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Small firm type, organisational form and contingency

Reid, J.G.C. and 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. Routledge, London, United Kingdom, pp. 185-198. ISBN 0415338778

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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.