Description : Like having a team of top business consultants on call, 24 hours a day...but a whole lot cheaper. From the experts at Entrepreneur magazine comes your total guide to starting, managing, and growing a small business. Written to meet all the information needs of entrepreneurs, small business owners, and those thinking about going into business for themselves, this practical, user-friendly guide tells you everything you need to know about setting goals and objectives, assessing risk, finding the right location, financing, marketing, pricing, taxation, insurance, record keeping, personnel management, purchasing, inventory, time and stress management, legal matters, advertising, sales, obtaining expansion capital, and many other topics of vital importance to smart, enterprising business people like you. Proven strategies, techniques, and expert tips on every aspect of starting, managing, and growing a small business. Defines all important terms and clearly explains difficult concepts in plain English. Packed with useful worksheets, checklists, sample forms, and other valuable business tools that you can put to work for you, today. Chapters include listings of trade associations, periodicals, on-line services, software, government agencies, and other valuable sources of business assistance and information. Also available from the Entrepreneur library: Entrepreneur Starting an Import/Export Business, Entrepreneur Making Money With Your Personal Computer.
Description : International Entrepreneurship in the Arts focuses on teaching students, artists, and arts managers specific strategies for expanding creative ventures that are already successful domestically to an international audience. Varbanova’s accessible writing outlines a systematic theoretical framework that guides the reader from generating an innovative idea and starting up an international arts enterprise to its sustainable international growth. Applying concepts, models, and tools from international entrepreneurship theory and practice, Varbanova analyzes how these function within the unique setting of the arts and culture sector. The book covers: Domestic inception of an arts enterprise, followed by international expansion Starting up an international arts venture in the early stages of its inception Presenting an arts activity or project in a foreign country or region Financing a startup venture with international resources Implementing diverse models of international partnership Starting up an arts venture that is run by a multinational team Creating an art product with international dimension The book’s 23 case studies and 54 short examples feature disciplines from fine arts and photography to music, theatre, and contemporary dance, and cover ventures in over 20 countries to provide students with practical insight into the issues and challenges facing real arts organizations. Aimed at students interested in the business aspects of arts and cultural ventures, it will also be of use to practitioners looking at ways to internationalize their own enterprises.
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Description : Entrepreneurship, 5th Edition helps aspiring entrepreneurs understand the process of starting a new venture and appreciate the vital role of entrepreneurship in the economy. This accessible textbook explains the steps involved in starting a new company, and offers insights on engaging with startups as investors, bankers, accountants, lawyers, vendors, customers, and employees. Delving into the real-world trials and tribulations of entrepreneurship, the text covers every stage of the entrepreneurial process, from searching for an opportunity and molding it into an attractive product or service, to launching, growing, and eventually harvesting the new venture. The fully revised and updated fifth edition integrates core concepts of entrepreneurship and practical case studies—enabling students to develop an inclusive perspective on how businesses are born, grow, and succeed or fail. The authors explore the entrepreneurial competitiveness of nations throughout the world, describe the critical factors for starting a new enterprise and building it into a successful business, and demonstrate how to build a workable business model. Clear, straightforward chapters cover each essential area of entrepreneurship, including marketing, strategy, team building, financial projections, business planning, and more.
Description : The African Economic Outlook 2017 presents the continent’s current state of affairs and forecasts its situation for the coming two years.
Description : This third edition prepares entrepreneurs for the rewards and pitfalls of this career choice. It explores a new theme on how to effectively manage a start-up company. Focus on Real Entrepreneurs sections highlight how entrepreneurs position their companies to meet the various marketing, financial, and technological challenges. Management Track sections present key management issues while following the development of a real company. Entrepreneurs will also find real situations and examples on which they can practice the broad range of skills required to start and build a company in today's complex world.
Description : Learn the true process of a successful entrepreneur with ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THEORY, PROCESS, PRACTICE, 9e! Presenting the most current thinking in this explosive field, this renowned entrepreneurship text provides a practical, step-by-step approach that makes learning easy. Using exercises and case presentations, you can apply your own ideas and develop useful entrepreneurial skills. Cases and examples found throughout the text present the new venture creations or corporate innovations that permeate the world economy today. This book will be your guide to understanding the entrepreneurial challenges of tomorrow. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Designated a Doody's Core Title! At the intersection of health care delivery and practice there lies a large area of patient care with no manual: how to provide the best care to patients who have a critically low level of comprehension and literacy. Because all patients play a central role in the outcome of their own health care, competent health care becomes almost impossible for caregivers when the boundary of low literary skills is present. In a concise and well-written format you will learn: Common myths about low literacy Examples of low health care literacy How to recognize patients with low literacy Strategies to help patients with low literacy and reduce medical errors Cultural issues in health literacy Ways to create a patient-friendly office environment How to improve patient communication Guidelines to target and overcome common problems practitioners encounter This clear, well written book is packed with examples and tips and will serve as a much needed guide for primary care providers, nurse practitioners, hospital administrators, and others who are looking for ways to improve their communication with patients and provide the most beneficial health care to their low-literacy patients.
Description : Paul Silberberg worked exclusively in the ultra-high net worth market. Inc. Magazine once called it 'The Ultimate Investment Club for Entrepreneurs.' For almost five decades, this 'club' included hundreds of successful entrepreneurs, including some of the most prominent in the United States. Most of these entrepreneurs attribute a large part of their success to good luck, fortuity, and being at the right place at the right time. They recognize opportunity when it knocks, and follow their instincts with passion. They take risks. They persist. They capitalize on certain innate talents, and practice skills that do not come naturally to them. These Entrepreneurs have amazing stories, which they allow Silberberg to share with you in Ethical Entrepreneur. Their stories are part of his story, and these stories should help illuminate for you the 'right' path to build entrepreneurial wealth. Both Silberberg's experience and research indicate that it's in your own self-interest to do it the right way, right from the beginning.
Description : Launched in May 2011, the new global magazine Southern Innovator is about the people across the global South shaping our new world, eradicating poverty and working towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). They are the innovators. Issue 1 covered the theme of mobile phones and information technology. Issue 2 covers the theme of youth and entrepreneurship. Follow the magazine on Twitter @SouthSouth1. If you would like hard copies of the magazine for distribution, then please contact the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (www.southerninnovator.org). Learn about the Global South-South Development Expo here: www.southsouthexpo.org. Also contact us about opportunities to sponsor the magazine here: [email protected]