New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century with Online Learning Center access card
This new 7th Edition of New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century, is the most heavily revised edition since its existence, yet it still maintains the market defining "Timmons Model of the Entrepreneurial Process." As always, Timmons And Spinelli cover the process of getting a new venture started, growing the venture, and successfully harvesting it. Throu...more
Paperback, 658 pages
Published February 27th 2006 by McGraw-Hill/Irwin
(first published January 1st 1990)
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Aug 03, 2011 Deniss Rutseikov Ojastu rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
A good-quality textbook which encompasses all aspects of establishing and leading a new venture. Noteworthy are the focus on recognizing opportunity for a venture, possible troubles and ways to deal with them. One of the biggest values of the book is a great focus on entrepreneurial finance - from obtaining financing, to managing cash flow, to exiting and harvesting gains. Interesting, diverse and detailed cases in the end of each chapter, which are based on real characters and stories.
Jun 03, 2013 Vladislav Tzvetanov rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
J Timmons was a professor who practiced in real business world what he taught at University. Thus the book is excellent tool for starting entrepreneurs, very useful for those whose small companies experience low growth rates and remarkable for theorists who want to write books of interest for practitioners.
I had to read this at university but over the time it has helped me win millions of dollars in business for my employers and helped me organize new ventures effectively and honestly. The information and tools in this book are almost like an MBA in one IMHO.