Research and analysis

Small business owners' dispositions towards growth

This research shows how the dispositions of business owners shape how they think about and run their businesses.


Sociology of enterprise

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This research explores whether small business owners have different dispositions towards growth and if so how these affect:

  • their mindsets (how they think about the business, for example their level of ambition)
  • their business behaviours (such as innovation, exporting and using business support)
  • the performance of their businesses
Published 19 August 2015