Entrepreneurship

Author: Alan L. Carsrud,Malin E. Brännback,Malin Brännback

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313336898

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 182

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A practical overview of the entrepreneurial process--from idea generation to venture launch to enterprise growth.

Entrepreneurship

The Engine of Growth

Author: Maria Minniti,Andrew Zacharakis,Stephen Spinelli

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275989866

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 832

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A landmark collection of original essays that explore the dynamics of entrepreneurship in the U.S. and around the world--from the "mindset" of the entrepreneur to the challenges of establishing and sustaining new ventures to the institutions and technologies that support new business creation

Entrepreneurship

Back to Basics

Author: Gordon B. Baty,Michael S. Blake

Publisher: Beard Books

ISBN: 9781587981401

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 308

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This reprint of a 1990 handbook (Prentice Hall), presented with a new preface and epilogue, focuses on building and operating rapid-growth companies based on new technological or marketing data. Baty and Blake's advice from their years of experience as entrepreneurs and educators asserts that while

Entrepreneurship

Author: David Stokes,Nicholas Wilson,Martha Mador

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 1408007452

Category: Entrepreneurship

Page: 391

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Introducing a major new resource for modern entrepreneurship courses, Entrepreneurship unpacks the theory and practice of enterprise for students, revealing its capabilities and limitations, the processes and the skills, to provide the complete introduction for today’s courses.The text employs a flexible 3-part structure – starting with entrepreneurship as a process, the entrepreneur as a person, and finally how entrepreneurs create value – to acknowledge that entrepreneurship unfolds in a wide range of diverse contexts.Reflecting the rapid growth of the course and the accompanying pressures on lecturers and students, the highly experienced author team deploy a comprehensive pedagogical framework throughout every chapter accompanied by a full set of online lecturer support materials, while a unique set of integrative cases prepared by international academics help consolidate key themes and learning objectives.

Startup Opportunities

Know When to Quit Your Day Job

Author: Brad Feld,Sean Wise

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119378184

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

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Start strong with essential early-stage guidance from the VC perspective Startup Opportunities is the go-to guide for anyone with a great business idea. Whether it's your first business or your fifth, realistic assessment from the outset can save you a lot of time and money; why pour your heart and soul into a venture that is doomed to fail? Instead, position yourself to win from the very beginning. In this book, accomplished venture capitalists share their insight on startups and entrepreneurs: who will fail, who will succeed and why, and what you should do to give your business the very best shot at becoming a global success story. You'll learn how to evaluate your business with a critical eye, and how early customer development can be key in turning a good idea into a great opportunity. If you're serious about building a business that lasts, this book provides invaluable guidance that you really cannot miss. More than five million people will launch a business this year, and many of them will be great ideas—yet few will be around in five years, and even fewer in ten years. A great idea is not enough to build a successful business. You need to fortify your idea with the proper foundation, and a scaffolding of good planning and early action. This book shows you how. Assess your business's viability using the 10x Rule Learn when you can quit your day job—or not Take the key steps to making your business succeed Discover the opportunities worth selling everything for This expert author team has witnessed more than 30,000 pitches over two decades, and have participated in over 500 startup launches. Startup Opportunities gives you the benefit of their experience to help you start strong and stay strong.

Entrepreneurship

The Seeds of Success

Author: John Forbat

Publisher: Harriman House Limited

ISBN: 1905641257

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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Entrepreneurship is usually associated with individuals and small companies. In this book, John Forbat covers characteristics you will need to succeed, issues that start-ups face, management and company politics, and how necessity can be a real mother of invention.

Entrepreneurship

A Global Perspective

Author: Stephen Roper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415695538

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 153

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Entrepreneurs exist in every country but the nature and level of entrepreneurial activity differs remarkably. Why is this? What shapes the level of entrepreneurial activity in each country? What defines entrepreneurial activity? As more and more teaching and research into entrepreneurship reflects its often international nature, the need for literature reflecting this grows. This concise new textbook provides an introduction to topics in entrepreneurship in a global context; focusing on how enterprise works across the world. Important topics such as financing, innovation and (anti) social enterprise are discussed in detail throughout the text and examples and case studies are used to illustrate the application of different theoretical and conceptual approaches to entrepreneurship and the role it plays in developed, emerging and transitional economies. Entrepreneurship: A Global Perspective is suitable for both final year undergraduate and postgraduate courses in enterprise and is likely to appeal particularly to student groups with a strong international element.

