Journal of Small Business Management

Articles from Vol. 49, No. 2, April

An Empirical Study of the Impact of CEO Characteristics on New Firms' Time to IPO
An initial public offering (IPO) is one of the most critical events in the life of a firm. As the IPO market continues to attract attention from both entrepreneurs and investors, research examining the relationship between the firm's characteristics...
Defragmenting Definitions of Entrepreneurial Opportunity
We examined 19 years worth of definitions of entrepreneurial opportunity and opportunity-related processes. We found 56 articles in six entrepreneurs hip-focused publications, with a total of 49 conceptual definitions and 32 operational definitions....
Entrepreneurship, Small Business and Public Policy Levers
The author develops a progressively refined framework consisting of four typologies to help understand, explain, and analyze how various public policy levers impact new, small, and entrepreneurial businesses. Dimensions for the typologies include institutions...
How Entrepreneurs' Knowledge and Network Ties Relate to the Number of Employees in New SMEs
Knowledge is central to entrepreneurship when explaining successful venturing. However, little is known about bow a founder's knowledge and their network ties relate to the number of workers in early-stage small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)....
Innovative Behavior as a Moderator of Growth Intentions
Although several studies suggest that both growth intentions and innovative behavior have positive effects on firm growth, little is known about how innovative behavior interacts with the intentions and the growth. This study examines its role in this...
Small Business Owners' Success Criteria, a Values Approach to Personal Differences
This study of 150 Dutch small business owners, identified through business/network directories, investigated relationships between owners' understanding of success and their personal values. Business owners ranked 10 success criteria. Personal satisfaction,...
Strategic Commitment and Timing of Internationalization from Emerging Markets: Evidence from China, India, Mexico, and South Africa
In a study of 257 new ventures from China, India, Mexico, and South Africa, we find support for the mediating effect of strategic early internationalization on international sales intensity. We argued that when new ventures from emerging markets internationalize...
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