Self-employment: Exciting opportunity or last resort?

A significant proportion of self-employed workers survive in marginal areas of economic activity where profit opportunities are limited. Their economic fate is often intimately tied to the performance of large corporations with which they maintain exchange relations. Many of the businesses established by newly unemployed workers are in service industries where entry barriers are low, but where competition is so intense that the effect of new foundings is simply to displace existing firms.


About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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