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Competitive intelligence as public policy in France: Making a difference in the SME sector.
This paper reports on an empirical study of the French Chambers of Commerce and Industry Competitive Intelligence programmes. Semi-structured interviews were undertaken with the directors of 15 CI programmes from 4 regions ...
The Examination of Entrepreneurial Activities of Diverse SMEs at a time of Disruptive Change
(Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 2014-11)
Objectives The paper examines how diverse small firms engage in entrepreneurial activity during times of disruptive change and in doing so seeks to gain an understanding of how to stimulate small firm resilience. The ...
Rethinking Organizational Resilience and Strategic Renewal in SMEs
Building on work that associates organizational resilience with crisis recovery and strategic renewal, I examine how small and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) vary in the formalisation of activities intended to achieve ...
The Impact of Communication Technologies on the Performance of SMEs in a Developing Economy: Nigeria as a Case Study
Informed by Social Shaping Theory (modified), this paper presents a research that examines the impact of communication technologies (mobile telephony, personal computer and internet facilities) on the performance of small ...
Technological constraints to firm performance: the moderating effects of firm linkages and cooperation
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019-02-11)
Manufacturing and services SMEs in Africa face challenges and constraints exacerbated by ineffectual government policies, environmental turbulence and the near-absence of institutional support. This study investigates if ...