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:
and small business management aims to provide students of today with
competencies to foster entrepreneurship.
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
Feasibility analysis for small businesses within emerging economies
Essential success factors in entrepreneurship for emerging economies
Challenges of starting a business in an emerging economy
Entrepreneurial strategies for small businesses within emerging economies
Creativity and innovation
Ethics, governance and sustainability
SECTION B: ENTERPRISE FUNCTIONS
Communication and building relationships with stakeholders for the small
business within developing economies
Human resources management
SECTION C: TYPES OF BUSINESS FOCUS
Chapter 17: Tourism
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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