Entrepreneurial Orientation as a Catalyst for the Receding Productivity in Malaysian SMEs: A Theoretical Outlook

Abdul Razak, Roslida and Mohd Dahan, Hayati (2013) Entrepreneurial Orientation as a Catalyst for the Receding Productivity in Malaysian SMEs: A Theoretical Outlook. In: 2nd International Management Conference 2013 (IMaC' 2013), 14th - 15 th December, 2013, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA). (Submitted)

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Abstract

SMEs in Malaysia continue to play a vital role and contribute significantly in the country’s economic development. Yet to date, the valuable and proficient contributions of the enterprises unachievable and little is known. Furthermore, the enterprises are leading by some challenges and also facing the dynamic nature of a highly global economy. Thus, the aim of this paper is to contribute to a better appreciating of entrepreneurial orientation (EO) as the catalyst to this receding productivity and sustain wealth to the country. In this paper, it provides deeper understanding of the cross-functional activities in the behavior-embedded nature of entrepreneurial orientation construct with the dimensions namely; innovation, pro-activeness, competitive aggressiveness, autonomy and self-renewal.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Entrepreneurial Orientation (EO); Productivity; Wealth Management; Small and Medium Enterprises; Synergistic Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Economics & Management Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Roslida Abdul Razak
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2014 07:25
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2014 07:25
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/332

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