n Journal of Contemporary Management - The entrepreneur and the project manager : mutual skills defined
|Article Title||The entrepreneur and the project manager : mutual skills defined|
|© Publisher:||Prof. Marthie Grobler|
|Journal||Journal of Contemporary Management|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
|Pages||180 - 186|
|Keyword(s)||Entrepreneurial skill, Entrepreneurship, Management skill, Project entrepreneurship, Project management and Project management characteristics|
The entrepreneur and the project manager have something in common. They both require the ability to take initiative with a view to success. This article explores the possibility that the project manager and the entrepreneur share some common skills or characteristics and identifies these commonalities by first defining the entrepreneur and project manager, and then verifying their skills and characteristics against traditional findings.
The most common characteristics of the project manager are matched with skills required of an entrepreneur, with more than 60% of the characteristics having matching skills. This article tabulates the findings and supports the value of the finding with current research.
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