In this chapter, the general understanding of entrepreneurship, small-businesses, global impacts, and how they all relate to the learning organization was discussed.

A review of this chapter’s major conclusions, include:

  1. Entrepreneurship is the drive, vision, and creative aspects to start a business for profit. Three types of entrepreneurs are classic, multipreneurs, and intrapreneurs.
  2. The main concept is that the risks lead to the rewards within entrepreneurial ventures. Keeping an entrepreneurial culture helps with the overall rewards of a venture.
  3. Small business have many characteristics economically, physically and socially. In addition they create an effective impact on a country’s marketplace.
  4. Entrepreneurs create and drive; small-business owners inherit and maintain.
  5. Understanding the entrepreneurial spirit in a social marketplace develops a leader in a learning organization to create innovative ways of teaching within a strong ethical framework.

The next chapter will continue with this theme of ethics and morality and to discuss the effects of ethics within a learning organization, especially in the form of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).


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