Managing the risk-return trade-off in a start-up firm

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Abstract

A series of models that consider the operating decisions of start-up firms will be discussed. Analysis of the models shows that although a start-up firm should generally be more cautious than a well-established firm when taking operational decisions, it should not be too cautious. The models might help explain the behaviour observed in practice in the case of a manufacturing start-up. Finally, the model is used to provide insight on negotiations in a "Dragon's Den" scenario.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventFestschrift Conference in Honour of Lyn Thomas in the Year of his 70th Birthday - University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
Duration: 22 Apr 2016 → …

Conference

ConferenceFestschrift Conference in Honour of Lyn Thomas in the Year of his 70th Birthday
Abbreviated titleFestschrift Conference in Honour of Lyn Thomas
CountryUnited Kingdom
CitySouthampton
Period22/04/16 → …

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