Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Sage Library in Business and Management)

Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Sage Library in Business and Management)

By: Robert Blackburn (editor), Candida G. Brush (editor)Hardback

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This landmark work is the first of its kind to disseminate research that spans small businesses and entrepreneurship. Edited by two world-class experts on small businesses and entrepreneurship, this major work contains leading papers that include the most provocative and influential contributions to have been published in this area. Papers reflect the principles of theoretical grounding, empirical rigour and popularity and capture the richness and variety of this burgeoning and dynamic field.

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Expertise All aspects of small business and entrepreneurship; small business management; employment; growth; innovation; IP management; environmental practices; business exit; regional and international dimensions; public policy initiatives and evaluations.Reviewer for book publishers (eg. Sage), research councils (ESRC; Leverhulme; Nuffield) and journals. Research Interest(s) Extensive research portfolio for academic (eg ESRC), private (eg HSBC) and public (eg HM Treasury; EU Commission) organisations. Expertise in primary and secondary data collection and analyses; engaged in qualitative and quantitative research methods. Editor of International Small Business Journal Teaching Engaged in postgraduate teaching programmes linked to entrepreneurship and small business; supervision and examination experience at masters and doctorate levels. Memberships Member of RAE2008 and REF2014 Business and Management sub-panel Member of ACCA Small Firms Committee Member of Association of Business Schools Research Committee Member of Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Member of the British Academy of Management Member of Academicians of the Academy of Social Science; Holder of the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion

