This co-authored book pursues three interdependent objectives: firstly, it provides an historical analysis of the problem of SME finance in the UK; secondly, it deepens our understanding of the impact of economic ideas in governance and finally, it contributes...
To Be Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge
Bridging the Equity Gap in the Small Business Sector
This book addresses the lack of academic and practical research into corporate venturing by examining the role of this activity as both a form of large firm-small firm collaboration and as an alternative source of equity finance for small firms. These issues are explored through surveys of...
Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge
Due to the vital importance of SMEs in developed economies worldwide, this book aims to provide a unique and much-needed investigation into the underlying mechanisms and practices of management within these companies by collecting a wide range of original conceptual and empirical research in the...
Published March 31st 2009 by Routledge
This book examines entrepreneurship and small business in Russia and key countries of Eastern Europe, showing how far small businesses have developed, and discusses how far 'market reforms' and a market mentality have been taken up by ordinary people in the real everyday economy. For each of the...
Published July 24th 2008 by Routledge
Does Information Technology matter? This book argues that even as Information Technology hardware, software, data and associated processes are becoming more of a commodity, it has never been more important to manage Information Technology as a strategic asset. However, managing Information...
Published July 23rd 2008 by Routledge
Issues and Evidence
This book brings together thirty years of original empirical research on key aspects of the formation and development of small firms from selected articles authored or co-authored by Peter Johnson. Complete with a comprehensive introduction from the author placing the work in relation to the...
Published April 20th 2008 by Routledge
A Strategic Entrepreneurship Perspective
Drawing on empirical case-study research carried out in the Bangalore software industry, this book explores the role of network relationships in the internationalization of small knowledge-intensive firms. Using a conceptual framework, it looks at a range of key themes. These include: networks...
Published August 29th 2007 by Routledge
An Entrepreneurial Analysis of Small Firm Inception and Growth
This volume is an excellent addition to Routledge’s Studies in Small Business series. In this extended and novel entrepreneurial analysis of small firm inception and growth, a leading authority in the field develops a new kind of ‘micro-micro’ analysis, applying rigorous methods from economics...
Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge