• Managment
    Introduction Despite of these advantages, Kenya endeavors to resolve many problems about low-income, lack of human resources, economy structures and policies. Hence, This report also addressees comprehensively the factors affecting the growth of SMEs in term of political, legal, economic...
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    ABSTRACT Small and medium enterprises SME(s) form significant sectors in most world economies and therefore their development is regarded as an important issue for most governments. Since Kenya’s independence in 1963, the government and business sector development in Kenya have shown great...
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  • Challenges of Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya
    identifying businesses able to benefit from European Union (EU) programs or policies specifically designed for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) Challenges Facing SMEs in Kenya It is generally recognized that SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) face unique challenges, which affect...
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  • Smes
    FINANCIAL GROWTH AND CHALLENGES FACING THE GROWTH OF SMEs IN KENYA CHAPTER ONE; INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND In recent years, the nurturing of SMES have become the dominant theme of development economics. This rediscovery of the importance of the spirit of free enterprise was undoubtedly...
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  • Business
    . 2. VARIOUS PROGRAMMES ESTABLISHED BY THE KENYAN GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO SMEs. 2.1 .Assistance to Micro and Small Enterprises Program (ASMEP) This programme was signed between the Kenya government and the European Union in the year 2007. ASMEP has become reduction and the...
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  • Factors in Choice of Retail Bank in Kenya
    customers as human beings each with their own unique characteristics (Waylaid and Cole, 1997). Kenya has created conditions for private-sector growth but is still held back by an inadequate financial system. SMEs are key to the economy but insecurity, corruption and poor infrastructure prevent them...
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  • Ict Use in Smes
    medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in Kenya have been faced with a major choice: either brave the immediate costs of technology, in terms of hardware and related services like the internet, with a view to making it pay for itself in the long run or to ignore it and risk being surpassed by dynamic markets...
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  • Ecommerce in the Developing World
    | 11MMBA 018 | Michael Noru Kigaya | 11MMBA 011 | Kenneth Ngotho James Waweru | 11MMBA 00211MMBA 024 | 1.0 Introduction To remain relevant and competitive regionally and globally, Kenya must plan for the future. It must chart a new road map - a road map that learns from our past failures...
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  • The Role of Agricultural Finance on Sme Growth in Kenya
    Services DFIs - Development Financial Institutions GDP - Gross Domestic Product GOK - Government of Kenya ICDC - Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation SMEs - Small and Micro-enterprises NGOs - Non-Government Organizations NBFIs - Non-Banking Financial...
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  • Nicola
    ] ------------------------------------------------- Kenya [edit] In Kenya, the term is SME (for "small, medium and micro enterprises"); elsewhere in Africa, MSME stands for "micro, small and medium enterprises". Maximum number of employees = 10000 maximum revenue or turnover In Somalia, the term is SME (for "small, medium and micro...
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  • Management of Business Challenges Among Small and Micro Enterprises in Nairobi-Kenya
    University, Nairobi, Kenya Abstract Small and Micro Enterprises (SMEs) play an important economic role in many countries. In Kenya, for example the SME sector contributed over 50percent of new jobs created in 2005 but despite their significance, SMEs are faced with the threat of failure with past...
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  • Liberalization and Technology Dilemma in African Sustainable Industrial Development: the Case of Jua Kali Sector in Kenya.
    Entrepreneurial skills. SMEs in developing countries and Kenya in particular tend to be where they are because they found themselves desperately in need of a means to survival. The pre-requisite characteristics of an entrepreneur who seizes an opportunity, takes risks and employs some capital to exploit...
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  • MBA student
    …………………………………… ..xii ABSTRACT The main objective of this proposal was to diagnose the ethical and moral issues in Small businesses (SMEs) in Nyeri town within a framework of entrepreneurship sector in Kenya. This proposal utilizes leading moral philosophies such as Virtue ethics, Teleology...
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  • small enterpise
    not exceed Rs. 5 crore. Kenya In Kenya, the term is SME (for "small, medium and micro enterprises"); elsewhere in Africa, MSME stands for "micro, small and medium enterprises". Maximum number of employees = 10000 maximum revenue or turnover Somalia In Somalia, the term is SME (for "small...
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  • Impact of Micro Finance on Small Enterprises
    Small enterprises in Kenya still prefer microfinance products for their businesses. Some of the local studies done in this area include a research on Impact of Microfinancing on Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs’) in Kisumu central business district, Kennedy, N. (2010) whose finding...
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  • Factors Affecting Tax Compliance of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in the Advent of the Eac Common Market.
    ; Cowell, 1992; Kirchler, 1999; Wenzel, 2002, 2004). A number of such social psychological factors have been used to explain the complexity of taxation compliance behavior. Kenya is ranked among low-income countries or low-compliance countries with hard task of ensuring efficient and effective tax...
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  • Small Scale Manufacturing in Kenya
    the industries to be treated by government policy makers as a single sector? How have government policies affected the development of SMEs? CHARACTERISTICS OF SMEs IN KENYA Defining SMEs For the purposes of our discussions the terms "firm," "establishment," "business," and "enterprise" are used...
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  • Urban Informal Setor Activities in Developing Countries
    allocated the stalls. The issue of corruption has to be tackled before the funds are availed by donors for the sector. This has reduced the trust of the donors on the government on provision of infrastructural structures for the development of the SMEs in Kenya. There should be more freedom of the...
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  • Working Capital and Survival of Smes
    IMPACT OF WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT ON SURVIVAL OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (SMES) IN NAIROBI KENYA BY GACHOGU BENSON KAMAU REG. NO:L50/82852/2012 FACILITATED BY PROF. PROF.POKHARIYAL, GANESH P A RESEARCH PAPER SUBMITTED TO UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT...
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  • Working Capital Mgt
    most countries. In Kenya, for example, there were an estimated 370,000 SMEs compared to only 1,000 large enterprises in 2006 (ROK, 2006). African SMEs can be formally registered or operate outside of the formal business system. Generally, the larger the enterprise, the more likely it is to have...
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