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The effect of small business owner's professional education on business performance (소상공인 역량강화교육이 경영성과에 미치는 영향)

  • Seong, Gyu-sun;Choi, Yang-ae
    • Journal of Venture Innovation
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    • v.1 no.1
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    • pp.99-112
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    • 2018
  • This study focused the effect of small business owner's competencies on business performance. Especially mediating effect of professional education between independent variables and dependent variables. As a result of statistical analysis, 3 hypothesis were accepted and 1 hypothesis was rejected. H1. The relationship between small business owner's managerial competencies and business performance was positive. H2. The relationship between small business owner's technological competencies and business performance was not valid. H3. Professional education was mediating effect between small business owner's competencies and financial performance. H4. Professional education was mediating effect between small business owner's competencies and non-financial performance. This study founded professional education was mediating effect, especially partial mediating effect between small business owner's competencies and financial performance, non-financial performance. This study provided logical background on government support of small business owner's professional education and small business owner's spontaneous participation in professional educations

A Study on the Effects of Small Business Management Result by the Korean Government: Focus on SEMAS

  • Choi, Dong-Rack;Suh, Geun-Ha
    • Asian Journal of Business Environment
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    • v.7 no.3
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    • pp.33-43
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    • 2017
  • Purpose - It is necessary to identify the level of marketing activities of the businesses that are recognized and carried out by the small and midsize businesses that have been supported by the government's small-business policy Research design, data, and methodology - The method of data analysis of this study was conducted by the researcher's acquaintances and center staffs who visited small business owners in a small - scale company operating a business. Results - It is found that the financial support part of the support programs for the small business owners is not related to the center affection among the support programs for the small business owners of the government. This is a fact-finding process that can be regarded as a forming process that has a significant effect on. As a result of the analysis, both marketing activity and center attachment were found to be possible parameters which have significant influence on business performance. Conclusions - Developing a variety of contact and customer management programs with small business owners in the field has enabled the government's policies to effectively penetrate the site, and these efforts eventually resulted in more business results for small business owners.

An exploratory study of e-business systems implementation in Korean small business as a resource based perspectives (자원역량 관점에서 중소기업의 e-비즈니스 구현 영향요인에 관한 탐색적 연구)

  • Yoon, Jung-Hyeon
    • Management & Information Systems Review
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    • v.24
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    • pp.25-44
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    • 2008
  • Small business have very different characteristics from large business; notable, small business suffer from resource and capacity poverty. Without knowing the relative importance of limited resources and capacity in small business, it have limited practical contribution to e-business implementation success. This paper develops an exploratory resource-based model of e-business implementation for small business with 42 sample companies. The results show that three types of resource factors; IS/IT vender supports, the level of IS/IT knowledge, and financial support. The implication for research is that the resource-based view of the firm and the test an exploratory framework of resource factors are useful theories to ground future work on e-business implementation in small business.

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Impact of Self-Determination Characteristic of Small Business Start-Up on Entrepreneurial Intention (소상공인의 자기결정성 특성이 창업의지에 미치는 영향)

  • Park, Se Eon;Hwang, Chan Gyu;Kwon, Do Soon
    • Journal of Information Technology Applications and Management
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    • v.22 no.4
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    • pp.1-37
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    • 2015
  • Micro small business start-ups are receiving financial and marketing support from government or public authority, but business closure rate is very high and it causes a hugh burden to households and national economy. This study aims to verify the causal relationship between the self-determination characteristic of small business start-ups and entrepreneurial intention through learning orientation and innovation ability. The man's intrinsic motivation of self-determination theory is expected to have an impact on the entrepreneurial intention of small business start-ups. The self-determination theory includes perceived autonomy, perceived competence, perceived relationship as independent variables. This study presented a research model for explaining the entrepreneurial intention of small business start-ups, and collected 260 survey responses from the small business start-ups In order to validate the proposed research model, PLS analysis is performed with valid 246 questionnaires. By PLS technique, the measurement reliability and validity of research variables are tested and the path analysis is conducted to do the hypothesis test. Path analysis shows that perceived autonomy does not significantly affect the learning orientation and innovation ability. On the other hand, perceived competence significantly influences learning orientation and innovation ability. Perceived relationships had significant influence on learning orientation. It is found that the parameters of learning orientation and innovation ability significantly influence the dependent variable of entrepreneurial intention. Based on the results, a policy and strategy for supporting small business start-up are presented.

