Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Organized CrimePolicing Illegal Business Entrepreneurialism$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Geoff Dean, Ivar Fahsing, and Petter Gottschalk

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199578436

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578436.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 09 December 2019

Expanding the Crime Business

Expanding the Crime Business

Chapter:
(p.68) 4 Expanding the Crime Business
Source:
Organized Crime
Author(s):

Geoff Dean

Ivar Fahsing

Petter Gottschalk

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578436.003.0004

This chapter examines the second phase of expanding a crime business. It first considers the entrepreneurial capability of decision-making under conditions of uncertainty before turning to specific business factors related to this entrepreneurial capability. It then presents case examples that illustrate the operation of such business factors within criminal markets and describes the use of the ‘fuzzy’ mapping analytical tool through ‘hypothetical’ case scenarios of crime groups at the expanding phase of a crime business. It also discusses four necessary business factors associated with entrepreneurial decision-making capability: business intelligence, violence, corruption, and counter-intelligence.

Keywords:   crime business, entrepreneurial capability, decision-making, business factors, criminal markets, fuzzy mapping, business intelligence, violence, corruption, counter-intelligence

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .