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Corporate Social Responsibility in SMEs: a shift from philanthropy to institutional works?
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) amongst Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) is often characterised in the literature as unstructured, informal, and ad hoc discretionary philanthropic activities. Drawing insights from ...
The moderating influence of financial literacy on the relationship between access to finance and firm growth in Ghana
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-10-29)
The literature on access to finance has confirmed a positive relationship between access to finance and firm growth. Yet the boundary conditions for such linkage are less examined in the context of developing economies. ...
Capital Structure of Chinese Listed SMEs: An Agency Theory Perspective
Prior work examining the antecedents of capital structure for small and-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets is limited. This paper sheds some light on how the corporate governance mechanisms adopted by firms ...
R&D intensity, knowledge creation process and new product performance: the mediating role of international R&D teams
Although previous studies have shown the positive effect of research and development (R&D) intensity on new product performance (NPP), our understanding about the mechanisms through which R&D intensity influence NPP is ...
Subsidiarity as Secret of Success: ‘Hidden Champion’ SMEs and Subsidiarity as Winning HRM Configuration in Interdisciplinary Case Studies
(Emerald Insight, 2020-08-28)
Innovation plays a central role in the economy, both as enginge for economic growth, as Schumpeter identified, and for corporate competitiveness and success. There is a growing literature on the role HRM plays in stimulating ...
Home country Institutional Impediments and International Expansion of Developing Country SMEs
Though institutional contexts are critical drivers of firms’ international expansion, very limited research efforts have focused on how and when these factors facilitate developing country firms’ outward market activities. ...