ISSN 1671-3710
CN 11-4766/R

›› 2012, Vol. 20 ›› Issue (2): 197-207.

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The Formation Mechanism Research of Chinese Migrant Worker’s Entrepreneurial Growth in Chinese Context

WEI Xue-Yan   

  1. (Department of Education, College of Humanity, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, 214122, China)
  • Received:2011-09-23 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2012-02-15 Published:2012-02-15
  • Contact: WEI Xue-Yan

Abstract: Migrant worker’s entrepreneurial research grows more and more popular theme with pursuing fertile ground of entrepreneurship. It is of the most important for any of entrepreneur to select a right business concept, adapt strategic action and develop it to be a potential business opportunity. And it is consistent with the development strategy of enlarging employment and the promotion of establishing a business driving obtaining employment. Compared with the popular research of foreign entrepreneurship, localization on empirical study entered into the initial stage in China. However, it is the key factor for seizing entrepreneur’s need. The research adapts field study and lab simulation of semi-structured interview and matched-sample questionnaire. And the study based on strategic action and social network theory and explored the migrant worker’s successful mechanism of entrepreneurial process and development in the transitional background. The whole study includes three sub-studies: Focusing on the exploration of migrant worker’s self-action which includes the trait-activation-based of entrepreneurial initiation, dynamic capability, entrepreneurial self-efficacy that has influence on strategic action and opportunity identification; Focusing on the exploration of social action which includes the social-network-based of social capital that has influence on goal-setting, adaptation of strategic action and identification of opportunity, namely, how social capital had influence on entrepreneurial development of migrant worker; Focusing on task-activation which includes the research of the mechanism on migrant worker’s entrepreneurial development.

Key words: migrant workers, entrepreneurial growth, social network, action theory, localization