A Nobel business

March 27, 1998

Signs of acute publicity hunger at Warwick Business School. David Story, director of the school's centre for small and medium-sized enterprises, has won an award from the Swedish National Board for Industrial and Technical Development.

But are we really to believe, as the press release purports, that the "International Award for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research" is "equivalent to a Nobel Prize for research into small business"? Even if it is presented at Stockholm City Hall, "made famous as the location for the actual Nobel Prize awards".

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