Normally when someone brings a new and exciting concept to life, they want to share it with the world.
Entrepreneurship / Innovation
Becoming a B Corporation means that there will now be an element of sustainability baked into the DNA of your company as long as you are in business.
One of the biggest assets a small business has is its business plan, a 30-40 page blueprint for your company.
Writing for business is a specific skill that needs to be honed over the course of your career. Many people think they don’t need to develop their skills, as they already have enough skill to get by day to day, but developing those skills pays dividends. Here are the best online tools that you can … Continued
Welcome to a new issue of the Graziadio Business Review. This issue includes a variety of articles written by knowledgeable authors that we believe you will find informative, insightful, and engaging. Hiring Disabled Workers Bringing the Whole Community into the Workforce By MICHAEL CAFFERKY, DBA MDIV One of our most underserved and underutilized groups is the … Continued
Welcome to the new issue of the Graziadio Business Review. It contains several articles written by GSBM faculty that we hope you will enjoy reading.
Studies show members of the Millennial generation appear less interested than previous generations in starting their own businesses…
also by Marty Abbott, DM, and Kalle Lyytinen, PhD In a recent GBR article we put forward an argument that in using a product or service consumers are afforded the opportunity to use it in ways not originally intended. We argue that customers do this for a variety of reasons, such as increasing the utility … Continued
Present age organizations face a very complex and uncertain environment. In order to remain innovative and viable in the long run, many organizations are turning to “intrapreneurship.” However, what is intrapreneurship? How different it is from entrepreneurship? What can an organization do to promote intrapreneurship? In the Graziadio Business Review article “Implementing Intrapreneurship: A Structural … Continued
In the fall issue of the Graziadio Business Report we have published five great articles. Facilitating the Inventor – Entrepreneur Interaction: Super-Charging the IP Commercialization Process By Larry William Cox, PhD According to leading economists, entrepreneurs are those individuals who both identify and exploitcommercial opportunities. This article proposes that more technologies could be commercialized and with greater economic … Continued
Five Things to Consider Before Embarking on an Entrepreneurial Venture by Scott Kerslake, CEO of PrAna
PrAna CEO Scott Kerslake offers “Five Things to Consider Before Embarking on an Entrepreneurial Venture” as part of the SEER Symposium at the Graziadio School.
Check out the full presentations by innovation and information technology experts from Sony, Guitar Center, County of Orange, and the Center for CIO Leadership.
[powerpress: http://gsbm-med.pepperdine.edu/gbr/audio/winter2011/Podcasts/Axley podcast.mp3] Click here to listen and subscribe in iTunes U Where do truly great ideas come from? Is it possible to purposefully discover serendipity? How do people share information in ways to expand what they know? Stephen R. Axley, PhD believes that the answer to these questions lies in something we all do … Continued
Miner explores the definitions of innovation and invention to improve the process by which companies prepare for, create, and develop new products.
In this episode, CEO Insights features Ed Hogan, who founded Pleasant Holidays with his wife, Lynn, and grew the business to approximately $500 million annually.