The need for Nano: Revealing a hidden dimension of small business

Tui McKeown, Timothy Mazzarol, Miria Lazaris, Robyn Cochrane, Gudrun Gillies

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This paper provides an examination of the varying definitions, sources and perspectives available which surround and confound research, policy and practitioner views of the Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) context in general. The examination presented here reveals the degree of variation both within Australia and internationally. The importance of “the business of one”, what we term “nano business” is revealed as they emerge as the largest segment within SMEs.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSmall Enterprise Research
EditorsDr T. McKeown
PublisherSmall Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand
ISBN (Electronic)9780995383005
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event29th Annual SEAANZ Conference - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 10 Aug 201612 Aug 2016


Conference29th Annual SEAANZ Conference


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