Entrepreneurship and Small Business

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9780230247802: Entrepreneurship and Small Business

The new edition of this successful text synthesizes good management practice for students and encourages and develops entrepreneurial skills. Clearly structured and accessibly presented, this comprehensive textbook includes accounting control, decision-making and new coverage of gender and ethnicity; CSR, ethics and business failure .

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'A highly engaging and contemporary text, Paul Burns' revised edition provides a very practical approach to the study of entrepreneurship and small business. The case studies and case questions challenge students, encouraging them to reflect on their learning and enhance their understanding.' - Colette Henry, Norbrook Professor of Business & Enterprise, Centre for Veterinary & Bioveterinary Enterprise, The Royal Veterinary College

'A highly readable, comprehensive text for all students of small business. Its detailed coverage and explanation of the small business life cycle, adorned with rich examples and mini case studies, offers readers a solid learning experience related to the essentials of small business management.' - Jay Mitra, Head of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group, Essex Business School

'This text should be indispensible to any student of entrepreneurship. It combines well researched understanding of entrepreneurship issues with considerable practical guidance in the form of cases, exercises, advice and tips. I strongly recommend it to any one whether they simply want to learn more about entrepreneurship or actually set up their own enterprise.' - Elizabeth Chell, Professor of Entrepreneurial Behaviour, Kingston University

'A well structured contemporary overview of key aspects of the entrepreneurial process.' - Sue Marlowe, Professor of Entrepreneurship, De Montfort University

'The 3rd edition of Paul Burns' Entrepreneurship and Small Business was a joy to read. Its improved format and updated case studies, along with several other important additions, make it ideal for teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It is also an excellent handbook for practitioners who launch their own enterprises.'  - Mike Wells, Teaching Fellow, Entrepreneurship, City University

'An excellent text for students to refer to time and time again. Very comprehensive.' - Julie Logan, Professor of Entrepreneurship, City University

'It is one of the most thorough texts that I have seen on the topic of entrepreneurship.The book could very easily be adapted for either an entrepreneurship or a small business management course.' - Matt Allen, Northeastern University
 
'...a comprehensive text, written in a way that made me eager to read it. I could envisage students, those contemplating start-up and existing owner-managers, all reading it with interest...the overriding benefit lies in the way it is written - which inspires the reader to want to find out more, to gain skills and knowledge and to put theory into practice.' - Cathie Wright, Teaching Fellow in Management and Languages, Heriot Watt University, The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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A new edition of Paul Burns' leading text on Entrepreneurship, updated to include additional subject coverage, new case studies, enhanced text navigation and an improved companion website

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