Why is entrepreneurial thinking important?

What do we mean by "entrepreneurial thinking"? Why is it important? Leaders from across the University of Calgary share what this skillset means to them and why it's a crucial way for any discipline to look at the world.

Alice de Koning

Alice de Koning, PhD, is a senior instructor for entrepreneurship and strategy and Area Chair for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at UCalgary's Haskayne School of Business. Her research considers how social and institutional contexts affect entrepreneurial cognition and opportunity recognition.

Lesley Rigg

Lesley Rigg, PhD, is the dean of UCalgary's Faculty of Science. Lesley is a forest ecologist. Her research interests include biogeography with an emphasis on forest ecosystems and vegetation dynamics. She has written and contributed to dozens of peer-reviewed journals, facilitated international workshops, and participated in a variety of funded research projects in North America and internationally.



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