This title offers a fast track route to creating lasting business value through the entrepreneurial management of start-ups, buy-outs and corporate ventures. It covers the key areas of enterprise, from understanding entrepreneurial management and aligning the interests of investors and entrepreneurs to choosing your exit route and maximizing your return. It contains examples and lessons from some of the world's most enterprising companies, including Michael Bloomberg's recipe for selling your way to the top, Jurgen Klein's Jurlique and Sherry Leigh Coutou's Interactive Investor International. Plus, ideas from the smartest thinkers and practitioners, including Max Boisot, Neil Churchill, Peter Drucker, Josh Lerner, Will Schmidt and Howard Stevenson. It also includes a glossary of key concepts and a comprehensive resources guide.