Variables would significantly improve the productivity of smes the study concluded that the factors such as inflation, social infrastructure, economic growth, income inequality, smes and unemployment have associations with poverty incidence in sri lanka of which human development made significant impact on. Competitive advantages and the smes: the role of distinctive competences as determinants of success, are there differences across gender, sector, and size by leonora c hamilton coplin a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of. Considering the above, the export performance of european exporting smes and the factors determining this performance are at the heart of this thesis 15 export performance of european smes therefore, the research question of this dissertation is: which factors determine the export performance of european smes. Assessing the challenges and opportunities for small and medium enterprises ( smes) in the vietnamese apparel retail market by jong geun lee a thesis submitted to the graduate faculty in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of science major: apparel, merchandising, and design. In order to test the hypothesis of my thesis i need to find or create a database of start-ups, microentreprises, smes i would need in this database to have the name of the founder and the email adress of the company the goal is to analyse the possible correlation between the founder's human captial and the performance of. This thesis is developed from a real life application of performance evaluation of small- and medium-sized enterprises (smes) in vietnam the thesis presents two main methodological developments on evaluation of dichotomous environment variable impacts on technical efficiency taking into account the selection bias.
Factors influencing social media adoption in small and medium enterprises ( smes) a thesis submitted for the degree of doctor of philosophy by hafedh said abdullah al rahbi department of computer science brunel university london january 2017. The purpose of this dissertation is to explore how small and mid-sized enterprises (smes) can leverage open innovation to increase their economic viability and success in this modern, globalized post-industrial society marked by constant change and intense competition to date, most open innovation research has. The following publications have been produced as a direct or indirect result of the research study discussed in this thesis: papers in journals sefiani, y, bown, r ( 2013) what influences the success of manufacturing smes a perspective from tangier international journal of business and social science, 4 (7), 297-309. This thesis addresses the issue of strategic foresight in smes the focus of the thesis is to study how foresight is practiced and future-oriented information utilized in finnish smes furthermore, the information intermediary role of tekes (the finnish funding agency for innovation) is reformulated in the.
These are important linkages in any industrialization process the study of the rural-urban linkages activities is still in development this thesis therefore seeks to add to the literature by generating and documenting information on the role of smes in small towns in rural-urban linkages with the dawn of a. Export promotion of small and medium sized enterprises in developing countries: the perceived usefulness of international trade points by smes in egypt a thesis submitted to the university of manchester for the degree of doctor of philosophy (phd) in the faculty of. Association among them and to analyze the role and impact of smes on national economy and poverty alleviation the hypotheses formulated in this study were proved with the help of new model created by author in this research, both the qualitative and quantitative methods were adopted moreover, stratified and simple.
University of wollongong thesis collections 2013 the role of entrepreneurial orientation in firm performance: a study of indonesian smes in the furniture industry in central java amie kusumawardhani university of wollongong, [email protected] research online is the open access institutional. Smes (small and medium-sized enterprises) account for 60 to 70 per cent of jobs in most oecd countries, with a particularly large share in italy and japan, and a relatively smaller share in the united states throughout they also account for a disproportionately large share of new jobs, especially in those countries which. Small and medium enterprises (sme) play an important role in production sector of many developed countries my thesis ms ksenia lyapina and mr dmytro lyapin for providing data and great assistance in changed taxation system in particular force the main part of smes to operate in «shadow» according to expert. View/open abubakar 2016 cloud computing adoption by smespdf (1539mb) robert gordon university, phd thesis further, the research establishes the extent to which cloud computing adoption stimulates small and medium-sized enterprises (smes) in sub-saharan africa to contribute to development.
Clements university 2005 small and medium entreprises (smes) in nigeria: problems and prospects by basil anthony ngwu onugu (fimc, fica) being a dissertation submitted to the st clements university in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the. Of networking mechanisms in the promotion and enhancement of sme performance they do not directly incorporate the impact of an enterprise's innovation activities finally, their complexity and reliance on sophisticated statistical refining methods make these models unpractical for use by sme managers the thesis.
As a result, smes often faced obstacles during their operations this thesis examines the relationship between financial management and profitability of smes to determine whether financial management practices and financial characteristics impact on sme profitability objectives of the thesis are (1) to. Strategic management of innovation within smes dissertation of the university of stgallen school of management economics, law, social sciences and international affairs to obtain the title of doctor of philosophy in management submitted by thuy hang do from vietnam approved on the application of prof.
This thesis investigates the learning processes of internationalising small and medium sized enterprises (smes) based on a framework of absorptive capacity the research explores and examines: i types and sources of new knowledge acquired by firms, ii assimilation of new knowledge within firms,. Thesis chapter 2 offers a review of the most relevant literature on smes and business networks from an internationalisation viewpoint the chapter ends with a review of literature on internationalisation from emerging markets and presents the conceptual model chapter 3 details the research approach and the selected. Competitive factors confronting smes working in processing the the sme- level 184 592 related and supporting industry-level 185 5921 board of the natural stone cluster 186 5922 management of the cluster the completion of this dissertation is the result of the efforts of many people. Msc research thesis smes 1 structure-conduct and performance of the informal metal manufacturing industry in zimbabwe: implications to stakeholders in the agricultural sector by makate clifton a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the.