Ram, Monder; Smallbone, David; Baldock, Robert; Ekanem, Ignatius U.; CEEDR (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research)(2001)
Small Business Service.
Aims\ud This project reviews recent research on ethnic minorities in business, focusing in particular on implications for policy. The more specific objectives were to:\ud • Assess existing approaches towards supporting ethnic minority businesses\ud • Identify examples of ‘good practice’\ud • Map out a research and policy agenda\ud Methodology\ud The methodology involved the following elements:\ud • A review of studies of EMBs from academic sources and grey literature\ud • Telephone interviews with 53 separate Business Links to examine the scope and\ud dimensions of policies towards EMBs.\ud • Where examples of ‘good practice’ policies were identified in these initial interviews, a second interview was conducted with the individual best positioned\ud to describe the initiative. Fifteen such cases are presented in the report.
Middlesex University Research Repository (http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/3820/1/Ethnic_Minority_Enterprise_Policy_in_Practice.pdf)
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