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Engineer Entrepreneur

By
Daniel T. Koenig, P.E.
Daniel T. Koenig, P.E.
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ISBN-10:
0791801934
No. of Pages:
356
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2003

Now we will begin the journey of becoming a business owner rather than a team player within a company. There are lots of things about being an owner of a business that are similar to being a member of a business product team. Likewise, there are significant differences. It's important to understand what is the same and what's different because it's those differences that the engineer entrepreneur must understand and be comfortable with to make a successful transition. Being “comfortable with” sounds like a warm and fuzzy phrase; that's not my purpose. I want to make sure that the potential...

Purpose of a Business
Vision and Mission Statement
Functions of a Business
The Basic Organization of a Business
Using the 7 Steps of the Manufacturing System
The Intricacies of Organization in Applying the 7 Steps of the Manufacturing System, Using the Basic Manufacturing Resources Planning (MRP II) System
Developing an Organization Compatible to the 7 Steps of the Manufacturing System
Differences Between a Small Business and a Business Team
Company Support for Business Teams Compared with the Entrepreneurial Approach
The Continuing Road Toward Entrepreneurship
Purpose of a Business
Vision and Mission Statement
Functions of a Business
The Basic Organization of a Business
Using the 7 Steps of the Manufacturing System
The Intricacies of Organization in Applying the 7 Steps of the Manufacturing System, Using the Basic Manufacturing Resources Planning (MRP II) System
Developing an Organization Compatible to the 7 Steps of the Manufacturing System
Differences Between a Small Business and a Business Team
Company Support for Business Teams Compared with the Entrepreneurial Approach
The Continuing Road Toward Entrepreneurship
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