Review of SME Journals from 2008-2011

posted Jan 17, 2012, 12:49 AM by Debashish Mandal   [ updated Jan 19, 2012, 11:42 PM ]
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
The study investigate the role of internet in rural SMEs
A new construct can be used in IS model.

International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research
Though the research is published in 2008 the data is dependent on a unrelated survey in 2004
Examines roll of internet in rural hospitality business.
A quantitative analysis
Paradigm for SME
Qualitative analysis. Proposed model for analysis.
Literature survey.
A quantitative analysis. Entrepreneurs' personal characteristics, such as need for achievement, need for cognition, and internal locus of control, have positive influences on firm performance.
A quantitative survey 

International Small Business Journal
new understanding of the enablers and influencers of small business Website optimization 
Personal agency belief is a significant predictor of microenterprise performance
Qualitative analysis.
Qualitative analysis
Literature survey leading to hypothesis development.

Journal of Business Venturing
Qualitative analysis.

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development
Quantitative survey
Mixed methodology
Quantitative survey
Quantitative survey. The findings show that manager's characteristics, perceived benefits, organisational culture, technological competency and cost of adoption have significant relationships with internet adoption. The results of the study of highly educated managers of SMEs also revealed a non-significant relationship between language, growth of web and internet adoption.
Quantitative survey.
Quantitative survey
A comprehensive literature review
Quantitative survey.
Quantitative survey.
Quantitative survey.
Quantitative survey.
case study