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Entrepreneurship and Success - I believe that being Entrepreneur is an American dream; who would not want to choose their own hours and have a successful business that they could leave behind as a legacy. I also believe that they are very few people that have the skills and qualities to be successful at achieving entrepreneurship; this is partly due to many Entrepreneurs lacking the skills to build around their vision. I thinks that’s why some people believe that entrepreneurs are born and not made, for it is indicated in our assigned reading Entrepreneurship 8th Edition, that the working definition of acquiring and maintain Entrepreneurship is described as ““Entrepreneurship being in the process of cre...   [tags: Entrepreneurship]
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Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Developing Organizations - “Entrepreneurship is the process of creating or seizing an opportunity and pursuing it regardless of the resources currently controlled “(Bygrave 1989) The purpose of this paper is to identify the effects an intrapreneur might affect the development of an organisation and examine the affects which barriers might affect them in intrapreunship in an organisation. The areas what will be investigated and discussed will be • Corporate venturing • Intrapreneurs • Entrepreneurial management • Innovation Entrepreneurship is considered an individual or organisational level behavioural phenomenon, or a process of emergence (Gartner et al 1992)....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Developing Organizations, busine]
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The Teachability Dilemma' of Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurs are a very, or perhaps the most, important boost in our economy. They do not only take the risk for the sake of a business, but also they provide our economy with employment opportunities and culture. A society can only be prosperous only when it rewards and encourages entrepreneurial activity because in fact, it is the entrepreneurs and their activities that are the critical factor for success, prosperity, growth and opportunity in any given economy. Entrepreneurship is not easy and it comes with its own risks and up and downs....   [tags: entrepreneurship, business, economy]
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Low Entrepreneurship in South Africa - Entrepreneurship is as vital as blood to the sustainability of any body of people that make up a nation. The trends in this nation go from alarmingly large gaps between the rich and the poor (57.8% highest in the world) to the highest unemployment rates in sub-Saharan Africa which translate into a need for about 5 to 6 million jobs. Defined as “the act of initiating, creating, building an entrepreneurial team, and gathering the necessary resources to exploit an opportunity in the marketplace for long-term wealth and capital gain” (Van Aardt, 2011), entrepreneurship, amongst other things, is the only way that the before mentioned gap can be eradicated increasing the competitiveness of our nat...   [tags: Entrepreneurship, FNB, BEE]
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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Youth Entrepreneurship - Introduction Suhas Gopinath’s mother feared for his future. He was more interested in website development than his academics. He spent hours in an internet café peering over online tutorials after school hours in India. When he failed his mathematics exam, his mother ordered him to focus only on academics. Left with no option, Suhas waited for his summers. Soon, at a young age of 14, he was a website development freelancer for many companies in the United States. He welcomed adulthood by registering his venture “Globals Inc” in the United States....   [tags: youth entrepreneurship]
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Resoruce Based View of Social Entrepreneurship - The emerging field of social entrepreneurship calls for a need for new integrated theories to contribute to the discipline and help grow the field. Social Entrepreneurship has been a topic of academic interest for the past few decades; however, there has been little scholarly output in mainstream journals (Short, Moss, & Lumpkin 2009). Social entrepreneurship is commonly defined as “entrepreneurial activity with an embedded social purpose” (Austin et al. 2006). Social entrepreneurs play a role of change agents in society by adopting missions to create and sustain social value....   [tags: social impact, social entrepreneurship]
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Entrepreneurship - According to Henry, Hill & Leitch (2003) the word entrepreneur was derived from the French word ‘entreprendre’ which means to undertake, and the first person who introduced and used the word of entrepreneur was Richard Cantillon (1680-1734), an Irish economist. Cantillon defined entrepreneur as a person with the foresight and confidence to work in conditions when costs may be known, but rewards are uncertain (Bridge, O’Neill & Cromie 1998). Therefore, it can be concluded that entrepreneurship demands foresight and willingness to assume risk (Landstrom 1997, cited in Corbetta, Huse & Rovasi 2004)....   [tags: Business Entrepreneur Entrepreneurship Essays] 1726 words
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The Importance of Entrepreneurship - ... Small Buisiness Administration) The name of my business is Sunny Cycle. Sunny Cycle is an online store selling motorcycle helmets, sunglasses, face masks, goggles Zippo lighters, hunting equipment such as knives and flashlights. Products should be easy and inexpensive to ship to keep cost down. An online store would be a great choice for a small business. Online stores are perfect for business owners that do not have a lot of startup capital and do not want to form a Corporation. While building the business the use of drop shipping will be used....   [tags: business law, US economy]
