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Reflections on the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises in Romania


  • Ludmila (RAILEAN) P?UNESCU

    () (The University of Craiova, Romania)


The issue of competitiveness has become a hot topic at each actor of the economy from the economic regions to that of any organization. For these reasons, the owner or manager is interested in taking action on the development of small and medium sector, and thus, increase its competitiveness. Given the set, in this paper, we propose to determine and to highlight details of the actions undertaken or planned by government and local authorities to support the creation, development and strengthening of SME’s, as a reflection of the recognition of the important role they play in the process of development.

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  • Ludmila (RAILEAN) P?UNESCU, 2012. "Reflections on the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises in Romania," Economia. Seria Management, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 15(1), pages 62-69, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:econmn:v:15:y:2012:i:1:p:62-69

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    1. Frydman, Halina & Altman, Edward I & Kao, Duen-Li, 1985. " Introducing Recursive Partitioning for Financial Classification: The Case of Financial Distress," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 40(1), pages 269-291, March.
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    competitiveness; the difficulties SME’s; courses of action; development; measures.;

    JEL classification:

    • M10 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - General
    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • L21 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Business Objectives of the Firm


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