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How to organize and lead an entrepreneurial venture

10 May, 2016 - 14:25

Editor: John Maynard (The University of Georgia, USA)
Contributors: Suzanne Barnett, Lydia Jones, Carol McDonell, Bernie Meineke, Tammy Segura (Georgia Small Business Development Center, USA)
Reviewer: Dr Gideon Markman (The University of Georgia, USA)

Learning objectives

  • differentiate between the growth stages of business organizations
  • understand how businesses can organize their tasks and responsibilities
  • compare the advantages and disadvantages of tall versus flat organization structures
  • distinguish between the various types of business legal entities (see skill head, US legal issues)