About this series
The aim of the FGF Studies in Small Business and Entrepreneurship is to showcase exceptional scholarly work in small business and entrepreneurship research. The book series has an interdisciplinary focus and includes works from management, finance, innovation, marketing, economics, sociology, psychology and related areas reflecting the breadth of different approaches to small business and entrepreneurship research. Volumes in the series may include • Research monographs, • Edited volumes, and • Handbooks The FGF Studies in Small Business and Entrepreneurship acknowledge that small business and entrepreneurship phenomena occur at various levels of analysis and hence the series is concerned with a plethora of levels including the analysis of individuals, organizations, networks, economies and societies. Through this, the book series serves as a vehicle to help academics, professionals, researchers and policy makers, working in the fields of small business and entrepreneurship, to disseminate and obtain high quality knowledge. The FGF Studies in Small Business and Entrepreneurship are published on behalf of the FGF e.V., the largest and leading association of entrepreneurship scholars in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. However, titles in this series are by no means restricted to the German-speaking countries, international proposals for inclusion in the series are extremely welcome. Proposals should be addressed to one of the editors-in-chief.