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Impact of Counseling on Small Business Performance

Impact of Counseling on Small Business Performance This paper assesses the effect of the Small Business Institute's counseling program at the University of Lowell on small business performance as perceived by client firms located in New England. In analyzing data gathered from a population of 52 firms, the authors initially classify recommendations made by counseling teams for the purpose of improving business operations. The impact of the suggestions is examined primarily by considering various dimensions of their implementation. After weighing results of an evaluation of the counseling service as discerned by the client firms, the authors summarize their findings and draw conclusions. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Small Business SAGE

Impact of Counseling on Small Business Performance

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Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© 1984 SAGE Publications
ISSN
0363-9428
eISSN
1540-6520
DOI
10.1177/104225878400900105
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Abstract

This paper assesses the effect of the Small Business Institute's counseling program at the University of Lowell on small business performance as perceived by client firms located in New England. In analyzing data gathered from a population of 52 firms, the authors initially classify recommendations made by counseling teams for the purpose of improving business operations. The impact of the suggestions is examined primarily by considering various dimensions of their implementation. After weighing results of an evaluation of the counseling service as discerned by the client firms, the authors summarize their findings and draw conclusions.

Journal

American Journal of Small BusinessSAGE

Published: Jul 1, 1984

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