|LC control no.||sh 85123568
|LC classification||HD2340.8 HD2346.5
|Topical heading||Small business
Small and medium-sized business
Small and medium-sized enterprises
SMEs (Small business)
|Scope note||Here are entered works on small independent enterprises as contrasted with "big business."
|Found in||LC database, Feb. 3, 1995 (Microenterprises)
Best practice policies for small and medium-sized enterprises (a serial).
Mitra, J. Ethnic minority SMEs and the role and impact of TECs, 1992.
LC NAMES file, Nov. 27, 1996 ("Small and Medium-sized" frequently occurs in conjunction with "Business," "Industry," "Enterprises," "Firms," "Companies," etc.; "medium-sized" more common than "medium size")
ABI/INFORM [CF] Nov. 27, 1996 ("Small business" used as subj. hdg. for titles containing "small and medium ...")
U.S. Cong. House. Comm. on Banking and Financial Services. H.R. 4179--the Program for Investments in Microentrepreneurs Act of 1998, hearing ... 1998: p. 1 (microenterprise; generally defined as a sole proprietorship that has fewer than five employees, has not had access to credit from commercial banks, and requires a loan in an amount under $15,000)
Brock, W.A. The economics of small businesses, 1986.
Rural microbusinesses in North East England, 2000: p. i (those which employ fewer than 10 staff)
OED Online, Mar. 14, 2003 (Micro-business: A business which operates on a very small scale)