Entrepreneurial Development is a fantastic book that discusses the foundations of entrepreneurship in a clear and complete manner. This book presents a complete survey of the Entrepreneurial Development in terms of characteristics of entrepreneurship, types of entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial traits, entrepreneurship as career option, qualities and functions of entrepreneurs, role of entrepreneur in economic growth, theories of entrepreneurship, need, objectives and phases of EDPs, institutions conducting EDPs in India, problems faced by EDPs, industrial policy resolutions in India, incentives and subsidies, schemes for incentives, entrepreneurial input, entrepreneurial motivation: concept and need, theories of motivation, motives for entrepreneur, n-achievement and rural entrepreneurship in India.
The book further highlights the need, nature, feature and importance of women entrepreneur in Indian perspectives, entrepreneurial traits of women entrepreneurs, scope and opportunities for women entrepreneurs, factors influencing women entrepreneurship, role and development of woman entrepreneurs in society, segments and association of women entrepreneurs, institutions assisting women entrepreneurs, key policy recommendations and suggestions, few known women entrepreneurs, women entrepreneurship in national perspective, comparison between women and men entrepreneurs, barriers and suggestions for increasing women entrepreneurs, measures to strengthen women entrepreneurship and future challenges, different segments and significance of entrepreneurial environment, entrepreneurial urge, infrastructural network and environmental analysis.
The book also discusses the role of SSI’s in rural industrialization, problems of rural entrepreneurs, creativity, inventions and innovation, the environment and process of creativity, creativity and the entrepreneur, innovative approaches to entrepreneurship, estimating financial requirements, sources of long-term financing, working capital financing, industrial sickness: concept, causes and magnitude of industrial sickness, government assistances: marketing and technical, revival measures and strategies, feasibility studies, project selection criteria, technical feasibility study, matrix of macro, micro and sectoral considerations, comprehensive considerations, legal aspects of entrepreneurship.It has been organised into 45 chapters.
For students, teachers, academics and scholars working in colleges and universities, the book is very beneficial. It was written in accordance with the syllabi prescribed for postgraduate and undergraduate levels in the fields of arts, business, law and management. There has been a great deal of reference work done to prepare this book, but the language and style are quite clear and lucid. The book aims to serve as an ideal student textbook and a very valuable reference book for students, scholars, economists, leaders, government, private and public sector executives, as well as general readers. In addition, it will also be beneficial to candidates appearing for various competitive examinations such as I.A.S., I.E.S., C.A. and N.E.T. examinations. For the convenience of the learners, necessary question banks are included at the end of this textbook. I hope that every reader will enjoy reading this book. It is most welcome to make some suggestion to further develop its problems.