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

About Per Bylund

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

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Often Involves Uncertainty. Here's How to Deal With It Productively.

The future may be unknowable, but it isn't unimaginable.
Starting a Business

How to Think About Economic Moats When Starting a Business

Just like in a medieval fortress, an economic moat will keep competitors out by creating barriers.
Entrepreneurs

The Two Things You Need to Know to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

What is it that makes some entrepreneurs so successful?
Decision Making

How to Prioritize When Making Decisions as an Entrepreneur

Making decisions when leading a startup is a constant challenge.
Customer Experience

4 Ways to Make Value Creation Core to Your Business

It's important to direct your business toward making a difference in your customers' lives.
Value

3 Fundamental Ideas on How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

What is a 'productive' business? This contributor's ideas of what that means may differ from the traditional view.
Robots

4 Choices You'll Make Running Your Startup in the Age of Robots and AI

Machines alone cannot replace humans in everything. Reason: We're unbeatable in dynamic milieus and open-ended tasks.
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.