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The spirit of entrepreneurship : exploring the essence of entrepreneurship through personal stories / Sharda S. Nandram, Karel J. Samsom.

By: Nandram, Sharda S.
Contributor(s): Samsom, Karel J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer.Publisher: New York : Springer, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xv, 371 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9783540347613; 3540347615.Subject(s): Entrepreneurship | Entrepreneurship -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Spirit of entrepreneurship.Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Matter; The Spirit of Entrepreneurship: Beyond Limitations; Entrepreneurship Today; Entrepreneurship Tomorrow; The Human Factor in Entrepreneurship; Case Study Design and Participant Background; Theory Building Through Case Study; The Human Side of Venturing: Lessons; Entrepreneurial Executives; Venturers; Re-launchers; Trend Entrepreneurs; Family Business Entrepreneurs; Significant Business Entrepreneurs; Small Business Entrepreneurs; Start-Ups; Enterprising Persons; Nyenrode -- The Entrepreneurial University; Back Matter.
Summary: Reveals what inspires people to leave behind certainty to pursue a vision of creativity and entrepreneurship. This book explores entrepreneurship through the lens of human behavior, addressing such factors as creative vision, drive, reflection, action, passion, teamwork, achievement, commitment and personal values.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-368) and index.

Front Matter; The Spirit of Entrepreneurship: Beyond Limitations; Entrepreneurship Today; Entrepreneurship Tomorrow; The Human Factor in Entrepreneurship; Case Study Design and Participant Background; Theory Building Through Case Study; The Human Side of Venturing: Lessons; Entrepreneurial Executives; Venturers; Re-launchers; Trend Entrepreneurs; Family Business Entrepreneurs; Significant Business Entrepreneurs; Small Business Entrepreneurs; Start-Ups; Enterprising Persons; Nyenrode -- The Entrepreneurial University; Back Matter.

Reveals what inspires people to leave behind certainty to pursue a vision of creativity and entrepreneurship. This book explores entrepreneurship through the lens of human behavior, addressing such factors as creative vision, drive, reflection, action, passion, teamwork, achievement, commitment and personal values.

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