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Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Ratios and operating experiences

How does my business / prospective business stack up against others?

Financial Research Associates. Financial Studies of the Small Business. 30th ed. Winter Haven, FL,: Financial Research Associates, 2007.
Main Stacks HD 2346.U5 F55A 30th ed.

Gates, Sheldon. 101 Business Ratios: A Manager’s Handbook of Definitions, Equations, and Computer Algorithms. Scottsdale, AZ: McLane Publications, 1993.
Main Stacks HF 5657.4.G38 1993

IRS Audit Technique Guides

IRS Corporate Financial Ratios. 22nd ed. Lincolnshire, IL: Schonfeld & Associates, 2007
Reference Stacks HF 5681.R25 I77 22nd ed.

Industry Norms and Key Business Rations. Desk-top ed. [New York]: Dun & Bradstreet Credit Services. 2005/2006.
Main Stacks HF 5681.R25 I53 2005/2006

RMA Annual Statement Studies. Philadelphia: Robert Morris Associates, 2005.
Main Stacks HF 5681. B2 R6 2005/2006

Troy, Leo. Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios. 39th ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2008.
Main Stacks HF 5681.R25 A45  39th ed.

Suggested Websites

Business owners idea cafe home page

These sites, run by universities, entrepreneurship centers, non-profit organizations, or commercial enterprises, typically contain some combination of articles (written directly for the site or reprinted/linked from other sources), discussion boards, lists of other web resources, and sample forms. Other special features are noted.

Magazines and Newspapers

Black Enterprise magazine Fall 2019 issue  

  These magazine and newspaper websites specialize in, or have specially designated sections   
   for, small business or entrepreneurship issues.


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