Entrepreneurship

Concepts, Theory and Perspective

Author: Álvaro Cuervo,Domingo Ribeiro,Salvador Roig

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540485430

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 348

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Entrepreneurship can, at times, seem like a veritable jungle where finding one's way can prove to be difficult. This book functions as a map locating the most important issues: those where an acceptable consensus already exists, and those that remain open to discussion. In so doing, we have presented the accounts of distinguished explorers in their own words.

Entrepreneurship

Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

Author: Norris F. Krueger

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415158572

Category: Entrepreneurship

Page: 472

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This new collection provides a much needed retrospective view of the key academic work published in this area. The papers here highlight the importance of studying entrepreneurship from a wide range of perspectives, including research that derives from economics, history, sociology, psychology and from different business disciplinary bases such as marketing, finance and strategy. The overall focus in this set is on "entrepreneurial" activity, rather than specifically small or family-owned business and favours research articles over those that deal purely with practice.

A Business Model for Entrepreneurship

Author: Thierry Verstraete,Estele Jouison-Laffitte

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1781002460

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

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This book takes an original approach to business models and entrepreneurship, resulting from a durable involvement with entrepreneurs and from experiments combining theory and practice. The authors present the generation, remuneration, and sharing business model, which relates to the value generation, its remuneration and the sharing of this remuneration. They also outline the role and the central place of the business model within the entrepreneurial process; the theoretical bases conventions theory, resource based view and stakeholder theory and the construction of the GRS model; the experiments conducted within teaching, practical, and theoretical frameworks; and the contribution of the business model to a theory of entrepreneurship theory. The book explains why the business model can be useful for entrepreneurs and why it is relevant to set it in place during the entrepreneurial process. Students and researchers who are interested in entrepreneurship will find this an important resource for developing a new business. Management coaches, often interested in the most recent developments of management research, will have no difficulty moving between the theory and practice set out in this book. Finally, curious entrepreneurs will read this study not to seek immediate solutions to a problem but to reflect on the topics addressed here that show that the business model is not just a fashion but is highly useful.

Entrepreneurship

E-Book

Author: Dr. S. K. Singh,Sanjay Gupta

Publisher: SBPD Publications

ISBN: 8192050084

Category:

Page: 516

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The E-Books is authored by proficient Teachers and professors. The Text of the E-Books is simple and lucid. The contents of the book have been organised carefully and to the point Strictly according to the latest syllabus prescribed byBihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Patna,Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), Ranchi and other State Boardsfollowing CBSE curriculum based on NCERT guidelines.

Entrepreneurship

An International Introduction

Author: Dafna Kariv

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136832807

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

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This groundbreaking textbook differs from its competitors by placing an emphasis both on the core processes and practices of entrepreneurship, as well as demonstrating the impact of complex, local environments in shaping processes of entrepreneurship.

The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship

Author: Mark Casson,Bernard Yeung,Anuradha Basu

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0199546991

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 790

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Entrepreneurship has always been a key factor in economic growth, innovation, and the development of firms and businesses. More recently, new technologies, the waning of the "old economy", globalization, changing cultures and popular attitudes, and new policy stances have further highlighted the importance of entrepreneurship and enterprise. Entrepreneurship is now a dynamic and expanding area of research, teaching, and debate, but there has been no standard reference work which is suitable for both established scholars and new researchers. This book fills that gap. All the major aspects of entrepreneurship are covered, including: * the start-up and growth of firms, * financing and venture capital, * innovation, technology and marketing, * women entrepreneurs, * ethnic entrepreneurs, * migration, * small firm policy, * the economic and social history of entrepreneurship. This is a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art research in entrepreneurship, written by an international team of leading scholars, and will be an essential reference for academics and policy makers, as well as being suitable for use on masters courses and doctoral programs. About the Series Oxford Handbooks in Business & Management bring together the world's leading scholars on the subject to discuss current research and the latest thinking in a range of interrelated topics including Strategy, Organizational Behavior, Public Management, International Business, and many others. Containing completely new essays with extensive referencing to further reading and key ideas, the volumes, in hardback or paperback, serve as both a thorough introduction to a topic and a useful desk reference for scholars and advanced students alike.

