Entrepreneurship as the Challenge for Polish Economy in the 21st Century

Miskolc University - Faculty of Economics Conference Proceedings

11 Pages Posted: 31 Mar 2008

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Aleksander Surdej

Cracow University of Economics

Krzysztof Wach

Cracow University of Economics

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

The main focus of the article is to put on the role of small and medium-sized enterprises in Polish economy. The authors use and examine available statistical data concerning SMEs in Poland. The aim of the paper is to investigate the impact of small and medium-sized enterprises on the Polish economy. The paper analyses the state of the sector of small- and medium-sized enterprises in Poland, seeking to understand the causes of its relative strength and weakness. In particular, the authors examine the question of whether the development of SMEs along the current lines would positively contribution to the sustainable development of the Polish economy. In order to investigate the research problem the two main methods were used. First of all the authors have reviewed the academic literature in search for theoretical background. From the vast literature we have chosen the position characterized by the relevance to the research problem. Secondly we have conducted the analyses of state statistical data. The analyses are based on statistical data available from the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS).

Keywords: entrepreneurship, SMEs

Suggested Citation

Surdej, Aleksander and Wach, Krzysztof, Entrepreneurship as the Challenge for Polish Economy in the 21st Century (2007). Miskolc University - Faculty of Economics Conference Proceedings . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1113531 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1113531

Aleksander Surdej

Cracow University of Economics ( email )

ul. Rakowicka 27
Krakow, 31-510
Poland

Krzysztof Wach (Contact Author)

Cracow University of Economics ( email )

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Poland
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