Analysis of E-Myth Revisited
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E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Dont Work and What to Do About It
By Michael E. Gerber
E-Myth was written for small business owners, those that wish to own
September 30, 2013
Corporate Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Silicon Valley: Google, Inc. (p128)
Google, Inc. was founded by two Stanford University Students working on their
computer engineering PhD.Larry Pag
Our Mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit one person, one cup and one
neighborhood at a time
Business Type: Premier roaster, marketer and retailer of specialty coffees and teas.
Glossary Chapter 1
Better widget strategy (p.11)
Innovation that encompasses new or existing markets.
Notes: unique products
Corridor principle (p. 7)
States that with every venture launched, new and unintended opportunities arise.
Notes: 3M Corporation-P
Seems to be what not to do. Wants to look at the positive aspects of it. Review business model .
Wants the following on business plan:
Reasons for starting a venture:
Personal characteristics, the environment,
Glossary Chapter 2
Career risk (p. 42)
Whether an entrepreneur will be able to find a job or go back to an old job if his or her
Code of conduct (p. 51)
A statement of ethical practices or guidelines to which an enterprise adheres.
Glossary Chapter 3
Champion (p. 78)
Within the context of corporate entrepreneurship, this is a person with an innovative vision
and the ability to share it.
Collective entrepreneurship (p. 86)
Individual skills integrated into a group wherein the collect
November 04, 2013
Notes MGMT 4380
Nov 27 work day no class roll
Dec 3 guest speaker 11:10, and 3pm (in Landes)
No QUIZ 2
Assignment 6 Due Wednesday November 6th , Meet with Stephen at 0930 on Tuesday. Nov 5th
Components of business plan Pg.
February 11, 2014
RunKeeper Assignment 1
1. Jason has drive, energy, self-confidence, can set goals, has long-term involvement, and
can tolerate uncertainty. He possesses all of these characteristics because when his