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Founded in 1955, the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) was the first national and international membership organization to promote the growth and development of small businesses worldwide. The organization brings together educators, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from around the world to share knowledge and expertise in their respective fields through publications, programs, workshops, training sessions and certifications. ICSB is a Not-for-Profit Organization hosted in Washington, D.C. at the George Washington University.


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ICSB Award Winner

Dr. Ki- Chan Kim, alongside Dr. Zong-Tae Bae, won Best Paper from Asia at the World Congress for: “Developing Measures of Humane Entrepreneurial Orientation  (See more award recipients…).

ICSB's Chair of Board (@WinslowSargeant), ICSB President (@aymanelt), and Dean Anuj mehrotra (@gwbusiness) announces our GW Hippo Awards at tonight's #GWOctober Gala.

Starting with @sglaude1 (@CNHED) for our Community Impact Award.

GW's ELEVATE Founding Cohort @CNHED has accomplished tremendous acts as ELEVATE Leaders. They have all professionally developed as entrepreneurs and leaders. As the business environment changes they will be further resilient in what they do.
@sglaude1 @gwbusiness

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4th Industry and Humane Entrepreneurship

As our society moves through Industry 4.0 and acclimates to manufacturing automation, this 4th Industrial Revolution is throwing our world into uncharted waters where cold, uncompromising technology meets the warmth and unpredictability of the human experience.

The Entrepreneurial Journey Part 5 – Can You Execute?

Go-to-market strategies for most new ventures are usually fatally flawed. And, they are usually fatally flawed because they are not grounded by voice of customer (VOC) research. You cannot execute successfully without truly vetting the elements of your go-to-market strategy. This is where the rubber hits the road. Planning is nothing without execution! And, executing based on assumptions and guesswork is folly. So, your execution must be validated by your customer.


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