Entrepreneurism: A Philosophy and a Sensible Alternative for the Market Economy

Entrepreneurism: A Philosophy and a Sensible Alternative for the Market Economy

by Raymond Kao, Rowland R. Rao, Kenneth R. Rao
     
 

This book provides concise definitions of 'entrepreneurism', 'entrepreneurship', 'entrepreneur' and 'entrepreneurial' for education and application within the framework of the market economy: acts as a signpost pointing the way toward balancing the short-term need for survival with the long-term need for sustainable growth; and serves as a philosophical beacon that… See more details below

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This book provides concise definitions of 'entrepreneurism', 'entrepreneurship', 'entrepreneur' and 'entrepreneurial' for education and application within the framework of the market economy: acts as a signpost pointing the way toward balancing the short-term need for survival with the long-term need for sustainable growth; and serves as a philosophical beacon that will guide individuals, particularly, business leaders, toward actions in the interest of humanity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781860943133
Publisher:
Imperial College Press
Publication date:
12/10/2002
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Sect. IThe Pillars and the Foundation1
Ch. 1Introduction: How Have We Managed?3
Ch. 2From the Entrepreneur to Entrepreneurism: The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Thoughts29
Ch. 3Beyond Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: The Need for Ownership48
Ch. 4Common Good and the Making of Profit75
Ch. 5What Price "Profit?"97
Ch. 6Value, and Entrepreneurial Cultural Value113
Ch. 7Cost, Economic Cost and the Notion of Residual134
Ch. 8People, People, People169
Sect. IIThe Pursuit of Entrepreneurial Culture197
Ch. 9The Creation of a New Venture199
Ch. 10The New Venture Creation: Planning and the Business Plan218
Ch. 11Caring and Developing a New Venture for Sustainable Growth238
Ch. 12Family Business: The Home Based Community of Entrepreneurs270
Ch. 13The Tragedy, Glory and Succession of Family Business290
Ch. 14The Succession Challenge and the Glory of Family Business305
Ch. 15Corporate Entrepreneurship: Corporate Power and Issues Concerning Corporate Profit329
Ch. 16Corporate Governance, Responsibility and Profit349
Ch. 17Corporate Management367
Ch. 18Should/Can the Government be Entrepreneurial?390
Ch. 19Charitable and Not-for-Profit Organization Entrepreneurship412
Ch. 20Conclusion: A Model of Gross Planet Productivity427
References443
Index453

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