Entrepreneurial Management in Small Firms

Entrepreneurial Management in Small Firms

By: Ian Chaston (author)Hardback

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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here Examining the crucial role of innovation and entrepreneurship in achieving growth and ongoing success in the small business sector, this book carefully examines the processes by which small businesses identify new opportunities, evolve appropriate marketing strategies, develop new products and services and successfully launch these into the market. The text: - Includes a dedicated chapter on social entrepreneurship and family firms - Explores issues of Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility - Packed with supporting "real world" case studies including Apple's iPod, Facebook, Starbucks and YouTube to illustrate how entrepreneurial firms succeed. - Learning features including learning aims, summaries, points for discussion, and further reading. - Companion website with instructors' manual and PowerPoint slides and access to full-text journal articles for students. Visit the Companion website at www.sagepub.co.uk/chaston

About Author

Ian Chaston is Managing Director and founder of Moustraining Ltd, a spin off company from the University of Plymouth responsible for delivering the institution's e-based distance learning program. Ian was previously Professor in Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the Plymouth Business School. Ian is also a Research Professor in Entrepreneurship at CENTRUM Catolica Business School in Lima, Peru.


Entrepreneurs PlanningOpportunity ResearchGrowth, Chasms and MoneyMarket AssessmentInternal CapabilityStrategy and CultureEntrepreneurial InnovationEntrepreneurial PromotionPricing and DistributionFamily and Social Entrepreneurship21st Century Entrepreneurs

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781848600249
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781848600249
  • ISBN10: 1848600240

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