Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship


Author: David Stokes,Nicholas Wilson,Nick Wilson
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 1408017997
Category: Entrepreneurship
Page: 477
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Understand the latest global developments in small business management and entrepreneurship with this new edition of the market-leading textbook by David Stokes and Nick Wilson. Starting with the broader socio-economic role of small business, the proven author team walk you through the key stages of creating and managing small businesses to show you how value is generated within a diverse range of enterprise settings. From how to plan a business, through franchising, small business marketing, and on to exits and realizing value, Stokes & Wilson is also supported by a host of online resources (accessible at: www.cengage.co.uk/stokeswilson) to provide the complete introduction for modern courses.

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Global Edition


Author: Steve Mariotti,Caroline Glackin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9781292078670
Category:
Page: 720
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For courses in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. Written by award-winning experts, Steve Mariotti and Caroline Glackin, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management presents complex economic, financial and business concepts in a manner easily understood by a variety of students. Based on a proven curriculum from the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), it is organized to follow the life-cycle of an entrepreneurial venture-from concept through implementation to harvesting or replication. Filled with examples from a broad range of industries, it moves further into the entrepreneurial process-discussing the business plan and also the unique aspects of managing and growing entrepreneurial ventures and small businesses. This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: * Help Students Apply Knowledge from the Text to the Real World: Cases give students the opportunity to solve real-world challenges. *Present Special Insights on Presenting and Writing a Business Plan: Go beyond formulating a business plan to include critical topics of management, marketing and operations.*Guide Student's Learning: A proven curriculum builds on the expertise of the authors and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to teach the nuts and bolts of how to start and operate an entrepreneurial small business

Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management


Author: Norman M. Scarborough,Jeffrey R. Cornwall
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134890432
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 720
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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of the MyLab(tm)and Mastering(tm) platforms exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use MyLab or Mastering, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the MyLab platform may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For courses in small business management, entrepreneurship, and new venture creation and/or management. This package includes MyLab Entrepreneurship. The foundation to building a successful small business Taking a practical, hands-on approach to entrepreneurship, this text equips students with the tools and critical-thinking skills needed for small business success. Now in its 9th Edition, Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management teaches students how to successfully launch and manage a business. By dissecting case studies, examining successes and failures in the context of the market, and observing the tactics used by today's most successful small business ventures, students can develop the skills that will give them a unique advantage in a hotly competitive environment. Personalize learning with MyLab Entrepreneurship By combining trusted authors' content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. 0134890434 / 9780134890432 Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Plus MyLab Entrepreneurship with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 9/e Package consists of: 0134741080 / 9780134741086 Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 0134743067 / 9780134743066 MyLab Entrepreneurship with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management in the Hospitality Industry


Author: Darren Lee-Ross,Conrad Lashley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136440216
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 304
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Small businesses are the backbone of the tourism and hospitality industry and, depending on which statistics one uses, represent somewhere between 75 to 95 percent of all firms globally in this sector. The number of entrepreneurs has dramatically and uniformly increased globally over the last ten years. Divided into four sections, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management in the Hospitality Industry takes an intuitive step-bystep progression through each stage of the entrepreneurial process: context, theoretical perspectives and definitions; Concept to reality; The business plan; Growth and the future. Ideal for students at any level, the chapters of this book invite you to ponder upon your reading through a series of ‘reflective practice’ activities. These, along with case studies, clearly defined chapter objectives, reflections, role-play activities and experiential exercises, allow you to both think actively about themes, concepts and issues and then apply them to a number of suggested scenarios. Perfect preparation for the up-and-coming entrepreneur!

Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship in Hong Kong

A Casebook
Author: Ali F. Farhoomand
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
ISBN: 9622097588
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 296
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The case studies are topically diverse, and span a range of managerial functions and sectors. This casebook is an anthology of 28 cases from the series. The cases are written with a strong management perspective to offer a practical and interesting look at how successful entrepreneur-managers in Hong Kong systematically generate innovations in the shape of successful new products, services, processes and technologies when faced with various organizational and environmental challenges. They constitute a comprehensive self-contained course of study; each case can also be considered on its own.

