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Sustainability: are micro-enterprises built to last?

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

in Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter ten considers these issues, exploring micro-enterprise funding models, which rely heavily on individualised purchasing by people rather than local government contracts. This chapter focuses ... More


What it means to be micro

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

in Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter is a discussion of what it means to be a micro-enterprise, outlining the approach taken to sampling the 27 organisations in the study, and the meanings that interviewees attached to ... More


Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Shifts to independent delivery of health and social care services has led to increased numbers of micro-enterprises. Could these tiny organisations with just 5 or fewer employees be the best way of ... More


Introduction: what size is ‘just right’ for a care provider?

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

in Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter sets out the context for the research, highlighting the growing salience of debates about the size of care organisations, but a lack of consensus about whether small is beautiful or ... More


How micro-enterprise performs

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

in Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter considers a range of explanations as to why micro-enterprises perform well on aspects of all of the four measures that were used (valued, cost-effective, personalised and innovative). It ... More


Micro innovation: what, how and who?

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

in Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter eight draws on the interviews undertaken with people running care organisations, to bring out three types of innovation - what innovation, how innovation and who innovation. This chapter ... More


Conclusion: scaling down?

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

in Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The concluding chapter considers the implications of the findings for the future of English social care services and for the broader health and welfare system. It suggests that local care economies ... More


Assessing Financial Development and Access Analytical Considerations

T.A. Bhavani and N.R. Bhanumurthy

in Financial Access in Post-Reform India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076650
eISBN:
9780199081868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076650.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the process of financial development and access, and the various dimensions of each of the two concepts, and how it leads to economic growth and development. It elaborates on ... More


Micro and Small Household Enterprises in Egypt: Potential for Growth and Employment Generation

Ali Rashed and Maia Sieverding

in The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198737254
eISBN:
9780191800733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737254.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Micro and small enterprises (MSEs) comprise an important sector of the Egyptian economy and account for a substantial portion of employment outside the public sector. In this chapter we examine ... More


Giants with Feet of Clay: Political Parties in Colombia

Eduardo Pizarro Leongómez

in The Crisis of Democratic Representation in the Andes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752787
eISBN:
9780804767910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752787.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the role of the political parties in the crisis of democratic representation in Colombia. It explains that Colombia's two-party system actually functioned as multi-party system ... More


Geographic Perspectives on Women

Ann M. Oberhauser and Donna Rubinoff

in Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233923
eISBN:
9780191917707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233923.003.0062
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

Since its inception in the mid-1970s, feminist geography has significantly impacted the discipline. Open nearly any human geography textbook, review course ... More


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