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Small business strategy and the industry life cycle


  • Martie-Louise Verreynne


  • Denny Meyer



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  • Martie-Louise Verreynne & Denny Meyer, 2010. "Small business strategy and the industry life cycle," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 35(4), pages 399-416, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:sbusec:v:35:y:2010:i:4:p:399-416
    DOI: 10.1007/s11187-008-9165-3

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    1. McDowell, William C. & Harris, Michael L. & Geho, Patrick R., 2016. "Longevity in small business: The effect of maturity on strategic focus and business performance," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 69(5), pages 1904-1908.
    2. Aleksandra Wasowska, 2014. "Myslenie strategiczne w malych i srednich organizacjach (Strategic thinking in small and medium organizations)," Problemy Zarzadzania, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management, vol. 12(45), pages 156-174.
    3. Karl-Heinz Leitner, 2016. "Emerging and deliberate product innovation strategies in SMEs: results from a longitudinal study," International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 20(1/2), pages 80-98.
    4. Lin Tian & Liang Han & Song Zhang, 2015. "Business Life Cycle and Capital Structure: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Firms," China & World Economy, Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, vol. 23(2), pages 22-39, March.
    5. Finbarr Livesey, 2012. "Rationales for Industrial Policy Based on Industry Maturity," Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Springer, vol. 12(3), pages 349-363, September.
    6. repec:rom:mancon:v:11:y:2017:i:1:p:617-632 is not listed on IDEAS
    7. Annika Hallberg & Susana Friberg & Paulina Myhrman, 2014. "How Small Businesses Market Their Products during the Different Phases of the Product Life Cycle: The Case of Swedish Ice Cream Manufacturers," Eurasian Journal of Business and Management, Eurasian Publications, vol. 2(1), pages 1-13.
    8. Abbas Valadkhani & George Chen & Bernice Kotey, 2014. "Asymmetric changes in Australia’s small business loan rate," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 43(4), pages 945-957, December.

    More about this item


    Strategy-making process; Firm performance; Industry life cycle stage; Small firms; M10; L26;

    JEL classification:

    • M10 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - General
    • L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship


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