Howard Frederick

Howard Frederick
Plymouth State University | Plymouth · Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Recognized multilingual authority in the field of business entrepreneurship and innovation, economic development, new technologies and sustainability. Prof Frederick resides at Plymouth State University in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, New England, USA where he researches and teaches entrepreneurship, incubation, social development, climate change entrepreneurship, and strategy. Author of 197 of journal articles and books; 20+ years professor, teaching, executive education, research business development, entrepreneurship and multimedia communications; 15 years as company director; four of my own businesses; $1m+ external grant funding. I have developed the award-winning innovation curriculum and have taught entrepreneurship in between managing my own companies. I have helped many

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This article combines entrepreneurship, economics and sustainability to build a new theory of biosphere entrepreneurship. Going beyond business and social entrepreneurship, which add value to economic and social spheres, respectively, biosphere entrepreneurship adds value to the biosphere. The purpose of this article is to define biosphere entrepre...
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Purpose – The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of governmental support policies and socio-cultural influences on female entrepreneurship in rural Vietnam. As such, the study addresses an important literature gap concerning female entrepreneurship within rural communities in South East Asia. Design/methodology/approach – Qualitative...
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Using a grounded theory approach, this paper extracts emerging concepts in the implementation of green supply chain management from case data of New Zealand food and beverage (F&B) companies. In search of factors that may lead to theory-building, the study relates case studies in fruit, juice, and dairy product companies through in-depth interviews...
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Tertiary institutions should seek continuous feedback from industries to keep track of the needs of businesses to provide education and training. In designing programmes and upgrading curricula, there are important factors to bear in mind so that programmes "cater" for all levels of learners. The Auckland City Council financed this study, focussing...
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This article focuses on the background of the 'conventional' or 'old' way of recruiting, it reviews different 'new' ways; e-recruiting and its effectiveness; advantages such as accessibility and disadvantages such as transgression of some legislation in e-recruiting and the impact it has on management. Face-to-face interviews were conducted with 10...
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Applying a grounded-theory approach to analyzing the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) data, we attempt to explain why New Zealand exhibits only a moderate level of economic development despite its high level of entrepreneurship. By statistically analyzing why 34 other countries in the 2005 GEM dataset exhibit small deviations from the classica...
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In 2009, a team of 38 researchers carried out the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) survey of social and business entrepreneurial activity in the Kingdom of Tonga. The GEM survey estimates the proportion of the population involved in business and social start-ups and new firm creation. This paper describes not the results of the survey but rath...
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Acknowledgements Malo 'aupito to the people of Tonga for their generosity of spirit and kindness. I thank the Hon. Prime Minister Feleti Sevele for allowing us to undertake this research. I further acknowledge the thirty national experts we interviewed. I am deeply grateful to our research team, the enumerators and supervisors and their families. T...
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The Rosebank Business Precinct is one of Auckland s most highly developed Business Improvement Districts. This descriptive study, undertaken for Auckland City Council, examines the gaps between what Rosebank businesses actually want and what the workforce presently provides. A further aim was to investigate the potential for employee training, educ...
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This paper proposes a conceptual entrepreneurial marketing model, integrating academic and practice theory. Based upon abstract, generalized and explicit theoretical concepts, this paper is the first to integrate an implicit, intuitive and tacit resource of practice within a single conceptual model. Theoretical underpinnings are developed from a ne...
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Globalisation has been one of the most significant determinants of growth in the sports industry worldwide, especially with the increasing importance of brand creation, brand awareness, brand image, brand identity and brand equity. Professional sports teams have become top sports brands through leverage with major company sponsors. Sports marketers...
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Covering foundations of entrepreneurship and new venture creation for the Asia-Pacific entrepreneur, this book combines a solid theoretical foundation with a practical step-by-step approach to the process of entrepreneurship.<br /
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Despite gender equality being officially advocated in the Vietnamese government constitution, the percentage of women as head or deputy head of government departments has fallen over the last ten years (Truong, 2008). Given that women participate and contribute to all areas of life and work, the percentage of women in key leadership positions on pe...
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This study is a deep-text analysis of military censorship applied to the national press in the Sri Lankan conflict. We examine press coverage of two Sri Lankan military operations, namely Operation Jayasikurui (1997) and the Capture of Elephant Pass (2000), to identify patterns of signification that help us construct a novel theory of conflict repo...
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Analyzing GEM 2005 data, we confirm that entrepreneurship and economic development form a U-shaped curve. We seek to understand New Zealand's large deviation from the modeled curve by factor-analyzing all countries' deviations from the curve. We make recommendations that would move New Zealand toward the trend line and thus aid in increasing its le...
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Tertiary institutions should seek continuous feedback from industries to keep track of the needs of businesses to provide education and training. Academics should stay in touch with businesses by networking and consulting. Holland and De Cieri (2006) refer to theories of child learning (pedagogy) to inform their understanding of andragogy, the stud...
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The theoretical foundation, overall structure and teaching elements of the US text have been retained, yet a high proportion of material has been updated to describe the Asia Pacific business environment. The text maintains a balance between regional examples and a global focus.<br /
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Although New Zealand once had the highest realper capita income in the world, today it is a country whose relative income hasdeclined and whose overall growth has been surpassed by other developedcountries.Due to its geographic isolation and its decline in growth, NewZealand needs to take advantage of growth opportunities through the creation ofinn...
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In 2001, the first year that New Zealand has taken part in the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) project, findings indicate that New Zealand is one of the world's most entrepreneurial countries.The country has a higher rate of total entrepreneurial activity than the United States. Three investigation methods are used in the GEM studies: an adul...
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In the US, Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, Finland, Ireland and other countries, the growth of the Internet and other related new technologies have become the catalyst for the creation of ‘knowledge economies’. The new information and communication technologies have created global markets for goods and services. Countries that have encourage...
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International radio broadcasting is a primary vehicle of ideological confrontation among nations . In few regions of the world is this "war of ideas" as intense as it is in the Americas between Radio Havana Cuba (RHC) and the Voice of America (VOA). These two opposing radio stations are important weapons in the battle for the hearts and minds of op...
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This study clarifies the issues and discrepancies, and then proposes an improved taxonomy for the categorisation of informal investors. The researcher uses complementary data gathered from 2002-2004 by the Global Entrepreneurial Monitor (GEM) New Zealand project and by the New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development (MED) in 2003. It is believed t...
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Internationalisation strategies are important for company expansion because New Zealand, with its four million people, has such a small market. Nonetheless, there may or may not exist "agency costs" in the use of Outside Directors. Ownership patterns may also influence Internationalization Strategy. Using Binary Correlation, N-Way Cross-Tabulation,...
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Dr Andries du Plessis (aduplessis@unitec.ac.nz) is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management and Marketing, Unitec, lectures in post-and undergraduate programmes in Leadership, HRM, Strategic HRM, Employment Relations, and Organisation and Management. He joined Unitec on 8 May 2002; he is the author of numerous journal articles and chapters...
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Using a grounded theory approach, this study explores "What are the key content areas and pedagogi-cal interventions around which to build a blended learning method for entrepreneurship students (as opposed to other business students)?" The study uses a variety of "information-rich cases" and pre-sents the argument that entrepreneurs learn differen...

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From my long experience in working with small businesses and economic development agencies
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I'm focused on comparative political aspects of global communication, mass media, radio, television, social media, Internet and web design
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My major research emphasis for some twenty years has been comparative entrepreneurship research using GEM data and other methods. Most of this has been in Asia-Pacific and Latin America.