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Entrepreneurship in Australia - The market economy is advancing at an astonishing speed in present-day society. Business, which is divided into large, medium and small business, has become a primary symbol of the development of market economy. Entrepreneurship is defined as "the process, brought about by individuals, of identifying new opportunities and converting them into marketable products or services"(Schaper and Volery 2007, 4), and it is often related to small business. This essay will argue that the level of entrepreneurship in Australia is higher, compared to other affluent nations....   [tags: Business Management ]
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The Readiness for Entrepreneurship Training Project - The name of project is the “Readiness for Entrepreneurship (RE)”. The RE program helps the targeted people who are unemployed, and are interested in starting a business at the local level (for cities or counties). Once applicants are selected by objective criterion, the admitted applicants are eligible to get education of specific skills for six months or one year. The period of training will be depending on the area of establishment. In addition, the applicants may have financial supports after the education and interviews....   [tags: education, business, skills] 845 words
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Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy - ... For example online movie streaming services such as Netflix, HBO go etc. have made destroyed the market of DVDs and Blu-ray players. An entrepreneur is a person who starts a business or enterprise by taking calculated risks and also manages it. Entrepreneurship integrates the use of resources in a new and efficient manner. An entrepreneur is capable of transforming an economic constraint area into a higher productive one; by planning, executing and managing resources. Some qualities of entrepreneur are: decision-maker, owner of an enterprise, innovator, etc....   [tags: american management, innovation] 867 words
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The Emerging Field of Social Entrepreneurship - Introduction: The emerging field of social entrepreneurship calls for a need for new integrated theories to contribute to the discipline and help grow the field. Social Entrepreneurship has been a topic of academic interest for the past few decades; however there has been little scholarly output in mainstream journals (Short, Moss, & Lumpkin 2009).Social entrepreneurship is commonly defined as “entrepreneurial activity with an embedded social purpose” (Austin et al. 2006). Social entrepreneurs play a role of change agents in society by adopting missions to create and sustain social value....   [tags: continuous innovation, adaptation & learning]
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Evaluation of Successful Strategic Entrepreneurship - The need to understand how companies can create and sustain competitive advantage while synchronously recognizing and exploiting new opportunities forms the nexus of strategic entrepreneurship. In light of this, successful strategic entrepreneurship is a product of advantage and opportunity seeking behaviors that sustains entity’s aptness to create value across a length of time. This paper seeks to examine the distinctive attributes of that determines success in any strategic entrepreneurial venture....   [tags: business management, ]
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A Brief Biography of Entrepreneurship - ... They also help sustain innovation, drive productivity growth and create opportunities for good-quality jobs. The creation and expansion of start-ups require finance, business training and a regulatory framework, that take into account the different stages of the business development. The absence or weakness of any component affects the overall system’s performance. To illustrate that, Ireland provides great support, attractive tax incentives and a flexible approach to new businesses....   [tags: turning ideas into action, business creation]
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Social Entrepreneurship and South Africa - Socially, entrepreneurship empowers citizens, generates innovation and changes mind sets. These changes have the potential to successfully integrate developing countries into the global economy. Economically, entrepreneurship stimulates markets by not always inventing or producing new things but introducing and exploring new and better dimensions. The formation of new business leads to job creation and has a multiplying effect on the economy because it lead to economic growth and expansion; social entrepreneurs serve as wide-ranging examples of motivation, purpose, selflessness and ability, especially among the young generation, seeing other successful in their own ventures and making positi...   [tags: challenges, failures, global economy] 1483 words
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My Interest in Studying Entrepreneurship - The career path I chose to follow was entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is increasing in popularity as many more countries and organizations are trying to get their youth engaged at an early age with entrepreneurship with the express purpose of ensuring that innovation and entrepreneurship will thrive in the future (Mark). I want to become a successful entrepreneur because it has always been a dream of mine to become self-employed. I believe I have the leadership, passion, courage, vision, and persistence to start my own business and be successful....   [tags: career paths and choices] 826 words
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Entrepreneurship in the Brazilian offshoring industry - Case 1: Entrepreneurship in the Brazilian offshoring industry Brazil is one of the nations included in BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China). In the past, Brazil’s outsourcing industry has been the smallest of the four BRIC nations. This is very surprising due to the close proximity to the United States and the current trend of “near-shoring”. However, due to recent governmental backing and inflows of capital Brazil has begun to improve and could possibly overtake Russia, India and China in the offshoring industry....   [tags: Brazil]
