Show simple item record Sathyamoorthi, C.R. 2011-06-08T12:29:52Z 2011-06-08T12:29:52Z 2002
dc.identifier.citation Sathyamoorthi, C.R. (2002) Government policy and enterpreneurship performance: the case of small, medium and micro enterprises in Botswana, Pakistan Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol.2, No. 5, pp. 563-569. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1607-8926
dc.description.abstract Botswana is fast developing country and has witnessed remarking progress in areas of agriculture and industry since independence. The eighth National Development Plan covering 1997/98 -2002/03 period has economic diversification as its central theme. Botswana's strong external position provides flexibility in achieving increased employment through industrial development. Every country aims at achieving self-suffiency through producing what the country needs. Governments do encourage industries to enhance production to satisfy internal and external demands. Encouragement and incentives would be in the form of financial assistance, state protection etc. and through this the state aims at achieving considerable improvemnt in enterpreneurship performance. The Government of Botswana is quite active in promoting small, medium and micro enterprises through its policies in industrial development. This paper looks at the government policy on SMME and the performance of these enterprises in relations to the policies and assistance. It also considers the contribution of SMME towards the country's economic growth. The global market has changed considerably as also the activities of small, medium and micro entreprises. Today, for business to survive, dynamism and enterpreneurship must exist in its fullest degree. The study has tried to measure the level of global sense and growth oriented mind of these enterprises, as they are considered essential to withstand global competition. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Science Publications, en_US
dc.subject Micro enterprises en_US
dc.subject small enterprises en_US
dc.subject medium enterprises en_US
dc.subject Financial Assistance Policy en_US
dc.subject Local Preference Scheme en_US
dc.subject SMME promotion en_US
dc.subject SMME Policy en_US
dc.subject Micro Business Scheme en_US
dc.title Government policy and enterpreneurship performance: the case of small, medium and micro enterprises in Botswana en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US en_US

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