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Production Planning And Scheduling And Sme

M. Heck, H. Vettiger
2014 Zenodo  
The topic of PPS is well researched especially in the context of large enterprises in the manufacturing industry. However the implementation of PPS methodologies within SME is mostly unobserved.  ...  This work analyzes how PPS is implemented in SME with the geographical focus on Switzerland and its vicinity.  ...  This has been realized by the analysis of SME and their manufacturing processes as well as the interviews with production leads and experts in the area of SME, PPS and ERP.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1337350 fatcat:scpcfl6nhjee3j2kr4rwqoy6ma

ERP Implementation Lifecycle in SMEs – A Review

Jitendra Singh Tomar
2018 International Journal of Emerging Research in Management and Technology  
The current study summarizes research on enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems implementation within the domain of small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs).  ...  Due to rising business demands, SMEs are adopting ERP systems and the vendors now focus more on implementing ERP in SMEs for effective information management.  ...  process in Greek SMEs [36] [37] [38] .  ... 
doi:10.23956/ijermt.v6i11.47 fatcat:kexpjgo75zhk7nq5fwr6ovos7q

Lean Implementation Frameworks: The Challenges for SMEs

Mohammed AlManei, Konstantinos Salonitis, Yuchun Xu
2017 Procedia CIRP  
Furthermore, most of these roadmaps are for large manufacturing companies, and not for small and medium enterprises.  ...  In the present paper, the most prominent lean implementation frameworks will be discussed, under the prism of the needs of SMEs. The challenges for the SMEs in their lean journey are discussed.  ...  The implementation of lean in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) pose even more challenges. As indicated by Achanga et al.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2017.03.170 fatcat:7yy4nk4zlbgxbozizpkmj7lh7e

Software Project Management and SMEs of India

Nomi Baruah, Kaushik Das
2018 International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering  
This paper discusses the result of a survey which is conducted in 10 small and medium software enterprises of India.  ...  project in terms of schedule and budget.  ...  Wang and Wang proposed "Software Process in Software Project Management" [14] .The paper discusses how to manage software projects in small sized companies by process analysis.  ... 
doi:10.23956/ijarcsse.v7i12.492 fatcat:qgduggxybzetlpbwxdaws3lmyy

Environmental Management Systems and Sustainability in SMEs

Satya Shah, Elmira Ganji, Syed Hasan, N. Mastorakis, V. Mladenov, A. Bulucea
2016 MATEC Web of Conferences  
of environmental management system, taking into account the main features of SMEs and also the integral role of industrial entrepreneurs in inspiring their firms' approaches.  ...  Due to growing concerns over the high effect of SMEs on world manufacturing industries and their contribution to pollution; this research attempts to focus on the key parameters that interact in the application  ...  Moreover, in their manufacturing process, a large-scale energy with pollutions including greenhouse gases used as input and emissions of organic pollutants will be generated in output.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/20167602006 fatcat:msdfxo6i6radvhch24la6bfv7a

SMEs E-business Behaviour: A Demographics and Strategic Analysis

Ilias Vlachos
2013 Journal of Enterprise Resource Planning Studies  
The aim of this research was to understand the strategic uses of e-business systems and technologies by classifying companies and particularly small and medium businesses according to demographics as well  ...  can positively contribute to managers aiming to take advantage of technological advances in electronic business as well as to any researcher who study e-business management and applications.  ...  The authors would like also to acknowledge the suggestions of two anonymous reviewers and the editor in revising the initially submitted manuscript. However, all errors remain of the authors.  ... 
doi:10.5171/2011.250358 fatcat:y3s2cum7l5cy7bmszmwumginsy

Quality cost management in the SMEs of Poland

Renata Biadacz
2020 The TQM Journal  
results of the study provide useful help for companies that are quality-oriented and want to implement quality costing.  ...  The research has been conducted in the SMEs of production and services.  ...  So, the suitability of QCM in managing a modern enterprise from the SMEs should be promoted. This research can help the companies that are quality-oriented and want to implement quality costing.  ... 
doi:10.1108/tqm-09-2019-0223 fatcat:wb7rehh7t5dh7kkmgnfjcew7ue

Business Intelligence During Times of Crisis: Adoption and Usage of ERP Systems by SMEs

I. Antoniadis, T. Tsiakiris, S. Tsopogloy
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
of Business Intelligence in their decision-making processes when adopting and implementing ERP systems and their marketing oriented subsystems such as Customer Relationship Management (CRM).  ...  In this paper ERP systems adoption and implementation by SMEs in the region of Western Macedonia is examined.  ...  and enable their efficient use in management decision making process (Den Hamer, 2004) , allowing dynamic enterprise data search, retrieval, analysis, and explanation of the needs of managerial decisions  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.1204 fatcat:trzvfshuvnb3beqgb3gjzgzh7e

