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The Handbook of 21st Century Management provides authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends. This resource is useful in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations and assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or to orient themselves towards for a career. Indeed, familiarity with many of the topics in this Handbook would be very useful in job interviews for positions in business.
Chapter 65: Ethnic and Minority Enterprise
The topic of ethnic minority entrepreneurship focuses on the creation and growth of new businesses by individuals belonging to minority ethnic communities. In a wider sense, it refers to self-employment among members of ethnic minority communities. The topic is of growing interest for several reasons. With globalization and increasing labor mobility, many countries are experiencing the effects of larger immigrant ethnic minority communities, and these countries want to understand the likely economic and social impact of immigrant entrepreneurship. It is increasingly acknowledged that ethnic minorities have a high propensity to be self-employed and start their own businesses. U.S. census data show that the number of businesses owned by minorities grew 30% between 1992 and 1997, which is four ...