Market vendors in Niamtougou, Togo
Source: Grete Howard via Wikimedia Commons
Are there different routes to learning how to be more innovative and entrepreneurial? And, which might you expect would work best:
- teaching good business skills, such as accounting and marketing, or
- being taught to adopt an adaptively flexible, opportunity-seeking mindset?
To answer these questions, an international team of researchers from the U.S. World Bank and universities in Singapore and Germany compared the effects of two different multi-week training interventions on the business performance of some 1500 small business enterprises in Togo, West Africa.
—> For more see Wilma’s Psychology Today blog post.