Welcome to the Companion Website!

Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Small Business Management, 7e

The SAGE edge site for Small Business Management by Timothy S. Hatten offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.


Timothy S. Hatten’s Small Business Management: Creating a Sustainable Competitive Advantage, Seventh Edition equips students with the tools they need to navigate the important financial, legal, marketing, managerial, and operational decisions to help them create and maintain a sustainable competitive advantage in small business. Strong emphasis is placed on application with Experiential Learning Exercises and application of technology and social media throughout. New cases, real-world examples, and illuminating features spotlight the diverse, innovative contributions of small business owners to the economy. Whether your students dream of launching a new venture, purchasing a franchise, managing a lifestyle business, or joining the family company, they will learn important best practices for competing in the modern business world.


We gratefully acknowledge Timothy S. Hatten for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Morgan Bridge of Colorado Mesa University for developing the ancillaries on this site.