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management


Author: Hans Schöllhammer,Arthur Kuriloff
Publisher: New York : Wiley
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 608
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Brings a new dimension to the study of small business management by integrating the concepts of starting a small business and managing small firms. Draws information from academic sources as well as actual entrepreneurs. Gives a step-by-step look at small business from the new venture idea through its implementation and management. Stresses legal considerations and financing. Explains how to avoid popular pitfalls. Includes real life cases from actual small business management.

Issues in Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

Articles from SAGE Business Researcher
Author: SAGE Business Researcher
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 150638434X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 392
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How different is the sharing economy from the traditional economy? What can entrepreneurs learn from failure? Can start-ups change the world? SAGE Business Researcher’s Issues in Entrepreneurship offers an in-depth and nuanced look at a wide range of today’s latest issues and controversies in entrepreneurship. This new collection of timely readings delves into current topics such as learning from failure, social entrepreneurship, flat management, crowdfunding, and more. Written with the rigor and immediacy of the best explanatory journalism, each issue provides deep, balanced, and authoritative coverage on the selected topic and key research, pointing students to reliable resources for further inquiry. These articles are perfect for outside reading assignments or in-class debates for any introductory entrepreneurship course.

Small Business Management: Entrepreneurship and Beyond


Author: Timothy S. Hatten
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305445686
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 528
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SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT provides a balanced introduction to both entrepreneurship and small business management, with a focus on achieving and maintaining a sustainable competitive advantage as a small organization. Current issues, including global opportunities, service, quality and technology, are highlighted throughout the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management


Author: Earl C. Meyer,Kathleen R. Allen
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill School Pub
ISBN: 9780026440691
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 448
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This program can help your students become successful in creating and running a small business. Its focus is on selecting a business, preparing a business plan, and managing an ongoing operation. Seventy percent of high school students say they want to start their own businesses. This completely revised program provides them with the information and skills that lead to success. It also benefits student-employees by giving them an appreciation for the realities of business, and it helps all students understand there role as a consumer. - Publisher.

Small Business Management


Author: Justin G. Longenecker,J. William Petty,Leslie E. Palich,Frank Hoy
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285972562
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 736
View: 1258
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Realize your dream for small business success with this market-leading book. SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: LAUNCHING AND GROWING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES, 17E provides the practical concepts, entrepreneurial insights, and comprehensive resources you'll find essential both now and throughout your management future. SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT delivers solid coverage of the fundamentals of business management as it teaches you not only how to start a business, but also how to manage, grow, and harvest a business. This market leading text places you in the role of decision maker, allowing you to immediately apply what you've learned to current challenges in today's small businesses. The book's thorough emphasis on building business plans ensures that you can effectively create, manage, and analyze a plan for your own venture. Unforgettable examples, exciting video cases, and coverage of the most current developments in business management today keep this engaging text as current and practical now as it was when it led the market in its first edition 50 years ago. Each edition builds upon past strengths with new innovations and breakthrough developments. SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: LAUNCHING AND GROWING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES, 17E offers the insights and practical principles that you'll reference again and again throughout your business career. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The SAGE Handbook of Small Business and Entrepreneurship


Author: Robert Blackburn,Dirk De Clercq,Jarna Heinonen
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473988098
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 680
View: 326
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The SAGE Handbook of Small Business and Entrepreneurship offers state-of-the-art chapters on all aspects of this rapidly-evolving discipline. Original contributions from the best international scholars map the development of Entrepreneurship as an academic field, explore its key current debates and research methods, and also consider its future directions. PART ONE: THE PEOPLE AND THE ENTREPRENEURIAL PROCESSES PART TWO: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION PART THREE: ENTREPRENEURIAL MILIEU PART FOUR: RESEARCHING SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP This handbook will be the leading reference book for Entrepreneurship academics and researchers, as well as those from other associated disciplines including business and management, psychology, marketing, sociology and anthropology.

