A Facilitator's Primer on Entrepreneurship and Group Dynamism

Laldinliana, Akansha Publishing House, 2011, xvi, 144 p, ISBN : 9788183702744, $27.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Facilitator's Primer on Entrepreneurship and Group Dynamism

Contents: Foreword. Preface. I. Theoretical: 1. Participatory approach in development. 2. A brief overview on Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana. 3. Linking SGSY with entrepreneurship. 4. Facilitation. 5. Group dynamics. 6. Small group facilitation. 7. Entrepreneurship. II. Practical facilitation skills and tools: 8. Creativity development. 9. Facilitating group development. 10. Identifying entrepreneurs. 11. Facilitating business ideas sourcing and idea generation. 12. Facilitating idea selection. 13. Sources of business ideas. 14. Project report writing. 15. Facilitating financial management skills. Bibliography. Index.

In this book a sincere attempt has been made to touch up different aspects such as importance of participatory approach in rural development the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY), dynamics of entrepreneurship, practical facilitation for entrepreneurial development of SHGs as micro enterprises, creativity development and so on. The book has been written in a lucid style with many self-assessment exercises. Books of this kind will go a long way in strengthening the participatory approach, which is considered an essential prerequisite for achieving all round development, particularly in rural India.

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