Chance and intent : managing the risks of innovation and entrepreneurship / edited by David L. Bodde and Caron H. St. John.
- New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2012.
1 online resource (169 p.)
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects.
- Electronic books.
- A compact and readable book will help executives, entrepreneurs, and venture investors learn to search out and plan for those enterprise hazards that reside outside the bell curve, the conventional domain of risk:Uncertainty, where outcomes can be characterized in advance, reliable estimates cannot be made for the likelihood that they will occur;Ambiguity, where the events and outcomes cannot be well characterized, in some cases because we cannot imagine them and in others because characterization depends upon the institutional interests or cultural values
- Cover; Chance and Intent; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Some Thoughts at the Beginning Concerning Risk and Its Management; Part I: Decision-making Under Stress and Uncertainty; 1. Managing an Entrepreneur's Risk-taking Propensity; 2. Risk-takers and Taking Risks; Part II: Managing Unruly Reality: Risks from the Business Environment; 3. Learning from the Unexpected; 4. Evidence-based Management for Entrepreneurial Environments: Faster and Better Decisions with Less Risk; 5. Betting the Farm: Real Options, Scenario Analysis, and Strategic Reasoning About Risk
Part III: Open Innovation: New Horizons, New Risks6. Open Innovation from Theory to Practice; 7. The Uses and Risks of Open Innovation; 8. Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital in the Age of Collective Intelligence; Robert Laubacher Author Biographies; Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Bodde, David L.
St. John, Caron H.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.4324/9780203126677 doi
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