Entrepreneurship: The Definition Of Discourship In Entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneur (Noun) [ahn-truh-pruh-nurz]: a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk (“entrepreneur.”). In most professions, discourse communities exist as a means of communication between other members of the same profession, though the technical definition of discourse community is still disputed. Both students studying entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs themselves take an interesting role in discourse communities, as aforementioned communities can be hostile to entrepreneurs. However, entrepreneurs can take on significant roles in discourse communities in ways that seemingly defy many definitions of discourse community. This is why it is important to inquire into the place of entrepreneurs inside discourse communities. By looking at relationships that entrepreneurs hold, placing those relationships inside…show more content…
Specifically laying out the various relationships that entrepreneurs have will help relate and match each relationship to various definitions of discourse communities given by leading authors in the fields of English and discourse communities. Entrepreneurs have relationships with other entrepreneurs in that they have shared knowledge of the subject of new venture management and basic business skills. Some might have relationships with current business leaders in the market in which they want to venture. Entrepreneurs who simply take on the risk and business growth for another’s idea or specialty don’t necessarily have a large relationship with the market they enter, but with the person who holds the idea they are helping to grow into a business. Finally, they should have relationships with the clientele of said market to better understand their needs, wants, and demands in many
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