1st Edition

Profiles in Small Business A Competitive Strategy Approach

    226 Pages
    by Routledge

    226 Pages
    by Routledge

    A new analytical approach to small firms' cases, which
    * Uses rich primary source data on modern small businesses
    * Combines business strategy and industrial organization
    * Presents detailed Profiles on diverse small businesses
    * Shows how successful small businesses achieve competitive advantage
    * Considers both extended rivalry and financial structure
    * Shows how to `ground' small business theory in reality
    Profiles in Small Businesses has a companion volume Small Business Enterprise by Gavin Reid (also published by Routledge, Hb: 0-415-05681-0: £45.00) which contains a full analysis (ranging from econometrics to the ethics of competition) of the larger sample of small businesses from which the Profiles are drawn.

    List of figures and tables, Preface, Part I Introduction, Part II Case profiles, Part III Comparative analysis, Part IV Conclusion, Index 208


    Margo Anderson, Lowell R. Jacobsen, Gavin Reid