Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
2: Framework Entrepreneurship Process.
3: Theoretical Foundations for Information Systems Success in Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises.
4: SMEs, Institutions, and Performance.
5: Creativity in Action: Creative Multimedia SMEs in Manchester.
6: Consumer-Centric Marketing Strategies: Social Networks as Innovative Tools for Consumer Relationship Management.
7: SMEs and E-Business: Implementation, Strategies and Policy.
8: E-Procurement Process: Negotiation and Auction Approaches for SMEs.
9: SME as a Service.
10: Open Innovation in SMEs: From Closed Peripheries to Networked Paradigm.
11: Research and Practices on Open Innovation: Perspectives on SMEs.
12: An Agent-Based Operational Virtual Enterprise Framework Enabled by RFID.
13: An Exploratory Investigation of the Barriers to the Adoption of Open Source ERP by Belgian SMEs.
14: Development and Design Methodologies.
15: Theoretical Model for a Local Economy Open Innovation Program: A User Organization.
16: A Research Model for Open Innovation: Synthesizing Opportunities and Challenges Surrounding SMEs.
17: Open Innovation Strategies in SMEs: Development of a Business Model.
18: Championing SME eCollaboration.
19: Intermediary Design for Collaborative Ontology-Based Innovation Monitoring.
20: Adopting ICT in the Mompreneurs Business: A Strategy for Growth?.
21: Semantic Web Applications to Enhance the Market Opportunities of SMEs: The Case of NeP4B.
22: Risk-Off Method: Improving Data Quality Generated by Chemical Risk Analysis of Milk.
23: Structuring Knowledge for Enterprise Resource Planning Implementation through an Ontology.
24: ISMS Building for SMEs through the Reuse of Knowledge.
25: Model Suggestion for SMEs Economic and Environmental Sustainable Development.
26: Assessing Knowledge Assets in Renewable Energy SMEs in Scotland: A Methodological Framework.
27: Tools and Technologies.
28: Incorporating Qualitative Information for Credit Risk Assessment through Frequent Subtree Mining for XML.
29: A Benchmarking Study on Organizational Creativity Practices in High Technology Industries.
1: Tools and Technologies.
2: Interference Mitigation in Femtocell using Optimized Power Control.
3: ICT Mediated Value Chain for Managing Weavers' Livelihoods: A Case of Jaipur Rugs Company.
4: Perceived Benefits and Barriers of ICT Adoption among SMEs.
5: Promoting Competitive Advantage in Micro–Enterprises through Information Technology Interventions.
6: Mobile Information Communication Technologies and Construction Project Management: Indian Scenario Case Study.
7: Media Resource Adaptation for Multimedia Services and Streaming Media for Mobile Telephones.
8: SME Characteristics and the Use of the Internet to Expand the Scale and Geographic Scope of Sales: Evidence from the United Kingdom.
9: Specifications for a Website Audit Tool for Small Businesses.
10: Fault–Tolerant and Fail–Safe Design Based on Reconfiguration.
11: Prototyping Robotic Systems: Methodology and Case Studies.
12: Canadian Biotechnology Systems: The Stakeholders and the Institutional Infrastructure.
13: Utilization and Application.
14: SME Adoption and Use of ICT for Networked Trading Purposes: The Influence of Sector, Size and Age of Firm.
15: ICT Adoption in SME in an Arab GCC Country: Oman.
16: An Investigation into the Adoption and Implementation of Electronic Commerce in Saudi Arabian Small and Medium Enterprises.
17: E–Commerce Adoption in Nigerian Businesses: An Analysis Using the Technology–Organization–Environmental Framework.
18: An Eclectic Perspective on the Internationalization of Australian Mobile Services SMEs.
19: Marketing in SMEs: The Sales Process of SMEs on the Food and Drink Industry.
20: Euroalert.net: Aggregating Public Procurement Data to Deliver Commercial Services to SMEs.
21: The Case of a Portuguese Intermediary of Open Innovation: Inovamais.
22: Open Innovation in SMEs of Developing and Transitional Economies.
23: Open Innovation for Non–High–Tech SMEs: The Case of the Users Association of Advanced Technologies Program.
24: Mona El Fadly: Spinning Off the Supply Chain.
25: Building a Sustainable Regional Eco System for Green Technologies: Case of Cellulosic Ethanol in Oregon.
1: Utilization and Application.
2: Green Manufacturing Practices and Performance among SMEs: Evidence from a Developing Nation.
