(pp.01-11) A. S. A., Alyafie and M. M. S. Al-Mubarak ‘Challenges of going global for SMES’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2016

16th May 2016

Ali S.A. Alyafie Ahlia University, Bahrain Muneer M.S. Al-Mubarak, Dean, College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University, Bahrain Purpose: This paper aims to contribute to the business literature by identifying challenges that hinder Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to go global. Design/methodology/approach: This study presents a model that shows the effect of different factors on […]

(pp.201-214) E. Elmansori and L. Arthur ‘Obstacles to innovation faced by SMEs in Libya’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014

16th August 2013

Emhamad Elmansori, Omar Al-Mukhtar University, Libya Leslie Arthur, Nottingham Trent University, UK Purpose: This paper aims to discuss the obstacles faced by innovation in SMEs in Libya. Libyan SMEs have relatively low value added, though they represent a significant portion of Libyan firms. According to previous research, SMEs are facing a financing gap that causes […]