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IJSTR >> Volume 5 - Issue 10, November 2016 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Entrepreneurship And Business Management - Exploring Linkages For Sustainable Development

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Dr Serah K Mbetwa, Dr R Silumbe



Business Management, Entrepreneur, Funding, Sustainability, Linkages, Innovation.



Entrepreneurs have emerged as market leaders in today’s business world amidst the numerous economic turmoil constantly affecting economies on a global scale. This research paper is on entrepreneurship and business management and its linkages to other business stakeholders. The research paper therefore, discusses entrepreneurship and business management; exploring the linkages to available financing and potential institutions for startup capital, by linking entrepreneurs to the government, financiers and the public clientele. It is believed that this can bring about achievement of sustainable development goals translating into sustainable development and hence economic growth. The idea of funding is echoed by Robert Rice (2016) ‘An entrepreneur without funding is like a musician with no instruments’. Sustainability and entrepreneurship ‘sustainopreneurship’ is made possible with availability of information on linkages between entrepreneurs and financial lending institutions as well as government policy. It is hoped that the research will add to the existing knowledge and help entrepreneurs with funding options for their business ideas to come to life. Findings show that the government, financial lending institutions and the public are the major linkages between entrepreneurship and business management and are critical for attaining sustainable development goals and achieving economic growth.



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