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Unformatted text preview: > > > > > > > > Starting Your Own Business: The Entrepreneurship Alternative Chapter 6 Define the term entrepreneur and distinguish among entrepreneurs, small-business owners, and managers. Identify the different types of entrepreneurs. Explain why people choose to become entrepreneurs. Discuss factors that support and expand opportunities for entrepreneurs. Identify personality traits that typically characterize successful entrepreneurs. Summarize the process of starting a new venture. Explain how organizations promote intrapreneurship. L e a r n i n g G o a l s 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 • An entrepreneur is a person who seeks a profitable opportunity and takes the necessary risks to set up and operate a business. • Differ from many small-business owners in their strong desire to make their business grow . • Differ from managers through their overriding responsibility to use the resources of the organization to accomplish their goals. • Willing to take risks. W h a t is E n t r e p r e n e u r s h ip ? C a t e g o r ie s o f E n t r e p r e n e u r s • Classic Entrepreneurs – Pursue and allocate resources • Serial Entrepreneurs – Start one business after one another • Social Entrepreneurs – Society’s challenges •...
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