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stack of books with a computer mouse: Copyright iStock Photos Business Book Spotlight from the Library's Rural Collection

U.S. Department of Agriculture. National Agricultural Library.


Type of Material:Book
Author(s):Norman M. Scarborough.
Title:Effective small business management : an entrepreneurial approach
Published:Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2012.
Description10th Edition. xv, 871 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.

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View of a rural main street United States Department of Agriculture Rural Business Programs

United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Business Programs.

Rural Business programs from Value-added Farming to Renewable Energy programs help to assist rural America.


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American Farm Bureau Federation.  Georgetown's University McDonough School of Business.

"Providing resources, tools and promotion to help entrepreneurs turn great ideas into lucrative realities..."


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United States Small Business Administration.

Small Business Programs and Assistance.


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DOL. Office of Disability Employment Policy.

"Self-employment and small business are important avenues for people with disabilities to secure employment."


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USDA. Rural Development.

Publishes bimonthly rural business information and resources.


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DOC. United States Census Bureau.

"Organizations use our data in a variety of ways. Corporations use our geographic data to identify new and existing markets in which to sell their products."


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DOC. United States Patent and Trademark Office.

This agency's basic role is to "promote the progress of science and the useful arts by securing for limited times to inventors the exclusive right to their respective discoveries (Article 1, Section 8 of the United States Constitution)."