Chapter 6 - grow

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What is Entrepreneurship? 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 Categories of Entrepreneurs Classic Entrepreneurs Pursue and allocate resources Serial Entrepreneurs Start one business after another Social Entrepreneurs Society’s challenges Entrepreneurship as a Career More than 12% of Americans run their own business In an average month, Americans start approximately 465,000 new businesses Why People Become Entrepreneurs Desire to Be One’s Own Boss Desire to succeed Financially Desire for Job Security Desire for an Improved Quality of Life The Environment for Entrepreneurship Expanded Opportunities for Entrepreneurs
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course ADMINISTRA 011:100 taught by Professor Jayrereaves during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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Chapter 6 - grow

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