publication . Article . 2012

A Cross-Cultural View of Strategic Competency: The Perspective of SME Entrepreneurs

Noor Hazlina AHMAD; Hasliza Abdul HALIM;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2012 Journal: ECONOMIA seria MANAGEMENT / ECONOMY - MANAGEMENT series, volume 15, issue 1 June, pages 34-45 (issn: 1454-0320, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Editura ASE
Abstract
The present study attempts to understand the prevalence of strategic competency among entrepreneurs in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Australia and Malaysia. A sample of 20 SME entrepreneurs from Australia and Malaysia participated in this study. A series of interviews were conducted to probe into the behaviours that delineate strategic competency among these entrepreneurs. The results showed that SME entrepreneurs in both countries highlighted the importance of strategic competency in managing and running their ventures despite some minor variations in terms of the practices across country. This study provides entrepreneurs with knowledge about th...
Subjects
free text keywords: HF5001-6182, Strategic, Business, Entrepreneurs, Culture, Strategic, Malaysia, Australia., Culture, Entrepreneurs, Australia, Malaysia, jel:M19, jel:M14, jel:N35, jel:M13
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publication . Article . 2012

A Cross-Cultural View of Strategic Competency: The Perspective of SME Entrepreneurs

Noor Hazlina AHMAD; Hasliza Abdul HALIM;