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The Resource Effectual entrepreneurship, Stuart Read, Saras Sarasvathy, Nick Dew and Robert Wiltbank, (electronic book)

Effectual entrepreneurship, Stuart Read, Saras Sarasvathy, Nick Dew and Robert Wiltbank, (electronic book)

Label
Effectual entrepreneurship
Title
Effectual entrepreneurship
Statement of responsibility
Stuart Read, Saras Sarasvathy, Nick Dew and Robert Wiltbank
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When you start a new venture - for-profit or not, individually or within existing organisations - you are not only trying to make a good living, you are engaged in expanding the horizon of valuable new economic opportunities. This book offers you expert principles to help you do that start to finish.
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Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Read, Stuart
Dewey number
658.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HB615
LC item number
.E453 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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1959-
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  • Sarasvathy, Saras D.
  • Dew, Nick
  • Wiltbank, Robert Ellis
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  • Entrepreneurship
  • New business enterprises
  • Success in business
Summary expansion
What are you waiting for? Whether you're dreaming about starting a business, learning about entrepreneurship or on the brink of creating a new opportunity right now, don't wait. Open this updated bestseller. Inside you'll find everything you need, including: a new and popular way to learn about and to practice entrepreneurship. new practical exercises, questions and activities for each step in your process. specific principles derived from the methods of expert entrepreneurs. over seventy updated case briefs of entrepreneurs across industries, locations and time. new applications to social entrepreneurship, technology and to large enterprises. plentiful connections to current and foundational research in the field (Research Roots) brand new chapter on "The Ask" - strategies for initiating the process of co-creating with partners data that will challenge conventional entrepreneurship wisdom a broader perspective on the science of entrepreneurship In this vibrant updated edition, you will find these ideas presented in the concise, modular, graphical form made popular in the first edition, perfect for those learning to be entrepreneurs or those already in the thick of things. If you want to learn about entrepreneurship in a way that emphasizes action, this new edition is vital reading. If you have already launched your entrepreneurial career and are looking for new perspectives, take the effectual entrepreneurship challenge! this book is for you. If you feel that you are no longer creating anything novel or valuable in your day job, and you're wondering how to change things, this book is for you. Anyone using entrepreneurship to create the change they want to see in the world will find a wealth of thought-provoking material, expert advice and practical techniques in these pages and on the accompanying website: www.effectuation.org So, what are you waiting for?
Target audience
specialized
Label
Effectual entrepreneurship, Stuart Read, Saras Sarasvathy, Nick Dew and Robert Wiltbank, (electronic book)
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Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2011
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I: What We Know About Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship 1. Roadmaps, Myths and the Bahamas 2. Good Ideas Are Everywhere 3. Most Ventures Require Little Startup Capital 4. Fail Cheap And Learn Quickly 5. The Plunge Doesn't Have To Be A Plunge At All Part II: How (Expert) Entrepreneurs Think 6. Prediction, Risk and Uncertainty 7. Opportunities Are Created As Well As Discovered 8. Managing Uncertainty Through Control 9. The Effectual Logic Of Expert Entrepreneurs Part III: The Nuts And Bolts Of Venturing: Effectuation In Action 10.The Bird-In-Hand Principle: Start With What You Have 11. Transforming Means into Something Valuable 12. The Affordable Loss Principle: Risk Little, Fail Cheap 13. Using Slack for Bootstrap Financing 14. The Crazy Quilt Principle: Form Partnerships 15. Asking Potential Partners to Make Commitments 16. The Lemonade Principle: Leverage Surprise 17. Putting It Together: The Effectuation Process Part IV: I Am An Entrepreneur Now: How Far Can I Go? 18. Ownership, Equity And Control: Manage Stakeholders 19. Business Plans and Business Models 20. The Venture Grows Up: Create an Entrepreneurial Culture Part V: Applications of Effectuation 21. Brand as Venture Identity: Marketing You 22. Technology 23. Entrepreneurship As a Technology for Social Change Conclusion Directory of "Practically Speaking" Sections By Topic
Control code
purchAH29997881
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
312 pages
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on 2Request Access3, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781317410324
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (colour)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Effectual entrepreneurship, Stuart Read, Saras Sarasvathy, Nick Dew and Robert Wiltbank, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2011
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I: What We Know About Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship 1. Roadmaps, Myths and the Bahamas 2. Good Ideas Are Everywhere 3. Most Ventures Require Little Startup Capital 4. Fail Cheap And Learn Quickly 5. The Plunge Doesn't Have To Be A Plunge At All Part II: How (Expert) Entrepreneurs Think 6. Prediction, Risk and Uncertainty 7. Opportunities Are Created As Well As Discovered 8. Managing Uncertainty Through Control 9. The Effectual Logic Of Expert Entrepreneurs Part III: The Nuts And Bolts Of Venturing: Effectuation In Action 10.The Bird-In-Hand Principle: Start With What You Have 11. Transforming Means into Something Valuable 12. The Affordable Loss Principle: Risk Little, Fail Cheap 13. Using Slack for Bootstrap Financing 14. The Crazy Quilt Principle: Form Partnerships 15. Asking Potential Partners to Make Commitments 16. The Lemonade Principle: Leverage Surprise 17. Putting It Together: The Effectuation Process Part IV: I Am An Entrepreneur Now: How Far Can I Go? 18. Ownership, Equity And Control: Manage Stakeholders 19. Business Plans and Business Models 20. The Venture Grows Up: Create an Entrepreneurial Culture Part V: Applications of Effectuation 21. Brand as Venture Identity: Marketing You 22. Technology 23. Entrepreneurship As a Technology for Social Change Conclusion Directory of "Practically Speaking" Sections By Topic
Control code
purchAH29997881
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
312 pages
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on 2Request Access3, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781317410324
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (colour)
Specific material designation
remote

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