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The Awesome World of Entrepreneurship - ... As an entrepreneur, you must be an excellent sales person to be successful. You must also be responsible for hiring, training, and mentoring staff in order to have a successful business (http://www.floridatechonline.com/online-degree-resources/entrepreneur-careers/). Entrepreneurs are their own bosses and they get to set their on benefits. Their income ranges from salary and their salary can be determined by the size of their company. The child care services salary ranges from $20,000 to $62,000 dollars, landscapers ranges from $20,000 to $62,000 dollars, cleaning enterprises ranges from $25,000 to $76,000 dollars, general contractor ranges from $35,000 to $93,000 dollars, and constructi...   [tags: social benefits, history]
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Entrepreneurship and Need of Achievement - Risk-taking is one of the chief dimensions of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs are found to be more risk takers than the managers and salaried employees, such that, they are willing to put their homes on mortgage, jobless and can work for years without any earning (Burns, 2011; Masters & Meier, 1988). According to (Moore & Gergen, 1985), entrepreneurs always take calculate risk and always analyse the situation. Cognitive Psychology supports that the risk taking ability is just limited to their area of expertise (Sjöberg, 1978, Heath & Tversky, 1991)....   [tags: Risk-Taking, Creativity] 580 words
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YouTube Partners: YouTube Entrepreneurship - With a crucial growth of the population there is a massive increase of job demands. Also, the typical sign that represents young adults in the 21st Century is media and technology, as they were directly influenced by its impacts since childhood. Early and mid twenty year olds seems to prefer to work in an environment that is technologically heavily supported and rich of gadgets that should make their work more efficient and effective. Therefore, any job in this field has become extremely attractive....   [tags: Career Essays]
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Major Considerations of Entrepreneurship - According to Father of Search engine, what it defines Entrepreneurship as “process of identifying and starting a business venture, sourcing and organizing the required resources and taking both the risks and rewards associated with the venture”. In my perspective, it is an experimentation of new ideas rather than plagiarizing others view. In my terms, it is best described like:  Being comfortable in taking an unconventional path.  Imagining the unimaginable ideation.  Understanding the negative aspects rather working on the already improved sides....   [tags: plan, market, experimentation] 599 words
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Entrepreneurship for Social Change - Entrepreneurship for social change: Is the U.S. doing enough to encourage and support sustainable social innovation. Introduction: Throughout U.S. history the nonprofit and government sectors have addressed needs that are not being met by the marketplace through the provision of a variety of social goods and services ranging from health and human services to environmental conservation. In response to increased demand for these services, the number of nonprofits has grown by 59% over the past 20 years (Powell and Steinberg, 2006; NCCS, 2010)....   [tags: Social Issues, Business, Organizations] 1301 words
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The Keys to Entrepreneurship - The Keys to Entrepreneurship What makes a successful entrepreneur. What can one do to put oneself in a position to succeed on their own. Jay Goltz, for example, is an extremely successful entrepreneur who started his business from the ground up. In the summer of 1978, Jay Goltz founded the Artist’s Frame Service. His business started by using his father’s basement as his office, but eventually moved to an old factory district in Chicago. Today, Goltz’s business in the largest retail, custom picture framing facility in the United States, with over 120 employees and more than $9 million in sales....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]
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Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the United Arab Emirates - ... Isharq provides training assistance for people emerging from drug addiction, and this serves to sanitize the society by addressing stringent issues to do with drug and substance abuse. Sougha, which has previously been discussed, promotes the preservation and progression of indigenous cultural heritage among Emiratis. Amal is perhaps the most specific of all programs as it aims to familiarize persons with disabilities of selected business sectors wherein their expertise, talents and innovations could best flourish....   [tags: Sougha program, Kalifa Fund programs]
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Entrepreneurship within the Health Care Industry - Health care industry has grown over the last 20 years. With technology advancing and health care growing entrepreneurships have flourished independently and corporate wide. This paper will touch on the affects of entrepreneurship in health care, describe the positive and negative ways that entrepreneurship has affected the health care field, give an example of a current entrepreneurial business, and how it has affected the way patients receive service. The United States has more Nobel Prize winners then any other country because of the commitment to innovations in health care....   [tags: business] 922 words
