Title: Entrepreneurial opportunity issues

Authors: Eythar Abdulhadi AL Feehan

Addresses: College of Administration and Economics, University of Baghdad, Iraq

Abstract: Entrepreneurial opportunity resides on the level of the individual, the company and the economy. There are overlapping concepts of entrepreneurship, economic, social and administrative. Therefore, current research has introduced the concept of entrepreneurship from the standpoint of economic and social psychology as well as administration, which is based on the opportunity, in addition to the concept of the entrepreneur, centred on the role of entrepreneurship and innovation as the most important requirements to sustain the economy based on the knowledge. Also, the concept of economic intelligence challenges posed by the activities of a knowledge-based economy, methods and tools within the stages of the process of intelligence economic are discussed. The conclusion that the roots of entrepreneurship are economic, focused on what happens when entrepreneurs create a company; however, the current focus is managerial and centred on how entrepreneurs create and manage the company.

Keywords: entrepreneurial opportunity; entrepreneurship approaches; economic intelligence; EI; knowledge management; KM.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEBR.2018.088520

International Journal of Economics and Business Research, 2018 Vol.15 No.1, pp.40 - 51

Received: 29 Mar 2017
Accepted: 29 Mar 2017

Published online: 11 Dec 2017 *

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