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Characteristics of innovative SMEs in Pakistan: a case study

Wadood, Fazli and Shamsuddin, Alina and Abdullah, Nor Hazana (2013) Characteristics of innovative SMEs in Pakistan: a case study. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM), 14 (6). pp. 45-51. ISSN 2278487X


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The area of innovation has received much attention from the literature. However the characteristics of innovative SMEs are still unclear. Hence, this research’s purpose is to provide a list of comparative analysis between innovative SMEs and ordinary SMEs. This is a qualitative research and 13 interviews have been conducted. This paper reported only one interview. The analysis is using Miles and Huberman (1994) techniques. The finding can be scanned as a guideline for government and policy makers to understand and to be more focus on the innovativeness among SMEs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: SMEs; innovation activities; innovative characteristics; innovative SMEs
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > HD45-45.2 Technological innovations. Automation
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Technology Management
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2017 02:13
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2017 02:13
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8445
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