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The Resource Discovery Ltd : entrepreneurship in its DNA, Claire Beswick & Boris Urban

Discovery Ltd : entrepreneurship in its DNA, Claire Beswick & Boris Urban

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Discovery Ltd : entrepreneurship in its DNA
Title
Discovery Ltd
Title remainder
entrepreneurship in its DNA
Statement of responsibility
Claire Beswick & Boris Urban
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On 1 September 2009, as financial services firm Discovery Ltd was about to release its annual results for 2008/2009, CEO and founder Adrian Gore took some time to consider the company's trajectory since its inception 16 years ago. Discovery was now in the top 40 on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). That year's results were excellent: in the context of the global economic crisis, operating profit had grown by 32%. Still, Gore was not one to remain satisfied with these achievements. Now he wondered whether he had done enough to sustain that into the future, and what the next opportunity would be
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StDuBDS
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Beswick, Claire
Dewey number
658.421
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HB615
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Urban, Boris
Series statement
SAGE knowledge. Cases
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  • Discovery Ltd
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic planning
  • Financial services industry
Target audience
specialized
Label
Discovery Ltd : entrepreneurship in its DNA, Claire Beswick & Boris Urban
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Publication
Note
  • Originally Published in: Beswick, C. & Urban, B. (2010). Discovery Ltd: Entrepreneurship in its DNA. WBS-2010-02. Johannesburg: The Case Centre, Wits Business School
  • 2Teacher Notes for Sage Business Cases are available for academic staff. Contact the Liaison Librarian for Business and Management for details3
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
EDZ0001380090
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473960633
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Discovery Ltd : entrepreneurship in its DNA, Claire Beswick & Boris Urban
Publication
Note
  • Originally Published in: Beswick, C. & Urban, B. (2010). Discovery Ltd: Entrepreneurship in its DNA. WBS-2010-02. Johannesburg: The Case Centre, Wits Business School
  • 2Teacher Notes for Sage Business Cases are available for academic staff. Contact the Liaison Librarian for Business and Management for details3
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
EDZ0001380090
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473960633
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour).
Specific material designation
remote

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