Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Full interview with entrepreneur Larry Abrams

At the CEE site, my full interview with entrepreneurial investor Larry Abrams. From the introduction: “Larry Abrams is a successful, Houston-based angel investor and venture capitalist. In addition to his wide-ranging investments, especially in biotechnology, he has produced films such … Continue reading

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Kaizen 26 — The Larry Abrams Interview

Entrepreneurial Investing The latest issue of Kaizen [pdf] features my interview with Larry Abrams. We met in Houston, Texas, to discuss his wide-ranging investments in bio-tech, energy, his first novel, and his work as a producer on films such as … Continue reading

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Full interview with entrepreneur André Loiferman

At the CEE site, my full interview with Brazilian entrepreneur André Loiferman. From the introduction: “André Loiferman is president (CEO) of Brasília Guaíba, an engineering and construction firm based in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil that has built roads, power … Continue reading

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Spanish translation of “What Business Ethics Can Learn from Entrepreneurship”

“Lo que la Ética Empresarial Puede Aprender del Emprendimiento.” The Spanish translation of my essay is by Walter Jerusalinsky and published online at Idóneos e-magazine. The essay was first published in English as “What Business Ethics Can Learn from Entrepreneurship” … Continue reading

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Lo que la Ética Empresarial Puede Aprender del Emprendimiento

“Lo que la Ética Empresarial Puede Aprender del Emprendimiento.” [HTML] [PDF] Stephen R.C. Hicks Departamento de Filosofía y Centro para la Ética y el Emprendimiento Rockford University, Illinois, USA Publicado por primera vez en The Journal of Private Enterprise 24(2), … Continue reading

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Terry Noel on management and entrepreneurship

Illinois State University professor Terry Noel’s 24-minute video lecture on “Management and Entrepreneurship.” Dr. Noel discusses the elements of management — planning, organizing, leading, controlling — including examples from Moses, Chinese warfare, Adam Smith, Eli Whitney, Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, … Continue reading

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Upcoming talk in Stockholm

From May 23-25, I’ll be participating in a colloquium on “Virtues and Entrepreneurship,” organized by Sweden’s Ratio Institute. My talk will be an extension of the theme of my “What Business Ethics Can Learn from Entrepreneurship,” arguing that the success … Continue reading

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Interview with Robert Salvino

Robert Salvino (Economics, Coastal Carolina University) spoke at Rockford College on “Entrepreneurship and Public Policy.” In this follow-up interview, Salvino and I discuss entrepreneurial success traits, the institutional framework within which entrepreneurship best flourishes, the relative success of market-friendly versus … Continue reading

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