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Title: Chapter 6. Scotland's Companies of Scale Programme
Other Titles: An International Benchmarking Analysis of Public Programmes for High-Growth Firms
Authors: Brown, Ross
Mawson, Suzanne
Contact Email: suzanne.mawson@stir.ac.uk
Citation: Brown R & Mawson S (2013) Chapter 6. Scotland's Companies of Scale Programme. In: An International Benchmarking Analysis of Public Programmes for High-Growth Firms, prepared by OECD, Paris, France: OECD, pp. 64-84.
Issue Date: Mar-2013
Publisher: OECD
Abstract: First paragraph: Scotland's business base, like those of many other European countries, is dominated by micro businesses. Only a small proportion of Scotland's businesses employ more than ten employees and there are few indigenously-owned, larger-scale companies. Indeed, Scotland, in common with the rest of the UK economy, has struggled to grow small businesses into larger businesses of "scale" that can be major contributors to economic growth through their role as large scale employers, large scale exporters, generators of supply chains for other local companies and incubators for new spin-offs (CBI, 2011).
Type: Part of book or chapter of book
URL: http://www.oecd.org/cfe/leed/OECD-DBA%20HGF%20PROGRAMME%20REPORT_SECOND%20FINAL%20DRAFT%20%282%29.pdf
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/21922
Rights: The publisher has granted permission for use of this work in this Repository. Published in OECD (2013), An International Benchmarking Analysis of Public Programmes for High-Growth Firms, prepared by the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development Programme by OECD: http://www.oecd.org/cfe/leed/OECD-DBA%20HGF%20PROGRAMME%20REPORT_SECOND%20FINAL%20DRAFT%20%282%29.pdf
Affiliation: University of St Andrews
Management Work and Organisation

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