Introduction to entrepreneurship/intrapreneurship

Ogbaekirigwe, C. O, Icha-Ituma, A. and Igwe, P. A. (2020) Introduction to entrepreneurship/intrapreneurship. In: Entrepreneurship: Perspective, Process, and Practice. Directorate of Academic Planning, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (AE FUNAI), Nigeria. ISBN UNSPECIFIED

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Understanding human behaviour is central to our understanding of the concept of entrepreneurship. Hence, entrepreneurship had variously been defined from various perspectives by many scholars through business process approach, identification and assessment of opportunities, decision making, obtaining resources and the development of business strategy. In addition to introducing the meaning of some concepts like entrepreneur or entrepreneurship, perspectives of entrepreneurship and theories of entrepreneurship, this introductory chapter conceptualize issues concerning enterprising person, opportunity creation, entrepreneurial action, and entrepreneurial spirit or behaviour. The critical learning objectives includes (1) to introduce the concept of entrepreneurship and explain the entrepreneurial process; (2) to describe the theories of entrepreneurship; (3) to highlight the factors that influence entrepreneurial behaviour; (4) to develop the Characteristics and skills required to be successful entrepreneurs; and (5) to introduce the biographies of current / past entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

Keywords:Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship
Subjects:N Business and Administrative studies > N100 Business studies
N Business and Administrative studies > N200 Management studies
N Business and Administrative studies > N211 Strategic Management
Divisions:Lincoln International Business School
ID Code:41284
Deposited On:24 Jul 2020 11:16

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