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The Making of an E t Entrepreneur C P k S i 2 Course Pack – Section 2
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Steve Jobs: Live before you die. http://www youtube com/watch?v UF8uR6Z6KLc&feature related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UF8uR6Z6KLc&feature=related 3
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Defining the Entrepreneur Defining “the entrepreneur” is very difficult The text uses words such as “aggressive,” “risk taking”, and even “deviant.” an entrepreneur is an individual who sees an opportunity that others do not and marshals the resources to exploit it .” p.76 We settle on four “approaches” or schools of thought: Traits approach : focus on psychological characteristics; Environmental approach : background; h i l h l Behavioral approach : management style; Contingency approach : sensing and exploiting opportunities. [See Figure 2 1 (p 76)] [See Figure 2.1 (p. 76)] 4
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