Small Business Management: An Entrepreneur's Guidebook
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- Employs a pragmatic “how-to” perspective, and illustrates many practical examples and applications from the business world. 
- It explains how to achieve optimum benefits from the limited resources available to small firms, as well as how to plan for growth and succession in a business, and explores arguments both for and against owning a small business. 

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Part 1: The Dynamic Role of Small Business

Chapter 1: Starting Your Small Business

Chapter 2: Family-Owned Businesses

Chapter 3: Forms of Ownership of Small Businesses

Chapter 4: Maintaining Good Government Relations and Business Ethics

Part 2: How to Plan and Organize a Business

Chapter 5: Create, Buy, or Franchise a Small Business

Chapter 6: Planning, Organizing, and Managing a Small Business

Chapter 7: How to Obtain the Right Financing for Your Business

Part 3: How to Market Goods and Services

Chapter 8: Developing Marketing Strategies

Chapter 9: Promoting and Distributing

Part 4: How to Organize, Manage, and Operate the Business

Chapter 10: How to Obtain and Manage Human Resources and Diversity in Small Companies

Chapter 11: How to Maintain Relationships with Your Employees and Their Representatives

Chapter 12: Obtaining and Laying Out Operating Facilities

Chapter 13: Purchasing, Inventory, and Quality Control

Part 5: Basic Financial Planning and Control

Chapter 14: Basic Financial Planning

Chapter 15: Budgeting and Controlling Operations and Taxes

Chapter 17: Risk Management, Insurance, and Crime Prevention