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Differences and similarities between an entrepreneur and e-entrepreneur


<ul><li>1.E-entrepreneurs Vs entrepreneurs</li></ul> <p>2. Outline </p> <ul><li>Who is an entrepreneur </li></ul> <ul><li>Who is not an e-entrepreneur ?</li></ul> <ul><li>Characteristics of an entrepreneur </li></ul> <ul><li>Entrepreneur Action Plan </li></ul> <ul><li>E-entrepreneur </li></ul> <ul><li>E-bay and Google </li></ul> <ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul> <p>3. Who is an entrepreneur? </p> <ul><li>The term " entrepreneur " has often been applied to the founder of a new business, or a person "who started a new business where there was none before" (Gartner 1985).</li></ul> <p>4. Who is not an entrepreneur? </p> <ul><li>In this view, anyone who inherits (Henry Ford II), or buys an existing enterprise (George Steinbrenner's purchase of the Yankees), or manages a turnaround as an employee (Lee Iacocca) is by definition not an entrepreneur.</li></ul> <p>5. Characteristics of an entrepreneur </p> <ul><li>Thinking outside the box </li></ul> <ul><li>Belief in control of ones destiny </li></ul> <ul><li>Creativity, Determination, Flexibility </li></ul> <ul><li>Goal orientation, hard work </li></ul> <ul><li>Initiative , leadership </li></ul> <ul><li>Appetite for taking risks </li></ul> <p>6. Entrepreneur Action plan </p> <ul><li>Marketing </li></ul> <ul><li>Finance </li></ul> <ul><li>Ethics </li></ul> <ul><li>Putting it together </li></ul> <ul><li>Business plan presentations </li></ul> <p>7. E-entrepreneur </p> <ul><li>Ane-entrepreneuris defined as an individual willing to take the risk of investing time and money in an electronic business that has the potential to make a profit or incur a loss. </li></ul> <p>8. Entrepreneur Anita Roddick </p> <ul><li>Anita the founder of The Body Shop and the worlds most successful women entrepreneurs equates entrepreneurship to obsession and something that cannot be taught in classrooms. </li></ul> <ul><li>According to Anita , entrepreneurs are loners, vagabonds and trouble makers. </li></ul> <p>9. E-bay and Google</p> <ul><li>A classic example of entrepreneurship and innovation in the business world. </li></ul> <ul><li>Google not only an entrepreneurial company but also a pioneer of innovation </li></ul> <p>10. Entrepreneur video 11. Conclusion </p> <ul><li>An e-entrepreneur is an entrepreneur per se; be it e-business or traditional business an entrepreneur always travels the extra mile and sees the connections which the non-entrepreneur fails to do. </li></ul> <p>12. Further Reading </p> <ul><li>1.Journal article by J. Barton Cunningham, Joe Lischeron; Journal of Small Business Management, Vol. 29, 1991 </li></ul> <ul><li>http://studies.hec.fr/object/SEC/file/A/XXAPRRLANFLBWJGFAMAAGFBKLECLNVGM/BITWorld02.pdf </li></ul> <ul><li>http://books.google.co.uk/books?hl=en&amp;lr=&amp;id=aNtbVVYngucC&amp;oi=fnd&amp;pg=PR6&amp;dq=entrepreneur+and+eentrepreneur&amp;ots=XvAinsgMFg&amp;sig=l3qkm7h3YeyF31lIbm0uhhqaxfU#PPA8,M1 </li></ul> <ul><li>Simon Bridge, Understanding Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and small business, second edition, 2003</li></ul> <p>13. Questions </p> <ul><li>Q&amp;A </li></ul>