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. 7, 2002

Boon or Bane? Impact of the Digital Age on Small Business Exporting
ABSTRACTThe Internet can be used by small firms to enhance their operations internationally. This paper reviews the opportunities presented by the Internet in cross-border trade by small business and the challenge of using the Internet properly. While...
Business Tactics for Confronting Economic Recession and Planning for Recovery
ABSTRACTA primary economic indicator declared that the US was in recession as of February 2001. Managers' responses during this downturn should be influenced by the cyclical nature of their industry and by the extent to which the roll of the recession...
Entrepreneurial Leadership Styles: What Works and What Doesn't
ABSTRACTMany entrepreneurs claim to use common sense as their management philosophy. An example is the Golden Rule as a managerial guide for personnel decisions. Since this adage was never meant as a management philosophy, but as a statement of respect...
Postmodernism: Strategic Implications for Entrepreneurs
ABSTRACTThe concept of postmodernism has been applied to art, architecture, and philosophy to account for changes in contemporary society. This paper discusses the essential meaning of the term and relates it to emerging and evident trends in the marketplace....
Relationships between Communication Style and Leader-Member Exchange: An Issue for the Entrepreneur
ABSTRACTIt is almost a truism that the entrepreneur, even more than the manager in a large, established business, is dependent in many ways on the organization's employees. In turn, it is widely recognized throughout the managerial literature that the...
Risk Management for Small Business
ABSTRACTEvery organization is exposed to risks associated with employment practices and must develop strategies to avoid and/or minimize risks. Risk management is particularly crucial for a small business because a single poorly managed risk could threaten...
The Most Important Finance Skills for Entrepreneurs: Differing Views among Finance Professionals
ABSTRACTFinance is commonly viewed as one of the most important topics for entrepreneurs to understand to ensure their survival and success. This study addresses 10 finance topics commonly taught in university courses. Each topic was evaluated by financial...
The Supplementary Role of Small Businesses in the Travel and Tourism Trades
ABSTRACTThis study determines how big retail firms dealing primarily in serving the travel and tourism trades select and utilize small business firms to send their overflow business to, with major emphasis on referrals. In addition, the research examined...
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