Assignment 2: Discussion—Entrepreneurs and the World of Business

  • In this assignment, you will discuss the role of  entrepreneurship in improving the economic condition of countries and  individuals and understand the manner in which this perception has  spread around the world.
    Tasks:
    Entrepreneurship is being increasingly practiced in countries throughout the world. On the basis of this statement, answer the following questions:
  • Why do you think entrepreneurship is growing around the world? Do  you expect this trend to continue, or do you think entrepreneurship’s  appeal will subside over time?
  • What are the three primary reasons that lead people into becoming entrepreneurs?
  • Which reason would better describe an eventual personal choice to become an entrepreneur?
  • Submission Details:
  • By the due date assigned, in about 300 words, post your responses to this Discussion Area.
  • Through the end of module,  respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts who chose  perspectives different from yours. While responding, address issues  brought up in your classmates’ posts and compare them with yours.
  • Write your initial response in 300–500 words. Your response should be  thorough and address all components of the discussion question in  detail, include citations of all sources, where needed, according to the  APA Style, and demonstrate accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation

    Do the following when responding to your peers:

  • Read your peers’ answers.
  • Provide substantive comments by
    • contributing new, relevant information from course readings, Web sites, or other sources;
    • building on the remarks or questions of others; or
    • sharing practical examples of key concepts from your professional or personal experiences
  • Respond to feedback on your posting and provide feedback to other students on their ideas.
  • Make sure your writing
    • is clear, concise, and organized;
    • demonstrates ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and
    • displays accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
    • Grading Criteria
      Grading Criteria  Maximum Points    Quality of initial posting, including fulfillment of assignment instructions  16    Quality of responses to classmates  12    Frequency of responses to classmates  4    Reference to supporting readings and other materials  4    Language and grammar  4    Total:  40

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