SME MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT:
Key Areas: Start-up, Survival, Growth, Technology
RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Gibb, A.A. (2005) The Entrepreneur as the core competence of the firm’. European Forum for Management Development Entrepreneurship Bulletin. Brussels

Gibb, .A.A, (2004) ‘Assessing Fitness for Growth. A Guide for Entrepreneurs and their Advisors. Unpublished pp 88

Gibb, A.A. (2004) ‘Guide to the Business Growth Programme (unpublished) pp 38

Gibb, A. A. (2002) ‘Creating Conducive Environments for Learning and Entrepreneurship; living with, dealing with, creating and enjoying uncertainty and complexity’. Industry and Higher Education Volume 16 Number 3

Gibb, A.A. (2001) ‘Adding Value to the Growing Business’ Institute of Business Advisors Jornal UK

Gibb, A.A. (2000) 'Corporate Restructuring and Entrepreneurship: What can large organisations learn from small?' Enterprise and Innovation Management Studies. Vol.1. No.1. May

Gibb, A.A. (2000) ‘Small and Medium Enterprise Development: Borrowing from Elsewhere?’ Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development Vol. 7 no.3 pp 199-211

Gibb, A.A. (editor and main contributor) (2000) ‘Entrepreneurial Training for the Growth of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe’. European Training Foundation Turin

Gibb, A. A. (2000) ' What Plumbing and Heating Engineers must do to Survive and Grow in the 21st Century' Keynote to National Conference of the National Training Organisation of the Plumbing and Heating Industry in the UK. Scone Castle, Perth, Feb. 16th

Gibb, A.A. (“1999) ‘Restructuring through Small Enterprise Development’ Paper to the ILO Workshops on Restructuring of Enterprises in the Transition Period. Geneva

Gibb, A.A. (1999) 'Can we build 'Effective' Entrepreneurship through Management Development?' Journal of General Management. Vol. 24. No.4. Summer. pp 1-22.

Gibb, A.A. (1999) 'Management Development, Entrepreneurship and the Global Competitive Environment'. Keynote Workshop Presentation to the UK TEC National Conference. Birmingham. July.

Gibb, A.A. (1999) 'Universities and the Technology Transfer Process. Observations from Western Experience.' Presentation to National Conference on Technology Transfer in China. Beijing. May.

Gibb, A.A. (1999) 'Start-ups and the Enterprising Economy. The UK Experience'. Presentation to the German Social Market Foundation Workshop on Creating a Self Employment Culture. Berlin. June 8th/9th.

Gibb, A.A. (1999) 'Information and Communication Technology. The Competitiveness challenge to the Development of SMEs and their Advisers'. Keynote presentation to the Finnish European Union Presidency Conference. Turku, Finland. September 16th/17th.

Gibb, A.A. with Hannon, P. (1999) 'Building SME Stakeholder Learning Relationships'. Report to the UK Department for Enterprise and Employment. pp 1-22.

Gibb, A.A. (1998) 'Business Helping Business'. Keynote Workshop address to the UK European Presidency Conference - 'Enterprising Europe'. Barbican, London. pp 1-18.

Gibb, A.A. (lead contributor and editor, with Atherton, A., Hartshorn, C., Nicholson, P. and Sear, L.) (1998) 'Business Helping Business - Nine Case Studies'. Background paper to UK European Union Presidency Conference. Barbican, London. April. pp 1-23.

Gibb, A.A. (1998) 'Entrepreneurial Core Capacities; Competitiveness and Management Development'. Keynote address to the International Entrepreneurship Education (INTENT) Conference. Frankfurt. June. pp 1-

Gibb, A.A. (1998) 'Management Development in High Growth Small & Medium Sized Enterprises. The gap between needs and provision'- staff of DUBS. MCI and DfEE. pp 1-16.

Gibb, A.A., Atherton, A., Bateman, M., and Fuller, E. (1997) 'High Growth Research Review'. Durham University Business School. pp 90.

Gibb, A.A. (1997) 'Small Firms' Training and Competitiveness. Building upon the Small Business as a Learning Organisation'. International Small Business Journal. 14. 3. pp 13-29. April/June.

Gibb, A.A. and Lyapunov, S. (1996) 'Creating Small Businesses out of Large' in Small Business in Transition Economies. Levitsky, J. (ed.), I. Tec. Publ., London. pp 34-51.

Gibb, A.A. (1995)'Conceptualising the Successful (Growth) Firm. Testing a Contingency Model for Growth' in Steigler H with Kemmetmuller, Kotek H. and Petermandl, M.. Erfolgs - potentiale fur Klein-und Mittelbetriebe. dSUniversitatsverlag Rudolf Trauner, Linz, Austria. pp 191-213.

Gibb,A.A. (1995) 'Creating Small Business out of Large in Central and Eastern Europe'. (with S. Lypunov). Small Enterprise Development. An International Journal. Vol.6. No.3. pp 4-17.

Gibb, A.A. (1994) 'Do we really teach small business the way we should'. In Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Vol.11. No.2. January/March pp 11

Gibb, A.A. (1994) 'Do we teach (approach) small business in the way we should?' in 'Internationalising Entrepreneurship Education and Training'. FGF Entrepreneurship-Research Monographies Band 6. Forderkreis Grundungi-Forshung Koln Dortmund Germany. (edt. by H. Klandt, J. Mugler and D. M. Boling. pp 3-21.

Gibb, A. A. (1992)'Assessing Fitness for Growth. A simple guide for Entrepreneurs and their Advisers'. DUBS. pp 180.

