NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL SME POLICY
Key Areas: Regulation - Institution Development - SME Development Strategy - Employment and Training - Policy Research Institutes - NGO Support
RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Author (2004) Effective Policies for Small Business. A Guide for the Policy Review Process and Strategic Plans for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development. UNIDO/OECD

Gibb, A.A. and Li, J. (2003) ‘Organising for enterprise in China: what can be learned from the Chinese micro, small and medium enterprise development experience?’, Futures, 35 pp. 403 421 Pergamon

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. (2000) 'Academic Research and the Growth of Ignorance. SME Policy: Mythical Concepts, Myths, Assumptions, Rituals and Confusions'. International Small Business Journal. Vol.18. No.3. May.

Gibb, A.A. (1999) 'Creating an Entrepreneurial Culture in Support of SMEs' Small Enterprise Development. Small Enterprise Development. An International Journal. Vol.10. No.4. pp 27-38

Gibb. A.A. (1999)  ‘The Role of SMEs in Economic and Social Development.  ‘Keynote presentation to World Bank/Government of Saudi Arabia Conference on Small Scale Enterprise Promotion.  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  March.

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

Gibb, A.A. (1999) 'Dealing with Entrepreneurship and Small Business in Government'. Paper written for International Donor Group Conference on the Regulatory Environment and Small Business. UNIDO. Vienna, Austria; September.

Gibb, A.A. (1998) 'Strategies to implant an entrepreneurial culture in key actors influencing SME development'. Keynote paper presented at CEFE's Third International Conference. Belo Horizonte, Brazil. September. pp 1-23.

Gibb, A.A. (1998) 'Getting the supply side right!' Keynote Paper at the 'Supporting Growing Businesses in Africa A Challenge for the 21st Century'. International Conference organised by the Kenya Institute of Management and Nottingham Business School. Nairobi. March.

Gibb, A.A. (1997) 'Policy Research and Small Business. From Know What to Know How'. Chapter 3 in Ram, M., Deakins, P. and Smallbone, D. 'Small Firms Enterprising Futures'. Paul Chapman Publishing, London.

Gibb, A.A. (with Atherton, A. and Sear, L.) (1997) 'Reviewing the case for Supporting Business Start-ups. A Policy overview of current thinking on business start-ups.' Durham University Business School. pp 1-12.

Gibb, A.A. (1997) 'A Comparative Analysis of Current SME Strategies, Policies and Programmes in Central European Initiative Countries. For UNIDO, Vienna. Summary pp 1-23.

Gibb, A.A. (1996) 'Policy Research and the Level Playing Field for Small Enterprise Development'. 19th ISBA National Small Firms Policy and Research Conference in 'Enterprising Futures'. Ram, M. (ed.), ISBA/University of Central England Business School Birmingham, UK.

Gibb, A.A. (1996) 'Improving the Support for Small Business Development in Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS' in 'Small Business in Transition Economies'. Levitsky, J. (ed.), I.I.T. Publications/Bannock Partners, London. pp 3-14.

Gibb, A.A. (1996) 'The Global Challenge to Small Business, A shared future'. Keynote Paper to the International Conference on Development Strategies for SMEs. China Convention on International Economic Cooperation and Trade. Changzhou, China. WASME Vol.2. No.19. pp 1-5. October

Gibb, A.A. (1996) 'Small Business Policy Research and the Business School - A Natural Partnership'. Keynote address to the SEANZ Conference in Perth Australia. September.

A.A. Gibb (1995/6) 'Cultivating Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship in Transition -Back to the Future'. Economic Reform Today. Vol. 1 . 3. Centre for International Private Enterprise. Washington, USA. pp 1-10.

Gibb, A.A. (1995) 'Entrepreneurship in the Transition Economies: Back to the Future. Economic Reform Today. Vol.4. 1995. pp 9

Gibb, A.A. (1994) 'Small business, is the Myopia at last breaking down?'. efmd Forum Journal. 1994/2. Focus: Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Brussels pp 4-8.

Gibb, A.A. (1993) 'Key factors in the design of policy support for the small and medium enterprise (SME) development process: An Overview'. In Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. No.5. pp 1-24.

Gibb,A.A. (1993) 'Small Business Development in Central and Eastern Europe. Opportunity for a Rethink'. In Journal of Business Venturing. Vol. 8. pp 461-486.

Gibb, A.A. (1993) 'Small business development in Central and Eastern Europe'. efmd Forum Journal. 1993/2. Focus East and Central Europe. Brussels pp 52-56.

Gibb, A.A. (1992) 'A Study of the Regulatory Environment for Small Business Development in Russia.' Five Volumes. For the World Bank. (With Yolanda Gibb and the Russian Working Committee for Economic Reform). December Moscow

Gibb, A.A. (1992) 'Can academe achieve quality in small firms policy research'.  In Entrepreneurship and Regional Development.  No.4. pp 127-144.

Gibb, A. A. (1989) 'Promoting and Developing Entrepreneurship - The UK Experience'. Proceedings of the National Forum on Entrepreneurship. Quebec. June pp 47-54

Gibb, A.A. (1988) 'Re-exploring the Key Role of Entrepreneurship' in Economic and Social Development.' Paper presented to the ISCB Conference. Finland. August

Gibb, A.A. 1988 'Stimulating Entrepreneurship and New Business Development'. International Labour Office, Geneva. pp 73

Gibb, A.A. (1987/88)'Small Businesses in the UK: State of Development, Expectations and Policy'. Hokkaido Economic Papers, Japan. Vol.XVII..

Gibb, A.A. (1986) 'A Guide to Small Firms Assistance in Europe'. Gower. pp 263. (edt. with Gay Haskins and Tony Hubert).

Gibb, A.A. (1986) 'Problematique de PMEs Politiques Nationales et Communitaries'. Background paper to the establishment of DG XXIII. Report direct to the EECCommissioner Sr. Matutes. (With Professor Emilio Fontela, M. Roland Tavitian and Michel de Vos). Brussels

Gibb, A.A. (1982) 'The Small Business Institute Programme in the USA and its relevance to the UK', in 'Small Business Research. The Development of Entrepreneurs'. Gower. 1982. (edt. by T. Webb and T. Quince). pp 7-19.

Gibb, A.A. (1982) 'The Small Business Development Centre Programme in the USA. The Network Concept', in 'Small Business Research. The Development of Entrepreneurs'. Gower. 1982. (edt. T. Webb and T. Quince). pp 161-177.

Gibb, A.A. (1982) ' The Operation of Small Firms Policy in Western Germany' in 'Stimulating Small Business Development'. Gower. 1982. (edt. by D. Watkins, J. Stanworth and J. Lewis). Pp

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