Publisher of Humanities, Social Science & STEM Books

View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Routledge Library Editions: Small Business


17 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
Barriers to Growth in Small Firms

Barriers to Growth in Small Firms

1st Edition

Edited By John Barber, Stan Metcalfe, Mike Porteous
June 13, 2018

This book, originally published in 1989, studies both the growth and the barriers to growth of small firms. It examines market and industrial structures, also the role of investment institutions and their handling of small business accounts. There are chapters on management attitudes and ability ...

Employment, the Small Firm and the Labour Market

Employment, the Small Firm and the Labour Market

1st Edition

Edited By John Atkinson, David J. Storey
June 13, 2018

This volume provides a rigorous examination of key issues relating to employment in small businesses. These include an anlysis of the true extent of job crreation provided by small firms, the rleative quality of jobs in small firms, the growth of self-employment during the 1980s and the way in ...

Entrepreneurship and New Firm

Entrepreneurship and New Firm

1st Edition

By David J. Storey
June 13, 2018

This book, originally published in 1982, review the resurrection of the small firm, partly by a multi-disciplined examination of the existing literature on small and new firms and partly by reporting the results of a study of firms new (in the early 1980s) to the North East of England. Part 1 deals...

Finance for Growing Enterprises

Finance for Growing Enterprises

1st Edition

Edited By Roger Buckland, Edward W. Davis
June 13, 2018

This volume, originally published in 1995, examines the mechanisms by which businesses that have the capacity to grow – whether in terms of output, innovation or export – acquire the cash that enables growth. Addressing an issue of central importance to the competitiveness of firms and economies, ...

Industrial Relations in Small Firms Small Isn't Beautiful

Industrial Relations in Small Firms: Small Isn't Beautiful

1st Edition

By Al Rainnie
June 13, 2018

Originally published in 1989, this book analyses the economic and political position of the small firm in the 1980s, and in particular the relationship between small and large firms in an advanced capitalist economy. Focusing on the printing and clothing industries, it examines the industrial ...

Managerial Labour Markets in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Managerial Labour Markets in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

1st Edition

By Pooran Wynarczyk, Robert Watson, David J. Storey, Helen Short, Kevin Keasey
June 13, 2018

Focussing on the relatively few small firms which grew rapidly, this book, originally published in 1993 uses face-to-face interviews as well as published records to identify and analyse the managerial factors most closely associated with successful small firms. The volume concentrates on the ...

Marketing in Small Businesses

Marketing in Small Businesses

1st Edition

By Brian Kenny, Karen Dyson
June 13, 2018

Written especially for owners and employees of small businesses, as well as students in this specialized area, this book, originally published in 1989, is a concise introduction to marketing in the small business. It focuses on the nature of marketing and the benefits of its applications, even ...

New Firms and Regional Development in Europe

New Firms and Regional Development in Europe

1st Edition

Edited By David Keeble, Egbert Wever
June 13, 2018

When originally published in 1986, this book was one of the first to deal solely with the urban and regional incidence and development implications of new firm formation in particular EU countries. It reviews the extent of and reasons for geographical variation in numbers of new firms, examines the...

New Venture Formations in United States Manufacturing The Role of Industry Environments

New Venture Formations in United States Manufacturing: The Role of Industry Environments

1st Edition

By Thomas J. Dean
June 13, 2018

This volume, originally published in 1995, investigates the variation in rates of new venture inititations across manufacturing industries. Based on Austrain and other perspectives on market disequilibrium, the book proposes a model of new venture formation in dynamic markets. It focuses on the ...

Research Strategies for Small Businesses

Research Strategies for Small Businesses

1st Edition

By Don E. Gudmundson
June 13, 2018

This book, originally published in 1996, develops a model of information gathering for small businesses. Whilst all small business owners gather and process some information, the quality and types of information gathered is limited. Size and resource constraints force small business owners to make ...

Small Firms and Industrial Districts in Italy

Small Firms and Industrial Districts in Italy

1st Edition

Edited By Edward Goodman, Julia Bamford, Peter Saynor
June 13, 2018

Originally published in 1989, this book was the first comprehensive and analytical account of the Italian small firm economy to appear in English. Dealing principally with the area of central and north-east Italy where small business flourishes, the book relates to the concentration of such ...

Small Firms in Urban and Rural Locations

Small Firms in Urban and Rural Locations

1st Edition

Edited By James Curran, David J. Storey
June 13, 2018

When originally published in 1993 this book was one of the first to present a systematic comparison of small enterprises in both urban and rural areas in contemporary Britain. Key issues such as relative performance levels and the relevance of recent develoopments to the economy as a whole are ...

1-12 of 17
AJAX loader