Entrepreneurship and Small Industry (Theory and Practice)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5097-602-9

Student Price : Rs.475

Student Dollar Price : 19$

Library Price : Rs.950

Library Dollar Price : 38$

Book Edition : Second

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 300

Book Weight :408

About The Book

"Entrepreneurship and Small Industry" second revised edition presents the essentials as they apply within the contemporary work environment. Though the goal is to create entrepreneurial spirit and entrepreneurs; yet the subject-matter has been carefully chosen to meet the university syllabi requirements, as it is intended to be used as a text in entrepreneurship courses, while allowing extensive flexibility to fit various course designs and class sizes, including multi-disciplinary and integrative curriculum settings. Importantly, this is done by blending the fundamentals with special attention to practical concerns.

Distinct Features :
- Preview: Each chapter opens with a preview that outlines its contents.
- Principles: A set of fundamental principles are developed and defined throughout the book.
- Examples: Examples of concepts are provided wherever required.
- Chapter Sequence: The chapter sequence represents my best efforts to organize the material in a format that can be used in various courses.
- Exercises: Exercises are given to facilitate training of mind for undertaking entrepreneurial activities.
- Success Stories: Some of the world's best success stories are provided to motivate and inspire the readers.
- Model Questions and Review Exercises: Provided to prepare the student from examination point of view.
- References: Additional reading and valuable sources of information for further reference has been provided.

The book is organized into three parts: Entrepreneurship, Small Industry and Student Support. Each part addresses an important theme and consists of various issue based chapters. This is to facilitate the reader for using the book as per need and interest."


Contents :

1. Introduction
2. The Entrepreneur
3. Entrepreneurial Motivation
4. Entrepreneurship
5. Entrepreneurship Development
6. Entrepreneurship Development Programmes
7. Emerging Areas of Entrepreneurship
8. Introduction
9. Role of Central and State Government
10. Government Procedures for Starting A Venture
11. Forms of Organizations
12. Relevant Acts for Entrepreneurs
13. Government Policies — Small-Scale Industries
14. Role of Agencies in Entrepreneurship Development
15. Problems of Small-Scale Industries
16. Causes of Sickness in Small Industries
Success Stories
Additional Reading

About The Author

Neeta Baporikar is currently Director / Professor (Business Management) at Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business (HP-GSB), Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia. Prior to this, she was Head - Scientific Research, with Ministry of Higher Education CAS-Salalah, Sultanate of Oman, Professor (Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship) at IIIT Pune and BITS India. With more than a decade of experience in industry, consultancy and training, she made a lateral switch to research and academics in 1995. Dr. Baporikar holds D.Sc. (Management Studies) USA, Ph.D. in Management, University of Pune, India with MBA (Distinction) and Law (Hons.) degrees. Apart from this, she is also an External Reviewer, Oman Academic Accreditation Authority, Accredited Management Teacher, Qualified Trainer, Doctoral Guide and Board Member of Academics and Advisory Committee in accredited B-Schools in India and abroad. Reviewer for international journals, she has to her credit five conferred doctorates, several refereed research papers, and authored books in the area of Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Management and Higher Education.

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