A Questionaire on the Micro Small & Medium Enterprises

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The Survey (Questionnaire)
A survey on the Strategic and Entrepreneurial Orientation (EO) and Growth of Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Underlying the importance and future of SMEs in India, their contribution to our economy and the efforts of SME owners/ top management in the growth of the firm, we are seeking information about the role of Strategic & Entrepreneurial orientation on the growth of SMEs. This questionnaire is designed to gather information about the interplay of strategy and entrepreneurship and how their dimensions affect firm growth. We feel your contribution can be very useful in this direction and will definitely pave the way for better understanding of Strategic Entrepreneurship and its

dimensions which can be helpful for future success of many SMEs. Thus we would really appreciate if you, as the owner/ top manager of this business, would take some time to read and fill this information required. The information you are going to provide will be used only for academic purpose and strictly confidential.

Support Information
Enterprise’s Name Individual’s Name Designation Firm's Address: ................................... ................................... ................................... ..................................

City: .................... Pin Code: .................... E-mail: ....................

State: .................... Telephone: ....................

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Personal And Business Details
Please tick (√) into the relevant box, 1.

which is most suitable to your enterprise and your self

In which of the following age group you are? Up to 20 years 41-50 years 21-30 years 51-60 years 31 –40 years More than 60 years

2. Your Gender Male 3. Marital Status Single 4. Place of Birth Married ............................................................ Female

5. What is your highest educational qualification or nearest equivalent? Under Graduate Post-graduate University Diploma/degree Others (please specify) _____________________

6. Have you ever attended a training programme related to your business? YES NO

7.

Do you have previous work experience before this? YES NO

8. Was your previous work experience related to this current business? YES NO

9.

Do you have any business start up experience prior to this business? YES NO

10. When was the firm founded?

__________________________
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11. Which of the following best describes your present position in the company? Founder CEO Public Relation Manager Partner Senior Manager Other (Specify) ______________

12. How long have you been associated with this firm? Less than 12 months 10-20 years 1-5 years More than 20 years 5-10 years

13. How are you associated with this business? Founded it Purchased it Inherited Employee

14. Which of the following best describes the form of your business organization? Sole Owner Trust Partnership Company

Other (specify) ______________

15. How many employees do you have in your firm ? Less than 20 51-100 More than 500 16. Please classify your industry: Service Retail trade Construction Wholesale trade Distribution Agriculture Manufacturing Mining Other_________________ 20-50 101-500

17. What is your firm’s specific sector? (Manufacturing/ Service) ____________________

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18. What is your firm's annual turnover? (Please Tick the correct one) Manufacturing Below INR 25 Lakhs INR 25 Lakhs- 500 Lakhs INR 500 Lakhs- 1000 Lakhs More than INR. 1000 Lakhs Tick Service Below INR 10 lakhs INR 10 Lakhs- 200 Lakhs INR 200 Lakhs- 500 Lakhs More than INR. 500 Lakhs Tick

19.

Which best describes your industry in the last three years? Growing Stable Declining

20.

Which best describes your firm in the last three years? Growing Stable Declining

21.

Which of the following is the best indication of your firm’s net profit for the current year? Less than INR 5 Lakhs INR 10-25 Lakhs INR 50 – 100 Lakhs INR 5 -10 Lakhs...
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