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
Analysis of E-Myth Revisited
For MGMT 4380
On October 30, 2013
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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
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