Small business owners’ success criteria, a values approach to personal differences

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Gorgievski, Marjan J.; Ascalon, M. Evelina; Stephan, Ute;
(2011)

This study of 150 Dutch small business owners, identified through business/ network directories, investigated relationships between owners’ understanding of success and their personal values. Business owners ranked 10 success criteria. Per- sonal satisfaction, profitabi... View more
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