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Succcessful Entrepreneurship: Self-Supporting - In today’s society, the key factor of entrepreneurship is to allow people to become self-supporting. Entrepreneurship is an employ approach that helps lead people to financial self-sufficiency, even for people with disabilities. Entrepreneurship supplies people with disabilities and their relatives with the prospective to consider and establish enterprises as the boss, rather than just being an employee. Many possibilities come from entrepreneurs and their concepts that they contribute to the world....   [tags: financial self-sufficiency] 969 words
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Applying Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Enactus International - 1. INTRODUCTION This teaching note will serve as complementary analysis of the case developed about Enactus Tilburg University, the branch of Enactus International operating in Tilburg area. Enactus International is an NGO with the main purpose of "enable progress through entrepreneurial actions" (Enactus.org), the organization was founded in 1975 in the United States with the name of SIFE (Students in free enterprise). The operating model adopted since the beginning is based on student volunteers from all around the world, every group, as long as part of an educational institution and formed at least by 4 people can become part of Enactus with a sort of franchising model (excluding obvious...   [tags: NGO, environment, volunteers]
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Entrepreneurship - Starting Your Own Business - Entrepreneurship defined by Jeff Cornwall at Belmont University is, “A process of identifying, evaluating, seizing an opportunity and bringing together the resources necessary for success.” (www.belmont.edu) There are a wide variety of risks when it comes to starting and running your own business, just some of them are: under capitalization, poor management, market misjudgment, and lack of planning. Lack of planning and under capitalization go hand-in-hand because if you don’t properly plan your strategies and what you would like to do in the future of the company you are trying to start, then you aren’t going to be able to afford it....   [tags: Business] 1194 words
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Successful Entrepreneurship: The Case of L.L. Bean - In the topic of successful entrepreneurship, L.L. Bean would definitely be one of the top examples that it was one of the largest mail-order companies in the area of outdoor equipment in history. From the start in 1912 with a borrowed $400 and only one product offered in the United States, the business had grown to sell more than… 1. How successful has L.L. Bean been. It sold more than 1000 outdoor equipment, such as hunter boots and camping tools, targeted to both men and women. The company had a growth rate of over 25% between in 1967 and 1975 and its return on equity was over 30% between 1975 and 1980....   [tags: high quality, good customer service] 1525 words
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Culture of Entrepreneurship - Culture of Entrepreneurship Developing a culture of entrepreneurship within an organization can be a very important factor with the potential growth in an organization. There are many factors that can be accomplished by having a state of the art internal entrepreneur system established. One is obviously the development of new ideas. The new ideas that come along can be a turning point for the whole organization. If there is one good idea it could set the company apart from the competition drastically....   [tags: essays research papers] 770 words
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Entrepreneurship at Kodak - Why is Entrepreneurship important at Kodak. Consider the ‘global company’ impact on Kodak Australasia. Introduction Established in 1888, Kodak has been a market leader through continual innovation in existing markets and successful establishment in new markets in the very competitive market place of photography. Kodak’s success would not be anywhere near what it is today with out the implementation of entrepreneurship in the organisation, the encouraged constant entrepreneurial mindset that its employees posses, and it cutting edge Research and Development team....   [tags: Innovation within Kodak]
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Foundations of Entrepreneurship - Foundations of Entrepreneurship An entrepreneur is an individual that takes the risk of investing his or her money into an idea, product and/or service. These individuals usually have “do or die” attitudes. The typical characteristics of an entrepreneur are viewing rules as mere guidelines, low threshold on frustration; they can be very manipulative of others. Another facet they exhibit impulsive behaviors and they are prone to take action. The primary motivation for the entrepreneur is the ability to master his/her destiny and to the have to ability to do something they really enjoy....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework] 1772 words
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Impact of Women Entrepreneurship on Women Empowerment in Pakistan - 1.1 Background Women in Pakistan face several challenges due to their economic, social, and cultural status. They constitute 52% of the total population of Pakistan but unfortunately, they function from a subordinate position inherit in both traditional and state institutions. The Gender-Related Development Index (GDI) helps us to understand gender inequalities and its connection to vulnerability, particularly inequalities between men and women. When this measure is taken into consideration, Pakistan ranks 152 of 155 countries which show greater gender disparity....   [tags: Women's Rights in Pakistan]
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Can Entrepreneurship Improve Africa's Wellbeing Development - ... Studies show that the firm creation density index (defined as new firms registered per working age population was just 0.58 between 2004 and 2009. In comparison, the same indicator in other developing states was 0.79 in South Asia and 1.31 in Latin America and about 4 in developed countries (Munemo 2012). Again, a worrying trend can be seen. The same study by Munemo further discusses what could be the reasons for such a low firm creation rate and the author lists corporate taxes, GDP per capita and the number of procedures, required to create a new firm as probable factors....   [tags: driving forces in world economy]
