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Entrepreneurs
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Definitions Entrepreneurs- people who own, operate, and take the risk of a business venture Entrepreneurship- The process of running a business of one’s own Employee- people who work for someone else
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6 Types of Entrepreneurial Business Manufacturing- actually produce the products they sell Wholesaling- sell the products to people other than the final customer Retailing- selling products to people Service- sell services
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6 Types of Entrepreneurial Businesses con’t Agricultural- generate fresh produce & other farm products Mining & extracting- take resources like coal out of the ground so they can be consumed
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Small Business Employ fewer than 20 people! Percentage of all U.S. Businesses 90% 9% 1% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% 20 or fewer 21-500 More than 501
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Characteristics of successful Entrepreneurs Independence Self-confident
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Unformatted text preview: Goal-orientated The need to achieve & set high standards for themselves Are able to act quickly Advantages of Entrepreneurship They are their own boss They can choose a business that interests them They can be creative They can make lots of money Disadvantages of Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship is risky Entrepreneurs face uncertain an irregular incomes Entrepreneurs work long hours Entrepreneurs must make all decisions by themselves THINK CRITICALLY!! Entrepreneurs can fail even if they are committed and have the characteristics needed to be successful. Why do you think this can happen? Why is it important for entrepreneurs to choose a field that they will enjoy? Do you think the advantages of entrepreneurship outweigh the disadvantages? Why or why not?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course BUS 114 taught by Professor Pitts during the Spring '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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