Small enterprises are incredibly important. ILO’s 2019 Small Matters report showed that own-account workers and micro-enterprises alone (the smallest economic units) provide more than half of global employment.
I have many friends who run their own small businesses, in Europe, Australia, and Asia. They include dental clinics, restaurants, small travel agencies, and manufacturing businesses. All have been forced to close.
GCEC Virtual Connections Inaugural Session Monday, May, 18, 2020 In order to better connect GCEC members during this difficult time and to provide valuable insights outside of the annual conference, the GCEC is launching a new virtual roundtable series on a variety of...
As family businesses account for some of the world’s most influential forms of business organization, ICSB, IPAG Entrepreneurship & Family Business Center with GW School of Business sees the study of this topic is essential for our members to be able to claim a comprehensive understanding of entrepreneurial principles and small business practices.
Exponential Thinking to create an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in the UAE. Through concentrating on the quality rather than the number of partnerships, Sharjah has transformed from a space of teaching education to one that encourages the spread of knowledge not solely through instruction, but also through innovative research and practices.
CALL FOR PAPERS SPECIAL ISSUE: In Search of the Next Growth Episode: How Firms Catalyse and Sustain Periods of High Growth
This special issue invites scholars to submit high quality submissions advancing theoretical knowledge and empirical evidence on the mechanisms and processes that catalyse and sustain growth in small organisations.
Shortly after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Economist’s front page depicted the world with a “CLOSED” sign.
ICSB & GOOGLE collaborate to support SMEsWednesday, April 29, 2020 ICSB & GOOGLE collaborate to Support SMEsWednesday, April 29, 2020 ICSB is proud to announce a major collaboration with GOOGLE to support SMEs. We invite all ICSB members to join two FREE...
MSME Sustainability Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic Tuesday April, 28, 2020 By Dr. Jeffrey Alves MSME Sustainability Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic Tuesday April, 28, 2020 By Dr. Jeffrey Alves Governments and NGOs were quick to offer programs to...