This highly original reference tool has been designed in response to the growing recognition that too little is known about the inter-section between entrepreneurship and human resource management. Paying particular attention to the 'people' side of venture emergence and development, it offers unique insights into the role that HRM plays in small and entrepreneurial firms. A diverse, international group of both new and established scholars from the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and Europe contribute original theoretical and empirical chapters. Foundational issues of theory and methodology in research on entrepreneurial firms as well as specific HRM issues in the context of entrepreneurial and smaller firms are then addressed."The Handbook" offers a unique insights into understanding the role of HRM in developing sustainable entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial ventures as well as how HRM practices and procedures can be used to help navigate or indeed drive the changing landscape in smaller and entrepreneurial firms. Exploring the functional aspects and nature of managing HRM in new, small, growing, emerging and entrepreneurial firms, this fascinating Handbook will be not only be warmly welcomed by HRM students, researchers and academics, but also by HR practitioners and managers.