Remembering Dr. David Smallbone

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Remembering Dr. David Smallbone Friday, March, 20, 2020 ICSB takes a moment to remember Dr. David Smallbone Dr. David Smallbone, Professor of Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Associate Director of the Small Business Research Centre at Kingston University has passed. Dr. Smallbone was a Past President of both the International Council for Small Business and […]

ICSB Response to COVID-19

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ICSB Response to COVID-19 Thursday, March, 19, 2020 ICSB Exchange Inaugural Webinar Session Global Knowledge Sharing by Members to Members. This ICSB Exchange session discussed ICSB’s response to the Covid-19 crisis. Our members were updated on the status of the ICSB World Congress in Paris and our new initiatives in online education support, engaging with […]

On Reporting and Interpreting Statistical Significance and P-Values in Medical Research

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On Reporting and Interpreting Statistical Significance and P Values in Medical Research March 22, 2020 By: Herman Aguinis, Matt Vassar, Cole Wayant Originally published online: November 15, 2019 INTRODUCTION Recent proposals to change the p value threshold from 0.05 to 0.005 or to retire statistical significance altogether have garnered much criticism and debate. As of […]

Actionable Recommendations for Narrowing the Science-Practice Gap in Open Science

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Actionable Recommendations for Narrowing the Science-Practice Gap in Open Science April 1, 2020 By: Herman Aguinis, George C. Banks, Steven G. Rogelberg, Wayne F. Cascio Originally published online: March 3, 2020 ABSTRACT Efforts to promote open-science practices are, to a large extent, driven by a need to reduce questionable research practices (QRPs). There is ample evidence that QRPs […]

Academic Enterprise and Regional Economic Growth Towards an Enterprising University

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Academic Enterprise and Regional Economic Growth Towards an Enterprising University Monday, March 30, 2020 The Role of Universities and Economic Development In this paper, we investigate the attempt by a large, post-1992 UK university to influence regional economic development by becoming a more enterprising institution. The pivotal role that universities play in the knowledge economy […]

Pandemic

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Latest updates on ICSB 2020 World Congress and other SME events March 18, 2020 Dear ICSB Family, Many of you have inquired about the status of the ICSB2020 Congress in Paris. While we monitor the situation, we encourage you to continue submitting paper and session proposals. We hope to have a final decision by April […]

JSBM SPECIAL ISSUE

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JSBM SPECIAL ISSUE Feb 20, 2020 Guest Editors: Prof. Roberto ParenteUniversity of Salerno Prof. Ki Chan KimCatholic University of Korea-Seoul Prof. Alex De NobleSan Diego State University Prof. Jeffrey HornsbyUMCK University BACKGROUND The UN Declaration of the Micro and Small Business (MSMEs) Day, spearheaded by the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), has been a […]

Sustainable firms and legitimacy: Corporate venture capital as an effective endorsement

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Sustainable firms and legitimacy: Corporate venture capital as an effective endorsement By Deborah de Lange & Dave Valliere | Originally published online: 22 Nov 2019 ABSTRACT This empirical study investigates the legitimizing effects of the presence of different investor types supporting entrepreneurial ventures. These effects may differ for sustainable ventures that face greater liabilities of […]

The price of a disadvantaged location: Regional variation in the price and supply of short-term credit to SMEs in the UK

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The price of a disadvantaged location: Regional variation in the price and supply of short-term credit to SMEs in the UK By Marc Cowling, Neil Lee & Elisa Ughetto | Originally published online: 19 Nov 2019 ABSTRACT Access to inexpensive short-term credit from banks is vital for many small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which face […]