Determinants of Entrepreneurship Success: An Examination of Chinese-Owned Businesses in Congo Brazzaville


The determinants of Chinese entrepreneurship Success are widely studied in the economic literature in recent twenty years. However, in the case of Congo Brazzaville where immigrant entrepreneurship takes an important proportion in workforce, it remains an under researched area. By using the data from the Prospective Research Center Studies Survey questionnaire, this paper aims to provide clearer insights into this area.The study is based on Brazzaville which is the capital of Congo, a sensitive center of commerce and a nucleus of entrepreneurship activities; it identified the foundation factors that enable Chinese entrepreneurs to success in their entrepreneurship in Congo Brazzaville. Two hundred respondents were sampled and their responses were modeled using the logistic regression. The findings show that key factors, such as: guanxi, education, experience in trade and finance experience play an important role to the success in their entrepreneurship.

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Kamitewoko, E. (2013) Determinants of Entrepreneurship Success: An Examination of Chinese-Owned Businesses in Congo Brazzaville. Chinese Studies, 2, 113-120. doi: 10.4236/chnstd.2013.23018.

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