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E-business and the SME: international perspectives of deployment
Assessing the Impact of Relationship Length in the SMEs and Bank Association
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2017)
Despite the importance of satisfaction, loyalty and relationship length in the literature, there is very little evidence of studies within the Nigerian Business to Business (B2B) Relationship terrain. This paper seeks to ...
Business to Business (B2B) Relationship Assessment of Commitment and Behavioural Intention – Nigerian SME-banking Relationship”
(Academy of Marketing Conference 2016, 2016-07-07)
Purpose - It evaluates the role of the commitment between small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and their banks in Nigeria from the perspective of the senior SME employees. The antecedents to, and outcomes from, commitment ...
Defining Trust in a B2B Relationship - The SMEs’ Perspective
(Academy of Marking Conference, 2015-07-07)
Trust’s role in underpinning long-term business relationships is well established, albeit with a range of associated definitions and structures. This paper presents an instrument to assess the structure and level of SMEs’ ...
Competitive Intelligence programmes for SMEs in France: Evidence of changing attitudes.
(Taylor and Francis, 2010)
This paper reports on an empirical study of the French Chambers of Commerce and Industry Competitive Intelligence programmes. Semi-structured interviews were undertaken with the directors of 15 CI programmes from four ...
Threat orientation in small and medium-sized enterprises: Understanding differences toward acute interruptions
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine whether the experience, impact and likelihood of an acute business interruption, along with the perceived ability to intervene, influences the “threat orientation” of ...
Rethinking Organizational Resilience and Strategic Renewal in SMEs
Building on work that associates organizational resilience with crisis recovery and strategic renewal, I examine how small and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) vary in the formalisation of activities intended to achieve ...
SMEs and public procurement: engaged or stranged?
Using the concept of mixed embeddedness and related literatures, this paper examines the interplay of institutional environment, the public procurement and small firm resource contexts influence on strategic choice of small ...