local entrepreneurs in the Greater Johannesburg area utilise their social networks to source entrepreneurial value. A comparative gro... View more
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