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Commercial Entrepreneurship (931 Books)


Commercial entrepreneurship is the study of the entrepreneur and entrepreneurship within the economy. The accumulation of factors of production per se does not explain economic development. They are necessary inputs in production, but they are not sufficient for economic growth.

 
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Gpo Taps Inventor of the Year to Lead the Office of Innovation and...

By: Veronica Meter

Excerpt: Washington, D.C.-Holding 18 patents and with more than a quarter century of experience in the technology industry, Mike Wash joins the Government Printing Office (GPO) as Chief Technical Officer and co-Director of the Office of Innovation and New Technology. In his new role, Wash will provide guidance and development of technology designed to accelerate the transformation of the GPO into a digital information processing facility. “Mike has led projects at large ...

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New Technology for Shallow Water Hydrographic Surveys

By: Captain Andrew A. Armstrong

Excerpt: The United States Office of Coast Survey is developing technology for shallow water hydrographic surveys in order to increase the efficiency with which hydrographic data are acquired and to improve the likelihood that all potential dangers to navigation are detected in the course of a hydrographic survey. Three areas of technology hold the greatest promise for meeting those goals: Airborne Lidar Hydrography (ALH), Shallow Water Multibeam Sonars (SWMB), and digit...

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Proceedings : New Technology for Coal Mine Roof Support

By: Thomas M. Barczak

ABSTRACT: Roof falls continue to be the greatest single safety hazard faced by underground coal miners. During 1996- 99, 44 coal miners lost their lives in rock falls, and nearly 2,400 were injured. In addition, nearly 6,000 noninjury roof collapses were reported. Roof supports are installed to protect the miners, but support system failures contributed to most of these incidents. Reducing the terrible toll taken by ground falls continues to be a major goal of research b...

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Proceedings : New Technology for Coal Mine Roof Support

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Roof falls continue to be the greatest single safety hazard faced by underground coal miners. During 1996-99, 44 coal miners lost their lives in rock falls and nearly 2,400 were injured. In addition, nearly 6,000 noninjury roof collapses were reported. Roof supports are installed to protect the miners, but support system failures contributed to most of these incidents. Reducing the terrible toll taken by ground falls continues to be a major goal of research by the Nation...

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New Technology and Old Police Work Solve Cold Sex Crimes

By: James Markey

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The effective investigation of homicides generally, and poisoning cases in particular, often depends upon a number of factors, including such basic investigative data as victim demographics, possible offender characteristics, geographic and temporal features of the case, and any particular incident attributes that may assist law enforcement. The findings of this study, therefore, underscore the importance of cooperation between the medicolegal and law enforcemen...

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Gpo Taps Inventor of the Year to Lead the Office of Innovation and...

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: GPO appeared July 10 at a hearing of the Joint Committee on Printing (JCP) that had been called to review the recent OMB proposal authorizing executive branch agencies to produce or procure their own printing. Current Federal law generally requires all agency printing to be done by GPO. Testifying before the JCP were OMB Director Mitchell E. Daniels; Public Printer Michael F. DiMario; Benjamin Y. Cooper, Executive Vice President of the Printing Industries of Ame...

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The National Research Council Assessment of the Small Business Inn...

By: Jacques S. Gansler

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Presentation Topics ... The SBIR Program ... Advantages of the Program Concept ... Program Dimensions ... NRC Evaluation of SBIR ...

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C. Small Business Innovation Research (Sbir)

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: OSD OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER SBIR FY 1997-1998 PROGRAM The SBIR program operates by setting aside 2.5% of extramural Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) funds in FY 1997 to support dual use R&D activities by small businesses (less than 500 employees). In order to emphasize the importance of the OTT technology transfer mission and to encourage the defense labs to play an active role, the OSD SBIR Program funds the Technology Transfer section o...

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New Technology Batteries Guide Nij Guide 200-98

By: David G. Boyd

Legal Reference Publication

Foreword: The Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology furnishes technical support to the National Institute of Justice program to strengthen law enforcement and criminal justice in the United States. OLES?s function is to conduct research that will assist law enforcement and criminal justice agencies in the selection and procurement of quality equipment. OLES is: (1) subjecting existing equipment to laboratory test...

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Forensic Science : Bringing New Technology into the Crime Lab

By: Lois Pilant

Legal Reference Publication

Excerpt: One of the most exciting breakthroughs in the area of fingerprints is the development of portable equipment that lets evidence technicians take the cyanoacrylate (superglue) fuming process to the crime scene. Even more exciting is the invention of a slender hand-held wand that, almost like magic, develops latent prints in 10 to 30 seconds. The cyanoacrylate process was developed in 1979 after the Japanese police inadvertently found a fingerprint on the inside of...

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The National Center for Toxicogenomics : Using New Technologies to...

By: Raymond W. Tennant

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The science of toxicology has evolved from the empirical codification of dose-related effects to studies directed toward understanding the mechanisms by which individual agents cause their effects in humans. Due to technical limitations, this evolution has been relatively slow, being accomplished one chemical or one effect at a time. To prospectively use the understanding gained on the mode of action of a single chemical, it is also necessary to know about struc...

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New Technologies for Ensuring the Quality, Safety and Availability...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION is becoming increasingly knowledge-based and science-intensive. New strategic research areas have emerged and been developed, with profound effects on the capacity to produce food and manage natural resources and the environment.

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New Technologies and Methodologies for National Forest Inventories

By: Christoph Kleinn

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Advancement of technology may improve efficiency of forest assessments, leading to cost savings and/or improving accuracy and precision ? but revolutionary changes are not expected.

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Dealing with Emerging Risks Related to the Environment and New Tec...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Background: The environment has traditionally been thought of as the origin of many chemical food hazards, such as heavy metals and persistent organic pollutants. However, it is becoming increasingly apparent that new pathogenic microorganisms are emerging due to environmental stressors from food production practices. Increased risk of pathogenic microorganisms may also be attributed to contamination of the agricultural water supply caused by human and animal waste, use ...

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Emerging Risks Related to the Environment and New Technologies

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: 1. Environmental risks related to conventional agriculture Farming and nature exercise a profound influence over each other. Farming has contributed over the centuries to creating and maintaining a variety of valuable semi-natural habitats. They shaped an important part of landscapes worldwide and are home to many of the world?s richest wildlife. Farming also supports a diverse rural community that is not only a fundamental asset of international culture, but al...

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The Diffusion of New Technologies : Evidence from the Electric Uti...

By: Rose, Nancy L; Sloan School of Management; Joskow, Paul L

Bibliography: p. 36-37

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The Emergence of a New Technology : The Case of Neural Networks

By: Rappa, Michael A; Sloan School of Management; Debackere, Koenraad

Includes bibliographical references; Sponsored in part by the Swedish Board of Technical Development

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The Government's Role in the Commercialization of New Technologies...

By: Rose, Nancy L

Bibliography: p. [62]-64

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The New Business

By: Tipper, Harry, 1879
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The New Business

By: Tipper, Harry, 1879

Collateral texts at end of some of the chapters

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