Journal of Small Business Management

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 2, April

A Controlled Experiment Related Entrepreneurial Education to Students' Start-Up Decisions
A CONTROLLED EXPERIMENT RELATING ENTREPRENEURIAL EDUCATION TO STUDENT'S START-UP DECISIONS INTRODUCTION Over the last two decades, institutions of higher learning have experienced an increased demand for courses dealing with entrepreneurship...
Entrepreneur Career Selection and Gender: A Socialization Approach
ENTREPRENEUR CAREER SELECTION AND GENDER: A SOCIALIZATION APPROACH Employment of women has increased substantially over the last fifty years. Currently, over 50 percent of the labor force in the United States is composed of female workers (Bowen...
Managerial Issues and Problem-Solving in the Formative Years
MANAGERIAL ISSUES AND PROBLEM-SOLVING IN THE FORMATIVE YEARS INTRODUCTION This is a study of the type of problems newly established firms encounter in their first three years and how the chief executives of these organizations solved these strategic...
Nontraditional Business Education for Black Entrepreneurs: Observations from a Successful Program
NONTRADITIONAL BUSINESS EDUCATION FOR BLACK ENTREPRENEURS: OBSERVATIONS FROM A SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM BACKGROUND Our nation's economic well-being is in part dependent on the continuous infusion of new entrepreneurial and small business ventures....
The Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement and Its Implications for Small Business
The Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement and Its Implications for Small Business National policy necessarily affects small business policy directions. On October 4, 1987, national policy on trade for Canada and the U.S. embarked on a new path,...
The Involvement of Private Foundations in Entrepreneurial Research
THE INVOLVEMENT OF PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS IN ENTREPRENEURIAL RESEARCH The last decade has seen a growing interest in entrepreneurship research. There has been an increasing number of academic and practitioner journals in the areas of entrepreneurship...
The Role of the CEO in the Growing of a Business
The Role of the CEO in the Growing of a Business This article focuses on the job of the CEO in developing the smaller business. Based upon my observations from running ten thre-day programs sponsored by the CEO Club and attended by over two hundred...
The U.S. Supreme Court's Croson Decision: Effects on Small Businesses Contracting with Non-Federal Public Entities
THE U.S. SUPREME COURT'S CROSON DECISION: EFFECTS ON SMALL BUSINESSES CONTRACTING WITH NON-FEDERAL PUBLIC ENTITIES Small business owners vying for public contracts at the state and local levels may be discouraged in their efforts because of seemingly...