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. 22, No. 1, March

An Information Technology Services Outsourcing Alternative: A Business Model
ABSTRACTAn alternative to offshoring is domestic sourcing, or outsourcing in one's home country. A subset of domestic sourcing, known as rural sourcing, is emerging as a significant option within the information technology industry, either as a standalone...
A Situated Perspective of Entrepreneurial Learning: Implications for Entrepreneurial Innovation Propensity
ABSTRACTConsistent with calls for a context-process-outcome research structure, this study takes a situated learning perspective to integrate environmental uncertainty, entrepreneurial learning, and entrepreneurs' innovation propensity into a coherent...
Entrepreneurial Characteristics, Optimism, Pessimism, and Realism-Correlation or Collision?
ABSTRACTThe study of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship has resulted in a great deal of information about who entrepreneurs are and how who they are impacts their behavior. This article presents additional insight into who entrepreneurs are and how their...
Forced to Entrepreneurship: Modeling the Factors Behind Necessity Entrepreneurship
ABSTRACTThere have been a large number of studies addressing the venture creation decision or entrepreneurship start-up models. Several of these models are built under normal condition assumptions where the individuals are motivated by personal goal...
Technology Adoption in Smes: A Strategic Posture Matrix and a Research Agenda
ABSTRACTIn small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), technological advancements create opportunities and decision-making challenges. As a result, there is considerable difference in technology adoption decisions implemented by SMEs, and their rate of...
The Changing Legal Environment for Employers: Implications for Small Businesses
ABSTRACTThis article introduces the major provisions of one signed and two proposed employment and labor legislation statutes (the Employment Nondiscrimination Act, the Employee Free Choice Act, and the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act) which are being openly...