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Quick Skills Skills For Entrepreneurs,9780538432269

Quick Skills Skills For Entrepreneurs

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 7/20/2001
Publisher(s): Cengage Learning
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

This book enhances the reader's opportunity for career success by targeting fundamental skills. Skills For Entrepreneurs will provide the foundation for effectively managing a business. Covering areas such as effective risk taking, leadership qualities and the entrepreneurial environment, this is the perfect tool for anyone looking to venture into owning and operating their own business.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(2)
What Is Entrepreneurship?
3(10)
Entrepreneurs: All Shapes and Sizes
4(4)
Characteristics of Entrepreneurs
8(2)
Being an Employee in an Entrepreneurial Firm
10(3)
The Entrepreneurial Environment
13(10)
Wearing Many Hats
14(3)
Plusses and Minuses
17(2)
Three Key Beliefs
19(4)
Innovation and Creativity
23(12)
Change and Innovation
24(3)
Innovation and Failure
27(2)
Generating Ideas
29(6)
Working as a Team
35(12)
The Entrepreneurial Team
36(1)
Team Roles
36(3)
Working Toward Shared Goals
39(3)
Obstacles to Good Teamwork
42(5)
Effective Risk Taking
47(10)
Risk and Reward: A Delicate Balance
48(3)
Obstacles to Effective Risk Taking
51(3)
A Key Principle: Mutual Trust
54(3)
Problem Solving
57(13)
Six Steps for Effective Problem Solving
58(4)
Obstacles to Effective Problem Solving
62(4)
Communication for Problem Solving
66(4)
Leadership
70(11)
What Makes a Leader?
71(3)
Tasks of an Entrepreneurial Leader
74(2)
Creating a Healthy Climate
76(5)
Handling Change and Conflict
81
Starting Up
82
Researching Opportunities
82
Evaluating Resources and Expenses
84
Creating a Business Plan
86

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