Small Business

A small or midsized business faces a unique set of challenges. These summaries address those special issues, teach the particulars of family businesses, and show you what you need to take into account if you're planning to start a company. A veritable goldmine for entrepreneurs!

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Can China and the Internet Save American Small Business?
The giant e-commerce platform Alibaba and its charismatic founder, Jack Ma, have a plan to add a million U.S. jobs by enticing American companies to sell to China.

Emily Parker

MIT Technology Review, 2017

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The Education of a Reluctant Businessman

Yvon Chouinard

Penguin Press, 2016

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Richard Swart

The Roosevelt Institute © 2015, 2015

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The Transformative Potential of Small-Scale Entrepreneurship

Rafael Gomez et al.

University of Toronto Press, 2015

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25 Steps to a Scalable, High-Growth Business

David S. Rose

Wiley, 2016

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50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

John Rampton

Entrepreneur, 2015

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An All-Purpose Tool Kit for Entrepreneurs

Norm Brodsky and Bo Burlingham

Portfolio, 2010

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How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local – and Helped Save an American Town

Beth Macy

Little, Brown US, 2014

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How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don’t

Verne Harnish

Gazelles, 2014

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Lessons from 30 Successful Entrepreneurs

Harry Clark

Greenleaf Book Group, 2016

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