E Entrepreneur Vs Entrepreneur
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- 1.E-entrepreneurs Vs entrepreneurs
- Who is an entrepreneur
- Who is not an e-entrepreneur ?
- Characteristics of an entrepreneur
- Entrepreneur Action Plan
- E-bay and Google
3. Who is an entrepreneur?
- The term " entrepreneur " has often been applied to the founder of a new business, or a person "who started a new business where there was none before" (Gartner 1985).
4. Who is not an entrepreneur?
- In this view, anyone who inherits (Henry Ford II), or buys an existing enterprise (George Steinbrenner's purchase of the Yankees), or manages a turnaround as an employee (Lee Iacocca) is by definition not an entrepreneur.
5. Characteristics of an entrepreneur
- Thinking outside the box
- Belief in control of ones destiny
- Creativity, Determination, Flexibility
- Goal orientation, hard work
- Initiative , leadership
- Appetite for taking risks
6. Entrepreneur Action plan
- Putting it together
- Business plan presentations
- Ane-entrepreneuris defined as an individual willing to take the risk of investing time and money in an electronic business that has the potential to make a profit or incur a loss.
8. Entrepreneur Anita Roddick
- Anita the founder of The Body Shop and the worlds most successful women entrepreneurs equates entrepreneurship to obsession and something that cannot be taught in classrooms.
- According to Anita , entrepreneurs are loners, vagabonds and trouble makers.
9. E-bay and Google
- A classic example of entrepreneurship and innovation in the business world.
- Google not only an entrepreneurial company but also a pioneer of innovation
10. Entrepreneur video 11. Conclusion
- An e-entrepreneur is an entrepreneur per se; be it e-business or traditional business an entrepreneur always travels the extra mile and sees the connections which the non-entrepreneur fails to do.
12. Further Reading
- 1.Journal article by J. Barton Cunningham, Joe Lischeron; Journal of Small Business Management, Vol. 29, 1991
- Simon Bridge, Understanding Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and small business, second edition, 2003