New England Journal of Entrepreneurship: Volume 3 Issue 2 , Open Access


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Foreign Franchiser Entry into Developing Countries

Gary J. Castrogiovanni, George S. Vozikis

Through franchising, individuals can acquire needed business skills and experience, which then could be diffused to nonfranchise sectors of the economy.

Antecedents of small business performance

Matthew W. Rutherford, Sharon L. Oswald

This article focuses on what makes small businesses successful and whether consistent patterns of success can be identified.


Why entrepreneurs establish firms: Competition, protection costs, and rise of the firm

Radoslav P. Kotorov

This article presents an alternative perspective on the nature and function of the firm.

Examining the role of social network size and structural holes

Robert P. Singh, Ralph C. Hybel, Gerald E. Hill

This study examines the importance of social network size and structural holes within the network to the entrepreneurial opportunity recognition process.


Lessons from the Sandbox

Ed Chung

Ed Chung reviews Alan Gregerman's Lessons from the Sandbox

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