The Success of Small and Medium Enterprises in the Arab States: Jordan as an Example

Safwan M. H. Matalqa
2016 International Journal of Business and Statistical Analysi  
The study aimed to identify to what extent the small and medium enterprises in the Arab States can success, Jordan addressed as a model, through various financial, regulatory and legislative, technical and administrative difficulties. The study was applied on (73) commercial, industrial and agricultural projects in the Great Municipality of Amman in Jordan, the results of the study was as follows: In relation to the financial difficulties that (61) projects have not suffered from the difficulty
more » ... from the difficulty in the availability of funding, while the (12) projects have suffered from this difficulty. 1. Regarding the regulatory and legislative difficulties, commercial and industrial projects proved the highest degree of convergent percentages, as well as it was clear that the industrial projects in the sample have faced difficulty in marketing, the projects percentage that have suffered from this difficulty was (26.67%) 2. As for the technical and administrative difficulties, industrial projects have faced the difficulty of lack of experience mostly; they were also characterizing their owners of being either secondary scientific level certificated or higher, with a percentage of (80%).
doi:10.12785/ijbsa/030205 fatcat:cerfx3msgnbahbkkaxhkvsqxna