The factors that contribute to small and medium enterprises sustainability in Melaka / Ainatulhusna Mohd Rawi and Wan Nur Aqilah Zainudin

Mohd Rawi, Ainatulhusna and Zainudin, Wan Nur Aqilah (2016) The factors that contribute to small and medium enterprises sustainability in Melaka / Ainatulhusna Mohd Rawi and Wan Nur Aqilah Zainudin. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study was conduct among SMEs in Malacca to explore the most influential factors that
contribute to sustainability. For this study, Independent Variables (IV); financial assistance,
employees’ skills, business environments and technology capabilities were tested whether it
influences another variable; SMEs sustainability to change. Besides that, this study is using
Descriptive study, in which it emphasizes on collection of information and response that obtain
directly from respondents in order to explain the actual situation faced by the respondents. The
researchers are using cross-sectional studies because it involved the collection of data for once
(one shot) or perhaps a period of days, weeks or months (specific time period). The researchers
also distributed the questionnaires to the respondent that are available and freely to answer on the
spot. For research sampling method, this research is using convenience sampling method because
this type of sampling brought the meaning of the collection of information from the members of
the population who are conveniently available and freely to provide the data and information,
which is questionnaire are using as the instrument. The finding of this study shows that, all the
Independent Variables (IV); financial assistance, employees’ skills, business environments and
technology capabilities are significantly affecting the Dependent Variable (DV); SMEs
sustainability. Therefore, the finding had shown that business environment is the most influential
factors toward SMEs sustainability due to the beta value is the highest compared to the others
independent variables.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Mohd Rawi, Ainatulhusna
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Zainudin, Wan Nur Aqilah
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Subjects:
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Technological innovations > Malaysia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Item ID: 14646
Uncontrolled Keywords: SMEs sustainability, Financial Assistance, Employees’ Skills; Business environment; Technology capabilities and SME.
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/14646

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