The Hidden Enterprise Culture

The Hidden Enterprise Culture

Entrepreneurship in the Underground Economy

Colin C. Williams

Portraying how entrepreneurs often start out conducting some or all of their trade on an ‘off-the-books’ basis and how many continue to do so once they become established, this book provides the first detailed account of the vast and ubiquitous hidden enterprise culture existing in the interstices of western economies. Until now, the role of the underground economy in enterprise creation, entrepreneurship and small business development has been largely ignored despite its widespread prevalence and importance.

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Colin C. Williams

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship, organisation studies, economics and finance, economic crime and corruption, law - academic, corruption and economic crime, urban and regional studies, regional studies

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