New England Journal of Entrepreneurship: Volume 9 Issue 1 , Open Access


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Growth intentions of owner-managers of young microfirms

Rolland LeBrasseur, Huguette Blanco, John Dodge

A survey of young microfirms was conducted to investigate their growth intentions. The findings confirm the distinct profiles of four types of firms categorized on the basis of…


A cross-country assessment of government intervention and entrepreneurial activity

Maria Minniti

Recent studies have shown that the contribution of small firms to employment and GDP is increasing. A large amount of work has also established the significance of social and…


Parting is such sweet sorrow: DHR patio homes, LLC and family firm management

Herbert Sherman, Daniel J. Rowley

“I quit.” Those two little words were dropped like an atomic bomb and seemed to explode across the dinner table at the Davis residence. The meal had not yet been served though…


Capital accessibility, gender, and ethnicity: The case of minority women-owned firms

Leyland M. Lucas

Minority women continue to make significant gains in economic activity, particularly as entrepreneurs through the creation of small businesses. Despite this increased role in…


The embedded entrepreneur: Recognizing the strength of ethnic social ties

Ed Chung, Kim Whalen

This article is premised on the idea that social networks represent an important, but often overlooked, unit of analysis in management and entrepreneurship studies. The concept of…


The often-neglected term in the entrepreneurial equation–the purchase order

Deaver Brown, Joseph E. Levangie

Many entrepreneurs are enthralled with their company's technologies, products and potential markets. Invariably these emerging ventures present bedazzling business plans with…

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