New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century Irwin Management

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education #ad - New venture creation: entrepreneurship for the 21st Century is about the process of getting a new venture started, growing the venture, successfully harvesting it, and starting again. The book presents the substantial body of knowledge about the entrepreneurial process in a pragmatic way – through text, case studies, and hands-on exercises – to help readers compress their learning curves, reduce their ultimate risk and pain, and allow them to gain more from their subsequent entrepreneurial experiences.

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The Monk and the Riddle: The Art of Creating a Life While Making a Living

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#ad - Komisar emerges as a master storyteller, the kind of guy you'd feel honored to share a bottle of wine with. As komisar helps lenny find the real purpose of the business, the passion behind the revenue projections, he reflects back on his life as an entrepreneur. And it may not be the important half. And you believe his conclusion: "When all is said and done, the journey is the reward.

It's great if you've made billions on the journey, but the important thing is that you do something you can truly throw yourself into. They can draw up business plans, have meetings with venture capitalists, maybe even get funded and actually launch a start-up. Komisar has worked with a number of companies--apple, and webtv among them--and has come to a rather startling conclusion: if you can't see yourself doing this business for the rest of your life, LucasArts Entertainment the gaming division of George Lucas's empire, don't start it.

The Monk and the Riddle: The Art of Creating a Life While Making a Living #ad - However, in the monk and the riddle, Silicon Valley sage Randy Komisar reasons that's only half the equation for success. Chosen as one of the top 100 business books of all time by Jack Covert and Todd Sattersten of 800-CEO-Read, The Monk and the Riddle explores the heart and soul entrepreneurship. In other words, he wants to see passion and purpose in business, not just spreadsheets and a by-the-numbers business model.

To illustrate, komisar takes the reader through a hypothetical Silicon Valley start-up, with an eager entrepreneur named Lenny trying to get funding for an online casket-selling business.

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The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything

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Portfolio #ad - In fact, websites, and conferences that many startups get paralyzed, webinars, there are so many books, articles, blogs, or they focus on the wrong priorities and go broke before they succeed. The art of the Start 2. 0 solves that problem by distilling Guy Kawasaki's decades of experience as one of the most hardworking and irreverent strategists in the business world.

Guy has totally overhauled this iconic, essential guide for anyone starting anything. It’s 64 percent longer than version 1. 0 and features his latest insights and practical advice about social media, crowdfunding, cloud computing, and many other topics. Guy understands the seismic changes in business over the last decade: Once-invulnerable market leaders are struggling.

The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything #ad - Business plans are no longer necessary. Crowdfunding is now a viable alternative to investors. Fully revised and expanded for the first time in a decade, service, bestselling guide to launching and making your new product, this is Guy Kawasaki's classic, or idea a success. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, fund raising, there's no shortage of advice on topics such as innovating, recruiting, small-business owner, or not-for-profit leader, intrapreneur, and branding.

. Many of the basics of getting established have become easier, cheaper, and more democratic. Social media has replaced PR and advertising as the key method of promotion.

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Entrepreneurial Finance

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Cengage Learning #ad - It also covers how to effectively interact with financial institutions and regulatory agencies that can affect venture growth and enable liquidity for investors. With a strong emphasis on sound financial management practices, use business cash flow models, it explains how to secure financing, and strategically position the early-stage company.

. In-depth capstone cases, licensing agreements, exit strategies, strategic alliances, mini-cases, and examples vividly illustrate such key concepts as venture capital funds, the role of business angels, institutional investors, and much more. Important notice: media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Entrepreneurial Finance #ad - Entrepreneurial finance, and corporate finance tools and techniques an entrepreneur needs to start, build, knowledge, 6e, guides readers through a complete ""life cycle of the firm"" as it introduces the theories, and eventually harvest a successful venture.

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The New Business Road Test: What entrepreneurs and investors should do before launching a lean start-up

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FT Publishing International #ad - So before you launch your lean start-up, take your idea for a test drive and make sure it has a fighting chance of working. Www. Newbusinessroadtest. Com. The new and fully updated case studies – ella's kitchen, Whole Foods, eBay and more – and ‘seven domains’  framework will help you avoid impending disaster and enhance your chances of achieving your entrepreneurial dreams.

This book will help you answer the live-or-die questions: ·    are the market and industry attractive? ·    Does the opportunity offer both customer benefits as well as competitive and economic sustainability? ·    Can you deliver the results you seek? The accompanying app available on iTunes and Android makes it easy to assemble all the evidence you need for your road test, wherever you are.

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Now in its fifth edition, the New Business Road Test is the essential handbook for anyone wanting to launch a start-up.

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Strategic Management: A Competitive Advantage Approach, Concepts

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Pearson #ad - Thoroughly updated and revised with current research and examples, the 17th Edition helps students and managers effectively formulate and implement a strategic plan that can lead to a sustainable competitive advantage for any type of business. A practical, skills-oriented approach to strategic management In today’s economy, gaining and sustaining a competitive advantage is harder than ever.

