ERIC Number: ED290051
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Keys to the Future of American Business. Proceedings from the Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Conference (4th, Los Angeles, California, March 20-21, 1987).
Solomon, George T., Ed.; And Others
These proceedings contain 3 speaker presentations and 17 workshop papers from a conference of experts who are involved in creating environments that encourage people to be creative, innovative, and entrepreneurial. The speaker presentations are "Creative Public-Private Sector Ventures--'The Success Series'" (Bettianne Welch), "Just Do It" (Wally "Famous" Amos), and "If Constructively Creative Divergent Thinking Equals Entrepreneur...How Can We Help Create More of Them?" (Arthur Zipper, III). Workshop papers include "The Visionary Entrepreneur" (Sidney Parnes); "New Business in America: A Second Report on Research in Progress" (William Dunkelberg, William Dennis); "Entrepreneurship Education for Inner City Youth and Adults: An Innovative Approach" (Peter Crabtree, Jim Hamp);"Developing a City-Wide Program to Promote Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship" (Dan Pursuit); "Business Development Program" (Gene Atherton, Mark Menente); "Creativity: Its Practical Applications--Learning the Rules of Creative Action" (Bruce Honig); "The Entrepreneurial Phenomena" (Erik Winslow, George Solomon); "Home-Based Business: An Overview" (Thomas Gray); "Helen's Kitchen--A Recipe for Success" (Helen Smith); "Managing Creativity and Innovation" (H. Daniel Stage et al.); "Growth through Merger and Acquisitions" (Arthur Schaefer et al.); "Innovative Leadership for Enterpreneurship Education" (Linda Van Ballenberghe et al.); "Exploring Creativity in Formal Organizations" (Bruce Whiting); "Managing Creative and Innovative Activities" (L. W. Fernald); "Developing a Research Tool to Identify Corporate Entrepreneurs" (K. Mark Weaver); "Small Business in the Year 2000" (Thomas Gray); and "Who Uses Small Business Training? A Profile of Small Business Owners Most Likely to Use College and University Training and Education" (W. F. Kiesner). An agenda and participants list are appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business Administration, Business Education, Career Education, Conference Proceedings, Continuing Education, Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, Innovation, Management Development, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Secondary Education, Small Businesses
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Small Business Administration, Washington, DC.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: Also sponsored by Loyola Marymount University, George Washington University, Venture Magazine, Bell Atlantic, Control Data Corporation, the National Federation of Independent Business Foundation, Ernst & Whinney, Inc., and the Creative Education Foundation.