Wach, Krzysztof (2007): Managerial perception of regional small business environment in southern Poland. Published in: Enterprises in the Face of 21st Century Challenges. Development - Management - Entrepreneurship, eds. R. Borowiecki, A. Jaki, Cracow University of Economics, Cracow 2008 No. ISBN 978-83-924656-4-5 (2008): pp. 407-414.
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The paper elaborates on managerial perception of regional business environment of small and medium-sized enterprises in southern Poland (i.e. two voivodeships: Małopolska and Śląsk). The paper is based on own empirical research, which was conducted in late-2004 year. The research was conducted on a random sample of 109 micro, small and medium-sized firms located in a studied region. The paper presents statistical verifications of the correlations between the eight regional environment factors and on one hand four variables describing entrepreneurs and on other hand four variables describing enterprises.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Managerial perception of regional small business environment in southern Poland|
|Keywords:||business environemnt, Poland, entrepreneurhsip|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior > L26 - Entrepreneurship
M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M1 - Business Administration > M13 - New Firms; Startups
|Depositing User:||Krzysztof Wach|
|Date Deposited:||17. Jun 2011 22:15|
|Last Modified:||22. Feb 2013 05:18|
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