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eng Challenges of small and medium sized companies at early stage of development: Insights from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Petković, Saša; Jäger, Clemens; Sašić, Boban
Management Vol. 21, No. 2, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to discover and understand factors that lead to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) shutdown in transitional economies, such as the economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H). The paper provides some findings about main influencing factors that lead to SMEs shut down in the first years of operation from entrepreneurs’ and managers’ perspective and suggests certain measures that should be taken to secure their survival, development and growth. For the purpose of this paper, empirical research was conducted, using...
Hrčak ID: 171234
Južnik Rotar, Laura; Kontošić Pamić, Roberta; Bojnec, Štefan
Economic research - Ekonomska istraživanja Vol. 32, No. 1, 2019
The main aim of the research is to investigate whether small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) employment affects total European Union (EU-28) employment using panel data models during the 2005–2016 period. The panel econometric results con- firm the significant association between SMEs employment in ser- vice sectors and overall economy employment, whereas the effect of SMEs industry sectors employment was found insignificant. The results are robust in a spite of the fact that during the studied period the EU-28 countries experienced econom...
Hrčak ID: 229658
Mihaylova, Lyudmila; Papazov, Emil
Management Vol. 27, No. 1, 2022
Analyzing the strategic aspects of managerial accounting in the context of reporting in industrial SMEs is a critical management issue. This paper aims to present the main results of an empirical study on this topic among some SMEs from the knitwear industry in the southern part of Bulgaria. Analytical and synthesis methods, descriptive statistics, and comparison techniques are used for this study. All the companies studied have been on the market for more than ten years and have experienced and well-trained managers and other characteristics t...
Hrčak ID: 279776
Stankovska, Ivana; Josimovski, Saso; Edwards, Christopher
Economic research - Ekonomska istraživanja Vol. 29, No. 1, 2016
This article investigates the usage of digital channels by UK small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and assesses the impact caused on their strategic marketing position. The research is based on statistical analysis of 66 surveyed SMEs in the context of the digital era. Despite indications from the relevant literature about the reluctance of SMEs to adopt advances in technological communication, the research reported indicates a high level of usage of digital channels, especially social media (SM). The web 2.0 technologies that faci...
Hrčak ID: 171721