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  • Pavlína Dalíková

    () (University of South Bohemia in Èeské Budìjovice, Faculty of Economics)

  • Vlasta Doležalová

    (University of South Bohemia in Èeské Budìjovice, Faculty of Economics)


World economy is continuously driven by changes that influenced also small and medium sized enterprises management. These business types represent the vast majority of economy all over the world and simultaneously, are the fundamental driving force for European Union economy. The current business trend is to be focused on planning and monitoring so called process management. The systematic approach is to make an organization’s workflow more effective, more efficient and more capable of adapting to a variable and unstable environment. The aim of the paper is to analytically describe process management in practice of small and medium sized enterprises in South Bohemia region in the Czech Republic within various business sectors. On the examined sample was performed quantitative-qualitative research funded by grant project GAJU 068/2010/S. The obtained data were statistically analysed within core business sectors. Furthermore, based on results were suggested certain advices for more effective process management.

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  • Pavlína Dalíková & Vlasta Doležalová, 2012. "SMEs’ PROCESS MANAGEMENT DIFFERENCES WITHIN VARIOUS BUSINESS SECTORS," Polish Journal of Management Studies, Czestochowa Technical University, Department of Management, vol. 6(1), pages 184-195, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:pcz:journl:v:6:y:2012:i:1:p:184-195

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    small and medium sized enterprises; process management; business sectors; effectivity;

    JEL classification:

    • J53 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Labor-Management Relations; Industrial Jurisprudence


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