Introduction - human resource management in entrepreneurial settings, towards a relational approach, (T.M. Welbourne, J.A. Katz); Performance in fast-growth firms - the behavioural and role demands of the founder throughout the firm's development, (D.E. Johnson, K.A. Bishop); Individual differences and the pursuit of new ventures - a model of person-entrepreneurship fit, (G.D. Markman, R.A. Baron); Human resource management models for entrepreneurial opportunity - existing knowledge and new directions, (R.L. Heneman, J.W. Tansky); Smaller but not necessarily weaker - how small businesses can overcome barriers to recruitment, (I.O. Williamson et al.); Stock-related rewards in entrepreneurial firms, (M.E. Graham et al.); Performance and growth in entrepreneurial firms - revisiting the union-performance relationship, (R. Batt, T.M. Welbourne).