An Investigation into Challenges as well as Means to Overcome Challenges Facing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa

@inproceedings{Oyelana2015AnII,
  title={An Investigation into Challenges as well as Means to Overcome Challenges Facing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa},
  author={Akeem Adewale Oyelana and Wilhelmina Smith},
  year={2015}
}
The operations of SMEs are not well understood and have rarely been addressed globally. The aim of this study is to establish a base level of understanding of the operational core values of SMEs in South Africa. Data was collected through self-administered questionnaires and the use of random sampling. Findings from previous literature revealed that there are constraints faced in the operations of SMEs. The field survey confirmed some of the operational challenges to include lack of finance and… Expand
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