Per Bylund

Per Bylund

Guest Writer
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Records-Johnston Professor of Free Enterprise in the School of Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University

Per Bylund is assistant professor of entrepreneurship and Records-Johnston professor of free enterprise, in the School of Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University. His areas of research are entrepreneurship, management and economic organization.

 

 

More From Per Bylund

Driverless Cars

General Motors' Layoffs Present Ample Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Driverless cars are the future. From software to support production to algorithms to battery technology, companies like yours will be needed.
Hiring

4 Lessons We Can Learn From the High-Profile Firings at Disney

Knowing how to handle a toxic personality is important, but it's even better to avoid hiring the wrong person in the first place.
international trade

What the Burgeoning Trade War Really Means for Entrepreneurs

Tariffs tilt the playing field. Companies well connected on Capitol Hill will win, everyone else will lose.
Disruption

You May Run From It, But Disruption Is Going to Occur All the Same -- Here's How to Embrace Change

Trying to fight inevitable change will only make that change more excruciating when it's forced upon you.
Managing Inventory

Hoarders -- the Business Edition: How to Eliminate Excess Inventory

Overstocking inventory just because you 'think' it's going to sell is a gamble that can easily lead to losses.
Net Neutrality

How to Unlock the Free Market Possibilities of Net Neutrality's Repeal

A whole lot of innovation is waiting to be tapped once ISPs are allowed to differentiate between users and uses under net neutrality.
Salaries

3 Keys to Determining Fair Wages for Your Team Members

Employment is like any other aspect of business. People are looking to trade their skills and resources to a company that can offer them meaningful compensation.
Founders

The 'Harvey Weinstein' Problem Need Not Be a Death Sentence for Companies

Follow these tips to ensure that your founder's exit -- should that event occur -- doesn't take your company along with it.
Amazon Go

Is There Life After Amazon Go for Your Local Retail Cashier? 4 Lessons This Technology Offers

Don't weep for those cashiers. They're headed to more productive, better-paying jobs. And you're headed to better customer service.
Pricing

Stop Shooting For the Moon! Raising Prices Won't Raise Your Profits. Catering to a Niche Will.

Stick with appealing to a niche audience before building out. Here are three ways how.
Automation

Robots Do It Better: Why Automation Is Good for Business

Rather than a threat, the rise of more intelligent machines represents an opportunity to disrupt the economic status quo through automation.
Pricing

How to Avoid Looking Like a Villain When You're Price Discriminating

Companies that are able to vary pricing without upsetting customers in the process stand to gain quite a bit.
Disruption

Amazon's Lesson About Disruption: Rattle Any Market You Can

Entrepreneurs can stick to their static business models or learn from Amazon's innovation mindset.
Amazon

3 Entrepreneurial Lessons From the Amazon/Whole Foods Mega-Merger

The entrepreneurial community should be watching this deal with bated breath for the revolutionary retail repercussions sure to come.
Innovation

Actually, There's Not an App for That: Innovation and the Physical World

By pairing software and hardware in inventive new ways, visionary companies can disrupt even the most disjointed or stagnant industry.
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