Management education for small and medium-sized enterprises in the European Communities

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CEDEFOP (European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training), Office for Official Publications of the European Communities , Berlin, Luxembourg
Small business -- European Economic Community countries -- Manage


European Economic Community coun

StatementRainer Holzer.
SeriesCEDEFOP document
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/02892 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination129 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1922400M
ISBN 10928259842X
LC Control Number90133824

Management education for small and medium-sized enterprises in the European Communities. Berlin: CEDEFOP (European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training) ; Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication.

This report summarizes the activities of various bodies providing training impetus for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe on the three levels of (1) basic management education for potential small and medium-sized business owners and/or managers; (2) programs for small firm start-ups; and (3) activities to improve the management of already existing small and medium-sized by: 5.

The first part concentrates on the external conditions for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in the latest strategic perspective of the European Union. The second part of the Author: Marek Matejun. The Management of Small and Medium Enterprises. Fink, M. (Ed.), Kraus, S.

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The European entrepreneurship competence framework (EntreComp) creates a shared understanding of the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to become entrepreneurial, while at the same time emphasizing that entrepreneurship is a competence that all citizen should have the opportunity to develop.

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This report synthesises case studies of management training for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in six countries: Canada, Finland, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

It attempts to present an overview of existing programmes for SME managers and to. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and the Environment is the most comprehensive book on the subject available and will prove invaluable not only to SMEs themselves, seeking to understand a rapidly changing world, but to consultants and small-business advisors, local and central government and to all those in academia looking for ways to.

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We apply the European Commission’s definition of an SME, which defines it as an entity engaged in economic activity that: • Employs fewer than people; and • Has annual turnover less than or equal to 50 million euros (approx.

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Publication Date:February ISBN 1 9Extent:c pp. Exploring the process of university collaboration from the perspective of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), this book offers an in-depth examination of the collaboration process, dispelling the.

For small and medium‐sized enterprises (SMEs), logistics integration is one of the most significant challenges of modern management. Growing numbers of SMEs are under pressure from large manufacturing enterprises (LMEs) to change their traditional management styles, both operationally and organizationally, replacing them with integrated systems that help increase the speed and fluidity of.

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Empirical data were collected using a survey administrated online to finance. For example in the European Union, micro and small enterprises (1–50 employees) make up % of all enterprises and employ % of employees, whereas medium and large businesses (with more than 50 employees) make up only % of all enterprises but employ % of the employees (Targoutzidis et al., ).

The same is true for many small. The European Union (EU) offers clearer definitions, characterizing a small-sized enterprise as a company with fewer than 50 employees and a medium-sized enterprise as one with less than employees. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represent 99% of all businesses in the EU.

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