Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Harper Collins, Mar 24, 1999 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Peter Drucker's classic book on innovation and entrepreneurship

This is the first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline that explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America's new entrepreneurial economy. Superbly practical, Innovation and Entrepreneurship explains what established businesses, public service institutions, and new ventures need to know and do to succeed in today's economy.

 

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INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Practice And Principles

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At a guess, Drucker's latest contribution to management literature will command appreciably less than half the attention being lavished on A Passion for Excellence (422). His substantive, systematic ... Read full review

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An entrepreneur classic. Tremendous insight from an innovative opportunity & entrepreneurial management standpoint. As always, I highly recommend all of Peter Drucker's books. Read full review

Contents

PRACTICE OF INNOVATION
19
Purposeful Innovation and the Seven Sources
30
The Unexpected
37
Incongruities
57
Process Need
69
Industry and Market Structures
76
Demographics
88
Changes in Perception
99
PRACTICE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
141
The Entrepreneurial Business
147
Entrepreneurship in the Service Institution
177
The New Venture
188
ENTREPRENEURIAL STRATEGIES
207
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209
19
243
The Entrepreneurial Society
253

New Knowledge
107
The Bright Idea
130
Suggested Readings
267
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Peter F. Drucker is considered the most influential management thinker ever. The author of more than twenty-five books, his ideas have had an enormous impact on shaping the modern corporation. Drucker passed away in 2005.

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