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Study On The Performance Evaluation Models Of Small And Medium Enterprises In Romania


  • Ionela-Carmen, PIRNEA

    () (“Constantin Brâncoveanu” University, Romania)


In the current economic context, market by the globalization of the requirements of the European integration process, there is a growing interest in the business performance, so that they substantially improve their competitiveness in the European requirements. The paper highlights some of the results of a study conducted by the author in the doctoral program. One aim of this study was to determine the usability of business excellence models to assess the performance of small and medium enterprises in Romania. The research was conducted by the author in 2011-2012, in 173 small and medium enterprises in Romania. The research has shown that small and medium enterprises in Romania are concerned with the use of a business excellence model either Romanian or European model. Although uses a model of excellence in business, yet they meet certain criteria of the EFQM European Excellence Model.

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  • Ionela-Carmen, PIRNEA, 2013. "Study On The Performance Evaluation Models Of Small And Medium Enterprises In Romania," Management Strategies Journal, Constantin Brancoveanu University, vol. 22(4), pages 05-10.
  • Handle: RePEc:brc:journl:v:22:y:2013:i:4:p:05-10

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    performance evaluation ; SME; social responsibility; Romania;

    JEL classification:

    • C52 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Evaluation, Validation, and Selection
    • L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance


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