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Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurship There have been numerous attempts to define the traits or characteristics possessed by entrepreneurs. However, there is low correlation between trait measures and performance (Chell, 1985). Explain why this may be the case. Peter Drucker (1985) states in his article, "A Prescription for Entrepreneurial Management", "Leadership does not necessarily mean bigger; it means being accepted as the leader, recognized as the standard setter. Above all, it means having the freedom to lead rather than being obliged to follow" ....   [tags: Papers] 2194 words
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Entrepreneurship - Describe the term Entrepreneurship and the challenges of starting a small business Entrepreneurship is the dream of a lifetime for most individuals. The idea of being in control on one's financial future by establishing, owning, and operating their own business has driven most individuals in the direction of Sole Proprietorships. Most plunge in looking at the advantage and over looking the disadvantage and challenges of Sole Proprietorships. This first challenge that one might face on the road to Entrepreneurship is raising the necessary funds to finance their business....   [tags: essays research papers] 1573 words
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Spotting Certain Opportunities by Middle Management in Entrepreneurship - Introduction A growing number of researchers, such as Bower, Burgelman, Mintzberg, Floyd & Woolridge and Huy (as cited in Ren & Guo, 2011) argue that participation in the strategic process is not limited to individuals located at the very top of organizations. Moreover, for instance Ren & Guo (2011) and Reitzig & Sorenson (2013) argue that for a firm that wants to compete and sustain, it’s crucial to involve lower- or middle management in its corporate strategy. Research has shown that middle managers have great influence on the implementation of a corporate strategy for mainly two reasons....   [tags: competitive advantage, opportunities]
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Spotting Certain Opportunities by Middle Management in Entrepreneurship - MM contribution to corporate entrepreneurship and the importance of middle managers Middle managers are crucial in the corporate entrepreneurial process. According to Ren & Guo (2011), middle managers are great contributors to CE, due to their positions in the organizational structure in which they can influence a corporate strategy in two ways. First, they influence corporate strategy through strategy implementation. This behaviour is mainly top-down, although initiated by top management; the actual outcomes are highly influenced by middle managers decisions (Ren & Guo, 2011; Bower & Gilbert, 2007)....   [tags: strategy implementation, corporate strategy]
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Analysing Jack Delosa's Success in Entrepreneurship and Investment - AUTHOR: Jack Delosa is a 27-year-old entrepreneur and investor who has a wealth of knowledge beyond his years. Jack has four successful businesses, two of those businesses are multimillion dollar enterprises, MBE education, which helps small to medium enterprises raise money for investors and sell their business. In addition to The Entourage Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that is awakening a generation of innovative and creative young people to move Australia forward by providing business education nationally through high schools (Kordahi 2014, p....   [tags: business success stories]
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External and Internal Scenarios in Connecticut´s Entrepreneurship - In order to fully understand the value chain in our scenario we have to take into the consideration both external and internal forces that drives change and their impact on Connecticut’s entrepreneurship and career opportunities among its residents. The key trends that would shape future opportunities within next 5 – 10 years can be grouped within five areas: - Economic issues, including reshuffling surrounding states economies, growing gap between high and middle class, as well as a focus on providing competitive advantage to young entrepreneurs among other states....   [tags: issues, demographics, technologies] 658 words
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One More Accomplishment: A Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship - If I could accomplish one more thing, I would pursue my Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship, before the age of 23. There are many setbacks in college, and why most people don’t finish it, although, I will not let that get in my way; how I’m going to complete it will be difficult, and nothing is holding me back. There are many reasons why I want to get an Entrepreneurship Degree; I have been around Entrepreneur’s my whole life, and I have learned a lot from them, triumphs and mistakes. When I receive my Masters Degree there are several different things that I would have to do thereafter, for example, finding busy intersections, speaking, and getting to know important people in that area, and,...   [tags: masters degree, education, ] 760 words
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Corporate Entrepreneurship - Corporate Entrepreneurship Corporate Entrepreneurship can be seen as the process whereby an individual or a group creates a new venture within an existing organization, revitalizes and renews an organization ,or innovates. Zahra’s(1986) definition of corporate entrepreneurship suggests a formal or informal activity aimed at creating new businesses in established firms through product and process innovations and market developments,whereas sathe(1985) defines corporate entrepreneurship as a process of organizational renewal....   [tags: Entreprenuer] 1273 words
