Literature review: developing leadership and entrepreneurship in small firms
A review of the literature on how 'anchor' institutions can support small firms develop management and leadership skills.
PDF, 442KB, 52 pages
This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email email@example.com. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
The fifth competition in the UK Futures Programme is looking to assess whether and how anchor institutions in the UK can support small firms develop managerial skills, including entrepreneurship and leadership.
To better understand the role of anchor institutions and to the extent to which they already work with small firms, both in the UK and in other countries, UKCES commissioned a review of the literature on anchor institutions and their relationship with small firms.
The review looks at the concept of anchor institutions and its definition. It offers a framework for how anchor institutions interact with small firms. It assesses the needs of small firms with regards to managerial skills. It reviews the evidence base for interactions between anchor institutions and small firms, offering a selection of good practice case studies.