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Achieving strategic growth in microenterprises through information technology: UK micro enterprise case study

Achieving strategic growth in microenterprises through information technology: UK micro enterprise case study

Shah, S., Long, M. and Naghi Ganji, E. (2018) Achieving strategic growth in microenterprises through information technology: UK micro enterprise case study. In: Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM). IEEE, pp. 1133-1137. ISBN 978-1-5386-0949-1 ISSN 2157-362X (Online) (doi:10.1109/IEEM.2017.8290069)

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Abstract

Technology is a powerful tool that aims to assist efficient and effective use of resources within businesses. The paper examines to provide an understanding on the use of Information Technology tools and its influence on a UK microenterprise. It aims to explore further understanding on the strategic growth of any microenterprise firms. Through research findings and that of the analysis, it develops reasons and factors towards achieving greater time efficient practices with the use of information technology tools to achieve strategic growth for the business in the challenging economic markets. The paper presents the preliminary case study of UK microenterprise through observational findings examining general business processes, the challenges and drawbacks within the working environments and that of the use of technological tools. The findings of this case study will further enable the researchers to develop a novel framework to assist and enable any microenterprise in achieving overall strategic growth.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM)
Additional Information: The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM) was held in Singapore from 10-13th December 2017.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information technology (IT), Microenterprises, Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), Strategic Growth.
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Applied Engineering & Management
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Engineering Enterprise
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Last Modified: 27 Feb 2018 15:41
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/17583

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