The Impact of Training and Development Activities on Small Technology Oriented Entrepreneurial Firm Performance

  • Jeffery S. Bracker University of Louisville
  • Debra J. Cohen George Washington University

Abstract

Based on prior research in training and development , planning and performance, and entrepreneurship, it was predicted that formal training and development would play an important role in shaping the strategic planning process and subsequent entrepreneurial firm performance. Data from  73 founder/managers of technology oriented  electronic  businesses were collected and analyzed to determine the impact of T & D on firm performance. More specifically the study investigated  the relationships between training and development, the perceived  benefits of training and development , and the sophistication of a firm' s strategic orientation to planning . Preliminary  results indicate that training and development are related to firm  performance.

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Published
1992-06-04
How to Cite
BRACKER, Jeffery S.; COHEN, Debra J.. The Impact of Training and Development Activities on Small Technology Oriented Entrepreneurial Firm Performance. Journal of Small Business Strategy, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 2, p. 1-14, june 1992. ISSN 2380-1751. Available at: <https://libjournals.mtsu.edu/index.php/jsbs/article/view/259>. Date accessed: 19 jan. 2020.
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