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MBA for small firms and Microenterprises? development issues

Lynch, P.A. and Baty, R. and Abdullah, F. and Seaman, C. (2005) MBA for small firms and Microenterprises? development issues. Journal of European Industrial Training, 29 (8). pp. 641-652. ISSN 2046-9012

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Abstract

Reports on an investigation amongst small firm owner-managers in the service sector into potential demand for an MBA. A description is given of the research methods employed involving a mail questionnaire sent to 600 small and microenterprises eliciting 99 completed questionnaires, and follow-up interviews with a sample of 20 respondents. Assists with planning and designing a small firm MBA. Furthers debate concerning small firms and lifelong learning in order to develop a more competitive economy