Business Performance

This document looks at how family involvement in smes affects business performance. 


Moving toward an open and competitive economy requires developing and supporting private sector and establishing small and medium-sized enterprises. This movement requires education, establishing job infrastructure, and knowledge transfer facilities in order to increase small and medium-sized businesses and also to develop entrepreneurship.

Understanding how SMEs achieve high performance in order to impact society has significant implications of SME owners/managers, SME employees and the economies in which the SME operates.  High levels of performance can facilitate firm growth and subsequent profit performance, which in turn can yield employment gains and contribute to the general economic health of a state, region or nation.

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are engines of economic growth in developing countries.The significance of SMEs is underlined by the fact they account for about 90 percent of enterprises and 60 percent of employment at the global level. Because of the increasing population and rising unemployment in most parts of the world, SMEs are being considered as an alternative to conventional industrialization.

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) form the majority of all businesses in developing and developed economies, contribute to national GDP and make significant distributions to employment, but they have fundamental problems in terms of resources and this tends to harm their business sustainability.

Does a higher degree of internationalization  lead to improved performance of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

“A bad strategy will fail no matter how good your information is and lame execution will stymie a good strategy. If you do enough things poorly, you will go out of business.” - Bill Gates

Small businesses often get inundated with tasks because they try to balance delivering work along with their efforts to win more clients, which means that productivity needs to be as high as possible.

Key to maintaining an engaged and highly skilled workforce is implementing an effective performance management and appraisal process. One that recognises, rewards and develops employees, and helps managers identify issues as they occur.

Corporate culture has long been linked to company performance, but how exactly are the two related?

 The only way to beat the competition is to stop tryingto beat the competition.