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close this bookTraining Entrepreneurs for Small Business Creation: Lessons from Experience (ILO, 1988, 154 p.)
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View the documentManagement Development Series
View the documentPreface
View the document1. Introduction
Open this folder and view contents2. Factors influencing programme design
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Open this folder and view contents4. Components of training programmes
View the document5. Some observations
View the document6. Xavier Institute of Social Services, Ranchi, India
View the document7. Madhya Pradesh Consultancy Organisation Ltd., India
View the document8. Directorate of Industrial Training, Uganda
View the document9. Calcutta “Y” Self-Employment Centre
View the document10. Bangladesh Management Development Centre
View the document11. Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India
View the document12. Hawaii Entrepreneurship Training and Development Institute
View the document13. The Entrepreneurship Institute, Columbus, Ohio
View the document14. Manpower Services Commission: New Enterprise Programme, United Kingdom
View the document15. Bibliography
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Other ILO publications

Small enterprise development: Policies and programmes, second (revised) edition, edited by Philip A. Neck and Robert E. Nelson

Entrepreneurship is a powerful resource whose contribution to economic growth can be tremendous. Small enterprises have a major role to play in the socio-economic fabric of any country, industrialised or less developed. Therefore, current development theories, as well as policies and programmes, give a prominent place to the stimulation of entrepreneurial initiative and to the promotion of a viable and dynamic small enterprise sector. A wealth of experience has been accumulated and a host of problems identified. This book is a review of current small enterprise development policies and programmes, as applied in countries with various socio-economic settings. Fourteen authors, all recognised international authorities in the field, have collaborated with the ILO Management Development Branch in its preparation.

ISBN 92-2-105699-6

35 Swiss francs

Improve your business, edited by D. E. N. Dickson

Do you own and run a small business? Are you looking for ideas on how to improve sales, reduce costs, increase profits and use simple management techniques suitable for a small commercial, manufacturing or service business? If your answer is “yes”, Improve your business is for you!

Improve your business comes in two parts: a Handbook and a Workbook. You can use them separately, but they are best read together. Both consist of eight sections, each dealing with an important part of your business: buying and selling; manufacturing and service operating; bookkeeping; costing and pricing; marketing; management accounting; office work; and planning. Each section of the Handbook corresponds to a section in the Workbook. Improve your business can also be used by trainers, consultants and extension workers.

ISBN for Handbook: 92-2-105341 -5

12.50 Swiss francs

ISBN for Workbook: 92-2-105340-7

7.50 Swiss francs

ISBN for complete set of two volumes: 92-2-105342-3

17.50 Swiss francs

The practice of entrepreneurship, by Geoffrey G. Meredith, Robert E. Nelson and Philip A. Neck

Practising managers, would-be entrepreneurs and management advisers interested in developing their entrepreneurial skills will find this book of great value. It is a distillation of the research, reading and personal experience of the three authors, all of whom are professional management consultants and trainers used to dealing with entrepreneurs in a wide range of occupations - in industry and services, in rural and urban settings and in developing and developed countries. The practice of entrepreneurship is in three parts, dealing respectively with the personal traits and characteristics of entrepreneurs; the financial aspects of entrepreneurship which most commonly reflect business success; and the external aspects of entrepreneurship.

ISBN 92-2-102839-9 (hard cover)

30 Swiss francs

ISBN 92-2-102846-1 (limp cover)

20 Swiss francs

Guide-lines for the development of small-scale construction enterprises, by Colin Relf

Construction is not only a significant source of direct employment but also a sector which contributes, through its wide range of operations and projects, to the growth and development of virtually all other economic sectors. Yet it has been surprisingly neglected and poorly documented. The result is a persistent failure to meet quality, time and cost targets and, in many developing countries, continued dependence on expatriate skills.

These guide-lines have been prepared as part of the ILO’s contribution to the achievement of greater self-reliance in the construction sector at country level. They are explicitly directed towards the development of small-scale construction enterprises in the recognition that it is only from a pool of resourceful, well-trained and well-motivated small-scale contractors that soundly based, medium-sized and larger local firms can gradually emerge.

ISBN 92-2-105695-3

20 Swiss francs

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