Entrepreneurship in Indonesia: some contextual aspects

Grisna Anggadwita, Ramo Palalić

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Indonesia is a developing country that encourages the creation of entrepreneurial processes in various fields. It has a wealth of nature and culture diversity; the local potential is one of the capitals that can be developed to encourage entrepreneurial activity. Entrepreneurship is the ability of individuals to create economic opportunities from ideas, creativity and innovation in conditions of risk or uncertainty. Creative economy is a concept that places creativity and knowledge as the main assets in driving the economy. Entrepreneurship is depicted as an engine of a national economy and creative economy takes part in creating the process. The chapter gives the overviews of the entrepreneurship development as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by focusing on creative industries in Indonesia. It goes more deeply into the current state of entrepreneurship, the business environment, opportunities and challenges.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch Handbook on Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies
Subtitle of host publicationA Contextualized Approach
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages26
ISBN (Electronic)9781788973717
ISBN (Print)9781788973700
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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