Introducing enterprise early will reap rewards

15th May, 2016
Thomas Cooney

Countries with a strong entrepreneurial culture are those where entrepreneurship education is introduced at an early age and potential entrepreneurs have the incentive of higher reward-to-risk ratios.

“Ireland tends to define entrepreneurship as equalling only new venture creation whereas in fact entrepreneurship should be defined as a behaviour and a mindset, which is how the Scandinavian countries interpret it,” said Thomas Cooney.

Cooney is professor of entrepreneurship at Dublin Institute of Technology and...

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