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Exploring Managerial Fit and Flexibility: Towards a Project Management Approach
(Science Publications / ANSI Journals; http://www.ansijournals.com/3/c4p.php?id=1&theme=3&jid=jas, 2001-10)
This paper reviews the usefulness of the project management approach in promoting organisational and managerial flexibility in traditional organisations in developing countries. Three aspects of project management, viz. ...
The moderating impacts of business planning and firm size on total quality management practices
(Emerald; http://www.emeraldinsight.com/0954-478x.htm, 2003)
Total quality management (TQM) research has concentrated on large firms. Little has been done on the TQM practices of small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), particularly in developing countries. This paper investigates ...
A decision tree approach for integrating small business assistance schemes
(Journal of Management Development; Emerald Group Publishing Limited; www.emeraldinsight.com/0262-1711.htm, 2004)
There is a general consensus among public policy makers, academics and researchers that entrepreneurship is a vital route to economic advancement for both developed and developing economies. As a result, a host of small ...
Linking environmental scanning to total quality management through business planning
(Journal of Management Development; Emerald Group Publishing Ltd; www.emeraldinsight.com/0262-1711.htm, 2004)
This paper investigates the relationship between scanning and planning, planning and TQM practices, and scanning and TQM practices by collecting primary data from 54 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through ...
Monitoring environmental complexities and changes:some lessons from small firms
(International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business; Inderscience Enterprises Ltd; http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalCODE=ijgsb, 2006)
The process of gathering and interpreting pertinent information from the environment and introducing the results into the business planning process is referred to as environmental scanning. This paper investigates the ...
Total quality management and the planning behavior of SMEs in developing economies
(Emerald; http://www.emeraldinsight.com/0954-478x.htm, 2002)
Examines the relationship between TQM perceptions, planning behaviour, and firm size in SMEs in Ethiopia. Primary data were collected from 57 SMEs through a questionnaire. However, as the study is a preliminary investigation, ...