Overview of training and skills development in SMEs [chapter]

Cristina Martinez-Fernandez, Samantha Sharpe
2013 Skills Development and Training in SMEs  
Conclusions and policy implications The results presented in this chapter provide further evidence of the training implementation processes of SMEs.  ...  as sector, innovation and export orientation. • Chapter 4, best practice in SME training and skills development from the TSME case studies. • Chapter 5, cross-country analysis of SME training and skills  ...  146 • Provide regular training to the staff of the organisations providing SME services, including the public bodies implementing SME support programmes. • Develop an accreditation system for the organisations  ... 
doi:10.1787/9789264169425-4-en fatcat:lwuhoz4hqbdoxfb2wxa3cylo24

The Strategic Management of Market Information to SMEs during Economic Crisis

Konstantinos Bourletidis
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The analysis will be concentrated to Greek business market and specifically to the SMEs of Greece.There is going to be used empirical data that have been gathered through interviews into Greek SMEs of  ...  In periods of prolonged economic crisis the companies and especially the SMEs ones are affected negatively.  ...  The analysis will be concentrated to Greek business market and specifically to the SMEs of Greece.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.02.096 fatcat:5wfliptbjvh7biljcfsebxdsvi

Application Of Costing System In The Small And Medium Sized Enterprises (Sme) In Turkey

Hamide Özyürek, Metin Yılmaz
2015 Zenodo  
These methods provide the decisions about customer, product and process improvement. The aim of study is to describe and explain the adoption and application of costing systems in SME.  ...  Standard processes, similar and limited production lines, the production of high direct costs will be more accurate than the use of parts of the traditional cost systems in the literature.  ...  The SME systems used in Ankara and the reasons for their implementation were determined from a three-part survey.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1099847 fatcat:imw4et2c2fcgvhjpjfwlmnynyu

Ghanaian SMEs Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evaluating the Influence of Entrepreneurial Orientation

Zhiwen Li, Oswin Aganda Anaba, Zhiqiang Ma, Mingxing Li
2021 Sustainability  
This study aims at understanding the impact of entrepreneurial orientation on enterprise performance in the Ghanaian food processing industry by assessing the mediating effects of innovation types and  ...  Entrepreneurial orientation has recently been touted as a tool for solving enterprise failures in emerged and emerging economies especially during and after an epidemic.  ...  Many SMEs, especially in the manufacturing sector, no longer exist. The relevance of SMEs to the health of any financial system cannot be exaggerated.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13031131 fatcat:bqk263buojbrzd3arucgnukrhe

Oil price fluctuations, creditworthiness of the financial system, and SME financing in Kazakhstan [chapter]

Yergali Dosmagambet, Yessengali Oskenbayev, Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, Moldir Mukan
2019 Unlocking SME Finance in Asia  
STATUS OF SMES AND THE CGS IN KAZAKHSTAN Overview of SMEs in Kazakhstan The Government of Kazakhstan has defined an SME as any enterprise with fewer than 250 employees.  ...  Banks grant two-thirds of their total loans in Astana and Almaty. Enterprises located in the other regions experience particularly tight credit constraints.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9780429401060-7 fatcat:bzsectp34jbcbnrjlbzq2mlrde

Exploratory study of Social CRM use in SMEs

Marjeta Marolt, Hans-Dieter Zimmermann, Andreja Pucihar
2018 Engineering Economics  
Whilst several studies have examined social CRM use from the perspective of large enterprises, relatively few have examined its use by micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) which due to unique  ...  The main objective of this paper is to provide a practical perspective on social CRM use in SMEs. This study applies a qualitative research approach by conducting six semi-structured interviews.  ...  in Greek tourism enterprises and noticed the unbalanced exploitation of SM in customer-facing processes.  ... 
doi:10.5755/ fatcat:z2b3qufszfct7crsaxwxctii7q

A Taxonomy of Strategic Postures of International SMEs

Birgit Hagen, Antonella Zucchella, Jorma Larimo, Pavlos Dimitratos
2017 European Management Review  
This study provides a theoretical analysis of SME strategic postures and presents empirical evidence of strategic types of international SMEs across three European countries, namely Italy, Finland and  ...  Findings suggest there are four broad strategic types, i.e. the entrepreneurial/growth oriented group of firms, a marketing/selling group of business, a cluster of firms which lack strategic orientation  ...  Introduction This study aims to identify and understand the nature and the role of strategic types of European small and medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) which are internationally active.  ... 
doi:10.1111/emre.12109 fatcat:7ydkt772tve6lntwwopflqr4ka
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