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The Resource Small business and the city : the transformative potential of small-scale entrepreneurship, Rafael Gomez, Andre Isakov, Matt Semanksy, (electronic resource)

Small business and the city : the transformative potential of small-scale entrepreneurship, Rafael Gomez, Andre Isakov, Matt Semanksy, (electronic resource)

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Small business and the city : the transformative potential of small-scale entrepreneurship
Title
Small business and the city
Title remainder
the transformative potential of small-scale entrepreneurship
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Rafael Gomez, Andre Isakov, Matt Semanksy
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • In Small Business and the City, the authors highlight the power of small-scale entrepreneurship to transform local neighbourhoods and the cities they inhabit. Studying the factors which enable small businesses to survive and thrive, they highlight the success of a Canadian concept which has spread worldwide: the Business Improvement Area (BIA). BIAs allow small-scale entrepreneurs to pool their resources with like-minded businesses, becoming sources of urban rejuvenation, magnets for human talent, and incubators for local innovation in cities around the globe. Small Business and the City also analyses the policies necessary to support this urban vitality, describing how cities can encourage and support locally owned independent businesses
  • In Small Business and the City, the authors highlight the power of small-scale entrepreneurship to transform local neighbourhoods and the cities they inhabit. Studying the factors which enable small businesses to survive and thrive, they highlight the success of a Canadian concept which has spread worldwide: the Business Improvement Area (BIA). BIAs allow small-scale entrepreneurs to pool their resources with like-minded businesses, becoming sources of urban rejuvenation, magnets for human talent, and incubators for local innovation in cities around the globe. Small Business and the City also analyses the policies necessary to support this urban vitality, describing how cities can encourage and support locally owned independent businesses
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NLC
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1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gomez, Rafael
Dewey number
658.02/20971
LC call number
HD62.7
LC item number
.G6845 2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Isakov, Andre
  • Semansky, Matt
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Small business
  • Central business districts
  • Cities and towns
  • Urban renewal
  • Community development, Urban
  • Central business districts
  • Cities and towns
  • Community development, Urban
  • Small business
  • Urban renewal
  • Canada
Summary expansion
In Small Business and the City, Rafael Gomez, Andre Isakov, and Matt Semansky highlight the power of small-scale entrepreneurship to transform local neighbourhoods and the cities they inhabit. Studying the factors which enable small businesses to survive and thrive, they highlight the success of a Canadian concept which has spread worldwide: the Business Improvement Area (BIA). BIAs allow small-scale entrepreneurs to pool their resources with like-minded businesses, becoming sources of urban rejuvenation, magnets for human talent, and incubators for local innovation in cities around the globe.Small Business and the City also analyses the policies necessary to support this urban vitality, describing how cities can encourage and support locally owned independent businesses. An inspiring account of the dynamism of urban life, Small Business and the City introduces a new "main street agenda" for the twenty-first century city
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Small business and the city : the transformative potential of small-scale entrepreneurship, Rafael Gomez, Andre Isakov, Matt Semanksy, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-281) and index
Contents
Introduction : small business and city life -- The view from main street -- The BIA movement : setting the stage for main street revitalization -- The view from main street Halifax : the challenge of being the big fish in a small pond -- The view from main street Vancouver : a city region with an emerging sense of place -- The view from main street Toronto : a case of the bottom-up, top-down conundrum -- Unlocking the potential of small-scale enterprise -- The "art and science" of small business survival : lessons in BIA practice -- Of people, profits, and place : lessons in local economic development -- Small business and the main street agenda : lessons in public policy -- Recommendations for making small-scale enterprise a transformative force -- Conclusion : cities, small business, and distributed decision making -- Afterword : or...why staying small, local, and independent matters to city life
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001540329
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 290 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781442612099
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015413217
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001540329
Label
Small business and the city : the transformative potential of small-scale entrepreneurship, Rafael Gomez, Andre Isakov, Matt Semanksy, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-281) and index
Contents
Introduction : small business and city life -- The view from main street -- The BIA movement : setting the stage for main street revitalization -- The view from main street Halifax : the challenge of being the big fish in a small pond -- The view from main street Vancouver : a city region with an emerging sense of place -- The view from main street Toronto : a case of the bottom-up, top-down conundrum -- Unlocking the potential of small-scale enterprise -- The "art and science" of small business survival : lessons in BIA practice -- Of people, profits, and place : lessons in local economic development -- Small business and the main street agenda : lessons in public policy -- Recommendations for making small-scale enterprise a transformative force -- Conclusion : cities, small business, and distributed decision making -- Afterword : or...why staying small, local, and independent matters to city life
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001540329
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 290 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781442612099
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015413217
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001540329

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