Entrepreneurship

An International Perspective

Author: Alison J. Morrison

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 194

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE presents thought-provoking insight into the reasons for cultural discrepancies in entrepreneurial behavior, supported by real-life case studies. Each geographical study includes an overview of key feature influencing entrepreneurship within a particular region and addresses factors that encourage or prevent entrepreneurial activity within that society.

Entrepreneurship

The Way Ahead

Author: Harold P. Welsch

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415323949

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

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The creation of new business organizations for economic prosperity is the keystone of commercial development. The study of this process has occupied the minds of scholars for centuries and the need to move from theories of entrepreneurship to the actual 'doing' of entrepreneurship is intense. Theorizing about entrepreneurship has been done across many disciplines, but what can be taken from the existing traditions to contribute to our teaching and learning experiences? Written for educators, researchers, and practitioners, Entrepreneurship: The Way Ahead offers insight and perspective on entrepreneurship from the foremost academic leaders in the field. Taking a contemporary approach to entrepreneurial processes, the book considers how the convergence of individual, opportunity and environment ultimately leads to success or failure, while illuminating the true relationship between entrepreneurship and technological and social issues. It also explores innovations and developments in entrepreneurship education and training, while evaluating existing literature and research. This important book represents some of the most advanced thinking in the field of entrepreneurship, providing an essential grounding of new theory for researchers and entrepreneurial managers alike.

Entrepreneurship

Values and Responsibility

Author: Wojciech W. Gasparski,Stefan Kwiatkowski,Leo V. Ryan, CSV

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 1412815320

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 317

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Entrepreneurship is the capability to be an entrepreneur. Beyond that idea is an ideology that a person's business actions result in industrial growth or technical advances, making that person a leader in the economic world. The contributors to this latest volume in the Praxiology Series, now available in paperback, are united in claiming that resourcefulness is a characteristic of people who take effective action, and that effectiveness is dependent on good, ethical purposes. The wide-angle definition of entrepreneurship presented in this volume demands that people and organizations engage in more than simple self-interest, but also display awareness of the prospects for wider growth and advances resulting from their decisions. In a period of financial crisis caused by irresponsible behavior by eminent would-be "entrepreneurs" the significance of this perspective should be evident. The editors claim that growth, not stagnation, advantage, not decline, are irreversible traits of business activity. This is why the very concept of entrepreneurship calls for values and responsibility—even more than in the past. The contributors develop the idea of entrepreneurship from both theoretical approaches religious and practical, or applied perspectives. This inter- and multidisciplinary approach offers readers a chance to rebuild trust in entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurship Development

Author: S. Anil Kumar

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122414349

Category: Business enterprises

Page: 296

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This Book Presents A Lucid Treatment Of A Wide Range Of Issues Involved In The Development Of Entrepreneurship. It Presents An Insight Into The Identification Of Business Opportunities, Creating A Venture And Financing And Managing It.The Book Further Explains The Choice Of Technology And Equipment, Man, Machine And Materials Management, Pert And Cpm And Quality Assurance.The Book Highlights The Various Legal Provisions Relevant To Entrepreneurship And Concludes With A Chapter On Social Responsibility And Business Ethics.With Its Wide Coverage And Step-By-Step Approach, The Book Would Serve As An Ideal Text For Various Undergraduate Courses On The Subject Including B. Com., B.A. And B.Sc. (Vocational), Bio-Technology, Bbm, Mba And To The Entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurship

A Planning Approach

Author: Fred L. Fry

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 680

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