You will read the chapter on Team Building from the Wikibook on Entrepreneurship. Go to the following site: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Getting_Started_as_an_EntrepreneurNext, click on each of the headings to read about the importance of developing and building a team, and how to put that team into place:
- Teams Make It Happen
- The Layers of a Team
- Building a Healthy Team
- Profile: Choosing Team Players
- Profile: The Right Team
Next, read the following chapter on “Entrepreneurship, Team Building, and Conflict Resolution”: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0077098587/58746/ch08.pdfFinally, visit the following site to learn the importance of mentoring for entrepreneurs:Cull , J. (2006) ‘Mentoring Young Entrepreneurs: What Leads to Success? ‘, International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 4 (2), pp. 8-18. Available at: https://radar.brookes.ac.uk/radar/items/31e8c42e-3db8-4634-9a94-5cec735397c7/1/
Consider the different types of team members who would be essential in developing a new business or entrepreneurial venture. What skills and talents do you feel would need to be included? Share with the class. Minimum words is 250. Cite any reference in apa format.
Think of a product or service that you use regularly and describe what it is. Consider if you were an entrepreneur just starting up your own business to develop and sell that product. How would you go about developing a team to help you? What kinds of people would you select to be on your team, and why? How would you meet these people and convince them to join your team? How would you motivate this team to continue to dedicate time or resources into your business venture? This should be a detailed and specific plan. This assignment should be a minimum of 500 words in length.