Contents

VOLUME I PART ONE: SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND THEORY DEVELOPMENT The Developing Domain of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Entrepreneurship Research in Emergence - L Busenitz, G P West, D Shepherd, T Nelson, G N Chandler & A Zacharakis Past Trends and Future Directions Is There an Elephant in Entrepreneurship? Blind Assumptions in Theory Development - W B Gartner The Adolescence of Entrepreneurship Research - M B Low Specification and Purpose The Promise of Entrepreneurship as a Field of Research - S Shane & S Venkataraman The Focus of Entrepreneurial Research - D Ucbasaran, P Westhead & M Wright Contextual and Process Issues PART TWO: RESEARCH APPROACHES Methodological Issues and Debates Levels of Analysis in Entrepreneurship Research - P Davidsson & J Wiklund Current Research Practice and Suggestions for the Future Working in the Field - R Holliday Researching Entrepreneurship through Phenomenological Inquiry - J Cope Philosophical Issues Case Study Method in Small Business and Entrepreneurial Research - L Perren & M Ram Mapping Boundaries and Perspectives Discourses and Critiques of the Field New Meanings for Entrepreneurs - U Hytti From Risk-Taking Heroes to Safe-Seeking Professionals Mythicizing and Reification in Entrepreneurial Discourse - J O Ogbor Ideaology - Critique of Entrepreneurial Studies Government Discourses on Entrepreneurship - L Perren & P Jennings Issues of Subjugation and Power PART THREE: POPULATIONS OF ENTREPRENEURS Owner-Managers and Entrepreneurs Differences Between Entrepreneurs and Managers in Large Organizations - L Busenitz & J Barner Biases and Heuristics in Strategic Decision-Making Differentiating Entrepreneurs from Small Business Owners - J W Carland, F Hoy, W R Boulton & J A C Carland A Conceptualization The Entrepreneurial Personality - E Chell A Few Ghosts Laid to Rest A Psychosocial Cognitive Model of Employment Status Choice - J Katz Female Entrepreneurship and Feminist Perspectives Why Research on Women Entrepreneurs Needs New Directions - H Ahl Time for a Change? Women's Accounts of the Move from Organizational Careers to Self-Employment - M Mallon & L Cohen A Gendered Perspective on Organizational Creation - B J Bird & C G Brush Research on Women Business Owners - C Brush Past Trends, a New Perspective and Future Directions A Theoretical Overview and Extension of Research on Sex, Gender, and Entrepreneurship - E M Fischer, A R Reuber & L S Dyke Feminist Insights on Gendered Work - K. Mirchandani New Directions in Research on Women and Entrepreneurship Immigrant and Ethnic Minority Businesses Ethnicity and Entrepreneurship - H E Aldrich & R Waldinger Ethnic Minority Business Support - G Barrett, T Jones & D McEvoy Theoretical Discourse in Britain and North America VOLUME II PART THREE: POPULATIONS OF ENTREPRENEURS (CONTINUED) Continues from Immigrant and Ethnic Minority Businesses Minority Business Access to Mainstream Markets - T Bates The Absence of African-American Owned Business - R Fairlie An Analysis of the Dynamics of Self-Employment Apprentice Entrepreneurs? Ethnic Minority Workers in the Independent Restaurant Sector - M Ram, T Abbas, B Sanghera, G Barlow & T Jones Outsiders' Business - J Rath & R Kloosterman A Critical Review of Research on Immigrant Entrepreneurship Family Business The Pervasive Effects of Family on Entrepreneurship - H E Aldrich & J E Cliff Toward a Family Embeddedness Perspective Trends and Directions in the Development of a Strategic Management Theory of the Family Firm - J J Chrisman, J H Chua & P Sharma Help One Another, Use One Another - A Stewart Toward an Anthropology of Family Business International Comparisons The Normative Context for Women's Participation in Entrepreneurship - C Baughn, B L Chua & K E Neupert A Multi-Country Study The Sociocultural Environment for Entrepreneurship - T M Begley & W Tan A Comparison Between East Asian and Anglo-Saxon Countries Entrepreneurship and its Determinants in a Cross-Country Setting - A Freytag & R Thurik Cross-National Comparisons of the Variation in New Firm Formation Rates - P D Reynolds, D J Storey & P Westhead PART FOUR: FORMS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP Social Enterprise Social and Commercial Entrepreneurship - J Austin, H Stevenson & J Wei-Skillern Same, Different or Both? Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship - E Chell Towards a Convergent Theory of the Entrepreneurial Process Social Entrepreneurship Research - J Mair & I Marti A Source of Explanation, Prediction, and Delight Franchising Why Do Firms Use Franchising as an Entrepreneurial Strategy? A Meta-Analysis - J Coombs & D Ketchen Multi-Unit Franchising - P J Kauffman & R P Dant Growth and Management Issues Colas, Shakers and Burgers - J Stanworth & J Curran Self-Employment Self-Employment Entry Across Industry Groups - T Bates Does Entrepreneurship Pay? An Empirical Analysis of the Returns to Self-Employment - B Hamilton Self-Employment Career Dynamics - B Granger, J Stanworth & C Stanworth The Case of 'Unemployment Push' in UK Book Publishing Self-Employment - D G Blanchflower More May Not be Better VOLUME III PART FOUR: FORMS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP (CONTINUED) Entrepreneurship and Small Firms in Transition and Developing Economies The Growth of the Firm in Planned Economies in Transition - M W Peng & P Heath Institutions, Organizations, and Strategic Choice Self-Employment in the Era of the New Economic Model in Latin America - M J Pisani & J A Paan A Case Study of Nicaragua New Private Enterprises in Three Transitional Contexts - K Robert & C Zhou Central Europe, the Former Soviet Union and China The Distinctiveness of Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies - D Smallbone & F Welter Globalization and Internationalization Effects of Age at Entry, Knowledge Intensity and Imitabilty on International Growth - E Autio, H Sapienza & J Almeida Small Firm