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The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management, Entrepreneurship by Michael A. Hitt (Editor); R. Duane Ireland (Editor)
Publication Date: 2006-06-30
This volume in the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management volume set: The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship, especially commissioned for the second edition from editors Michael A. Hitt and R. Duane Ireland, charts the key concepts and frameworks in the expanding field of Entrepreneurship. A brand new, state-of-the-art volume in the growing field of Entrepreneurship; Features 90 important entrepreneurship concepts written by 110 international contributors; Charts the key concepts and frameworks of the field, covering: 'creative destruction'; competitive dynamics; real options; social capital; corporate entrepreneurship; risk management; franchising; succession planning; location effects; spinoffs; and product innovation.
In This Guide
This guide is for entrepreneurs and students of entrepreneurship who are seeking to develop or hone their business models for a new or existing business venture. Below is a brief description to the sections of this guide.
Learn how to write a business plan and find examples.
Find company information that will help in completing your competitive analysis.
Products & Markets
Discover resources that will provide market intelligence on products and markets.
Find resources that guide small business financing and raising venture capital.
Determine target market through demographics or consumer attitudes.
Determine the classification of the industry in which your business is to operate in.