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AfricanAmerican Entrepreneurship - AfricanAmerican Entrepreneurship In a comparative light there seems to be significant problems, or obstacles, for African-American entrepreneurs. These problems are categorized by environmental factors, opportunity factors, and issues related to capital. The purpose of this paper is to provide sociological, and economical insight to the plight of African-American entrepreneurs. There is an effort to trace the development of African-American entrepreneurship throughout American history, in the post-reconstruction era to the present, in relationship to social conditions of discrimination....   [tags: essays papers]
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What is Entrepreneirship? - INTRODUCTION Entrepreneurship is a way of life for many people all over the world. This paper aims to present the topic of entrepreneurship and various factors around it. Therefore the term “Entrepreneurship” shall be defined, enterprises started by entrepreneurs shall be introduced and famous entrepreneurs shall also be presented. Though briefly, the topic of how to become an entrepreneur will be looked at. In addition, whilst attempting to do the former, this paper aims to provoke thought in its readers regarding the opportunities and possibilities that embarking in entrepreneurship can afford....   [tags: way of life, various factors, opportunities]
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I Love Entrepreneurship - I Love Entrepreneurship Ever since I can remember, I have wanted to have my own business. When I was 3, I wanted to have a used car dealership and sell my favorite kind of car...Saturns. I would still like to do that, but now my ambition is mainly just to start a successful business, probably one that has to do with computers, sewing or some "crafty" thing. When I was 8, I started a greeting car business called "Andrea's Cards -- Cards Made Quick!" It lasted about two years. This past winter I tried to start a snow shovelling business with my 10 year old brother after we had a really big snow, but we only had a chance to shovel one driveway and then it never snowed again....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 380 words
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Entrepreneurship Education: A Comparison of Canada and Sweden from the 1980’s to Present Day - ... The federal Government of Canada produced a report in which they conducted a survey to “identify the framework in which entrepreneurship education is delivered in Canada”. The target respondents were school deans and directors of entrepreneurship programs. With thirty-six universities and thirty two colleges participating in the survey more than sixty percent of the undergraduate population in Canada was represented providing the most in depth study done to date in an area “where detailed aggregate information is largely absent”....   [tags: educators, business, management] 3074 words
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No Definitive Profile of Successful Entrepreneurs - There has been a large amount of attention paid to the subject of entrepreneurship in the last few years; mainly because most people have chosen to go from working for somebody else, to be their own bosses and work for their dreams. Nevertheless, many still wonder what is entrepreneurship and what is that sets entrepreneurs apart from other regular business owners. At first, it seems both concepts do not differ much from each other since they both start up and run businesses and assume risks to pursue opportunities; however, there are certain traits that difference them....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, business, ] 642 words
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Entrepreneurial Skills and the Entrepreneurial Instinct - Sir Alan Sugar famously once said regarding entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial skills “The entrepreneurial instinct is in you. You can't learn it, you can't buy it, and you can't put it in a bottle. It's just there and it comes out” (Mail online, 2010). Surprisingly enough this is a view not shared by everyone. Whilst it cannot be denied that entrepreneurs are all ultimately unique in some way empirical evidence suggests that they all do share some common characteristics and skills, some of which can be taught (Colette, et al., 2005)....   [tags: entrepreneurship essays]
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What do you understand to be the concept of entrepreneurship and why - What do you understand to be the concept of entrepreneurship and why has it become such an important area of focus. Q2) What do you understand to be the concept of entrepreneurship and why has it become such an important area of focus. The concept of entrepreneurship is often viewed as a function, which involves the exploitation of opportunities, which exist within a market. Such exploitation is most commonly associated with the direction and/or combination of productive inputs. Entrepreneurs usually are considered to bear risk while pursuing opportunities, and often are associated with creative and innovative actions....   [tags: Economics] 1620 words
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I Want to Be in the College of Business at the East Carolina University - As an entering freshman at East Carolina University, I knew I wanted to be in the College of Business but I was unsure on what concentration I would like to pursue throughout my four years of study. I have been interested in business ever since I took several classes in Sports and Entertainment Marketing, and Entrepreneurship in high school and recently I have wanted to study the managerial roles of a business. In conclusion, the concentrations in the College of Business that interest me include Marketing, Management, and Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management....   [tags: marketing, management, entrepreneurship] 558 words
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