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Economy of SME: Which Economic Reality


Bernard Paranque


Kedge Business School; IESMED Barcelona; Aix Marseille Université-LEST - CNRS 7317


Euro-Mediterranean Economics and Finance Review, Vol. 1, No. 4, September 2006

Abstract:     
This paper is about what is called usually SME (Small and medium-sized entreprises, thus including the very small companies). But it raises in preamble the question of the relevance, from an economic point of view, of this statistical category, defined, for example, like the companies employing less than 500 workers by the french statistical insitute (INSEE). It has the aim of providing a framework of analysis. It focuses on the comprehension of this form of organization in order to allow the construction of actions of transformation of the existing situations aiming at increasing the economic and social effectiveness, not only of the company itself but also of the territories in which it fits.

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Number of Pages in PDF File: 21

Keywords: evaluation, finance, organization

JEL Classification: A2, D2, D8, G2, G3, L2


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Date posted: August 17, 2003  

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Paranque, Bernard, Economy of SME: Which Economic Reality. Euro-Mediterranean Economics and Finance Review, Vol. 1, No. 4, September 2006. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=421160 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.421160

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Bernard Paranque (Contact Author)
Kedge Business School ( email )
Domaine de Luminy
BP 921 Cedex 9
Marseille, 13288
France
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HOME PAGE: http://www.kedgebs.com
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Aix Marseille Université-LEST - CNRS 7317 ( email )
35 rue Jules Ferry
Aix en Provence, 13626
France
HOME PAGE: http://www.lest.cnrs.fr
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