Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship

Articles on small business and entrepreneurship cover marketing, management, finance, accounting, applied information technology, and business law.

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 1, March

A Comparative Study of Inception and Established Franchise Relationships in Business Format Systems
ABSTRACTThis study compares inception and established franchisees with respect to their dependence on their franchisors' business expertise and their evaluation of the franchise relationship. The thesis is that as franchisees gain experience, their dependence...
A Perspective into Entrepreneurial Opportunity Recognition in High Technology Domains: Technical Competencies as a Source of Information
ABSTRACTOpportunity recognition is considered a key element in the entrepreneurial process; however, the process by which high tech entrepreneurs recognize opportunities remains elusive. In this paper we present a conceptual model describing technical...
Fdi and Performance of Taiwanese Family Firms in China: A Resource-Based Perspective
ABSTRACTData from 276 family-owned Taiwanese manufacturing firms that invest in China were utilized to assess the effect of firm resources in Taiwanese firms on FDI performance in China. Firm-specific advantages like firm size, R&D intensity, international...
Paths to Profitability in Owner-Operated Firms: The Role of Entrepreneurial Marketing
ABSTRACTThis study examines the diverse strategies small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) employ to seek profitability. Three distinct profitability strategies are identified, and these strategies are compared across firms in terms of the geographical...
Strategic Philosophy and High Performance: Implications for Managers of Smes
ABSTRACTResearch has demonstrated that strategic planning in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) enhances performance. Top executives of SMEs are faced with three ostensible philosophical contradictions when formulating strategies for their companies:...
The Role of the University-Based Business Incubator in Business Processes Knowledge Acquisition by High Technology Entrepreneurial Ventures
ABSTRACTThis research, conducted in the United States and Finland, examined how high technology entrepreneurial firms ' social interactions with business incubator management impact the acquisition of business processes knowledge. It was hypothesized...