Introduction to Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Godwin .U. Enebeli
Arcler Education Inc
This book outlines basic entrepreneurship and small business concepts. Readers will understand the function and significance of small businesses and entrepreneurship. The book outlines the features of entrepreneurs, the types of entrepreneurship, small business economics, and more. It also identifies the characteristics of entrepreneurs, personality types and required skills, explains the significance of entrepreneurship in economy, describes small businesses role in the economy and international markets, and identifies common forms of entrepreneurship. This book believes that in view of the challenges that come with industrialization, the widespread occurrence of unemployment and the incidences of global poverty, it’s critical and vital to start a small business to meet the needs of these problems. A clear understanding of the meaning, features, and significance of small businesses is an important tool for meeting these challenges.
Godwin Enebeli is an economist and research analyst with core interest in the economic evolution and development of third world countries. Starting out as a tax consultant in Nigeria, Godwin worked in the Accounting and Financial services industry before pitching his tent in economic research and analysis. Godwin was part of a team that worked with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group to drive financial inclusion in Southern Nigeria as well as handled several research projects for the Nigerian government including helping to develop a 5-year roadmap for Social Protection investment in Nigeria in a project funded by the RPA. Currently attached to US-based Non-Profit Organization, Energy Impact Center as their Western Africa Analyst, Godwin holds a BSc in Economics from the Imo State University, a Masters in Economics & Statistics from the University of Benin, a part qualification in Accounting and is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management.