Steve Jobs: The Innovative Entrepreneur Research Paper

Steve Jobs: The Innovative Entrepreneur
A profile of Steve Jobs, businessman, entrepreneur, and founder of Apple Computers.
# 153805 | 3,543 words | 11 sources | APA | 2014 | KE
Published on Jan 29, 2014 in Business (Companies) , Business (Management) , Computer and Technology (Technology)


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Description:

This paper describes the life and accomplishments of Steve Jobs, founder of Apple Computers. The paper begins with a brief look at Jobs' early life and then continues with an examination of his business career and multiple successes. The paper concludes that Jobs was undoubtedly, one of the greatest entrepreneurs and innovators of the tech world in the past four decades.

Outline:
Background
Personal Profile
Business Personality of Choice
Apple Computers
NeXT Inc.
An Innovative Entrepreneur
Leadership Style and Entrepreneurial Spirit
Jobs the Businessman
Learning Outcome
Conclusion

From the Paper:

"Steve Jobs was an influential entrepreneur, investor and innovator who is considered to have been one of the most brilliant and powerful men in the worlds of business and technology. Job's career had more triumphs than defeats and was one person who revolutionized numerous fields. Compared with other leading technologists and entrepreneurs, Jobs was able to achieve great success in distinctly different industries. Being a strongly opinionated perfectionist clearly driven by success in any venture he undertook ,Jobs was able to transform, at a global scale, a number of industries. Walter Isaacson, a notable biographer recognizes Jobs as a creative entrepreneur whose passion and ferocious drive revolutionized six key industries including; phones, digital publishing, tablet computing, animated movies and personal computers. Jobs is, the ultimate icon of entrepreneurship, inventiveness and applied imagination, an individual who could best create value by integrating creativity, technology and entrepreneurship skills."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Blumenthal, K. (2012). Steve Jobs: the man who thought different. London, Bloomsbury.
  • Cusumano, M. A. (2011). 'The legacy of Steve Jobs', Communications of the ACM, 54, 12, pp.
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  • Doeden, M. (2012). Steve Jobs: Technology innovator and Apple genius. Minneapolis: Lerner
  • Publications.

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