3: Operational Hedging Strategies to Overcome Financial Constraints during Clean Technology Start–Up and Growth.
4: Warehouse Financing Risk Analysis and Measurement with Case Study in Carbon Trading.
5: Organizational and Social Implications.
6: Green Supply Chain Management: Implications for SMEs.
7: SME Financial Management: A Risk Management Perspective.
8: Key Contracts Needed for SMEs Conducting E–Business: A Practical Guide from a UK Law Perspective.
9: EBusiness among Ethnic Minority Businesses: Ethnic Entrepreneurs' ICT Adoption and Readiness.
10: Black Economic Empowerment, ICT, and Preferential Public Procurement in South Africa.
11: The Effect of Gender on Associations between Driving Forces to Adopt ICT and Benefits Derived from That Adoption in Medical Practices in Australia.
12: Protected Health Information (PHI) in a Small Business.
13: SMEs E–Business Security Issues.
14: Sustainability for SMEs.
15: Preparing for Change: Leveraging Knowledge Activities to Enhance Organisational Preparedness in the Case of an Irish Software SME.
16: Global Innovators: How Open Innovation Serves Humanity.
17: Crowdsourcing in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises.
18: The Relevance of Customers as a Source of Knowledge in IT Firms.
19: Optimising Customers as Knowledge Resources and Recipients: Cases in Small to Medium Sized Software Enterprises.
20: Managerial Impact.
21: The Use of Collaborative Technologies Within SMEs in Construction: Case Study Approach.
22: The Role of the Consultant in Enterprise Development.
23: Network Perspective on Structures Related to Communities.
24: The Influence of Social Business Networks of Top Managers on the Financial Performance of UK Biopharmaceutical SMEs.
25: Knowledge Sharing among Employees in the Manufacturing SMEs.
26: Human Resource Management in SMEs: Action Referential Definition.
27: Behavioral Initiatives.
28: Socio–Technical Issues in Youth Employment in SMEs: The Case of the Furniture Sector in Turkey.
29: Copying with Dynamic Change: Collaborative Business Interfacing for SMEs under Intergated EOperations.
30: Strategies for Sustainable Succession Planning in Family Business.
1: Critical Issues.
2: Open Innovation: Opportunities and Challenges for SMEs.
3: Impact of SME Policies on Innovation Capabilities: The Turkish Case.
4: Rvolta, a Case for Open Innovation: How Can a SME Be Innovative in a Competitive Industrial Environment?.
5: Business Agility and Process Agility: How Do They Relate to Each Other?.
6: Internal Key Factor in the Export Performance of Spanish SMEs.
7: Reflecting on New Businesses Models for SMEs through Technological Application: Cases of E–Business in Brazil.
8: Collaborative Networks: Challenges for SMEs.
9: Why Select an Open Source ERP over Proprietary ERP? A Focus on SMEs and Supplier's Perspective.
10: Measuring Utilization of ERP Systems Usage in SMEs.
11: How can Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Innovation Enhance Enterprise Performance? Possible Pathways for the Romanian SMEs in the Context of the Global Economic Crisis.
12: Investigating the Impact of Entrepreneurship Online Teaching on Science and Technology Degrees on Students Attitudes in Developing Economies: The Case of Egypt.
13: How Do Professionals' Attitudes Differ between What Game–Based Learning Could Ideally Achieve and What Is Usually Achieved.
14: Emerging Trends.
15: Innovating Elite Undergraduate Education through Quality Continuous Improvement: A Learning Enterprise's E–Transformation Perspective.
16: Sources of Innovation and Success in the Food Service Industry.
17: Trends of Open Innovation in Developing Nations: Contexts of SMEs.
18: Resource Based Internationalization from Small Developing Countries: Towards a Phase Model of Internationalization.
19: Building Innovative Business Ideas in Small Business Enterprises: The Case of Bird ICT Company.
20: E–Novation and Start–Up Companies.
21: Challenges for Adoption of E–Procurement: An SME Perspective.
22: Next Generation Collaborative Information Platforms.
23: Web 2.0 and Opportunities for Entrepreneurs: How Egyptian Entrepreneurs Perceive and Exploit Web 2.0 Technologies.
24: Mining User–Generated Content for Social Research and Other Applications.
25: The Redefined Role of Consumer as a Prosumer: Value Co–Creation, Coopetition, and Crowdsourcing of Information Goods.