The Global Small Business Blog-
The Definitive Blog for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses interested in going global, (for complete story, read here)
"When business educators think of global hotbeds for management education, Kigali, Rwanda, may not be the first place that comes to mind. But what's happening in Kagali mirrors what's happening in markets the world over, says Robert E. Kennedy, executive director of the University of Michigan's William Davidson Institute (WDI)...." (read more on page 44)
What Does an Entrepreneur Support System Look Like?
excerpt taken from "Creating Systems for Entrepreneur Support", Economic Development America,
Economic Development Administration (EDA)-publisher, Winter 2005
"Many regions claim that they have a small business support system in place, but, in most cases, these "systems" are simply a loose federation of non-profits and other support providers. A true system links all relevant service providers, operates according to common procedures, and offers...." (read more)
The Best Places for Doing Business in America 2013 as published by Forbes
" The new economy didn't disappear. It changed addresses. The dynamic, job-generating information-technology and service companies that characterized the boom of the 1990's are still around. But it's getting harder to find them in the usual high-tech clusters like Silicon Valley, Boston, and Austin. Instead, five years after the bubble burst and a year or so into an economic recovery......" (read more)
The Next Economy by Joseph E. McCann
as published in BizEd March/April 2006
"Deans lose sleep about many things, but one question keeps me awake at night: Are we preparing students for the right economy? I suspect that 90 percent of the graduates we now produce are being educated for either the past economy, which was driven primarily by manufacturing, or the present economy, which is driven by services. At best, we are preparing only 10 percent....." (read more)
As published in the Third Quarter Economic Review, written by Chad R. Wilkerson and Megan D. Williams. (for complete story, read here)
Volume 17, Number 1, Fall 2005. Published by the Nebraska Economics and Business Association in cooperation with Wayne State College. (for complete issue, read here)
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