The STUDIA UNIVERSITATIS BABE┼×-BOLYAI issue article summary

The summary of the selected article appears at the bottom of the page. In order to get back to the contents of the issue this article belongs to you have to access the link from the title. In order to see all the articles of the archive which have as author/co-author one of the authors mentioned below, you have to access the link from the author's name.

 
       
         
    STUDIA NEGOTIA - Issue no. 4 / 2011  
         
  Article:   SPECIFIC ASPECTS CONCERNING CHOICE OF STRATEGY IN TRADE SMES.

Authors:  NICOLAE MARINESCU.
 
       
         
  Abstract:   This aim of this paper is to emphasize the role of strategy within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) operating in trade. First, some brief considerations are made on the particular traits of strategy in trade SMEs as described in various studies. Then, the most important strategic alternatives available to trade SMEs are analyzed in detail, according to various criteria. These alternatives are confronted with the empirical findings concerning strategic choice in trade SMEs active in Brasov city. The results from the empirical research undertaken before the start of the economic crisis show a somewhat different pattern to the strategic behaviour depicted by the literature. Nevertheless, the crisis has brought about some serious challenges for the strategic choices made by trade SMEs. The paper ends with some concluding remarks on the perspectives opening up to trade SMEs, in particular Romanian ones, in the new context of the European Single Market and the aftermath of the economic crisis.

Key words: SMEs, trade, management

JEL Classification: L81
 
         
     
         
         
      Back to previous page