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Assessing managerial skills in SMEs for capacity building
(Emerald Publishing Group Ltd, www.emeraldinsight.com/jmd.htm, 2008)
The paper aims to identify perceived critical managerial factors (PCMFs) affecting the performance of SMEs, show the direction and extent of relationship between PCMFs and firm characteristics, and forward some research ...
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 ...
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, ...
Perceived managerial problems in SMEs: evidence from Botswana
(Development and Learning in Organisations; Emerald Group Publishing Ltd; www.emeraldinsight.com/reprints, 2006)
Although the discovery of mineral wealth (i.e. diamond) has propelled Botswana into the middle-income category, the country still faces the problem of economic diversification, employment creation, income distribution and ...