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Determinants of small enterprise efficiency


  • Agnieszka Parkitna


The theoretical bases for the efficiency of small enterprises, which are the substrate for building the model. It presents measures to assess the efficiency of these enterprises. The factors shaping the efficiency of small enterprises are distinguished and described, and an attempt is made to determine their typology and aggregation in various systems. Business objectives are presented as the overriding basis for building the efficiency of a small organisation. The issue of the economic efficiency of small enterprises is presented. The dilemmas concerning their growth and development were discussed, treating growth as a measure of manufacturing efficiency and development as a measure of effectiveness. The issue of efficiency management in a small enterprise is presented from the perspective of results, growth and development. This book contains detailed model solutions related to the adopted methodology of research on the efficiency of small enterprises. The book also contains the final conclusions of the study. As a whole, it is a statistical statement and model validation.

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  • Agnieszka Parkitna, 2020. "Determinants of small enterprise efficiency," WORking papers in Management Science (WORMS) WORMS/20/07, Department of Operations Research and Business Intelligence, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology.
  • Handle: RePEc:ahh:wpaper:worms2007

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    SME; Efficiency; Managament;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
    • D22 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis
    • R32 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location - - - Other Spatial Production and Pricing Analysis
    • Q1 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture
    • M13 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - New Firms; Startups
    • P42 - Political Economy and Comparative Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Productive Enterprises; Factor and Product Markets; Prices


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