INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT This assignment calls for critical thinking and analysis of the entrepreneurial process in entrepreneurship. ASSIGNMENT OBJECTIVES: The assignment is intended to foster the following objectives: ? ? ? Improving your critical thinking and application skills. Identifying innovation and organisational management opportunities and applying them strategically as needed to grow and sustain for profit / not for profit ventures. Combining knowledge from other courses with the new material presented in the course to develop sophisticated analyses and solutions to pursuing innovative solutions in today’s fast-paced, global, and highly competitive environment.
ASSIGNMENT QUESTION “One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you.” – Jeff P. Bezos What does Jeff Bezos mean and what is the impact for would-be entrepreneurs? In this regard analyse the workings of Amazon.com. How is it a global company? What makes it competitive and if so is it sustainable? On this matter how can Yemen create success stories like Apple, Samsung, Google and others like them in Yemen? Apply the William D. Bygrave model of the entrepreneurial process to comprehensively recommend a workable approach for Yemen today. You are required to discuss and evaluate the challenges posed and substantiate your answer with local and global examples where appropriate. [80 marks]