Entrepreneurial Executive

Publishes practical manuscripts on entrepreneurship and small business. Its primary objective is to address the issues faced by small business owners and managers in their efforts to achieve a level of success for their businesses. Subjects of interest include any area of entrepreneurship and/or small business that would be of interest to practitioners and faculty interested in the more practical applications of knowledge in the field.

Articles from Vol. 13, Annual

Attorneys and Their Use of Technology
INTRODUCTION There is relatively little academic literature published about the business of law firms and attorneys. Speculation why that is the case can lead to an epiphany that this particular service-industry functions at its core upon the...
Bulletproofing Special Allocations
INTRODUCTION Partnerships and those entities taxed as partnerships have always been popular forms in which to conduct business because the partnership itself is not subject to federal income taxation and the partnership under Internal Revenue...
Business Plan Development for Service Ventures: Integrating Customer Experience Management
This paper introduces customer experience management to the traditional services plan model. It provides a framework entrepreneurs can use to develop plans that incorporates three types of clues that influence customers' thoughts, feelings and behaviors....
Entrepreneurial Opportunity Exploitation and the Family: Relationship-Based Factors That Affect the Adult Child's Decision to Jointly Participate with Parents in a New Venture
INTRODUCTION Family businesses are vital societal institutions. Their importance stems from their position as a common entity for conducting commercial transactions and their role as a cohesive force for the intergenerational family that offers...
Environmental Scanning and Organizational Learning in Entrepreneurial Ventures
INTRODUCTION Entrepreneurs' knowledge is critical to building sustainable competitive advantage in the 21st century (Lerner and Almor, 2002; Anand, Glick, and Manz, 2002). Because of increased globalization, rapid technological changes, and increased...
Health Insurance Coverage among the Privately- and Self-Employed
INTRODUCTION "If you don't have your health, you don't have anything." The United States is the only industrialized country that does not guarantee access to health care through socialized medicine, a single-payer insurance system, or other...
Health Savings Accounts: A Way to Help Pay for Health Care Cost
INTRODUCTION Health insurance is the largest line item in our budget, with the exception of payroll. It is more than rent, computer equipment, utilities, errors and omissions insurance, liability insurance, or supplies. And, bear in mind, health...
The Evolution of a Key Internal Revenue Code Section: The Home Office Deduction
INTRODUCTION Under the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), taxpayers have traditionally been able to deduct all of the "ordinary and necessary" expenses of conducting a trade or business from the revenue generated by such business (Internal Revenue...
The Use of Non-Monetary Motivators in Small Business
INTRODUCTION Any business that has employees faces challenges keeping them motivated. Both large and small businesses attempt to use financial incentives to motivate employees to achieve the organization's objectives (DeCenzo & Robbins, 2007)....
Transformation of the Viable Business Structures
INTRODUCTION A significant movement has emerged whereby states are offering business owners and investors increasingly flexible and advantageous business structures while decreasing many of the rigid formalities associated with the traditional...