Economic Value Added for New Ventures and Small Business


  • Sidney J. Baxendale University of Louisville
  • Leigh Bowen Owner Campus Quilt Company Louisville, Kentucky


Historically,   Economic    Value  Added   (EVA)   was   a  financial    tool   reserved  for   large corporations and mature businesses. However, EVA can be particularly useful for small businesses and entrepreneurial endeavors. The value, computed from uncomplicated and available financial data, can direct the tactical and strategic  activities  of the firm  toward value producing projects, help regulate spending, and serve as an exit indicator for firms that may  never  become  successful.


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How to Cite

Baxendale, S. J., & Bowen, L. (2001). Economic Value Added for New Ventures and Small Business. Journal of Small Business Strategy (archive Only), 12(2), 41–51. Retrieved from