Table of contents for 401 questions every entrepreneur should ask / by James L. Silvester.

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 Introduction
 Preface
 Chapter 1
 DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES
 Know Thy Self
 What Really Determines Success
 Same Old Theories
 Motives
 Pitfalls to Consider
 The Right Stuff
 When in Doubt Look About
 Important Questions to Consider
 
 Chapter 2
 STRATEGIC PLANNING IMPERATIVE
Necessary to Insure Success
The Planning Process
 The Ultimate Strategic Plan
 Important Questions to Consider
 
 Chapter 3
 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
 Project it and Protect it
 Evaluation is Necessary
 Forming a Corporation
 Important Questions to Consider
 
 Chapter 4
 CHAOS OR CONTROL
 Get Down and Do It
 Installing Systems and Records
 Designing a System
 The Role of Total Systems Management
 Important Questions to Consider
 Chapter 5
THE BIG GOV
Staying Out of Jail
 The Dreaded Tax Monster
 Tax Overview
 Be Businesslike
 The Dreaded Regulator
 Important Questions to Consider
 
 Chapter 6
 INVENTORY, EQUIPMENT, & LOCATION
 Costy Too
 Need for Prompt Action
 Inventory Management
 Location
 Equipment
 Important Questions to Consider
Chapter 7
WHEN IN DOUBT LOOK ABOUT 
 You Better
 Controlling for Profits
Diversify and Survive
 Managing for Success
 Growth Management
 Conclusion
 Important Questions to Consider
 
 Chapter 8
 DON¿T RISK THE FARM
 The Family Jewels May Well be on the Line
 Be Very Careful
 Managing Risk
 Essential Coverage
 Employee Benefit Coverage
 Checklist for Adequate Insurance Coverage
 Settlement of Losses
 Important Questions to Consider
 
Chapter 9
THE IMPERIAL CUSTOMER
Always Right
The Customer is King
Market Research
Stages of the Life Cycle
 Important Questions to Consider
 
 Chapter 10
 R&D
 Innovate for the Future
 Setting up the Innovative & Creative Environment
 Government Help
 Creative Focus and Idea Generation
 No Profits without Risk
 Important Questions to Consider
 
 Chapter 11
 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
 Keys to the Future
 Opportunities Abound
 Becoming an Export Success Story
 Sample Outline for an Export Plan
 Federal Government Resources
 Private Sector Resources
 Different Approaches to Direct Exporting
 Becoming an Import Success Story
 Sources of Importing Help and Assistance
 Important Questions to Consider
 
 Chapter 12
 HUMAN RESOURCES
 Employees as Assets or Liabilities
 Your Most Important Assets
 Here Are Some Tips
 Conclusion
 Important Questions to Consider
 
 Chapter 13
 TIME MANAGEMENT
 Control the Tiger
 The Time Funnel
 Results Versus Tasks
 Time Wasters
 What to Do
 Important Questions to Consider
 
 Chapter 14
 TECHNOLOGY AT WORK IN SMALL BUSINESS
 Back To The Future
 Record Keeping
 Inventory Control
 Sales
 Distributing and Marketing
 Establishing a Web Presence
 Security
 Communications
 Important Questions to Consider
 
 Chapter15
RIPE FOR THE PICKING
 So Go Pick It
 Help Galore
 Important Questions to Consider

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Business planning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Business -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Entrepreneurship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.