New England Journal of Entrepreneurship: Volume 13 Issue 2 , Open Access


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Developing high-growth businesses in rural areas: A study of four U.S. States

William B. Lamb, Hugh Sherman

Those who would establish high-growth businesses (HGBs) in rural settings face significant challenges. We report findings from more than 80 in-depth interviews regarding the…


The impact of entrepreneurial personality traits on perception of new venture opportunity

Jun Yan

This empirical study examined links between entrepreneurial personality traits and perception of new venture opportunity in a sample of 207 respondents. Four entrepreneurial…


Does employee ownership increase innovation?

Robert Garrett

One way that firms attempt to innovate is through investment in R&D activity. However, there is much heterogeneity in innovations among firms making comparable R&D investments…


Psychographic segmentation of the self-employed: An exploratory study

Matthew G. Kenney, Art Weinstein

Although it is well established in the academic literature that entrepreneurs share common traits, there has been limited research dedicated to evaluating psychographic profiles…


SMEs and poverty alleviation in Nigeria: Marketing resources and capabilities implications

Olalekan U. Asikhia

This article seeks to identify the mediating role of marketing resources and capabilities in small and medium enterprises (SMEs)‐poverty alleviation relationship. A qualitative…


The glass ceiling women face: An examination and proposals for development of future women entrepreneurs

Janet L. Nixdorff, Theodore H. Rosen

As of 2007, there were an estimated 10.4 million businesses in the United States that were owned and operated by women. The number of women-owned firms has continued to grow at…


Abandoning ship at Scandia, Inc.: Part A

Barry Armandi, Adva Dinur, Herbert Sherman

Scandia, Inc., is a commercial vessel management company located in the New York Metropolitan area and is part of a family of firms including Scandia Technical; International…

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