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ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS: START-UP, GROWTH AND MATURITY

PAPERBACK BY BURNS, PAUL

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ISBN
9781137430359
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EDITION
4TH NEW EDITION
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
584 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
18 MAR 2016

DESCRIPTION

In this holistic and practical introduction to Entrepreneurship & Small Business, Paul Burns takes a life-cycle view of a business, arming students with a comprehensive understanding of the many stages and forms of entrepreneurship. The book unpicks exactly what makes an entrepreneur, what motivates them, how they manage and lead, and how their characteristics help shape the businesses they run. What's new for this edition? - Updated international case studies from entrepreneurs and small businesses, ranging from Oman to Australia (see list below for more details) - First-hand, detailed stories from real-life entrepreneurs in brand new Meet the Entrepreneur video case studies - Exploration of the growing importance of social and civic enterprise and hot topics such as effectuation and lean entrepreneurship - Rich multimedia content in the form of additional teaching and learning resources on the companion website This market-leading book offers a truly global selection of case studies: - 97 cases from across Europe - 22 cases from the U.S. - 9 cases from Far Asia - 7 cases from the Middle East - 6 cases from Southern Asia - 6 cases from Australia

CONTENTS

PART I: ENTREPRENEURSHIP .- 1. Entrepreneurship: The Social and Business Revolution.- 2. The Economics of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy.- 3. The Entrepreneurial Character.- 4. Discovering a Business Idea.- 5. Researching and Evaluating the Business Idea.- PART II: START-UP.- 6. Start-up: Developing Your Business Model.- 7. Adding Values to the Business Model.- 8. Launching the Business.- 9. Legal Foundations.- 10. Operations and Risk.- 11. Financial Management.- PART III: GROWTH.- 12. Growth: Building the Foundations.- 13. Strategies for Growth.- 14. Financing the Business.- 15. From Business Model to Business Plan.- PART IV: MATURITY.- 16. Maturity: Success and Failure.- 17. Family Business.- 18. From Entrepreneur to Entrepreneurial Leader.- 19. Corporate Entrepreneurship.