This is the ebook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. It offers more coverage than any other textbook on important issues related to business ethics, global operations, social responsibility, and sustainability -- one of the reasons it is adopted at more than 500 colleges and universities worldwide.

Strategic Management: A Competitive Advantage Approach, Concepts #ad - For undergraduate and graduate courses in strategic management. These options give students affordable access to learning materials, so they come to class ready to succeed.   . This isbn is for the bound textbook, which students can rent through their bookstore. Strategic management captures the complexity of the current business environment and delivers the latest skills and concepts with unrivaled clarity, helping students develop their own cutting-edge strategy through skill-developing exercises.

This title is also available digitally as a standalone Pearson eText, or via MyLab Management, which includes the Pearson eText.

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Main Street Entrepreneur: Build Your Dream Company Doing What You Love Where You Live

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Entrepreneur Press #ad - Lifelong entrepreneur, spent 246 hours on a bike seat, business consultant and university professor Michael Glauser rode 4, 005 miles in 45 days, 748 vertical feet, climbed 165, and interviewed more than 100 entrepreneurs in 100 cities along the way to discover the secrets to entrepreneurial success.

Glauser has distilled hours of interviews and research to present the nine keys for:• building a purpose-driven business• Meeting important community needs• Developing a supporting cast• Working with a zealous tenacity• Giving mind-boggling customer service• Diversifying revenue streams• Giving back to the broader community• And ultimately, creating the lifestyle of your dreamsReaders will learn how to achieve their own dreams and won’t need a 30-page business plan, venture capital, or an exit strategy.

Main Street Entrepreneur: Build Your Dream Company Doing What You Love Where You Live #ad - 9 keys for Success. Main street entrepreneur offers a unique look at what it takes to create a successful and thriving business. 100 cities. 100 entrepreneurs. All they need to do is implement nine keys for success. Not everyone can build a facebook, Google or eBay, but anyone with passion and tenacity can do what these entrepreneurs all across America are doing.

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International Business

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Pearson #ad - Now in its 16th edition, international Business remains one of the best-selling and most authoritative international business texts available. Personalize learning with mylab management MyLab™ Management is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results.

Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. This package includes MyLab Management. 0134642295 / 9780134642291 international business, student value edition plus mylab management with pearson etext -- access card package    package consists of: 0134201647 / 9780134201641 International Business, Student Value Edition 0134253345 / 9780134253343 MyLab Management with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for International Business .

International Business #ad - For courses in international business. International business through theory and practice Balancing authoritative theory and meaningful practice, International Business engages readers on the subject of conducting business in international markets. In addition, provided by your instructor, you may need a Course ID, to register for and use MyLab and Mastering platforms.

As rigorous and practical as ever, streamlined writing, this edition remains current through updated author-¿written cases, including seven entirely new cases, and expanded coverage of relevant global changes. The authors’ descriptions and ideas of international business are enhanced with contemporary examples, scenarios, and cases that help readers effectively apply what they’ve learned.

Several versions of mylab™ and mastering™ platforms exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable.

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Organizational Behavior: Science, The Real World, and You

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Cengage Learning #ad - Help your students learn not only the concepts and theories that enhance the management of human behavior at work but also how to practice these skills with Nelson/Quick's ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR. The authors present foundational organizational behavior topics, teamwork, leadership, such as motivation, and communication.

The authors anchor the book's multifaceted approach in both classic research and leading-edge scholarship. Students further explore growing themes of globalization, diversity, and ethics. Timely examples from all types of organizations throughout this edition reflect today's most current trends, Ford, including six new focus companies--NetFlix, Groupon, and more.

Organizational Behavior: Science, The Real World, and You #ad - Students also examine emerging issues reshaping the field today, such as the theme of change. They study how change affects attitudes and behaviors in an organization as well as what new opportunities and experiences change presents. The latest edition of this book clearly demonstrates how organizational behavior theories and research apply to companies today with engaging cases, meaningful exercises, and examples that include six new focus companies students will instantly recognize.

Self-assessments and other interactive learning opportunities allow your students to grow and develop, both as individuals and as important contributors to an organization, as they progress throughout your course. Important notice: media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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International Business

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BE #ad - Market-defining since it was introduced, International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace by Charles W. L. Hill draws upon his experience to deliver a complete solution-print and digital―for instructors & students by being: Integrated - Progression of TopicsApplication Rich - Strong on StrategyCurrent - Thought ProvokingRelevant - Actual Practice of International Business.

Hill, sets the standard.

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Crafting and Executing Strategy: Concepts

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education #ad - Our co-author margaret peteraf a highly regarded researcher helped integrate both the resource-based view of the firm from the perspective of both single-business and multi-business strategies. Its engaging clearly articulated and conceptually balanced mainstream treatment of the latest developments in theory and practice include the clearest presentation of the value-price-cost framework.

Crafting & executing Strategy 22e has a long-standing reputation of being the most teachable text.

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