Small firm type, organisational form and contingency

J.G.C. Reid, J.A. Smith

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Abstract

This chapter focuses on contingency theory. It uses Information Systems to characterise the organisational form of the small firm. It uses cluster analysis and regression analysis to show how organisational form is influenced by contingencies.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFoundations of Small Business Enterprise: an entrepreneurial analysis of small firm inception and growth
Place of PublicationLondon, United Kingdom
Pages185-198
Number of pages13
Publication statusPublished - 16 Apr 2006

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Organizational form
Small firms
Contingency
Regression analysis
Cluster analysis
Information systems
Contingency theory

Keywords

  • contingency theory
  • Information System development
  • small firms
  • cluster analysis
  • regression analysis

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Reid, J. G. C., & Smith, J. A. (2006). Small firm type, organisational form and contingency. In Foundations of Small Business Enterprise: an entrepreneurial analysis of small firm inception and growth (pp. 185-198). London, United Kingdom.
Reid, J.G.C. ; Smith, J.A. / Small firm type, organisational form and contingency. Foundations of Small Business Enterprise: an entrepreneurial analysis of small firm inception and growth. London, United Kingdom, 2006. pp. 185-198
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