48 Disciplined Entrepreneurship Success Criteria

What Is Involved In Entrepreneurship 

Find out what the related areas are that Entrepreneurship connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. 

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To address the criteria in this checklist for your organization, extensive selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information. 

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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Entrepreneurship related domains to cover and 48 essential critical questions to check off in that domain. 

The following domains are covered: 

Entrepreneurship, Creative destruction, Business opportunity, Positive reinforcement, Risk aversion, Opportunity cost, Business plan, Competitive advantage, Vision statement, Social entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship ecosystem: 

Entrepreneurship Critical Criteria: 
Analyze Entrepreneurship & Fool Around 

• What prevents me from making the changes I know will make me a more effective Entrepreneurship leader? 

• Is the entrepreneur prepared to meet and master the test of strategy and competitive advantage? 

• What sources do you use to gather information for a Entrepreneurship study? 

• What are the Essentials of Internal Entrepreneurship Management? 

Creative Destruction Critical Criteria: 
Canvass Creative Destruction & Create A Map For Yourself.

• Which customers cant participate in our Entrepreneurship domain because they lack skills, wealth, or convenient access to existing solutions? 

• What is the total cost related to deploying Entrepreneurship, including any consulting or professional services? 

• Who will provide the final approval of Entrepreneurship deliverables? 

Business Opportunity Critical Criteria: 
Discuss Business Opportunity & Get Out Your Magnifying Glass 

• Can we add value to the current Entrepreneurship decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)? 

• For your Entrepreneurship project, identify and describe the business environment. is there more than one layer to the business environment? 

• What will be the consequences to the business (financial, reputation etc) if Entrepreneurship does not go ahead or fails to deliver the objectives? 

Positive Reinforcement Critical Criteria: 
Focus On Positive Reinforcement & Question: 

 Where do ideas that reach policy makers and planners as proposals for Entrepreneurship strengthening and reform actually originate? 

 How do we maintain Entrepreneurship's Integrity? 

 How do we go about Securing Entrepreneurship? 

Risk Aversion Critical Criteria: 
Risk Aversion & Obstacles To Break Out Of Ruts 

• Risk factors: what are the characteristics of Entrepreneurship that make it risky? 

 Have you identified your Entrepreneurship key performance indicators? 

 Will Entrepreneurship deliverables need to be tested and, if so, by whom? 

Opportunity Cost Critical Criteria: 
Inquire About Opportunity Cost & Fool Around 

 What is the opportunity cost of providing staff with the potential to learn new technologies or increase their expertise? 

 Why is it important to have senior management support for a Entrepreneurship project? 

 What is the source of the strategies for Entrepreneurship strengthening and reform? 

 What are the opportunity costs for conducting the program? 

Business Plan Critical Criteria: 
Discourse Business Plan & Do Something To It 

 Its important to reach your customers. Every business, if wise, will have a promotion and advertising plan. You need to consider the image you want to project to your customers about your business. Will your business stand out because you are a proven a leader in the service or product industry by providing innovative services or products, or you provide customer confidence by providing high quality Customer Service? 

 Marketing budgets are tighter, consumers are more skeptical, and social media has changed forever the way we talk about Entrepreneurship. How do we gain traction? 

 Have Business Plans with your Critical Preferred Vendors? 

 What is our formula for success in Entrepreneurship ? 

 Do you need to develop a Human Resources manual? 

 How do you plan to address Customer Service? 

 Do we offer Superior Customer Service? 

 How can we improve Entrepreneurship? 

Competitive advantage Critical Criteria 
Survey Competitive Advantage & Get Answers 

 If you had to rebuild your organization without any traditional competitive advantages (i.e., no killer a technology, promising research, innovative product/service delivery model, etc.), how would your people have to approach their work and collaborate together in order to create the necessary conditions for success? 

 Designing internet of things (IoT) solutions can unlock innovation, increase efficiencies and create new competitive advantages. but in an emerging marketplace of mostly unknown and untested solutions, where do we start? 

 To what extent does data-driven innovation add to the competitive advantage (CA) of your company? 

 Value proposition – can we create and sustain competitive advantage for this product? 

 How likely is it that the strategy will continue to sustain competitive advantage? 

 Organizational culture: Can it be a Source of Sustained Competitive Advantage? 

 How can CRM be a source of competitive advantage? 

 What are the long-term Entrepreneurship goals? 

 What will drive Entrepreneurship change? 

 What is our competitive advantage? 

Vision statement Critical Criteria: 
Inquire About Vision Statement & Look In Other Fields: 

 How do you incorporate cycle time, productivity, cost control, and other efficiency and effectiveness factors into these Entrepreneurship processes? 