Entrepreneurship and Effective Small Business Management, Global Edition


Author: Norman M. Scarborough
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 129206109X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 936
View: 9888
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For undergraduate and graduate courses in entrepreneurship and/or small business management. Discover how to successfully launch and manage a small business. Open your students’ minds to the possibilities, challenges, and rewards of becoming a small business owner with Entrepreneurship and Effective Small Business Management. This text provides students with the tools they need in order to launch and manage a small business. This Eleventh Edition continues to provide students with a practical, hands-on approach to launch a business that has the greatest chance for success. This edition features ten new cases and the most recent statistics, studies, surveys, and research about entrepreneurship and small business management.

Cases in small business management and entrepreneurship


Author: Norman M. Scarborough,Thomas Zimmerer
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780130170828
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 103
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Entrepreneurship Development and Small Business Enterprises:


Author: CHARANTIMATH
Publisher: Pearson Education India
ISBN: 9332509530
Category:
Page: 540
View: 5597
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The process of liberalization and economic reforms since 1991 besides creating tremendous opportunities for the growth of entrepreneurship and SSIs has also thrown up new challenges of building competitive strengths, introducing technology up-gradation and quality improvement, and increasing productivity. Entrepreneurship Development and Small Business Enterprises examines these issues and offers valuable insight to students of this subject. It successfully reduces the gap between practical industry experiences and theoretical institutional studies by giving real and practical examples.

Social Entrepreneurship

From Issue to Viable Plan
Author: Terri D. Barreiro
Publisher: Business Expert Press
ISBN: 1606495178
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 134
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This book provides a guided deep dive into the early stages of venture development of social entrepreneurship. It introduces concepts that provide important insights necessary for social venture success. It introduces a set of entrepreneurial tools designed for the unique set of challenges faced in selecting and designing social entrepreneurial ventures. With this book as a guide, you will develop a feasible venture concept and communicate it effectively. This book introduces concepts that frame new ways to approach information gathering and analysis for social entrepreneurial ideas. The book provides you guidance on: • how to move from heart-tugging issues to social entrepreneurial opportunities with high potential; • how to understand and assess the societal and policy environment in which the opportunity would be implemented; • how to analyze and select the best approaches for that circumstance; and • how to communicate the product or new approach to gain investors, grants, and community engagement

Entrepreneurship and Small Business


Author: Paul Burns
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 1137430346
Category: Business & Economics
Page: N.A
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In this holistic and practical introduction to Entrepreneurship & Small Business, Paul Burns takes a life-cycle view of a business, arming students with a comprehensive understanding of the many stages and forms of entrepreneurship. The book unpicks exactly what makes an entrepreneur, what motivates them, how they manage and lead, and how their characteristics help shape the businesses they run. What's new for this edition? - Updated international case studies from entrepreneurs and small businesses, ranging from Oman to Australia (see list below for more details) - First-hand, detailed stories from real-life entrepreneurs in brand new Meet the Entrepreneur video case studies - Exploration of the growing importance of social and civic enterprise and hot topics such as effectuation and lean entrepreneurship - Rich multimedia content in the form of additional teaching and learning resources on the companion website This market-leading book offers a truly global selection of case studies: - 97 cases from across Europe - 22 cases from the U.S. - 9 cases from Far Asia - 7 cases from the Middle East - 6 cases from Southern Asia - 6 cases from Australia

Small Business Management: Launching & Growing Entrepreneurial Ventures


Author: Justin G. Longenecker,J. William Petty,Leslie E. Palich,Frank Hoy
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305405749
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 712
View: 2094
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SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, 18e, provides the practical concepts, entrepreneurial insights, and comprehensive resources you'll find essential both now and throughout your management future. This market-leading text places you in the role of decision-maker, allowing you to immediately apply what you've learned to current challenges in today's small businesses. The book's thorough emphasis on building business plans ensures that you can effectively create, manage, and analyze a plan for your own venture. Unforgettable examples and coverage of the most current developments in business management today keep this engaging text as current and practical now as it was when it led the market in its first edition 52 years ago. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Entrepreneurship and Small Business


Author: Michael Schaper,Thierry Volery,Paull Weber,Brian Gibson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781118362549
Category: Business planning
Page: 497
View: 1871
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Now in its 4th Asia-Pacific edition, the internationally acclaimed author team of Entrepreneurship and Small Business have revised their market-leading text with a simple pedagogy and a clear purpose. Starting and running your own enterprise is one the most rewarding ? and challenging ? journeys towards developing a business career. This text provides students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to successfully own and manage a new, small or growing business venture. ESB 4th Asia-Pacific edition is abundant with insightful real world case studies and opportunities for experiential learning. It provides comprehensive information about small business management and entrepreneurship in Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong; providing students with a genuinely international perspective. The text includes a bolstered section on family business start-ups and integrated coverage of the impact of sustainability and social media. Yet again, the author team have brought to life what successful small business owners actually do, not just what they think or the theoretical concepts behind their strategy.

