The use and impact of public financed business advice support schemes by SMEs in Saudi Arabia.

Bassam Alagil

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Abstract

This thesis explores the extent of use and the impact of the public financed support schemes using a human capital theory framework to analyse a large scale quantitative survey of 328 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Saudi Arabia. All of the businesses in the study are family businesses who employ at least one other family member in addition to the key decision maker in the businesses.

Original languageEnglish
QualificationPh.D.
Awarding Institution
  • Royal Holloway, University of London
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Robson, Paul, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date1 Feb 2017
Publication statusUnpublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Entrepreneurship
  • SME
  • business support services
  • business advice
  • SAUDI-ARABIA
  • developing countries
  • Start-ups
  • innovation
  • WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS
  • family business

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