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Keystones of Entrepreneurship Knowledge

Keystones of Entrepreneurship Knowledge

Rob van der Horst (Editor), Sandra King Kauanui (Editor), Susan Duffy (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-13921-2

Nov 2005

474 pages

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$74.95

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This is a very special book. It does not bring you new ideas that may be outdated in a few years from now. It brings you the 20 best articles ever published about entrepreneurship and small business. They have borne the test of time, and are still relevant and valuable. They really are the Keystones of Entrepreneurship Knowledge.

With this book the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) celebrates its 50th anniversary. The ICSB is the major worldwide organisation bringing together people and organisations that are committed to the advancement of entrepreneurship and small business. Our membership is made up of researchers, policymakers, educators and service providers. Apart from their common interest and knowledge in entrepreneurship, ICSB members have a strong desire to share their knowledge with others. This book is an example of the type of products and services we strive to produce. It provides us an opportunity to achieve the ICSB mission: to share global knowledge with our growing global network.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Preface .

Rob van der Horst, Sandra King-Kauanui, Susan Duffy, editors.

ICSB: CREATING GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE THROUGH.

GLOBAL NETWORKS.

by Sandra King-Kauanui, ICSB President.

BEST PAPERS IN THE FIELD OF RESEARCH .

Introduction .

by J. Hanns Pichler and Roy Thurik.

Small Business Economics .

by William A. Brock and David S. Evans.

A General Equilibrium Entrepreneurial Theory of Firm Formation Based on Risk Aversion.

by Richard E. Kihlstrom and Jean-Jacques Laffont.

A Conceptual Framework for Describing the Phenomenon of New Venture Creation.

by William B. Gartner.

Clarifying the Entrepreneurial Orientation Construct and Linking It to Performance.

by G. T. Lumpkin and Gregory G. Dess.

Entrepreneurship: Productive, Unproductive, and Destructive .

by William J. Baumol.

BEST PAPERS IN THE FIELD OF PUBLIC POLICY .

Introduction .

by David Storey and Lois Stevenson.

Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises and Public Policies.

by David J. Storey.

Entrepreneurship Policy for the Future: Best Practice Components.

by Lois Stevenson and Anders Lundström.

Do Markets Fail Entrepreneurs? And Are Markets Enough for Poor Localities?.

by Alistair Nolan, OECD.

Research Mimicking Policy: Entrepreneurship/Small Business Policy Research in the United States.

by William Dennis, Jr.

Evaluating the Effect of Soft Business Support upon Small Firm Performance.

by Colin Wren and David J. Storey.

BEST PAPERS IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION .

Introduction .

by Kevin Hindle and George Solomon.

The chronology and intellectual trajectory of American entrepreneurship education 1876–1999.

by Jerome A. Katz.

The State of Entrepreneurship Education in the United States: A Nationwide Survey and Analysis .

by George T. Solomon, Susan Duffy, and Ayman Tarabishy.

Measuring Progress in Entrepreneurship Education .

by Karl H. Vesper and William B. Gartner.

Emerging Structures in Entrepreneurship Education: Curricular Designs and Strategies.

by Gerhard R. Plaschka and Harold P. Welsch.

A Historical Examination of Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship Pedagogy.

by George T. Solomon, K. Mark Weaver, and Lloyd W. Fernald.

ii KEYSTONES OF ENTREPRENEURIAL KNOWLEDGE.

BEST PAPERS IN THE FIELD OF SERVICE PROVISION .

Introduction .

by Colin Dunn and Michael Schaper.

The Use of External Business Advice by SMEs in Britain .

by Robert J. Bennett and Paul J. A. Robson.

The Small Business Assistance Dilemma: Is the Disparity between the Offerings of Support Agencies and the Needs of Businesses Irreconcilable?.

by John Breen and Sue Bergin-Seers.

Outsider Assistance as a Knowledge Resource for New Venture Survival.

by James J. Chrisman and W. Ed McMullan.

Support for Rapid-Growth Firms: A Comparison of the Views of Founders, Government Policymakers, and Private Sector.

Resource Providers.

by Eileen Fischer and A. Rebecca Reuber.

Accountants as Sources of Business Advice for Small Firms .

by Paul N. Gooderham, Anita Tobiassen, Erik Døving, and.

Odd Nordhaug.

THE ICSB INTERNATIONAL OFFICE .

by Susan Duffy.

HISTORY OF THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR SMALL BUSINESS.

by Bob Brockhaus