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Rough Diamonds: The Four Traits of Successful Breakout Firms in BRIC Countries by Nan Zhou, Gerardo R. Ungson, Seung Ho Park

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Chapter 9

National Differences

A Tale of Four Countries

In all, while RDs share a common kernel for success (the Four Cs), the underlying context that drives their successes are deeply rooted in country history, traditions, and legacies. In part, their success is derived from continued high economic growth in each country. But it is the combination of country factors that provide the basis that defines the specific entrepreneurial spirit and ensuing strategies of successful RDs in this study.

—SKOLKOVO Business School–Ernst & Young Institute for Emerging Market Studies, Rough Diamonds: The Four Cs Framework for Sustained High Performance

Whereas the previous chapters have underscored the shared competencies of rough diamonds, this chapter probes ...

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