Small Business Management

Launching and Growing New Ventures
Author: Justin Gooderl Longenecker
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0176500057
Category: New business enterprises
Page: 556
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1 in 4 Canadians plans to be self-employed in the next 5 years. Longnecker, Small Business Management, Launching and Growing New Ventures, 4th Canadian edition is about turning this plan into realty. This comprehensive guide for future business-owners and entrepreneurs provides a perfect balance between the theoretical side of starting and managing a small business and the practical application of the tasks of running a business.

International Handbook of Women and Small Business Entrepreneurship


Author: Sandra L. Fielden,Marilyn Davidson
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1845425588
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 304
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Sandra Fielden and Marilyn Davidson, already well known for their contributions to gender issues in management, have brought together an absorbing collection of articles that serve to enhance our understanding of a complex area within organisation studies. . . this particular Handbook is not a mere glossary. The editors provide a forum for scholarly works in a specialised area of small business and entrepreneurship research. And the International Handbook of Women and Small Business Entrepreneurship provides a rich resource collectively, the papers serve to summarise and re-examine much of the relevant research to date. . . an accessible book that follows a logical and coherent pattern. . . the range of this book is significant, and the accomplishment considerable. . . the International Handbook of Women and Small Business Entrepreneurship is a serious contribution to a niche area of entrepreneurship scholarship. The editors and authors have established a place for women in the literature, confirming that gender issues cannot be dismissed as a mere adjunct to the broader field of entrepreneurship study. This collection offers the reader intelligent engagement with the range of research and ways of knowing about women and entrepreneurship. Established scholars will find much of interest, and we would also confidently recommend the Handbook to interested newcomers. Robyn Walker and Kate Lewis, Women in Management Review Sandra L. Fielden and Marilyn J. Davidson have put a great deal of work into producing this compilation of scientific studies on women and small business entrepreneurship. In this book, the editors have managed to put together an excellent compilation of studies that look at topics that have aroused the highest interest in this field in recent years. . . It offers a good balance between theory and practice-oriented studies and presents an academic viewpoint that comes extremely close to the real, current situation of this phenomenon. This book therefore provides a useful tool both for the academic community in general and for students, particularly at a postgraduate or doctorate level, who wish to gain a state-of-the-art overview of this business phenomenon. It may also be put to good use by women in management and entrepreneurship as well as policymakers and small service providers, given its high empirical content, supported by a sound empirical framework, which deals with real-life issues for women who wish to start up and manage their own businesses. María Ángeles Escribá Moreno, Entrepreneurship Management . . . a truly international, unique and impressive contribution to our knowledge and understanding of issues for females starting, running and growing businesses. . . an important read for anyone with an interest in female entrepreneurship, including researchers, support agents and policymakers. Moreover, this book may be of interest to those concerned with the theoretical development of the study of entrepreneurship. Laura Galloway, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation . . . this book can be recommended as an insightful and interesting work on women s entrepreneurship from a broad perspective. Wing Lam, International Small Business Journal This truly international Handbook makes a significant contribution to the field of women s entrepreneurship by broadening the scope of the conversation, hearing voices that are often unheard, and providing a framework that organizes the current body of knowledge but also presents pathways for future research and practice. Patricia G. Greene, Babson College, US This Handbook is a breakthrough collection. Women worldwide are now starting small businesses and entrepreneurial ventures at a faster rate than men. Though small in size, these initiatives represent a significant factor in economic growth, highlighting their importance. This collection sheds light on the motivations, personality and behaviors of women entrepreneurs, the constrai