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Business: Business Plans and Models

Your comprehensive station for UCI's business research content and beyond!


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Business Plans and Models


The Business Plans Handbook Series (eBook)
Regular compilations of actual business plans, developed by small businesses throughout North America.   

Business Model Pioneers: How Innovators Successfully Implement New Business Models (eBook)
14 case studies of business model pioneers and their companies, who have successfully introduced new business ideas to the market.


How to Write a Business Plan, 4th Ed. (eBook)
Expert guidance you need to make an impact with your written plan, including advice on researching competitors, how to present your management skills and experience and how to effectively communicate your strategic vision. Copyright 2013.


Writer's Guide to Good Style: Teach Yourself (eBook)
Chapter 6 includes a section devoted to business plans.  Copyright 2011.


Create Your Business Plan
Guidelines from the U.S. Small Business Administration


Companies are not required to disclose all of the specific details of their business plan(s) or business model(s).   The closest equivalent information for publicly traded companies is "Item 1:  Business" from their 10-K annual SEC filing.


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