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Update of the NBIA Publications classic!

Best Practices in Action: Guidelines for Implementing First-Class Business Incubation Programs, Revised 2nd Edition

By Corinne Colbert, Dinah Adkins, Chuck Wolfe and Karl LaPan

Originally published in 2001, Best Practices in Action has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the realities of a maturing business incubation industry.

Eight chapters explore these broad practice categories:

  • Governance
  • Staffing
  • Finances
  • Facilities Management
  • Program Evaluation
  • Client Entrance and Exit
  • Leveraging Innovation
  • Client Services

Each category is broken down into specific practice areas, with examples of how more than 40 working incubation programs have implemented best practices. A chapter of case studies highlights 11 incubation programs from the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Israel that are overall exemplars of best practice.

This is NBIA's most comprehensive look at best practices and how they work in the real world. Click here to order now!

NBIA thanks Claggett Wolfe Associates and Maryland TEDCO for their generous sponsorship of this book.


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