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Entrepreneurship for the Poor

By Malcolm Harper
ISBN: 9780946688074
The objective of this book is to provide information about entrepreneurship development programmes whose objective is to help people from the poorer groups in developing countries to create jobs for themselves by starting small enterprises.

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  • Synopsis
    The objective of this book is to provide information about entrepreneurship development programmes whose objective is to help people from the poorer groups in developing countries to create jobs for themselves by starting small enterprises. This information is intended for people who are responsible for directing small and medium enterprise promotion projects in developing countries. It should inform them about entrepreneurship development for these groups as it is currently being practiced, and enable them to decide whether or not to consider introducing this approach into their projects. If they do wish seriously to consider this, the information should help them to determine potentially promising methods and to identify sources of expertise from which they can conveniently obtain practical training, advice and experienced manpower
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  • Table of Contents
    INTRODUCTION
    Objective
    Field of Study
    Background
    INDIVIDUAL EXPERIENCES
    Adrian Dixon - Kingston, Jamaica
    Patricia Dageng - Baguio, The Philippines
    Basu Dev Prajapati - Bhaktapur, Nepal
    Hidayati - Wonokromo Village, Indonesia
    Hari - Bhopal, India
    HOW THE INFORMATION WAS OBTAINED
    Background
    Literature
    Original Data Collection
    A TYPICAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
    History
    Publicity
    Selection
    Organisation
    Content
    Staffing
    Support
    Evaluation and Future Intentions
    ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES AND "SUCCESS"
    Background and Location
    Organisation and Recruitment
    Content and Staffing
    Post-Programme Support
    PROGRAMME DETAILS 34
    Technical Training 34
    Management Training and Information 35
    Preparation of Business Proposals 38
    Achievement Motivation Training 39
    Development Banking Centre, Management
    Development Institute, India
    University of The Philippines, Institute of
    Small-Scale Industry
    Different Methods of Entrepreneurship qc.
    Development
    The Yayasan Purba Danarta 99
    GENERAL ISSUES AND CONCLUSIONS 101
    (1) Is Entrepreneurship Development Worth 1 m
    Doing at all? iUi
    (2) Where should Entrepreneurship Development
    Programmes be Introduced?
    (3) Which Institutions should Conduct
    Entrepreneurship Development Programmes? ^
    (4) Who should be the Trainers? 108
    (5) Who should be Trained? 110
    Summary 114
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Malcolm Harper
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 140
    Format Paperback / softback
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