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  • Entrepreneurship and small business management - An emerging economies perspective
  • Chiloane-Tsoka GE, Rankhumise EM
  • ISBN: 9780627034558
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: 9780627034565
  • 448 Pages | Published: 2019

Entrepreneurship and small businesses are vital determinants of sustainable economic growth, particularly in emerging economies, and are acknowledged as engines driving competitiveness and job creation. Countries that have encouraged and nurtured both of these have stronger economies and are more resilient. Entrepreneurship and small business management focuses on developing the important skills necessary for entrepreneurs to succeed at doing business in emerging economies.

 

Entrepreneurship and small business management provides a balanced theory and practical approach to help budding entrepreneurs develop thriving businesses. Fundamental aspects such as innovation and creativity are discussed as well as entrepreneurial strategies. The concluding section covers the essence of the business plan as well as relevant case studies, which are presented as a way of ensuring understanding.

 

Contents include the following:

· Starting a business

· Entrepreneurial skills

· Finance

· Social entrepreneurship

· Green economy

· Governance 

· Sustainability

 

Entrepreneurship and small business management aims to provide students of today with competencies to foster entrepreneurship.

 

 

SECTION A: THE ENTREPRENEURIAL IDEAS AND CONTEXTUAL NATURE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Chapter 1: The business case for entrepreneurship and small businesses in emerging economies

Chapter 2: Small business start-ups in emerging economies

Chapter 3: Feasibility analysis for small businesses within emerging economies

Chapter 4: Essential success factors in entrepreneurship for emerging economies

Chapter 5: Challenges of starting a business in an emerging economy

Chapter 6: Entrepreneurial strategies for small businesses within emerging economies

Chapter 7: Strategic planning

Chapter 8: Entrepreneurial skills

Chapter 9: Creativity and innovation 

Chapter 10: Ethics, governance and sustainability

 

SECTION B: ENTERPRISE FUNCTIONS

Chapter 11: Small-business marketing

Chapter 12: Communication and building relationships with stakeholders for the small business within developing economies

Chapter 13: Human resources management

Chapter 14: Entrepreneurial finance

Chapter 15: Entrepreneurial growth

Chapter 16: Enterprise development

 

SECTION C: TYPES OF BUSINESS FOCUS

Chapter 17: Tourism

Chapter 18: Franchising

Chapter 19: The family business

Chapter 20: Corporate entrepreneurship

Chapter 21: Social entrepreneurship

 

SECTION D: PLANS AND CASE STUDIES

Chapter 22: The business plan

Chapter 23: Business cases in the African context

 

 

 

 

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