(pp.061-075) J. Lee and S. W. Tai ‘Motivators & inhibitors of entrepreneurship & small business development in Kazakhstan’, WJEMSD, Vol. 6, Nos. 1/2, 2010

1st April 2010

Jung-Wan Lee, Boston University, USA Simon W. Tai, KIMEP, Kazakhstan Abstract: This study investigates motivators and inhibitors of entrepreneurship and small business development in the transitional economy of Kazakhstan in Central Asia. A qualitative research was used to obtain a macro view of developing entrepreneurship and small business in Kazakhstan. A focus group interview with [more details]

(pp.077-087) R. H. Samujh and S. El-Kafafi ‘Tool box for managers: lessons from New Zealand small business’, WJEMSD, Vol. 6, Nos. 1/2, 2010

1st April 2010

R. Helen Samujh, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand Siham El-Kafafi, Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand Purpose: To ascertain small business (SB) managers’ perspectives on their educational and support needs for their managerial tool box. Design/Methodology/Approach: Semi-structured face-to-face interviews were conducted in New Zealand, with 19 SB managers to ascertain their perspectives about [more details]