Dynamism in East Asia - F Iqbal & S Urata An Introductory Overview Internationalisation: Conceptualizing an Entrepreneurial Process of Behaviour in Time - M V Jones & N E Coviello Defining International Entrepreneurship and Modelling the Speed of Internationalization - B M Oviatt & P P McDougall PART FIVE: ENTREPRENEURIAL PROCESSES AND ACTIVITIES New Venture Creation Improvising Firms - T Baker, A S Miner & D T Eesley Bricolage, Account Giving and Improvisational Competencies in the Founding Process Properties of Emerging Organizations - C G Brush, L Edelman & T Manolova An Empirical Test Exploring Start-Up Event Sequences - N Carter, W B Gartner & Reynolds Competing Models of Entrepreneurial Intentions - N F Krueger, M D Reilly & A L Carsrud Challenges of Development, Growth and Performance A Multi-Dimensional Model Venture Growth - J R Baum, E A Locke & K G Smith Strategic Management of Small Firms in Hostile and Benign Environments - J G Covin & D P Slevin Organizational Growth - K Eisenhardt & C Schoonhoven Linking Founding Team, Strategy, Environment and Growth Among US Semiconductor Ventures, 1978-1988 An Examination of the Influence of Industry Structure on Eight Alternative Measures of New Venture Performance for High Potential Independent New Ventures - K C Robinson Business Planning Does Business Planning Facilitate the Development of New Ventures? - F Delmar & S Shane What do Investors Look for in a Business Plan? A Comparison of the Investment Criteria of Bankers, Venture Capitalists and Business Angels - C Mason & M Stark Institutional Forces and the Written Business Plan - B Honig & T Karlsson VOLUME IV PART FIVE: ENTREPRENEURIAL PROCESSES AND ACTIVITIES (CONTINUED) Finance and Financial Management The Economics of Small Business Finance - A N Berger & G F Udell The Roles of Private Equity and Debt Markets in the Financial Growth Cycle Competition, Small Business Financing and Discrimination - K S Cavalluzzo, L C Cavalluzzo & J D Wolken Evidence From a New Survey Patterns of Venture Capital Funding - P G Greene, C G Brush, M M Hart & P Saparito Is Gender a Factor? Innovation and Regional Growth in Small High Technology Firms - R P Oakey Evidence from Britain and the USA Access to Finance by Ethnic Minority Businesses in the UK - D Smallbone, M Ram, D Deakins & R Baldock Human Resource Management and Employment Relations Managing Human Resources in Small Organizations - M S Cardon & C E Stevens What Do We Know? Human Resource Management in Smaller Firms - S Marlow A Contradiction in Terms? A New Look at Job Satisfaction in the Small Firm - J Curran & J Stanworth Regulation of Work in Small Firms - C Moule What's So Special about Small Firms? Developing and Integrated Approach to Analysing Small Firm Industrial Relations - R Barrett & A Rainnie Praising Caesar Not Burying Him - M Ram & P Edwards What We Know About Employment Relations in Small Firms Marketing and Marketing Strategies The Evolution of Marketing in Small Firms - D J Carson An Investigation of Marketing Practice by Firm Size - N E Coviello, R J Brodie & H J Munro Coping with the Market - R Scase & R Goffee Collaboration and Performance in Foreign Markets - R C Shrader The Case of Young High-Technology Manufacturing Firms Networking and External Relations The Contribution of Business Associations to SMEs - R J Bennett & M Ramsden Strategy, Bundling or Reassurance? The Institutional Embeddedness of Local Inter-Firm Networks - B Johannisson, M Ramirez-Pasillas & G Karlsson A Leverage for Business Creation The Role, Use and Activation of Strong and Weak Network Ties - S L Jack A Qualitative Analysis Social Structure and Competition in Inter-Firm Networks - B Uzzi The Paradox of Embeddedness VOLUME V PART SIX: OUTCOMES OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP Contributions to the Economy Capitalism and Democracy in the 21st Century - D Anderson & R Thurik From the Managed to the Entrepreneurial Economy Entrepreneurship Capital and Economic Performance - D Audretsch & M Keilbach Entrepreneurship - W J Baumol Productive, Unproductive and Destructive Self-Employment Wealth and Job Creation - A E Burke The Roles of Gender, Non-Pecuniary Motivation and Entrepreneurial Ability Linking Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth - S Wennekers & R Thurik Public Policy and State Intervention What is Small Business Policy in the UK For? Evaluation and Assessing Small Business Policies - J Curran Does More Mean Worse? Three Decades of Enterprise Policy in the Tees Valley - F J Greene, K Mole & D J Storey SME Policy, Academic Research and the Growth of Ignorance, Mythical Concepts, Myths, Assumptions, Rituals and Confusions - A Gibb The Effect of Business Regulations on Nascent and Young Business Entrepreneurship - A van Stel, D J Storey & A R Thurik Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises and Public Policies - D J Storey Entrepreneurship Education Opportunity Identification and Its Role in the Entrepreneurial Classroom: A Pedagogical Approach and Empirical Test - D R DeTienne & G N Chandler The Theoretical Side of Teaching Entrepreneurship - J Fiet The Chronology and Intellectual Trajectory of American Entrepreneurship Education 1876-1999 - J Katz A Process Model for Entrepreneurship Education and Development - C Leitch & R Harrison Towards a Conceptual Understanding of Entrepreneurial Learning - D Rae & M Carswell Business Exit and Transfer Redefining Business Success - B Headd Distinguishing Between Closure and Failure Falling Forward - R McGrath Real Options Reasoning and Entrepreneurial Failure Learning the Hard Way - D Stokes & R A Blackburn The Lessons of Owner-Managers Who Have Closed Their Businesses

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/06/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412934374
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 2248
  • ID: 9781412934374
  • ISBN10: 1412934370

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