Identifying Variables of Entrepreneurship, Privatization, and Competitive Skills in Central Europe: A Survey Design

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This exploratory paper identifies variables for investigating competitive skill development; variables that help to shape a firm's entrepreneurship, and the privatization process in Central and Eastern Europe. The paper is organized as follows: The topics of entrepreneurship, privatization, and competitive skills are briefly introduced and grounded in the literature. A methodology section is then provided which includes a proposed firm-level survey design, propositions, and survey questions. The last section discusses implications for future research.