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Published by: London Business School
Published in: 1996
Length: 12 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

Nearly all that is written about entrepreneurs involves the business arena; however, entrepreneurs flourish and contribute in other fields as well. This case tells the story of a noted American heart surgeon whose entrepreneurial skills and spirit enabled him early in his career to start a major heart surgery program and subsequently build a heart center at a university in rural eastern North Carolina. The case focuses on the entrepreneurial traits that carried him through various difficult times and overcome serious hurdles along the way.
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1984-1995

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Abstract

Nearly all that is written about entrepreneurs involves the business arena; however, entrepreneurs flourish and contribute in other fields as well. This case tells the story of a noted American heart surgeon whose entrepreneurial skills and spirit enabled him early in his career to start a major heart surgery program and subsequently build a heart center at a university in rural eastern North Carolina. The case focuses on the entrepreneurial traits that carried him through various difficult times and overcome serious hurdles along the way.

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Location:
Industry:
Other setting(s):
1984-1995

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