Cranfield On: Entrepreneurship and Business Growth

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  • 60 seconds with David Molian - Growing your Business


    David Molian highlights key issues for successful business growth.

  • Is a Business Plan Any Use?

    By Andrew Burke | 23/05/2011

    There is much controversy as to whether a business plan adds value or not. Professor Andrew Burke sheds light on this issue. A lot of people observe high performing ventures that don’t have a business plan and conclude, why bother to plan? The topic is an important issue for many businesses, particularly those in the early stages of growth. Considers some key areas in order to assess the relevance and value of a business plan.

  • Small Businesses: Is government support on the right track?

    By David Molian | 21/04/2011

    The UK’s 2011 Budget for Growth put emphasis on encouraging small start ups businesses. Is it likely to succeed? David Molian gives his perspective, drawing on 24 years’ experience of working with growth businesses. He cautions the need for a long time horizon, with only a small proportion of start-ups succeeding in creating significant growth for the UK economy. He considers that the government needs to think carefully about the support measures appropriate for that group of companies

  • Anatomy of the Intrapreneur

    By David Grayson and Heiko Spitzeck | 28/05/2010

    David Grayson and Heiko Spitzeck explore the ecology of social intrapreneurs

  • Five Forces v Blue Ocean Strategy

    By Andrew Burke | 14/05/2010

    Do you innovate & move to uncontested territory or improve in existing markets? Blue Ocean Strategy & Five Forces examined in the light of new research evidence

  • Strategies for Entrepreneurial Success

    By Andrew Burke | 14/11/2009

    Andrew Burke discusses successful strategies being employed by entrepreneurs

  • Entrepreneurial Outlook Through the Credit Crunch

    By Andrew Burke | 25/09/2008

    Professor Andrew Burke shares his views on how the entrepreneurial sector is being affected by the credit crunch

  • The Road to Profitable Growth

    By David Molian | 18/10/1904

    For profitable growth, what should businesses make their priority? Extensive research and experience of growing companies give strong indicators.


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