International Journal of Organizational Analysis: Volume 27 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Resilience and Competitiveness of SMEs

Guest Editors: George Lodorfos

Evaluating people-related resilience and non-resilience barriers of SMEs’ internationalisation: A developing country perspective

Mahfuzur Rahman, John Mendy

People-related factors are very significant barriers for the internationalisation of large and small firms. Although the literature has identified a number of steps that…

Antecedents of women managers’ resilience: conceptual discussion and implications for HRM

Naznin Tabassum, Sujana Shafique, Anastasia Konstantopoulou, Ahmad Arslan

This paper aims to provide a framework with the antecedents of women managers’ resilience in SMEs.

Redressing small firm resilience: exploring owner-manager resources for resilience

Tony Wall, Lawrence Bellamy

The owner-manager of small firms is recognised as having a potentially significant role in the small firm’s competitiveness, growth and failure. However, the…

The viable system model as a framework to guide organisational adaptive response in times of instability and change

Pedro Pablo Cardoso Castro

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the convenience of the Viable System Model (VSM) as a framework to guide organisational adaptive response and resilience in times…

Improving SMEs’ competitiveness with the use of Instagram influencer advertising and eWOM

Anastasia Konstantopoulou, Ioannis Rizomyliotis, Kleopatra Konstantoulaki, Raghad Badahdah

Under Saudi Vision 2030, there is a forthcoming raise of support to small- or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from the current 20 per cent of GDP to 35 per cent; thus…


Determinants of SMEs business success – emerging market perspective

Robert Kozielski

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the role of selected determinants in building business success (comparative analysis between SME sector and large companies).

The use of strategy tools and frameworks by SMEs in the strategy formation process

Lawrence Charles Bellamy, Nii Amoo, Kieran Mervyn, Jacqueline Hiddlestone-Mumford

The purpose of this study is to examine the use of tools and techniques of strategy and strategic analysis within small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as a part of…

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