Gibb, A.A. (1992) 'Introduction' (pp 1-9) and 'The Small Firms Growth Programme' Part III in 'Networking for Entrepreneurship Development'. ILO, Geneva. pp 31.

Gibb, A.A. (1992) 'Assisting new female entrepreneurs. Is support geared to reality' in 'Development of micro enterprises by women'. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Chapter 1. (edt. by S. Beaumont, K. Singh and K. Ramachandran).

Gibb, A.A. (1991) 'Defining Success in Entrepreneurship Development Programmes: A Guide to a Model Approach?' Small Enterprise Development Programme. International Labour Office. Geneva. pp 29.

Gibb, A.A. (1991) 'Appraising growth potential: Key issues in the thresholds of growth of the independent business' in 'Growth, Capital and Entrepreneurship'. IEE. Barcelona. Chapter 9. (edt. by J. Roure and S. Birley). pp 223-243.

Gibb, A.A. (1990) 'Towards Ensuring the Design of Effective Training Programmes for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Europe' in 'Consulting in Innovation: Practice - Methods - Perspectives (An International Perspective)'. Elsevier. Chapter 7. (edt. by J. Allesch. pp 75-93.

Gibb, A.A. ((1990)'Managing Small Business Growth'. A Guide for Trainers. Durham University Business School. pp 172. (with E. Fuller and R. Simpson).

Gibb, A.A. (1989)'Stimulating Entrepreneurship and New Business Development'. International Labour Office, Geneva. pp 24

Gibb, A.A. (1989) 'Problems in the Development and Testing of a Growth Model of Business Enterprise Development' in 'Recent Research in Entrepreneurship. Avebury Gower. Chapter 17. (with L. Davies)

Gibb, A.A. (1989)'The Changing Pattern of Relationships between Large and Small Firms - Implications for Theory and Management'. Special Edition Swiss Journal of Small Business. St. Gall.

Gibb, A.A. (1989) 'Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship - Exploring the Differences' in New Findings and Perspectives in Entrepreneurship'. Avebury Gower. 1989. (edt. by Donkels, R. and Miettinen, A.).

Gibb, A.A. (1988) 'Stimulating New Business Development (What else besides EDP?) in Stimulating Entrepreneurship and New Business Development. ILO, Geneva. Chapter 3.

Gibb, A.A. (1987)'Large Business Support for Small Enterprise Development in the UK.' Leadership and Organisation Development Journal. Vol.8. No.1.

Gibb, A.A. (1987)'Training Owners and Managers of Small Firms' in 'Small

Enterprise Development: Policies and Programmes'. (edt. by P. A. Neck and R. E. Nelson) Revised Edition ILO, Management Development Series. Chapter 9. No.14. Geneva .

Gibb, A.A.(1987) 'Designing Effective Programmes for Encouraging and Supplying the Business Start-up Process. Lessons from UK Experience'. Journal of European Industrial Training. Vol. 11. No.4.

Gibb, A.A. (1987) 'Training for Enterprise and Small Business in Europe - The Way Ahead'. CEDEFOP Journal.

Gibb, A.A. 'Stimulating New Business Development. What Else Besides EDP?' Paper presented to the First Asia-Pacific Symposium on Small Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Development. Manila. February

Gibb, A. A. (1986) 'The role of Education and Training in Small and Medium Enterprise Development in Europe. Creating an Agenda for Action.' Background Discussion Paper to a 1-day workshop of Education and Employment Ministers from the European Union and Transition Economies on Small and Medium Enterprise Training and Education. Italian Presidency. Torino. 28 May 1996. pp 35

Gibb, A.A. (1986) 'Understanding and Influencing the Business Start-up Process'. Keynote Address. First Canadian Conference on Entrepreneurial Studies, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. November .

Gibb, A.A. (1986) 'Small Firms Growth and Development'. Gower. pp 346. (edt. with Michael Scott, Terry Faulkner and John Lewis)

Gibb, A.A. (1986) 'Understanding the Growth of Small Firms', in 'Small Firms Growth and Development'. Gower. 1986. (with Michael Scott).

Gibb, A.A. (1986) 'Harnessing Unemployed Resources to Assist Small Business. The Management Extension programme - An Evaluation?' in Readings in Small Business. Gower. 1986. (edt. by T. Faulkner, G. Beaver, J. Lewis and A. A. Gibb).

Gibb, A.A. (1985)'Strategic Awareness, Personal Commitment and the Process and Planning in the Small Business' (with M. Scott) in Journal of Management Studies. Vol.22. No.6. November .

Gibb, A.A. (1984) 'Stimulating the Growth of Small Business', in 'Success and Failure in Small Business'. (with J. Dyson)Gower. 1984. (edt. with J. Lewis and J. Stanworth).

Gibb,A.A. (1983) 'The Small Business Challenge to Management Education'. MCB Publications, Monograph. pp 41.

Gibb, A.A. (1983) 'Skill into Business'. A Teacher's Manual for the Start-up Process'. Manpower Services Commission. pp. 300 . (with Derek Craven and John Eversley).

Gibb, A.A. (1983) 'Be Your Own Boss' Growth Kit. National Extension College. 1983. (with John Eversley and others).

Gibb, A.A. (1982) 'Aspirations and Motivations of Would-be Entrepreneurs', in 'Small Business Research. The Development of Entrepreneurs'. Gower. 1982. (edt. by T. Webb, T. Quince and D. Watkins). pp 47-61.

Gibb, A.A. (1982) 'Understanding the Process of Starting Small Businesses'. European Journal of Small Business. Vol. 1. No.1. (with J. Ritchie). September

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