Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Macmillan Small Business S.)

Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Macmillan Small Business S.)

by Paul Burns (Editor), Jim Dewhurst (Editor)


This is a new and extensively revised edition of this popular text which deals with the problems and issues facing entrepreneurs and small business today. It now includes: a number of new contributions from leading experts, including new chapters on Venture Capital, Uncertainty, Innovation and Management and Small Firms Policy in Europe; a greater emphasis on the use of case studies to illustrate material; and a number of new exercises and assignments The text will be of interest to both undergraduate and postgraduate students of business and Entrepreneurship as well as to people who run or work for small businesses. Reviews of the previous edition: 'a good book - particularly for graduate students with aspirations to small business management. Practical advice with good coverage of human relations studies are also helpful'. ' of the most fluent and well structured texts of its type. It is easy to use - especially as far as students are concerned ...the case studies form a sound focus for the concepts introduced. An excellent book!' '...a very readable and valuable text, providing a comprehensive review of the topics covered as well as a valuable set of notes and references . ..When coupled with a comprehensive index and supported by some useful statistical evidence, the text provides an important addition to the now burgeoning body of literature on small business' -David A. Kirby in The Service Industries Journal


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
Edition: 2
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Published: 11 Sep 1996

ISBN 10: 0333645871
ISBN 13: 9780333645871