Which SMEs seek external support? Business characteristics, management behaviour and external influences in a contingency approach
ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING C-POLITICS AND SPACE, pp. 476.0-499.0, 2017.
Business supportfirm size thresholdsSME growthmarket failure
To improve SME growth and competitiveness, governments often encourage business owner-managers to make use of external sources of support. Whether they seek this depends on the degree to which they perceive themselves to need assistance. Additionally, its use can be constrained by market failures. In this paper, we model whether SME owner...More
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