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.

Documents

Sociology of enterprise

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Details

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