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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


The Effect of Firm Status on Banking Relationships and Loan Syndication

Toshihiro Horiuchi

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter explores the relationship between banks and firms. The bargaining power of small firms with lending institutions has increased since the 1980s, since large banks have moved down-market ... More


The Position of Large and Small Firms in a Growing Economy

Edith Penrose

in The Theory of the Growth of the Firm

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289777
eISBN:
9780191596759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289774.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses the factors affecting the expansion of small and large firms. It covers access to capital, the continued existence of small firms, growth opportunities and economic growth. It ... More


Why Less Knowledge Can Lead to More Learning: Innovation Processes in Small vs. Large Firms

Fiona Murray and Nicolay Worren

in Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259281
eISBN:
9780191714306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259281.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Numerous studies have explored the influence of firm size on the processes of technological innovation. Despite financial constraints and a limited knowledge base, small firms may possess a superior ... More


The Pricing Behavior of Dutch Firms: Survey Evidence on Price Stickiness

Marco Hoeberichts and Ad Stokman

in Pricing Decisions in the Euro Area: How Firms Set Prices and Why

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309287
eISBN:
9780199783939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309287.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Small Dutch firms adopt more rigid pricing policies, and the weaker the competition a firm faces, the stickier its prices will be. Furthermore, wholesale and retail prices are more flexible than ... More


The Rise of Salaried Engineers: Automobile Manufacturing

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter looks at the salaried automobile engineer in South Korea's late industrialization with respect to two extreme typologies – the small‐ and medium‐sized firm, and the huge diversified ... More


Managerial behaviour in small firms: Does it matter what managers do? 1

Henrik Florén and Joakim Tell

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines why some small firms grow and others do not. The focus is on the relationship between managerial behaviour and small firm growth in fast- and slow-growing firms. Using Sune ... More


How Local Trade Associations and Manufacturers' Associations Worked in Pre-war Japan

Kazuhiro Ōmori

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:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the role of trade and manufacturers’ associations in Japan’s industrialization. Focusing on two typical traditional industries, pottery and straw goods manufacturing, the ... More


Latecomer Entrepreneurship: A Policy Perspective

Mike Hobday and Fernando Perini

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The conventional view of the entrepreneur as a risk-taking innovator and developer of new technology has been highly influential in modern policies towards entrepreneurship in developing countries ... More


Members and Interests

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The membership is assessed in detail for the earliest chambers in terms of their geographical reach, sector structure, balance of company structures, trading markets, overlap with other networks, and ... More


The Family Firm in Tool Steelmaking

Geoffrey Tweedale

in Steel City: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Technology in Sheffield 1743-1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288664
eISBN:
9780191684623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288664.003.0073
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The First World War served as the turning point not only for the steel industry of Sheffield, but for the development of the economy of Britain on the whole. Before 1914, the initial steel boom may ... More


Small Business Innovation Research Program: An Environment to Enhance Commercialization

Albert N Link and Jamie R. Link

in Government as Entrepreneur

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369458
eISBN:
9780199871018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369458.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program through which government acts as entrepreneur. The SBIR program leverages, through the direct provision of financial ... More


Membership Motives: Benefits and Costs

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter gives the first analysis comparing historical and modern information on membership motives for joining, retaining membership, and lapsing. It tackles the classic issues of exit, voice, ... More


East Asia

Sanjaya Lall

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This case study looks at the consequences of technological change and globalization for the organization of economic activity in East Asia, focusing on Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. ... More


Historical Overview

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Because the book is mainly thematic, this chapter gives a historical overview to put the themes into a context. It traces the earliest chambers of commerce, from 1767, and ‘delegate’ bodies that ... More


Then, Now, and the Future

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter concludes that the chambers have shown remarkable durability by being adaptable to new needs, and diversifying their service bundle over time. However, the 1980s seem to have become ... More


Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

Adam Szirmai, Wim Naudé, and Micheline Goedhuys (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596515
eISBN:
9780191729133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596515.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Entrepreneurship and innovation are two of the most pervasive concepts of our times, yet there are still gaps in our understanding of the interactions between entrepreneurship and innovation, ... More


Finance For Industry: The 1970s

Richard Coopey

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/9780198289449.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

ICFC had successfully combined the role of making money with the role of serving the country in the small firm sector, under the ‘paternal’ eye of the Bank of England. The Bank had never had any ... More


Introduction: Governance in Partnership and Close Corporation Law in Europe and the United States

JOSEPH A. McCAHERY

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/9780199264353.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the growth of new business organization forms in the US and Europe. It then considers the problems of extending limited liability to small firms ... More


Job Creation, Small versus Large versus Young, and the SBA

J. David Brown, John S. Earle, and Yana Morgulis

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/9780226454108.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Analyzing a list of all Small Business Administration (SBA) loans in 1991 to 2009 linked with annual information on all U.S. employers from 1976 to 2012, we apply detailed matching and regression ... More


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