Written Assignment – Article Review
What do you think would be the biggest limitations for an academic moving into the CEO position of an entrepreneurial firm?Why did Ms. Drakeman need to learn to delegate if she wanted her company to grow?What was several of the things Ms. Drakeman did right in the transition from an academic career to her CEO role?
Please read the following article from the ESC Library. This article is an excellent example that there is no one type of individual who becomes an entrepreneur. Additionally, this article shows that an opportunity may present itself to you, the entrepreneur, at a time that may seem less than ideal, and even the opportunity itself may seem out of the ordinary, but the results of seizing the opportunity may surprise you – and everyone else.
Whalen, J. (2005, Oct 17). Theory & Practice: Chance turns a teacher into a CEO; religion lecturer leaves the academic path and learns to run a biotech start-up. Wall Street Journal.
After reading this article, prepare a 1-2 page essay that addresses the following questions:
Make sure you cite any referenced resources correctly and appropriately: How to cite using APA format.
NOTE: Any student can access/browse/search the full-text content of WSJ through our Library. The easiest way to access this periodical (or any other periodical where you have its name) is to use the Library’s Full-text Journal Finder. Just type in the name of the publication and then follow the link to the ABI-INFORM database version of the publication (you will need your ESC login and password, and you may need to disable any pop-up window blocker software to use) to be able to browse by issue or search within the holdings