h. contribute to the Romanian literature on strategic planning in SMEs. LITERATURE REVIEW The first seven chapters of this doctoral thesis are allocated literature study. This section highlights the theoretical contributions of this paper and the current state of knowledge in the field. Chapter 1: Introduction, structure and content of the PhD thesis SME Studies of Resource as Antecedents and Performance Outcomes 1 Phd thesis smes to the PhD thesis: background Since the early 1980s there has been an unprecedented wave of internationalisation of small and mediumsized enterprises (SMEs).
issues. Amara et al (2008) provide a solution in their study of manufacturing SMEs by suggesting that SMEs engage in a process of learning. The current trend in SME innovation is towards open innovation which is the purposive inflows of knowledge in and out of SMEs (Martinich, 2005). Peruse through the various SME Dissertations and Papers archives. My thesis thus focuses on the strategic behavior of managers in small and mediumsized organizations with the aim of studying the phenomenon of entrepreneurial management in organizational settings.
SMEs: A PERSPECTIVE FROM TANGIER A thesis submitted to the University of Gloucestershire in accordance with the requirements of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the Faculty of Business, Education and Professional Studies.
By. Yassine Sefiani. May 2013. ii: Strategic Management of Innovation within SMEs DISSERTATION of the University of St. Gallen, School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences from Vietnam Approved on the application of Prof. Dr. Thierry Volery and Prof. Tim Mazzarol, PhD Dissertation no. 4214 Druckzentrum ETH, 2013. The University of St. Gallen, School iii DO SME CREDIT CONSTRAINTS INHIBIT JOB CREATION? SPURRING EMPLOYMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRY FIRMS Michael Kurdyla, B. A.
Thesis Advisor: Robert Bednarzik, Ph. D. ABSTRACT This paper analyzes the relationship between access to finance and growth for