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The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Masayuki Tanimoto

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides an introduction to the book and relates the succeeding chapters to theoretical and comparative issues in the English-language literature. It presents an overview of author’s ... More


Differentiated Europeanization: Large and Small Firms in the EU Policy Process

David Coen and Charles Dannreuther

in The Politics of Europeanization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252091
eISBN:
9780191599224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252092.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter explores the issue of Europeanization primarily at the horizontal level of European Union (EU) policy formulation and the adaptation and Europeanization of large and small business ... More


Partnerships, Corporations, and the Limits on Contractual Freedom in U.S. History: An Essay in Economics, Law, and Culture

Naomi R. Lamoreaux

in Constructing Corporate America: History, Politics, Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251902
eISBN:
9780191719059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251902.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter argues that a focus on big business has distorted the understanding of the legal history of the corporation. The relevant context for understanding the evolution of the form must be ... More


The Business of Women: Female Enterprise and Urban Development in Northern England 1760-1830

Hannah Barker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299713
eISBN:
9780191714955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299713.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book argues that businesswomen were central to urban society and to the operation and development of commerce in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It presents a rich and complicated ... More


Independent Entrepreneurs and Business Networks

Alan Burton-Jones

in Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

Independent contractors require lower levels of firm-specific knowledge since independence in contracting is derived from the knowledge self-sufficiency of the contractor. By presenting this ... More


Not Your Father's University

David B. Audretsch

in Entrepreneurial Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183504
eISBN:
9780199783885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183504.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The view regarding the role of universities has changed dramatically in the entrepreneurial society. There are several reasons for the emergence of the university as an engine of economic growth. The ... More


Too Many, too Small: Small Entrepreneurship in Hungary—Ailing or Prospering?

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter argues that the development of small businesses in Hungary had been hampered both by historical heritage and the context of the transformational crisis. It sees mass and chronic ... More


Family Firms, Partnerships, and Independent Traders

Hannah Barker

in The Business of Women: Female Enterprise and Urban Development in Northern England 1760-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299713
eISBN:
9780191714955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299713.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concerns women's involvement in different types of enterprise: principally family firms, but also as independent traders and in partnerships with others. Evidence from directories, court ... More


Small Businesses and Small Business Finance during the Financial Crisis and the Great Recession: New Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances

Arthur B. Kennickell, Myron L. Kwast, and Jonathan Pogach

in Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses: Current Knowledge and Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226454078
eISBN:
9780226454108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454108.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

We use the Federal Reserve’s 2007, 2009 re-interview of 2007 respondents, and 2010 Surveys of Consumer Finances (SCFs) to study how small businesses owned and actively managed by households fared ... More


Regulatory Choke Holds on Economic Growth

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The chapter starts by pointing out that a fundamental mismatch exists between the sources of job creation and capital formation in the USA, and that US financial history can be read as a long attempt ... More


Latino Small Businesses and Community Economic Development

Melvin Delgado

in Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter studies the role of Latino small businesses in community economic and social development. The presence of Latino small businesses and active support of community celebratory events help ... More


Government Support for Indianpreneurs: Challenges and Conflicts

Courtney Lewis

in Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648590
eISBN:
9781469648613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648590.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The EBCI government recognizes that small- business owners on the Qualla Boundary face very distinctive challenges, and its sovereign status allows it to aid in ways particular to Native Nations. ... More


Minority Business Development Programs: Failure by Design

Timothy Bates

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0035
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter critically examines the minority business development programs, arguing that their strategy of geographic targeting—aid flows into low-income, inner-city minority communities—is ... More


Occupational Health and Safety in Small Enterprises

Jeffrey Spickett and Wallis-Long E.

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Small businesses are usually defined as an enterprise not involving manufacturing that employs 20 or fewer employees or a small manufacturing business that employs 100 or fewer. Small businesses are ... More


Doing Well by Doing Good

Donald Clarke

in 3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Reconciling the national interest, embodied in its support of the small business sector with the commercial imperatives of making an adequate return for its shareholders, has been the ambition of ... More


Direct Marketing for Small to Midsize Business

Lois K. Geller

in Response: The Complete Guide to Profitable Direct Marketing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158694
eISBN:
9780199849420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158694.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter shares small businesses' insider secrets that led to Direct Marketing success. It also advises to ask for professional help but keeping a company's own vision in mind, noting that there ... More


Limited Liability Partnerships in the United Kingdom: Do They Have a Role for Small Firms?

JUDITH FREEDMAN

in The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the emergence of a new legal form, the limited liability partnership (LLP), in the UK. Section 10.2 briefly considers the needs of small businesses in relation to the legal ... More


Wealth, Tastes, and Entrepreneurial Choice

Erik Hurst and Benjamin W. Pugsley

in Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses: Current Knowledge and Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226454078
eISBN:
9780226454108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454108.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The non-pecuniary benefits of managing a small business are a first-order consideration for many nascent entrepreneurs, yet the preference for business ownership is mostly ignored in models of ... More


Introduction

Melvin Delgado

in Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Latino small businesses. In 2004, the Latino population in the U.S. reached 41.3 million, accounting for almost half the national growth of 2.9 ... More


Introduction

Courtney Lewis

in Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648590
eISBN:
9781469648613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648590.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introduction describes how encouraging a diversity of small businesses can help support a Native Nation’s long-term economic stability, but goes further to demonstrate this uniquely through the ... More


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