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What is Owner/Manager

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Second Edition
In most small businesses, the owner/manger is the driving force behind the business, and as such can be the catalyst for change in the business that occurs through or around IT. In some small businesses, the positions of owner and manager are separated.
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The Use of ICTs in Small Business
Stephen Burgess (Victoria Universtiy, Australia)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-026-4.ch625
This article examines the main drivers and barriers facing small business owner/managers in the manner in which they use information and communications technologies (ICTs) within their businesses. The early part of the article examines thenotion of whatis meantby smallbusiness. Thediscussion then moves onto describing some of the drivers and barriers to the use of ICTs in small business and the implications of these to small businesses.
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Information and IT in Small and Medium Enterprises
A person who establishes and manages an enterprise for the principal purpose of furthering his/her personal goals. The enterprise is the primary source of income and consumes the majority of the owner/manager’s time and resources. She/he exercises significant control over the day-to-day operations of his/her firm.
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