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The following sources were primarily used to create the template in this tutorial

  1. Handley, Stephan. (Sept. 2006). Business Plan Format. Retrieved Sept. 2006.
  2. Rogoff, Edward G.. (2004).  Bankable business plans. Thomson Texere.
  3. Zimmerer, Thomas. (2005) Essentials of entrepreneurship and small business management. Pearson Prentice Hall.  New Jersey. 

 The following sources were used to create the tutorial

  1. Cross, Wilbur  and Richey, Alice M.. (1998).  The Prentice Hall encyclopedia of model business plans. Prentice Hall  (also has disk of PDF's for templates) 
  2. Bygrave, William D.. (1994). The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship. John Wiley and Sons. 
  3. Debelak, Don. (2006) Perfect phrases for business proposals and business plans.  McGraw-Hill.
  4. Jacksack, Susan (Ed.). (1998). Business plans that work: for your small business. Riverwoods, Illinois: CCH Incorporated.
  5. Gumpert. David E..  (1990).   Inc. Magazine Presents How to Really Create a Successful Business Plan.  Inc. Publishing.  Boston, MA. 
  6. Handley, Stephan. (2006). Business Plan Format. Retrieved Sept. 2006.
  7. Harmer, Wm. & Peck, Terrance.   (1999, 2002-2004). Business Plans Handbook: a Compilation of Actual Business Plans Developed by Small Businesses Throughout North America.  Gale Research, Inc.
  8. Kawasaki, Guy (January 21, 2006). The Zen of Business Plans. Retrieved December 8, 2006, from How to Change the World Web site:
  9. Kerin, Hartley, Berkowitz, Rudelius. (2006).  Marketing. Eighth Edition. McGraw-Hill Irwin.
  10. Leong, Alan. Personal Communication.  (Jan-March. 2007). Senior Lecturer. University of Washington Bothell in Bothell Washington. 
  11. Malburg, Christopher R.. (1994).  All-In-One Business Planning Guide. Bob Adams, Inc. MA.   
  12. Miller, David. Personal Communication.  (Jan-March. 2007)  President, Biotech Stock Research. University of Washington Bothell in Bothell Washington. 
  13. Porter, Christopher. Personal Communication.  (Oct. 2006)
  14. Rich, Stanley R.  and Gumpert, David E. (1985). Business plans that win: lessons from the MIT Enterprise Forum. Harper & Row Publishers Inc. New York. 
  15. Rogoff, Edward G.. (2004).  Bankable business plans. Thomson Texere.
  16. Rule, Roger C.. (2004). Rule's Book Of Business Plans For Startups: Creating A Winning Plan That You Can Take To The Bank. Entrepreneur Press.
  17. Siegel, Eric S., Ford, Brian R. &, Bornstein, Jay M.. (1993). The Ernst & Young business plan guide. New York. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  18. US Small Business Administration. Retrieved October 29, 2006, from Writing the Plan Web site: 
  19. Vaughn, Donald E.. (1997). Financial Planning for the Entrepreneur. New Jersey. Prentice Hall.
  20. Wickham, Phillip A.. (1998).  Strategic Entrepreneurship. Britain. Pitman Publishing.    
  21. Zimmerer, Thomas. (2005) Essentials of entrepreneurship and small business management. New Jersey. Pearson Prentice Hall.  

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Guide developed by Charlene McCormack, UWB Business Student, in 2007
in collaboration with  Doreen Harwood, Business Librarian, UWB/CCC Campus Library

Revised in 2010 by Charlene McCormack, UWB Graduate Library Business Intern

A huge thanks to Doreen Harwood for the opportunity to work on this project
(and for all of the sources I referred to on her Business Research Guides for the Business Program).

Charlene McCormack, MLIS 2010

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