Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

by PaulBurns (Author)


The new edition of this successful text synthesizes good management practice for students and encourages and develops entrepreneurial skills. Clearly structured and accessibly presented, the comprehensive coverage includes accounting control and decision-making as well as chapters on family businesses, corporate, international and social entrepreneurship. Mini case examples and new long case studies are used to practically illustrate how concepts are implemented in small, growing and successful firms, and the text is fully supported by structured teaching resources.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 544
Edition: 2Rev Ed
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Published: 23 Nov 2006

ISBN 10: 1403947333
ISBN 13: 9781403947338

Author Bio
PAUL BURNS is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Dean of the University of Luton Business School, UK. He has previously held posts as Professor of Small Business Development at Cranfield School of Management, UK, having joined it from Warwick University Business School, UK. He also formerly served as Director of the 3i European Enterprise Research Centre, researching small firms across Europe. He has been a Visiting Fellow at Harvard Business School, USA, and a Visiting Professor at the Open University Business School, UK, where he developed the multi-media Small Business Programme which was sc