Small Business and Entrepreneurship
This subject guide provides information for small business owners and other entrepreneurs.
Small Business and Entrepreneurship Books
Links to Research Databases
Entrepreneurship includes worldwide publications and multimedia useful to educators, researchers, students, and members of the business community. Content ranges from the scholarly -- including journals, dissertations, working papers, and conference proceedings -- to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans, and tips from successful entrepreneurs.
Plunkett Research Online provides in-depth information on many industries. Market research and trends analysis, industry statistics and charts, profiles of industry-leading companies (public and private), and industry associations and organizations are included within each Industry Center.
Search more than 13 million U.S. businesses by company name, ticker symbol, geographic area, business size, industry, and more. This resource includes information on local businesses and small companies, as well as large corporations.
ReferenceUSA is offering free webinars, including Search Essentials; Big Data -- Mapping and Data Visualization; Consumer & Lifestyle Research; Start, Manage, and Grow Your Business; Uncover the Hidden Jobs Market; and Historical Data. Find out more about these free webinars.
Safari Business Books includes hundreds of business books you can read online. You can search the collection by subject, and the search results will direct you to books which include sections on your topic. Finance, human resources, management, and marketing are some of the specific areas covered.
Links to Recommended Websites
The Kansas City Chapter of SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is part of a national nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of the nation’s small business.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the U.S. Commerce Department's International Trade Administration (ITA) have formed a new public-private partnership focused on leveraging best practices in entrepreneurial leadership to advance economic growth around the world.
KCSourceLink's mission is to help small businesses in the 18-county Kansas City region - from Warrensburg to Topeka, from St. Joseph to Osawatomie - grow and succeed.
This portal is designed to guide business owners through the``business lifecycle, freeing their time up to focus on developing their``business.
Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center (MO SBTDC) are part of a statewide network of business experts uniquely qualified to help small business develop and thrive. Every MO SBTDC location provides Missouri small businesses convenient access to this network.