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Small Business in a Global Economy: Creating and Managing Successful Organisations

Vol. 2. Santa Barbara; Denver: Praeger, 2015.
Under the general editorship: S. L. Newbert.
Small Business in a Global Economy Creating and Managing Successful Organizations Scott L. Newbert, Editor This informative set analyzes the dynamics involved with creating, growing, and managing small businesses amid different geographic, institutional, and political environments. Globally, small businesses employ more people than large corporations. This two-volume work explores the behavior and decision making of small companies; their business strategies for launch, growth, and survival; and their contribution to the larger global economy. Utilizing information and data gleaned from proven entrepreneurs and small business operations, this reference provides insight into the political, environmental, and competitive forces that support and impede small business ownership, and offers strategies for navigating them.

Written by leading researchers from around the world, the set presents a broad view of the small business sector, focusing on conception, ownership, financing, and growth strategies. A look at external factors features the impact of political and environmental influences; extant regulations affecting small firms; and programs for promoting this sector. The first volume takes a micro view of the small business phenomenon, profiling the owner and the skills necessary to be successful. The second volume utilizes a macro approach, focusing on the operational concerns of and the environment factors bearing upon small businesses. Features
  • Reveals insights into the internal and external constraints facing small firms
  • Explores the effectiveness of a variety of strategies used by small business owners
  • Offers a window into the dramatic influence small business has on the economy
  • Contains contributions from the leading scholars in the field

Scott L. Newbert, PhD, is associate professor of management, Harry Halloran Emerging Scholar in Social Entrepreneurship, and Anne Quinn Welsh Faculty Fellow in Honors at Villanova University. His research on the socioeconomic impacts of entrepreneurial activity and valuation strategies for small firms has been published in numerous journals, including Strategic OrganizationSmall Business Economics, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. He received his doctorate in strategic management and entrepreneurship from Rutgers University.

 

 



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