Start-Ups and SMEs: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Start-Ups and SMEs: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Release Date: January, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 1687
ISBN13: 9781799817604|ISBN10: 1799817601|EISBN13: 9781799817611|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1760-4


Smaller companies are abundant in the business realm and outnumber large companies by a wide margin. To maintain a competitive edge against other businesses, companies must ensure the most effective strategies and procedures are in place. This is particularly critical in smaller business environments that have fewer resources.

Start-Ups and SMEs: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a vital reference source that examines the strategies and concepts that will assist small and medium-sized enterprises to achieve competitiveness. It also explores the latest advances and developments for creating a system of shared values and beliefs in small business environments. Highlighting a range of topics such as entrepreneurship, innovative behavior, and organizational sustainability, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for entrepreneurs, business managers, executives, managing directors, academicians, business professionals, researchers, and graduate-level students.

Topics Covered

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

  • Competitive Advantage
  • Crowdfunding
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • Innovative Behavior
  • Management Strategies
  • Organizational Culture
  • Organizational Sustainability
  • Portfolio Management
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Planning

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.