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Title: SMEs in Focus : Exploring the experience of micro, small and medium enterprise owners in Malta
Authors: Martin, Gillian M.
Keywords: Entrepreneurship
Small business
Industrial management
Business enterprises
Issue Date: 2013
Abstract: Report commissioned by the Ministry for Fair Competition, Small Business and Consumers in 2011. In-depth qualitative interviews were carried out on a purposive sample of business owners (n=31) to explore the relational dynamics at the root of doing business. Analysis focuses on two key intersections across macro/micro dimensions: the interface between the State and the Individual; and also that between the Market and the Individual enterprise. Key themes: Entrepreneurial motivation; Process of Process of ‘Rationalisation’ and ‘Regulation’; Enterprise owners’ perceived burdens/assets; Influence of family and gender; Collaboration and Competition
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