Entrepreneurship: Strategies and Resources

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Marsh Publications, 2008 - Entrepreneurship - 589 pages
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Based on the premise that entrepreneurship can be studied systematically, this book provides a single, practical volume that presents the theory and practice of entrepreneurship and starting new businesses. Providing practical applications of new venture techniques, this bookOs resource-based point of view yields practical, hands-on information such as acquiring and using resources and assets for a competitive advantage. Focusing on the business plan, the book demonstrates how to put together a document for guidance and financing. It also illustrates problems and opportunities faced by entrepreneurs as well as important day-to-day issues. An essential resource for every professional and business owner as well as for everyone seeking to start a new business venture."

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Contents

A Framework for Entrepreneurship
2
Resources and Capabilities
32
Creativity and Idea
64
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Dr. Marc J. Dollinger" is the Glaubinger Professor of Business Administration in the Management Department at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. He received his MBA and Ph.D. from Lehigh University (1978,1982) in Pennsylvania and spent 5 years at the University of Kentucky before his appointment to Indiana. He is also a visiting professor in the International Management Department of the International University of Japan. Prior to receiving his doctorate, he was the program administrator for Lehigh's Small Business Development Center.

Currently, he is the chairman of the Kelley School of Business's Undergraduate Program. Marc is also a member of the editorial board of "Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice" and a former board member of the "Academy of Management Review." His 1990 paper, "The Evolution of Collective Strategies in Fragmented Industries," was awarded the Best Paper Award by the "Academy of Management Review."

The focus of Marc's career has been teaching and researching and consulting entrepreneurship and small business issues. He has published articles in the "Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, Journal of Small Business Management," and "Journal of Small Business Strategy." He is currently working on the consortium of the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Development.

Dr. Dollinger teaches both undergraduate and MBA entrepreneurship courses at Indiana University's School of Business and has conducted workshops for many small business groups, including manufacturer's representatives of a major medical products company, minority business owners, andowners of small firms in the retail music business. He also conducts workshops for executives, most recently for the Asian-Pacific Management Development Consortium, ALCOA-CSI, and Otis Elevator, North American Operations.

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