Entrepreneurial Orientation without Stress as a ‘Tonic’ in Magnifying the Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises Productivity: A Theoretical Perspective

Abdul Razak, Roslida and Othman, Mohd Shahril (2012) Entrepreneurial Orientation without Stress as a ‘Tonic’ in Magnifying the Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises Productivity: A Theoretical Perspective. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 2 (4). pp. 163-180. ISSN 2222-6990

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Abstract

SMEs in Malaysia continue to play a vital role and contribute significantly in the country’s economic development agenda. However, the valuable and proficient contributions of the enterprises unachievable lead by some challenges faced by the enterprises and the dynamic nature of a highly global economy. The aim of this paper is that entrepreneurial orientation is the ‘tonic’ to this magnifying productivity where concurrently prerequisite interfering nothing with the problem of work stress. Therefore, the paper provides deeper realizing of the cross-functional activities in the behavior-embedded nature of entrepreneurial orientation construct with the dimensions namely; innovation, pro-activeness, competitiveness, risk taking, competitive aggressiveness and autonomy by considering into account the non-intervening of work stress.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Entrepreneurial Orientation (EO), Stress, Productivity, Small and Medium Enterprises, Synergistic Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Economics & Management Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Roslida Abdul Razak
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 00:14
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2014 00:14
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/331

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