Management Research News: Volume 30 Issue 12


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Inter‐relationships between innovation and market orientation in SMEs

David R. Low, Ross L. Chapman, Terry R. Sloan

This study aims to explore the nature of the interactions between two strategies, innovation and market orientation. By examining the components of these constructs the paper…


Measuring the effectiveness of managerial action in SMEs: An empirical analysis of management's response to industry competitive forces

Glenn A. Metts

The paper's purpose is to investigate the direct and indirect effects of industry competitive forces on strategy‐making and performance in small‐to‐medium‐sized manufacturing…


Determinants of performance amongst shop‐floor employees: A preliminary investigation

Roberto Sarmiento, Jo Beale, Graeme Knowles

The paper aims to explore the determinants of perceived job performance in a sample of shop‐floor employees in a manufacturing plant in northern Mexico.


Need for achievement, business goals, and entrepreneurial persistence

Sibin Wu, Matthews, Grace K. Dagher

The purpose of the study is to employ the need theory to investigate whether a need for achievement has an effect on persistence behavior among entrepreneurs, and whether a need…


Addressing the “gender gap” in the managerial labour market: The case of scientific small and medium‐sized enterprises (SMEs) in the North East of England

Pooran Wynarczyk

This paper aims to investigate the “gender management gap” in the scientific labour market in the North East of England. The paper seeks to compare and contrast employment…




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