• ABSTRACT
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • 1 INTRODUCTION
  • 2 REPORTING THE FINDINGS
  • 2.1 Entrepreneurial and managerial human capital
  • 2.2 Structuring the firm for growth
  • 2.3 The influence of social capital
  • 2.4 Knowledge systems and absorptive capacity
  • 2.5 Business support networks
  • 2.6 Holistic studies
  • 2.7 Stimulating learning and growth
  • 3 DISCUSSION: THEME AND EMERGING CONCERNS
  • 4 CONCEPTUALISING LEARNING IN SMALL FIRMS
  • 5 CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
  • REFERENCES
  • APPENDIX 1: SEARCH RESULTS FOR ABI PROQUEST
  • APPENDIX 2: SEARCH RESULTS FOR INGENTA
  • APPENDIX 3: SEARCH RESULTS FOR SCIENCE DIRECT
  • APPENDIX 4: INCLUSION CRITERIA
  • APPENDIX 5: EXCLUSION CRITERIA
  • APPENDIX 6: RELEVANCE ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
  • APPENDIX 7: SUMMARY OF SYSTEMATIC REVIEW ARTICLES RETRIEVAL AND ANALYSIS
  • APPENDIX 8: ANALYSIS OF STUDIES