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The competitive advantage of Malaysian SME's: the impact of uncertainity avoidance - A missing element in Porter's analysis


Hussain, Fawad and Nik Abdullah, Nik Ab. Halim and Hassan, Mohamad Ghozali The competitive advantage of Malaysian SME's: the impact of uncertainity avoidance - A missing element in Porter's analysis. The International Journal of Management Research (JMIJMR) , 1 (6). pp. 560-569. ISSN 2229-4562

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Abstract

This article is based on criticizing Michael Porter's model of national 'diamond' to explore the role of Malaysian uncertainty avoidance factor in the competitive position of SMEs andfirms.It is believed; however, that the influence of uncertainty avoidance on the competitive advantage of SME S or firms is too weakly elaborated in Porter's Diamond.In particular, the Porter's Diamond has neglected to discuss strong or weak uncertainty avoidance behavior among the firm's or SME's.This paper is looking Porter's Diamond weakness in term of Malaysian SMES uncertainty avoidance factor.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Divisions: College of Business
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2012 02:34
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2012 02:34
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4569

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