Challenging the traditional view that entrepreneurship is exclusively a private-sector concern, Governpreneurship presents a compelling argument for increased focus on entrepreneurship in public sector organizations. The only book to date to focus specifically on government entrepreneurship, this innovative volume combines Robert D. Hisrich’s vast theoretical knowledge with the practical experience of Amr Al-Dabbagh, who applied entrepreneurship in the Saudi public sector with excellent results. Featuring forewords by former US President Bill Clinton and former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, as well as four case studies that demonstrate the effectiveness of government entrepreneurship in action, this fascinating book breaks new ground in a rapidly growing field.
Establishing a Thriving Entrepreneurial Spirit in Government
Chapter 7: Funding the venture
Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship, public management, politics and public policy, public administration and management
_ To understand new ways of financing government entrepreneurship. _ To understand public–private partnerships as a funding mechanism. _ To learn how venture capital can be used to fund government entrepreneurship. _ To learn about several innovative ways to fund government entrepreneurship.
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