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294371189 A geo-spatial examination of small-owned businesses of Kentucky.  
This study employs the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to examine the geospatial patterns of small business ownership in Kentucky. Data were obtained from the Small Business...
294371188 Private company financial reporting strategies for small and midsize companies.  
For decades, small and midsize private companies have requested financial reporting standards that are more compatible with the needs of their financial statement users. The continually increasing...
294371187 Correlates of gender and credit behavior in small firms: evidence from a small, developing economy.  
This paper analysed some baseline facts relating to gender and entrepreneurship, specifically the credit behaviour of small, locally- owned Jamaican firms. A better understanding of what factors...
294371186 The evolution of social media as a marketing tool for entrepreneurs.  
Traditional marketing methods can no longer sustain a business. Businesses have been aware for the past few years that social connectivity was becoming the key to marketing. However, the...
294371185 The relationship of investor decisions and entrepreneurs' dispositional and interpersonal factors.  
There is an increasing interest in the oral presentations and elevator pitches of entrepreneurs in order to obtain a meeting with investors or to obtain funding for ventures. Recent research on...
294371184 Community building as institutional entrepreneurship: exploring the emergence of a popular music community.  
Current research on institutional entrepreneurship and the theory of communities focuses on each as independent fields of study with few connections. However, institutions and communities are...
294371183 Using biography to teach entrepreneurship.  
This paper details a biographical approach to teaching entrepreneurship. After describing the use of biographies in other fields, we argue for the relevance of using biographies as a...
294371182 A gumbo of catastrophic effects--the effects of the BP oil spill measured during the oil spill and six months after the oil spill on three towns in South Louisiana.  
In April 2010, the BP licensed Transocean drilling rig Deepwater Horizon sank in the Gulf of Mexico claiming eleven lives and sending over 200 million gallons of oil into the water. This...
294371181 Letter from the editor.  
263157526 Neighborhood small business recovery: three years after Katrina.  
On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina hit the City of New Orleans. Some 80% of the City of New Orleans had flooded areas. Both flooded and non-flooded have been recovering these past three years....
263157525 "Infopreneurship": roots, evolution, and revolution.  
The business of producing and distributing information products has long been established. Selling information has its roots in what might be considered a quaint beginning dating back to a time...
263157524 Attention entrepreneurial small business owner (ESBO): be your own internal auditor!  
When advising an entrepreneur small business owner (ESBO) most consultants soon realize that most small businesses don't have anyone internally to "audit" the business. Typically these areas,...
263157523 Small business and Web 2.0: hope or hype?  
Considering the number of small businesses in the US, the magnitude of their impact on the economy, and the prevalence of "Web 2.0" in discussions regarding businesses, the dearth of...
263157522 The effects of the BP Oil Spill and Hurricane Katrina on businesses in South Louisiana.  
In August 2005, south Louisiana received a devastating blow from Hurricane Katrina and is currently receiving another trauma with the BP Oil Spill that could have direct effects on the...
263157521 Sound financial decision making for entrepreneurs: can the GAAP cash flow statement mislead?  
A person who is "entrepreneurial" constantly seeks different and better products, services and processes. A process is how something is done and entrepreneurial thinkers search for better ways...
263157520 The enemy within: a study of employee criminal activity and its impact on business.  
Now, more than ever, businesses may fail due to criminal activities of others. For years, sociologists and others studied the relationship between economic cycles and increases in crime. While...
263157519 Pricing practices in very small businesses.  
This paper studies the pricing policies and practices by small business managers/owners in northeast Louisiana. In particular, the question whether small businesses follow the same...
263157518 State of the entrepreneurial blogosphere 2011.  
Blogging is often misunderstood. While some individuals use blogs and their capabilities to become what amounts to journalists, whose influence either augments or contradicts traditional news...
263157517 Four stages to more successful knowledge transfer between universities and industry entrepreneurs.  
This article presents a framework for assessing and managing collaborative relationships between industry entrepreneurial firms and universities. Entrepreneurial decision makers are guided through...
263157516 Promoting a small business through the services of a chamber of commerce: one chamber's story.  
Chambers of commerce are an invaluable but often overlooked resource, especially to the small business owner. Chambers provide low cost ways of promotion which are frequently underutilized or...
263157515 Letter from the editors.  
243043188 How small business owners can use social networking to promote their business.  
Social networking is a fast growing phenomenon in both the business and social sectors of the U.S. economy. It is a child of the Internet and provides an electronic way of person-to-person...
243043187 The tax preparer penalty provisions of IRC [section] 6694(A): some reflections on the positive and negative implications for tax practice.  
Originally motivated by Congress' belief in widespread abusive practices by income tax preparers, as well as concerns that significant numbers of fraudulent returns were being prepared by income...
243043186 How a Better Business Bureau (BBB) can help BBB accredited small business members.  
Better Business Bureaus (BBB) date back to 1912 when they were established to correct abuses in advertising. It was also the beginning of the concept of volunteer self regulation in the...
