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Small Business Internationalisation and Growth, 2018/19, Semester 1
Murod Aliyev
m.aliyev@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Lecture 1

Case study: Atlassian: Supporting the world with legendary service (available to module cohort on Minerva)  

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Lecture 2

 

Entrepreneurship and small business: start-up, growth and maturity / Paul Burns. Fourth edition. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 

Chapter 4: Discovering a business idea (pages 100-106)
- Spotting opportunity
- Exploring change to find business idea 
 
 

 

Chapter 5: Researching and evaluating the business idea (pages 119-122, 130-132)
- The importance of research
- Defining your market or industry
- Market/industry typologies - life cycle / concentration
- Estimating your market size
- Identifying your competitors
- Assessing industry competitiveness 
 
  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

 

 

Dew N. (2009) Serendipity in Entrepreneurship. Organization Studies. ISSN: 0170-8406. Vol 30, Issue 07, pp. 735–753 (read 735–743)  

 

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Lecture 3

 

Entrepreneurship and small business: start-up, growth and maturity / Paul Burns. Fourth edition. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 

Chapter 6: Developing the business model   

 

 

 

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Lecture 4

 

Entrepreneurship and small business: start-up, growth and maturity / Paul Burns. Fourth edition. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 

Chapter 13: Strategies for growth (pages 329-330, 339-345, 348-351)
- Growth options
- Market development
- Product development
- Developing a product portfolio
- Marketing strategy and product portfolios
- Cash flow and product portfolios
- Diversification
- Why growing firms diversify 
 
 

 

 

 

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Lecture 5

 Markides C. (1997) Strategic Innovation. Sloan management review. ISSN: 0019-848x. Spring 1997.   

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Lecture 6

 

Small Business and Entrepreneurship. / David J. Storey and Francis J. Greene., Harlow : Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2010. 

 

Chapter 17: Debt finance (pages 324-335) available as an online course reading in Minerva
- 17.1: Introduction
- 17.2: Financing large and small businesses: key concepts
- 17.3: Entrepreneurial finance theory
- 17.4: Operating in an opaque marketplace 
 
 

 

Chapter 18: Equity finance (pages 353-361) Available as an online course reading in Minerva
- 18.3: The structure of venture capital funds
- 18.4: Adverse selection and moral hazard
- 18.5: The demand for equity 
 
 

 

 

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Lecture 7

Ghemawat P. (2007) Managing differences: The central challenge of global strategy. Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012. March 2007. Vol. 85 Issue 3, pp. 58–68  

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Lecture 8

 

International business: competing in the global marketplace / Charles W.L. Hill. 10th ed, Global ed. Maidenhead : McGraw Hill Education, 2014. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 

Chapter 15: Entry strategy and strategic alliances   

 

 

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Lecture 9

Johanson, J. and Vahlne, J. (1977) The internationalisation process of the firm – A model of knowledge development and increasing foreign market commitments, Journal of international business studies. ISSN: 0047-2506; 1478-6990; 0047-8210; 0047-8211. Vol 8, Issue 1, pp. 23–32  

Oviatt, B. and McDougall, P. (2004) Toward a theory of international new ventures, Journal of international business studies. ISSN: 0047-2506; 1478-6990; 0047-8210; 0047-8211. Vol 36, Issue 1, pp. 29–41  

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Lecture 10

Barney J. 1991. Firm Resources and Sustained Competitive Advantage. Journal of management. ISSN: 0149-2063. Vol 17, Issue 1, pp. 99–120     

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Lecture 11

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This list was last updated on 01/10/2018