Papers and Presentations
Although originally intended for academic audiences, here are some sample papers and presentations (which could provide some background information, especially in connection with the ramifications that are likely to occur, if we don’t get together and address credit card issues as they relate to both consumers, and small businesses — the lifeblood of our economy):
Lahm, R. J., Jr. & Little, H.T., Jr. (2005). Bootstrapping business start-ups: Entrepreneurship literature, textbooks, and teaching practices versus current business practices? Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, 8, 61-73.
Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2005). Just say “charge it”: The use of credit cards in entrepreneurial start-ups. Proceedings of the Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ASBE) Conference, Albuquerque, NM, October 7, 2005.
Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2005). Bootstrapping: Methods entrepreneurs really use to start a business; A holistic view. Proceedings of the Annual Eastern Small Business Institute (SBI) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, September 16, 2005.
Cole, J.D., Lahm, R.J., Jr., Little, H.T., Jr. & Siepel, S. (2005) Credit cards as a source of start-up capital and ongoing capital management. Proceedings of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) 2005 50th World Conference, Washington, DC, June 17, 2005.
To see the rest of my papers and presentations (including more recent work — the above are given because of their relevance to issues that are associated with this site), click here.