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LUBS1015
Module Reading List

Enterprise in Action, 2018/19, Semester 1
Mariana Estrada-Robles
M.EstradaRobles@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Main Reference Books:

Burns, Paul (2011).Entrepreneurship and small business : start-up, growth and maturity, London: Palgrave Macmillan London (3 rd Edition)

Bridge, S., O'Neill, K. and Martin, F. (2008). Understanding Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Small Business , Macmillan, London (3 rd Edition)

There is extensive formal and informal literature around enterprise. Students will need independently to search for and use Management materials on the Web & other professional sources. Some only examples are listed here:

Acs, Zoltan J.and David B. Audretsch (1990). Innovation and small firms Cambridge (Mass.); London: MIT Press 

Bambenger, Ingolf (1989). “Developing competitive advantage in small and medium-size firms”, Long Range Planning. 22 (5), 80-88 

Baron, R.A. (1998) “Cognitive mechanisms in entrepreneurship: why and when entrepreneurs think differently than other people”,Journal of business venturing., 13, 275-294

Barrow, C. and Barrow, P. (2001). The business plan workbook. , Kogan Page, London

Blundel, R. and Lockett, N. (2011). Exploring entrepreneurship : Practices and Perspectives. Oxford University Press: Oxford

Bolton, B. and Thompson, J. (2000). Entrepreneurs : talent, temperament, technique , Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford

Churchill, N. and Lewis, V. (1984). “Lessons for Small Business from the Recession”,Journal of small business management., 22 (2), 5-17

Churchill, N., and Lewis, V. (1983). The five stages of small business growth. Harvard business review., May-June, 30-50.

Coulter, M. (2001). Entrepreneurship in action , New Jersey, Prentice Hall. 

Dearlove, D. (2003). The ultimate book of business thinking : harnessing the power of the world's greatest business ideas , Capstone, Oxford

Down, S. (2010) Enterprise, entrepreneurship and small business , Sage: London.

El-Namaki, M (1990), 'Small business: The myths and the reality'Long Range Planning.23, (4) 78-87

Feindt, S., Jeffcoate, J and Chappell, C. (2002) 'Identifying success factors for rapid growth in SME e-commerce"Small business economics., 19, 51-62

Gartner, W. B. and Bellamy, M. G. (2008). Creating the enterprise London: Thomson South-Western 

Greiner, L. (1972) 'Evolution and revolution as organisations grow' Harvard business review. , July-August, 37-46

Klofsten, M. (2002) The business platform : entrepreneurship & management in the early stages of a firm's development. Luxembourg: TII - Technology Innovation International.

Kuratko, D. F. (2009). Introduction to entrepreneurship Thomson South-Western (8ed)

Kuratko, D.F, Morris, M.H., .and Covin, J.G. (2011). Corporate innovation and entrepreneurship : entrepreneurial development within organizations , London: Thomson South-Western. 

Jelassi, T. and Enders, A. (2005). Strategies for e-business : creating value through electronic and mobile commerce ; concepts and cases . FT Prentice Hall: Harlow 

McConnell, C. (2001) Change activist : make big things happen fast , Momentum, Harlow

Mellor, R.M, Coulton, G., Chick, A., Bifulco, A., Mellor, N. and Fisher, A. (2009). Entrepreneurship for everyone : a student textbook , London: Sage.

Moreno, A.M and Casillas, J.C. (2007). High-growth SMEs versus non-high-growth SMEs: a discriminant analysis. Entrepreneurship and regional development. , 19 (1) pp. 69-88

Mueller, D. (1972) 'A life-cycle theory of the firm'The journal of industrial economics.20 (3) 199-219

National Commission on Entrepreneurship (2002). Stories of entrepreneurs, New York, http://www.ncoe.org/ toolkit/stories_index.html

Rae, D. (2007). Entrepreneurship : from opportunity to action , Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Stokes, D. (2000) 'Entrepreneurial marketing: A conceptualisation from qualitative research' Qualitative marketing research : An International Journal, 3 (1), 47-54 

Stokes, D, and Wilson, N. (2010). Small business management and entrepreneurship. , London: Thomson South-Western (6ed)

Storey, D. J., K. Keasey, R. Watson, and P. Wynarczyk (1994). The Performance of small firms : profits, jobs and failures Groom Helm, London

There are several national websites providing information on business start up that may be also useful.

www.businesslink.gov.uk/ Business Link
www.companieshouse.gov.uk
www.smallbusinessportal.co.uk or www.smallbusinessadvice.org
www.bplans.com or www.businessplans.org
www.startups.co.uk

This list was last updated on 20/11/2012