Essays about: "the Impact of small and Medium Enterprises on economic growth"

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  1. 1. The Acceleration of Digitalization and its Influence on Business Model Innovation : A qualitative study of Swedish SMEs from the perspective of a business developer

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Pim de Flon; Lovisa Lindgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Business Model Innovation; Acceleration of Digitalization; Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises; Covid-19; Theory of Organizational Change;

    Abstract : Background: Covid-19 has accelerated digitalization and pressured companies across multiple sectors to digitally transform their operations. Such adaptation requires businesses to rethink and change their existing business models, thus, business model innovation (BMI). READ MORE

  2. 2. Promoting sustainable market development : a case study of wooden multi-story buildings

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Gustaf Braunstein; [2020]
    Keywords : innovation; market development; regional innovation systems RIS ; small and medium-sized enterprises SME ; sustainable development; wooden multi-story construction WMC ; flervåningshusbyggande i trä; hållbar utveckling; marknadsutveckling; regionala innovationssystem; små- och medelstora företag;

    Abstract : Our planet and societies are about to radically change in becoming increasingly dynamic and complex. Particular drivers for change can be identified as massive environmental and social challenges, such as climate changes, poverty and financial crises. READ MORE

  3. 3. Private Company Adaptation to Climate Change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Christina Bengtsen; Ásdís Ólafsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Private company; Private sector; Adaptation; Climate Change; national adaptation plan; Denmark; Singapore; Annual Report; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Despite climate risks posing a serious threat to business and business continuity, empirical research has shown little active involvement of the private sector in climate change adaptation (CCA). National plans of governments, as well as global agreements and reports, highlight the need for collaborative climate action on a global scale, placing special emphasis on private sector involvement as critical to the adaptation progress. READ MORE

  4. 4. Employee engagement in CSR strategy making : Understanding SMEs’ behavior towards stakeholders and CSR

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Jens Willem Woestenburg; Raquel Steffler Machado; [2018]
    Keywords : CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR in SMEs; Small Medium Size Enterprises; stakeholder engagement; employee engagement; stakeholder theory;

    Abstract : SMEs make up a large part of the global economy. Only in Sweden, for example, SMEs account for 61,3% of value added and employment (European Commision, 2016, p. 2). With such impressive presence, these firms exert a large impact on society and the environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corporate Governance Practice among Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana; Impact on Access to Credit

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : David Dzigba; [2015]
    Keywords : Corporate Governance; SMEs; Economic growth; Board Size; Board composition; Corporate governance modules; CEO dualilty ;

    Abstract : Background, Purpose and Problem Discussion This study, Corporate Governance Practice among SMEs in Ghana; impact on access to credit, was undertaken to bring to the fore the level of corporate governance practice among Ghanaian SMEs and what impact it has had on them accessing credit. In spite of all the argument about the advantages of corporate governance and the potential economic development that it could bring to a developing country like Ghana, its practice among the SMEs is very low though that sector forms the majority of the country’s firm tissue. READ MORE