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Karen Richardson's contributions are helping to make sure Stanford engineering students learn about being entrepreneurs.
After leaping into "Lean," Southern Vinyl Manufacturing gained efficiencies in nearly every area of its operations. Specifically, entrepreneur Rod Matthews explains the challenges and rewards of involving employees in finding and eliminating waste using the "Five Why" process. As a result of "getting lean," the company resolves manufacturing problems by digging deeply to identify root causes instead of just treating symptoms.
Winning interscholastic new venture competitions and real-world financing entails focusing on markets rather than technology or planning, says a venture capitalist who judges such contests.
Larry Levy believes entrepreneurship education is important for the future of our country, and his involvement with Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management, demonstrates the commitment behind his beliefs.
Building a company means creating an "entrepreneurial corporate culture," according to this article by a big-company supervisor turned entrepreneur. The best "entrepreneurial" cultures borrow worthy tactics from the Fortune 500, while discarding those that constrain productivity, says the author. Included are tips for what to take and what to leave behind.
Only 31 percent of employees are engaged at work, and 17 percent are actively disengaged.
Entrepreneurial companies can and should take the ethical high road even as major corporations set appallingly low standards for ethical business behavior, writes the founder of a service concern. Included is a look at the company's own core values with respect to its customers, employees, community, and the company itself.
Your workflow--processes, procedures, and policies--need to be communicated verbally and written. Written communication should include job descriptions, performance standards, performance reviews, and controls.
In becoming a teacher, former CEO Jim Ellis says he gained much more than he lost.
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