Entrepreneurship with Student Resource Access 12 Months, 5th Edition
Howard Frederick | Allan O'Connor | Donald F. Kuratko
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Entrepreneurship: Theory/Process/Practice focuses on Asia-Pacific entrepreneurial development with an overarching commitment to environmental and sustainable entrepreneurial practice as well as social and ethical responsibility. Its strong theoretical framework is coupled with an emphasis on the experiential, through a wealth of scenarios, case studies, feedback questionnaires and business plans. This edition has an emphasis on lean entrepreneurship and the business model canvas, which promotes experiential practice aligning with the online material.
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Table of Contents
Part 1: The entrepreneurial mind-set in the twenty-first century
1. Entrepreneurship: evolutionary development, revolutionary impact
2. The entrepreneurial mind-set: cognition and career
3. Ethical, social and sustainable entrepreneurship
4. Pathways to entrepreneurial ventures
Part 2: Designing resilient entrepreneurship: from opportunity identification to business model
5. Opportunity identification and the creative pursuit of innovative ideas
6. Design thinking for entrepreneurial ventures
7. Lean entrepreneurship and identifying customer needs
8. Lean marketing and business model design
Part 3: Growing and planning entrepreneurial ventures
9. Strategic entrepreneurial growth
10. Legal and regulatory challenges
11. Business planning
Part 4: Financial matters for entrepreneurial ventures
12. Financial performance for entrepreneurial ventures
13. Sources of finance for entrepreneurial ventures
14. Valuing and harvesting entrepreneurial ventures
Business Plan (online)
About the Authors
Professor Howard H Frederick is currently Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship at Plymouth State University, New Hampshire, United States; and Research Professor at Monterey Institute of Technology, Mexico. He was Professor of Entrepreneurship Education at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, and was New Zealand's longest-serving Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Director, New Zealand Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, at Unitec New Zealand in Auckland. Howard is recognised as an authority in the field of ICT, business innovation and economic development. He is a dynamic teacher whose keen insight of worldwide markets, economic trends, and political climates has inspired thousands of students to successfully launch their own ventures.
Dr Allan J O'Connor is an Associate Professor in Enterprise Dynamics at The University of South Australia, Australia. With qualifications that include a Master in Enterprise Innovation and a PhD that focused on issues of public policy for entrepreneurship education and economic development, he has developed undergraduate and postgraduate curricula in leading entrepreneurship programs in Australia. Allan is engaged in research that is designed to advise governments in matters of innovation and entrepreneurship that drive regional competitiveness. His portfolio of more than fifty research publications is testament to the significance of his research agenda and contribution to his research field....
- Inspire learners with exciting quotes from entrepreneurs and innovators at the start of each chapter
- 'Entrepreneurial edge' boxes provide tips and interesting facts about entrepreneurship
- 'Entrepreneurship in practice' boxes contain stories of real-life entrepreneurs and companies to help illustrate the conceptual material covered in each chapter
- Graphs, illustrations diagrams and tables illustrate concepts and results of research and entrepreneurial ventures
- To ensure that students have grasped the content and concepts, the end of chapter includes summaries, key terms and concepts, review and discussion questions
- 'Experiencing Entrepreneurship' boxes and case studies with activities give users the opportunity to put skills and concepts discussed in the chapter into practice...