Dr. Juldiz Afgazar, a native of the Reps had been invited to spend a semester States as a visiting scholar in entropy Kazakhstan gained its independence Soviet Union in 1991, and only after i passed allowing citizens to own private Dr. Afgazar wanted to learn more abo economy of the United States to dete such a system could be Implemented Prior to this visa to the United Stall had not traveled extensively outside I though she enjoyed many aspects of was particularly impressed by the se( quantity and variety of goods and too
blic of Kazakhstan, r in the United aerial finance. from the former that were laws e businesses. t the free market mine whether in Kazakhstan. es, Dr. Afgazar country. Al-U.S. culture, she mingly unlimited is that were readily available. After a visit to a local restaurant's pizza buffet, she became an avid fan of American-style pizza! Dr. Afgazar found the crisp yeast crust, spicy tomato sauce, melted mozzarella cheese, and assortment of toppings to be a delicious combination. Pizza was an entirely new type of food for her, since it was not available In Kazakhstan A true entrepreneur, Dr. Afgazar began to wonder if a pizza restaurant could be successful in her country.
Question 1 What obstacles would an entrepreneur have to overcome to establish a pizza restaurant in a country with a developing market-based economy, such as Kazakhstan?
Question 2 Is Dr. Afgazar's idea of developing a pizza restaurant in Kazakhstan ahead of its time? That is, do you think the economy of Kazakhstan is sufficiently developed to support a pizza restaurant?
Question 3 What methods could an entrepreneur use to evaluate the likelihood of success of a pizza restaurant in Kazakhstan?