 Do you have a copy of the current mission and vision statements, and portions of the strategic plan or objective related to this ERM project? 

 Who will be responsible for deciding whether Entrepreneurship goes ahead or not after the initial investigations? 

 Are business goals and objectives a direct translation of the companys vision statement? 

 Is a Entrepreneurship Team Work effort in place? 

 Do you have a vision statement? 

 What is our Vision Statement? 

Social entrepreneurship Critical Criteria: 
Scrutinze Social Entrepreneurship & Ask: 

 How important is Entrepreneurship to the user organizations mission? 

 Who sets the Entrepreneurship standards? 

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Critical Criteria: 
Focus On Entrepreneurship Ecosystem & Look In Other Fields 

 What are the success criteria that will indicate that Entrepreneurship objectives have been met and the benefits delivered? 


This quick readiness checklist is a selected resource to help you move forward. Learn more about how to achieve comprehensive insights with the Disciplined Entrepreneurship Self Assessment: 


Author Gerard Blokdijk is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date. Contact him on LinkedIn or via Email.

External Links: 

To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information: 

Entrepreneurship External Links

Entrepreneurship Archives - YES! Online Magazine https://blog.optus.com.au/tag/entrepreneurship 

ENTREP 7019OL - Social Entrepreneurship | Course Outlines https://www.adelaide.edu.au/course-outlines/108567/2/quad-2 

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP – A CRITICAL REVIEW http://www.ijhpdindia.com/upload/article/PDF000034.pdf 

Creative Destruction External Links 

Creative Destruction and the Sharing Economy 
http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/creative- destruction-and- the-sharing-economy 

Creative Destruction | Social Enterprise https://socialenterprisetheory.wordpress.com/tag/creative-destruction 

Creative Destruction - Investopedia http://www.investopedia.com/terms/c/creativedestruction.asp 

Business Opportunity External Links 

Business Opportunity Evaluation Criteria - IMENCA https://imenca.com/business-opportunity-evaluation-criteria-2 

5 Criteria to Evaluate a Business Opportunity - C2S http://conversation2sales.com/5-criteria- evaluate-business-opportunity 

Positive Reinforcement External Links

LRBI Checklist Positive Reinforcement Positive Reinforcement http://iseesam.com/content/teachall/text/behavior/LRBIpdfs/Positive.pdf 

Positive Reinforcement to Improve an Individual’s Behavior! http://blog.commlabindia.com/elearning-design/positive-reinforcement 

POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT AND AUTISM - autism-help.org http://autism-help.org/behavior-positive-reinforcement-autism.htm 

Risk Aversion External Links 

EFFICIENCY CRITERIA AND RISK AVERSION: AN EMPIRICAL … http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/29716/1/20010171.pdf 

PrOACT Decision Making Model | Risk Aversion | Risk https://www.scribd.com/document/313898618/PrOACT-Decision-Making-Model 

An MCDM analysis of agricultural risk aversion - ScienceDirect http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0377221702006252 

Opportunity Cost External Links

Scarcity, Opportunity Costs, and Basic Economic Questions http://courses.missouristate.edu/reedolsen/courses/eco165/notes/scarce.htm 

Opportunity Cost - PM Zilla 

A Critical Review of the Opportunity Cost Concept http://etheses.lse.ac.uk/3053/1/U616008.pdf 

Business Plan External Links 

Business Plan Evaluation Scale - prenhall.com http://www.prenhall.com/scarbzim/html/plan.html 

Business Plan Evaluation Form – Oral Presentation http://www.nebusinessplancompetition.com/pdf/Evaluation-Presentation.pdf 

Critical Issues 12 Business Planning - Synthesis Partnership http://www.synthesispartnership.com/critical12 

Competitive Advantage External Links

Strategic Management for Competitive Advantage https://hbr.org/1980/07/strategic-management-for-competitive-advantage 

Competitive Advantage | tutor2u Business https://www.tutor2u.net/business/reference/competitive-advantage 


Vision Statement External Links 

How To Develop An Effective Mission Statement - Inc: 

Vision Statement | SMI - Strategic Management Insight https://www.strategicmanagementinsight.com/tools/vision-statement.html 

How to write a good vision statement - Cascade Strategy Blog https://www.executestrategy.net/blog/write-good-vision-statement

Social Entrepreneurship External Links 

TECHCOMM 7019 - Social Entrepreneurship | Course Outlines https://www.adelaide.edu.au/course-outlines/103987/1/sem-2/2014 

Social Selling Entrepreneurship 

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem External Links 

Forbes Entrepreneurship Ecosystem 

What An Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Actually Is https://hbr.org/2014/05/what-an-entrepreneurial-ecosystem-actually-is

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