243043185 Using social media to increase advertising and improve marketing.  
This paper will focus on explaining why entrepreneurs, other practitioners, and faculty must understand the effects that the proper use of social media has on the success of businesses. There is a...
243043184 Is twitter a viable commercial use platform for small businesses? An empirical study targeting two audiences in the small business community.  
Entrepreneurs typically work long, arduous hours just maintaining all operations associated with their businesses. Thus, deciding to get involved in an Internet social phenomenon, which could be a...
243043183 The study of leadership in small business organizations: impact on profitability and organizational success.  
Failures of small businesses in the United States continue to increase. This research examined small construction businesses from Pennsylvania and West Virginia to determine if there was a...
243043182 Entrepreneur beware.  
The risks associated with entrepreneurship have been well documented. It is widely understood that the majority of newly formed small businesses will eventually fail within the first seven years....
243043181 A financial feasibility test for aspiring entrepreneurs.  
While there are numerous reasons for small business failures, one of the most common is undercapitalization (Case, 1996; Gross, 1993). A contributing factor to this problem is the failure of many...
243043180 Strategic planning: a practical primer for the entrepreneur.  
Entrepreneurs are known for opportunity recognition. However, once a commercial entity is formed to take advantage of an opportunity, the leadership priority shifts from entrepreneurial to...
243043179 Pre-start-up preparations: why the business plan isn't always written.  
Probably the best way to prepare for a business start-up is to formulate a business plan. However, only a small fraction of entrepreneurs start out with business plans. This paper summarizes...
243043178 Small business at the foot of the legal muse: interpreting supreme court cases and their effects.  
Decisions and dicta of the United States Supreme Court provide direct and vivid guidance to business interests, not only in the United States, but across the globe. Large firms use general counsel...
243043177 Letter from the editor.  
219010998 S-Corporations and federal employment taxes: safe harbors and sunken ships.  
This article provides answers together with legal precedence to a number of frequently encountered questions with respect to the taxation of S-Corporations and their shareholders. In addition, the...
219010997 Ways managers interpret and act on common workplace events: implications for the entrepreneurial executive.  
Entrepreneurial executives actively seek opportunities for their companies. Their efforts to identify these opportunities and commercially exploit them can be greatly enhanced by subordinates...
219010996 Legal insight decision making for small business and entrepreneurs: a judicious approach.  
219010995 Combining strategic management and internal control processes: a recipe for entrepreneurial competitive advantage.  
This article assembles a variety of practical techniques into a systematic strategic management framework suitable for small public companies dealing with mandated financial reporting internal...
219010994 Entrepreneurial investment in the Shkodra region: opportunities for women in tourism.  
Despite its desirable Mediterranean-Continental climate, coastal location and agricultural resources, outside investment in the Shkodra region of Albania is needed in order to improve economic...
219010993 The Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs Act of 2007: an extension of the impact of tax policy on informal venture investing.  
219010992 Export controls and their effect on business operations.  
Federal laws restricting exports of goods and technology have been in existence for decades. These export control laws and regulations are designed to restrict exports of goods and technology that...
219010991 Letter from the editor.  
202701451 Business plan development for service ventures: integrating customer experience management.  
202701450 Entrepreneurial opportunity exploitation and the family: relationship-based factors that affect the adult child's decision to jointly participate with parents in a new venture.  
Prior researchers have identified several predictors of an adult child's decision to join with parents in an existing family business. However, these studies have not investigated this...
202701449 Attorneys and their use of technology.  
This manuscript provides a look at trial lawyers as micro-firm entrepreneurs, and at their decisions to adopt technology as an integral tool for their firms. Within the U.S., a significant number...
202701448 Transformation of the viable business structures.  
A significant movement has emerged whereby business practitioners have been provided with a buffet of business structures from which to select. This movement has transformed the business landscape...
202701447 Health insurance coverage among the privately- and self-employed.  
According to NFIB National Small Business Polls, the cost of health insurance is the leading problem faced by small business owners in the United States. As a result, many self-employed people...
202701446 Health savings accounts: a way to help pay for health care cost.  
The rise of Health Savings Accounts is heralded by the growth in the number of participants. During its first year, fewer than a half million citizens took advantage of them. By 2007, 3.2...
202701445 Bulletproofing special allocations.  
Partnerships are attractive investment vehicles because they are not taxable entities and because partners generally have the ability to allocate any item of income, gain, loss, expense or...
202701444 The evolution of a key internal revenue code section: the home office deduction.  
Under the Internal Revenue Code, taxpayers have been able to deduct their expenses in conducting a business or earning their income. Such expenses would include those of maintaining an office for...
202701443 The use of non-monetary motivators in small business.  
The present paper provides small business owners and entrepreneurs with a variety of techniques that can be used to motivate employees without increasing salaries. Small business owners and...

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