This market leader was the first of its kind to cover entrepreneurship in one entire text. Its practical step-by-step approach helps develop entrepreneurial skills. The revision of this successful text features the Internet and a chapter on Quality and the Human Factor, as well as current management themes that will keep the text at the forefront of the market.
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Covers entrepreneurship in one text and there is a section on technology and the emerging trends of e-commerce, a separate chapter on women and minority entrepreneurs, and marketing on the Internet.About the Author:
Dr. Donald F. Kuratko is the Jack M. Gill Chair of Entrepreneurship; Professor of Entrepreneurship and Executive Director of the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Dr. Kuratko is a national leader in the field of entrepreneurship authoring over 160 articles on entrepreneurship and corporate innovation as well as 24 books, including the leading entrepreneurship textbook, Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, Practice. Dr. Kuratko has been a consultant on Corporate Innovation to Fortune 100 corporations and he is the Executive Director of the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers. Professor Kuratko's honors include the Entrepreneur of the Year for the state of Indiana; the George Washington Medal of Honor; the Leavey Foundation Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise; the NFIB Entrepreneurship Excellence Award; the National Model Innovative Pedagogy Award for Entrepreneurship; the National Outstanding Entrepreneurship Educator; and a 21st Century Entrepreneurship Research Fellow. Dr. Kuratko was honored in Entrepreneur magazine as the premiere Entrepreneurship Program Director in the nation. In 2007 The U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship honored him with the prestigious John E. Hughes Entrepreneurial Advocacy Award for his career achievements. Also in 2007 the National Academy of Management honored him with the prestigious Entrepreneurship Advocate Award for his contributions to the development and advancement of the discipline of entrepreneurship. Under Dr. Kuratko's leadership Indiana University's Entrepreneurship Program has been ranked the top Graduate Business School for Entrepreneurship (Public Institutions) and the top Undergraduate Business School for Entrepreneurship (Public Institutions) by U.S. News and World Report.
Distinguished professor, prolific author, renowned consultant, and inspiring teacher, Dr. Richard M. Hodgetts (1942-2001) was the Suntrust Professor of Strategic Management at Florida International University (FIU). He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma and an M.B.A. from Indiana University. He published more than 125 articles and papers on a variety of topics ranging from entrepreneurship to strategic management to total quality management. He was also the author or coauthor of 49 books. Some of the most recent include INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT, and MEASURES OF QUALITY AND HIGH PERFORMANCE. Dr. Hodgetts consulted for a number of Fortune 500 firms and provided training for a wide variety of companies. He also lectured in Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Jamaica, Trinidad, Denmark, Kuwait, and at a host of U.S. colleges and universities. He was a Fellow of the Academy of Management and a past member of the Academy's Board of Governors. He served on three academic review boards and wrote a biweekly column on small business and entrepreneurship in the Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel.
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Book Description Harcourt School, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030150841