Journal of Small Business Management

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 4, October

A Personnel Selection Program for Small Business
A PERSONNEL SELECTION PROGRAM FOR SMALL BUSINESS Recent studies of personnel management practices in small businesses in the United States have identified the importance of personnel selection in the performance of the business. For example, a recent...
Attributes of Sound Banking as Perceived by Small Businesses: Results of a Survey
ATTRIBUTES OF SOUND BANKING AS PERCEIVED BY SMALL BUSINESSES: RESULTS OF A SURVEY On March 7 and 8, 1985, depositors withdrew $90 million from the Cincinnati-based Home State Savings Bank when they learned that the bank was expected to incur heavy...
Employment at Will: An Emerging Issue for Small Businesses
EMPLOYMENT AT WILL: AN EMERGING ISSUE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES A U.S. work force more educated about employment rights has resulted in small business becoming increasingly vulnerable to legal suits which could have adverse effects on the profitability...
Entrepreneurship in Turkey
ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN TURKEY The Turkish Republic is a democratic country founded in 1520, although Turkish history extends back thousands of years. Geographically and culturally, Turkey bridges Europe and Asia. Turkey's population of 52 million lives...
Family Contributions to Productivity and Profitability in Small Business
FAMILY CONTRIBUTIONS TO PRODUCTIVITY AND PROFITABILITY IN SMALL BUSINESSES* Much sociological research on the problems and challenges of combining "family' with "business' presents pessimistic views which suggest that the family is sacrificed at the...
Implications of Employee Leasing for Small Businesses
IMPLICATIONS OF EMPLOYEE LEASING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES If you could fire all of your employees while maintaining their respect and gratitude, and increase your profitability by doing so, would you subscribe to our employee leasing firm today? This...
Important New Aspects of Financial Planning Following Tax Reform
IMPORTANT NEW ASPECTS OF FINANCIAL PLANNING FOLLOWING TAX REFORM As recently as 1981, the top marginal tax rate for individuals in the U.S. was 70 percent, while corporations were taxed at a maximum rate of only 46 percent. In spite of the double...
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Center: Honduras
INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CENTER: HONDURAS The labor market in Honduras has contracted to such an extent that the level of unemployment has reached an alarming 41 percent of the economically active population. This translates to...
Readership Survey Findings
READERSHIP SURVEY FINDINGS The results of the 1987 JSBM Readership Survey are now complete. Questionnaires were sent to more than 2,600 readers including both individual subscribers and those who receive the Journal of Small Business Management through...
Small Business Computer Security
SMALL BUSINESS COMPUTER SECURITY Due to a number of events widely reported in the press, public awareness of the importance of computer security has increased.1 Most computer security studies, however, have focused on issues related to large, multi-user...
Toward More Effective Training of Future Entrepreneurs
TOWARD MORE EFFECTIVE TRAINING OF FUTURE ENTREPRENEURS Through the establishment of courses and programs in entrepreneurship and small business, colleges and universities have attracted and prepared students with the necessary skills to start their...