Comparative managerial practice and export potential of small medium enterprises in Indonesia
by Luciana Spica Almilia; Pepie Diptyana; Sasongko Budisusetyo; Riski Aprillia Nita
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB), Vol. 20, No. 1, 2013

Abstract: This study aims to develop a national strategic network by expanding information access for both internal and external sides of SMEs that have characteristics of easy to operate, useful, in accordance with the needs and demands of SME managers, and affordable. However, in the early stages, this study will describe the profile of SMEs in the region of East Java in order to obtain information and data on the management and export potential of SME in East Java. The number of respondents in this research is 101 people. The result of this study shows that: low level managerial practice of SME in East Java including: business and management system, operational and technology systems, financial and administrative systems, customer and sales systems, marketing systems and export strategy. The findings of this result also show that SME in East Java have problems on managerial, human resources management, marketing and strategy implementation.

Online publication date: Wed, 30-Apr-2014

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