Entrepreneurship occupies a central position in the business disciplines, whilst entrepreneurs' contributions to the global economy is widely acknowledged. In light of this importance, entrepreneurship education plays a key role in delivering employable graduates across the academy. This textbook series provides relatively short, accessible textbooks on a range of entrepreneurship topics.
Collectively, the series is a valuable resource for students of entrepreneurship, helping them gain an in-depth understanding of contemporary entrepreneurial concepts. Individually, each text provides essential reading for a core entrepreneurship topic. A range of consistent pedagogical features are used throughout the texts, highlighting the practical importance of theoretical concepts.
Specialist, postgraduate students of entrepreneurship will find the series to be the ideal starting point for their studies, whilst non-specialist students looking to understand new ventures and entrepreneurial thinking will gain much value across these books.
Building an Entrepreneurial Organisation
Managing Human Resources in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Entrepreneurship and the Employment Relationship
Finance for Small and Entrepreneurial Business
By Carole Howorth, Nick Robinson
July 15, 2020
Family businesses are the most common business form in the world, ranging from the millions of small local businesses to giants such as Walmart. This book showcases the crucial contribution that family businesses make to the world economy and informs students of the existing and potential research ...
By Simon Mosey, Hannah Noke, Paul Kirkham
April 12, 2017
Entrepreneurship is often focused on understanding new ventures, but the entrepreneurial flame is required in growing organisations too. This textbook examines how organisations can become more entrepreneurial to achieve sustainable growth. The authors show how entrepreneurship can be used to ...
By Robert Wapshott, Oliver Mallett
November 03, 2015
Well-managed employment relationships can be a secret to business success, yet this factor is relatively poorly understood when it comes to small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s). Written by active researchers with teaching experience, this book brings together the fields of entrepreneurship ...
By Richard Roberts
April 23, 2015
The financial environment of small and entrepreneurial firms is changing rapidly and is a topic where significant disagreement remains amongst researchers and policy advisers. This concise textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the current and projected trends in this market for the benefit ...
By Robert J. Bennett
May 27, 2014
Public policy interventions aimed at encouraging, supporting and developing small businesses are important for understanding entrepreneurship and small business management. This textbook is the first to provide teachers and students with a resource that gives an overview of how institutional and ...
By Oswald Jones, Allan Macpherson, Dilani Jayawarna
September 03, 2013
Starting a business successfully requires numerous skills and resources. The alarming rate of failures associated with new ventures suggests that potential entrepreneurs would welcome expert advice at the most vital stage in the life of any business. The expert author team focus on those resources,...
By Maura McAdam
January 31, 2013
Female entrepreneurship, and, in particular, the contribution of their ventures to aggregate economic activity has gained increasing attention over recent years in terms of theory, practice and policy. This concise book explores how women fit into the contemporary entrepreneurial discourse by ...
By Stephen Roper
October 17, 2012
Entrepreneurs exist in every country but the nature and level of entrepreneurial activity differs remarkably. Why is this? What shapes the level of entrepreneurial activity in each country? What defines entrepreneurial activity? As more and more teaching and research into entrepreneurship reflects ...