Enhancing Entrepreneurial Excellence

Enhancing Entrepreneurial Excellence

Tools for Making the Possible Real

Robert A. Baron

The field of entrepreneurship has long pondered the following question: Why, despite their high levels of motivation, effort and commitment, do so many entrepreneurs fail? This innovative volume tackles the complex question of entrepreneurial success, identifying the essential tools necessary for converting ideas into reality and offering concrete means for acquiring and strengthening those tools.

Chapter 1: The nature of entrepreneurship—and why entrepreneurs truly matter

Robert A. Baron

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurship—new ventures . . . and beyond Why entrepreneurs matter—and why they really are different Are entrepreneurs different? And if so, why? Acquiring knowledge about the foundations of entrepreneurial success Asking entrepreneurs: can they really tell us the “secrets of success”? Conducting systematic research Importing knowledge from other fields Tools for making the possible real: a brief overview

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