Enterprise Development in SMEs and Entrepreneurial Firms: Dynamic Processes

Enterprise Development in SMEs and Entrepreneurial Firms: Dynamic Processes

Nelson Oly Ndubisi (Griffith University, Australia) and Sonny Nwankwo (University of East London, UK)
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Release Date: February, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 508|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2952-3
ISBN13: 9781466629523|ISBN10: 1466629525|EISBN13: 9781466629530
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Description

In order to increase the economic opportunities available, enterprise development plays a crucial role in the progression of socio-economic development for small and medium enterprises.

Enterprise Development in SMEs and Entrepreneurial Firms: Dynamic Processes explores the process of enterprise development and its reconstruction of entrepreneurial identities, critical competencies as well as market turnaround for SMEs. This book aims to be a critical resource in the understanding of enterprise strategies adopted and lessons learned for management development. It is a successful resource for students, researchers and professionals interested in the growth SMEs.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Economic and Environmental Sustainable Development
  • Green Supply Chain Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing in SMEs
  • Risk Management
  • Small and Medium Enterprise Development
  • Small Entrepreneurial Firms
  • Succession Planning

Reviews and Testimonials

For students, academics, policy makers, and entrepreneurs, Ndubisi (entrepreneurial marketing, Griffith Business School, Australia) and Nwankwo (entrepreneurship, U. of East London, UK) collect 23 essays from an international group of marketing, management, business, economics and other specialists, who discuss enterprise processes in small and medium enterprises and fast growth entrepreneurial firms, strategies used in successful situations, and how lessons learned can be applied to other contexts. They address economic and environmental sustainable development, green supply chain management, human resource management, diaspora entrepreneurs, women and the glass ceiling, information and communication technologies, knowledge management, marketing, risk management and financing options, small and medium enterprise development, small entrepreneurial firms, succession planning, and supply network management at firms in countries around the world.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Nelson Oly Ndubisi is Professor of Entrepreneurial Marketing at the Griffith Business School, Queensland Australia. Dr Ndubisi’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Entrepreneurial Marketing, Green Marketing, Relationship and Mindful Marketing. He has published extensively in Marketing, Entrepreneurship and IS Journals, and sits on the editorial board of many journals in these fields. Professor Ndubisi is Visiting Professor at Copenhagen Business School and Helsinki School of Business and other universities across Africa, Asia and Australia. He is the Convenor and Chair of the Global Conference on SME, Entrepreneurship and Service Innovation.
Sonny Nwankwo, PhD, is Director of the Petchey Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of East London, founding President of the International Academy of African Business and Development. He is Visiting Professor at universities across Africa, Europe and Australasia.

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