Change in SMEs

Towards a New European Capitalism?

  • Katharina Bluhm
  • Rudi Schmidt

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Why Should the Varieties Literature Grant Smaller Firms More Attention? An Introduction

  3. Changing Financing, Ownership and Firm Management

  4. SMEs in Globalized Production Networks

  5. Labour Relations in Change

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 291-303

About this book


Most research on institutional features of distinct varieties of capitalism in Europe has analyzed only large corporations. This volume explores the impact of the institutional and structural changes on corporate governance, management culture, and social relationships in small and medium sized enterprises in different European countries.


business capitalism corporate governance european capitalism family business innovation management organization organizations small business stakeholder strategy

Editors and affiliations

  • Katharina Bluhm
    • 1
  • Rudi Schmidt
    • 2
  1. 1.Friedrich-Schiller-University JenaGermany
  2. 2.Friedrich-Schiller-University JenaGermany

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