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Much of the writing on Entrepreneurship is concerned either with Entrepreneurial personality, i.e. what type of person is most likely to succeed or, with practical aspects of launching a new venture i.e. planning, raising capital and so on. This paper begins to address the research programme proposed by Flood (1991) as necessary for progress to be made from the narrow focus of those existing writings. This is attempted by seeking to adapt some of the ideas of strategic management to making the Entrepreneurial decision: To be or not to be? KEY WORDS: methodology, entrepreneurship, strategic management, systemic, viable system, purpose. 1) Introduction Flood (1991) proposed that the “narrow focus” of entrepreneurial studies be broadened by drawing lessons from the systems and management sciences. This paper attempts to follow that proposal by seeking to adapt the process of strategic management: matching the capabilities of an organisation to its environment to achieve its objectives; for use by a potential entrepreneur. The major part of the mainstream published work on entrepreneurship is concerned either, with the “type” of person most likely to succeed as an entrepreneur, or on the practical detail of business planning, raising capital and so on. This paper suggests a process through which those with entrepreneurial inclinations can assess their position and define the opportunities open to them. Much of the writing on Entrepreneurship is concerned either with Entrepreneurial personality, i.e. what type of person is most likely to succeed or, with practical aspects of launching a new venture i.e. planning, raising capital and so on. This paper begins to address the research programme proposed by Flood (1991) as necessary for progress to be made from the narrow focus of those existing writings. This is attempted by

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