Journal of Small Business Management

Articles from Vol. 25, January

A Strategic Process Model for Small Business Training and Development
A STRATEGIC PROCESS MODEL FOR SMALL BUSINESS TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT To survive and grow in increasingly competitive markets, service firms have often been advised to develop a distinctive competence. For example, in Peters and Waterman's book, In...
Decision Making Factors in Small Business: Training and Development
DECISION MAKING FACTORS IN SMALL BUSINESS: TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT Businesses of all sizes have recognized the value of training. After all, training is an investment in organizational well-being, one that is made necessary by rapid changes and increasing...
Designing Management Education and Training Programs for Service Firm Entrepreneurs
DESIGNING MANAGEMENT EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR SERVICE FIRM ENTREPRENEURS Management education is repeatedly cited as an effective way of providing small businesses with the management expertise they require. Agencies that supply management...
Education and Training for Modernizing Small Business
EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR MODERNIZING SMALL BUSINESS Among the Asian Newly Industrialized Countries (NICs), Singapore has performed relatively well over the past two decades, exhibiting impressive growth rates. Despite the oil crisis and global...
Entrepreneurship Education in Bangladesh: A Beginning
ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION IN BANGLADESH: A BEGINNING During the 1970s the population of Bangladesh grew at an annual rate of nearly 3 percent while its food supply grew at an annual rate of only 1 to 2 percent. The country kept getting poorer and...
Entrepreneurship-Small Business Education in American Universities
ENTREPRENEURSHIP/SMALL BUSINESS EDUCATION IN AMERICAN UNVERSITIES Education for entrepreneurship and education for small business management are not the same thing. Entrepreneurship consists of originating, or starting, a company, and management...
Evaluating the Impact of SBDC Consulting: A Reply to Elstrott
EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF SBDC CONSULTING: A REPLY TO ELSTROTT In a recent article we reported the results of one of the first systematic attempts to determine whether the Small Business Development Centers' (SBDC) consulting activities in Georgia...
Evaluation of an Innovative Approach to Teaching Entrepreneurship
EVALUATION OF AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO TEACHING ENTREPRENEURSHIP The need for research into entrepreneurship education is well documented. Questions which consistently surface are: (a) Can entrepreneurship be taught? (b) What topics should be included?...
Procedure for Improving the Evaluation of SBDC Consulting Activities
PROCEDURE FOR IMPROVING THE EVALUATION OF SBDC CONSULTING ACTIVITIES In an attempt to replicate, with a Louisiana sample, the research on SBDC consulting activities conducted by Chrisman et al., problems were encountered which stimulated ideas regarding...
Relevance of Small Business Courses to Management Needs
RELEVANCE OF SMALL BUSINESS COURSES TO MANAGEMENT NEEDS Colleges and universities are an important source of training for small businesses, and interest in small business courses is growing rapidly. One of the goals of collegiate small business curricula...
The 1986 White House Conference on Small Business
THE 1986 WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON SMALL BUSINESS The 1986 White House Conference on Small Business, an event of great importance to the U.S. small business sector, was held during August of last year in Washington, D.C. At this national conference,...
The Entrepreneurial Institute: Education and Training for Minority Small Business Owners
THE ENTREPRENEURIAL INSTITUTE: EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR MINORITY SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS The continued support for and development of minority entrepreneurs are vital for maintaining the economic health of a region, particularly in urban settings...
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