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Firm characteristics, competitive strategies, environment and business performance: survey evidence from Malaysian SMEs


Hashim, Mohd Khairuddin and Wafa, Syed Azizi and Sulaiman, Mohamed (2000) Firm characteristics, competitive strategies, environment and business performance: survey evidence from Malaysian SMEs. Analisis, 7 (1&2). pp. 1-17. ISSN 0127-8983

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Abstract

This article focuses on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from the strategic management perspective. This article is based on the findings of a sample survey that examined the general relationships between firm characteristics, competitive strategies,environment and business performance of SMEs in the Malaysian manufacturing sector.The sample consisted of 100 SMEs from different industries. The empirical findings suggested different patterns of competitive strategies and performance relations as well as the relationships between firm characteristics, environment and the business performance of the SMEs surveyed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: manufacturing sector, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), strategic management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: College of Business
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Mohd. Khairuddin Hashim
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2010 15:33
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2010 11:58
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/53

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