Ethnic minority enterprise: policy in practice.

Ram, Monder and Smallbone, David and Baldock, Robert and Ekanem, Ignatius U. (2001) Ethnic minority enterprise: policy in practice. Project Report. Small Business Service..

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Abstract

Aims This project reviews recent research on ethnic minorities in business, focusing in particular on implications for policy. The more specific objectives were to: • Assess existing approaches towards supporting ethnic minority businesses • Identify examples of ‘good practice’ • Map out a research and policy agenda Methodology The methodology involved the following elements: • A review of studies of EMBs from academic sources and grey literature • Telephone interviews with 53 separate Business Links to examine the scope and dimensions of policies towards EMBs. • Where examples of ‘good practice’ policies were identified in these initial interviews, a second interview was conducted with the individual best positioned to describe the initiative. Fifteen such cases are presented in the report.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Research Areas:Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School > International Management and Innovation
ID Code:3820
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Deposited On:12 Feb 2010 09:38
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