Encyclopedia of Small Business (E-Book)
This is a good, basic tool for tackling small-business concerns about workplace issues, entrepreneurial challenges, concepts, relevant legislation, and key institutions, organizations, associations, and government agencies. Arranged alphabetically by topic.
From "American Accounting Association" to "Zoning Ordinances," with issues like health insurance, Internet commerce, and product development in between.
The 505 essays include bolded terms to denote words or phrases covered in a separate entry, cross references to direct users to related topics, and bibliographic citations providing additional sources of information. The downside includes the book's cost and its lack of illustrations or examples.
With the growth of small-business ownership, however, this is an important addition to all public libraries and academic libraries supporting business curricula. Norman B. Hutcherson, Kern Cty. Lib., Bakersfield, CA