Business History: Immigrant entrepreneurs on world successful brands
ImmigrantEntrepreneurs on WorldSuccessful BrandsPrepared byNur Suhaili Ramlinbr500@York.ac.ukTHE YORK MANAGEMENT SCHOOL (TYMS)The Centre for Evolution of Global Business and Institutions (CEGBI)Supervisors: Professor Teresa Da Silva Lopes, Professor Bob DohertyforThe CEGBI/CSWL Summer Conference 2013
Examples of research: A Report by the Partnership for a New American Economy (2011).Wadhwa, Vivek, et al. "Americas new immigrant entrepreneurs: Part I." DukeScience, Technology & Innovation Paper 23 (2007).Example of research: Teresa da Silva Lopes and Mark Casson (2007). Entrepreneurship andthe Development of Global Brands. Business History Review, 81, pp 651-680.Example of research: Wadhwa, V., Saxenian, A., Rissing, B., & Gereffi, G. (2008). Skilledimmigration and economic growth. Available at SSRN 1141190.Example: Saxenian, AnnaLee. "Silicon Valley’s new immigrant entrepreneurs." (2000).Evolution of Research FieldImmigrant Entrepreneurs Economic GrowthGlobal BrandsSuccessful Global Brandsby ImmigrantEntrepreneursEntrepreneurshipEconomic GrowthEconomic GrowthSuccessful Brands
Preliminary stageData analysis on top500 most valuablebrands in the worldTrendsIndustriesImmigrant and nonimmigrant entrepreneursRegionsBrands
Preliminary findingRegions TotalCountries(Out of 33)Total Brands(Out of 500)TotalIndustries (Outof 50)Africa 1 1 1Asia 10 110 30Europe 16 176 37NorthAmerica2 192 40Oceania 1 7 3SouthAmerica3 14 7Total 33 500 50Combined revenues of 500 companies founded byimmigrants or children of immigrants would constitute thethird largest economy with ($4.25T), outside the US($14.6T) itself and after Japan ($5.4T). However, companiesfounded by purely immigrants contribute ($1.7T).Table 1: Top 500 Most Valuable Brands 2012Example from one country: USA
Expectations1. The main different between immigrant and non-immigrant entrepreneurs is their characteristic.2. More successful global brands by immigrantentrepreneurs.3. Immigrant entrepreneurs created long lasting brands insome industry.4. North America and Europe are well-known regions ofproducing successful global brands in the New World bythe immigrant entrepreneurs.5. Each region has immigrant entrepreneurs.6. Which industry is the most influential by immigrantentrepreneurs in the New World?7. So the interesting part in preliminary study is a clearrelationship between variables.