This text on entrepreneurship covers basic concepts & emerging issues through readings by leading academics & practitioners. These readings portray the entrepreneur as the ultimate general manager, responsible for orchestrating the relationships among all parts of the organization. The text covers every phase of the entrepreneurial start-up, from evaluating opportunities to harvest. Profiles & examples from a variety of companies & fields illustrate the diverse, imaginative ways in which entrepreneurs think & act. The Practice of Management Series.Sahlman, William is the author of 'Entrepreneurial Venture' with ISBN 9780070545687 and ISBN 0070545685.