IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

Basic Concepts of Change Management of Smes

  • Elena-Oliviana BOLD


    (University of Craiova, Romania)

Registered author(s):

    Change is the only constant. The only difficulty is to follow it. The last decade was a period of unprecedented transformations. In all industries, SMEs are in process of transformation. The change is occurring increasingly rapidly and it is a fundamental problem. To maintain an organization running efficient and to increase performance, adaptation to the changes occurring in the environment in which it operates is needed. Elements of the past are no longer valid today. An organization's most precious resource for tomorrow is the 'technical information' (the know-how) and the main difficulty is to transfer the most important 'raw material' – human-resources – beyond products, countries, markets and functions. For this purpose, a new type of organization is needed, one which is capable of maximizing the core competencies and core activities. Human capital is an active element. (Nistorescu, and Constantinescu 2009, 33).

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    Article provided by ASERS Publishing in its journal Journal of Advanced Research in Management.

    Volume (Year): I (2010)
    Issue (Month): 2 (December)
    Pages: 102 - 111

    in new window

    Handle: RePEc:srs:jarm12:3:v:1:y:2010:i:2:p:102-111
    Contact details of provider: Web page:

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:srs:jarm12:3:v:1:y:2010:i:2:p:102-111. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Andy Stefanescu)

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.