Innovations in Entrepreneur Development, 2004

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Innovations in Entrepreneur Development, 2004

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December 2004

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SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Human Resources Development Working Group(HRDWG)





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As an outcome of the APEC project ‘Innovations in Entrepreneur Development in APEC’, a total of fourteen case studies were produced in 2003 describing entrepreneurial companies. Emphasis was placed on the character of the individual entrepreneurs rather than on the development of the businesses per se.

  • Contents Page
  • Introduction
  • APEC Cases on Entrepreneurship
  • Iman Abadi: An Entrepreneur Who Went Back to School
  • Martha Tilaar: The Business of Making Women Beautiful
  • Healthy Pit
  • Yokkaichi Switchgear
  • The Accidental Entrepreneur – Spencer Wing
  • Mei Hao – Entrepreneur
  • Metro Industries: A Business Founded on Fair Play
  • Winson Lan – Entrepreneur
  • Prasert and Sunan of Korat Sangsuwan: Pottery
  • Saowaluck Shimada and Thai Tatami: Products
  • Body and Soul
  • Hastings & Pleadwell, LLC
  • Mommies Only Club, LLC
  • Anh Cao Co. Ltd.: The Winner in a Race “Against the Clock”
  • Pham Thi Loan: The Desire of a Famous Vietnamese

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