Investigation on the Consciousness in Business Foundation Motives for Small Business Enterprisers in Korean Multi-Cultural Families

  • Kim, Jong-Jin;Jung, Myung-Hee
    • Journal of Distribution Science
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    • v.14 no.12
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    • pp.53-59
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    • 2016
  • Purpose - The concept of lifetime job has disappeared, and men are interested in business foundation to work continuously with similar jobs. The value of business foundation is thought to be important in accordance with the viewpoint of society, government, individuals and family. Research design, data, and methodology - The economic exchange between South Korea and China has been expanded, and they are likely to play an important role in entry into China by business foundation in accordance with economic exchange between the two countries. As Korean residents inflow overseas, small businessmen business foundation shall be given attention scientifically and Korean Chinese business foundation shall be given attention as well. Results - The study investigated the effects on psychological characteristics and small business foundation motives upon business foundation will by using models. Self-efficacy and self achievement had positive influence upon small business foundation of Korean Chinese. The use of control variable had explanatory power (29.6%). Conclusions - The findings would help the government's small business foundation system to promote small business foundation and to be a guide for expansion in Korean Chinese's small business markets. An education program should be developed to strengthen Korean Chinese's self efficacy considering psychological characteristics.

An Empirical Study to Examine the Relationship between the Level of Information Systems and the Business Performance of the Local Small Business Firms (지방중소기업의 정보화 현황과 정보화수준에 따른 기업성과)

  • Kim Kap Sik
    • The Journal of Information Systems
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    • v.12 no.2
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    • pp.109-128
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    • 2003
  • This study is intended to suggest an ideal direction of the information systems policy for the local small business firms. In an effort to accomplish this objective, this paper tried to identify the current states of the information systems and measure the level of the information systems of local small business firms based on the maturity stage and the development level. The study then explored the evidence how the maturity stage and the development level affect the business performance of the local small business firms. The research found out that the organizational factor such as the support of CEO and the financial factor such as IS investment took major roles to improve the business performance. Based on the research findings of this study, the paper suggested the desirable solution of the information system policy to deal with the problems the local small business firms need to overcome.

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A Satisfaction Analysis on the Small Business Support Systems in Gyeongnam (소상공인지원제도에 대한 소상공인 만족도 분석: 경남지역 사례 중심)

  • Jeong, Gab Soo;Seol, Byung Moon
    • Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship
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    • v.11 no.6
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    • pp.153-161
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    • 2016
  • Small business start-up competition in the market has become overheated. It is effected by early retirement and unemployment, specially youth employment. It is a research on small business owners' satisfaction of SEMAS(Small Enterprise and Market Service) based on the funding policy, education and consulting program. It has surveyed 272 small business owners living Gyeongsangnam-province from January 2013 to September 2015. In addition, it analyzes some factors such as motivation, business model, item, owner's experience, sales and demographic by small business owner. Analysis results, the satisfaction of small business that uses support system is shown to be significantly related with education degree, entrepreneur motivation, and business kind is partly related. It will conduct a decision-making governor to help small business owners entered the start-up market and.

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The Mediating Effects of Positive Psychological Capital on the Relationship between Small Business Enterpreneur's Learning Goal Orientation and Work Engagement (소상공인의 학습목표지향성과 업무열의 관계에서 긍정심리자본의 매개효과)

  • Lee, Hyung Woo;Kim, Man Soo;Kim, Jung Won
    • Journal of Convergence for Information Technology
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    • v.11 no.8
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    • pp.151-159
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    • 2021
  • The purpose of this study was to examine the mediating effects of Positive Psychological Capital on the relationship between Small Business Enterpreneur's Learning Goal Orientation and Work Engagement. In order to achieve the purpose of research, the survey results of 300 small business Enterpreneurs who participated in the K-BIZ's Small Business Enterpreneurs Support Program were used for analysis. The collected data were analyzed using frequency analysis, reliability analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, descriptive statistical analysis, correlation analysis and structural equation model. The results of this study were as follows: First, learning goal orientation of small business enterpreneurs had positive effect on positive psychological capital. Second, positive psychological capital of small business enterpreneurs had positive effect on work engagement. Third, positive psychological capital of small business enterpreneurs had full mediating effect on the relationship between learning goal orientation and work engagement. Based upon these results, several suggestions were suggested to promote small business enterpreneurs' learning goal orientation, work engagement, and positive psychological capital.

Effects of Small Business Support Projects: Evidence from Korea

  • LEE, JINKOOK
    • KDI Journal of Economic Policy
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    • v.42 no.1
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    • pp.1-30
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    • 2020
  • On average, small business support projects appear to improve beneficiary sales, and the growth effect is obvious when supporting young or growing firms. However, the effect is largely offset by sales reductions due to overcrowding. Small business support projects must be operated in two ways to alleviate the overcrowding of businesses in a few industries and to enhance the overall effectiveness of the support programs.

A Study on the Effect and Operation of Quality Management (강원도 중소기업 품질경영 운영과 효과)

  • 이성호;박노국
    • Proceedings of the Safety Management and Science Conference
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    • pp.195-201
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    • 2003
  • This study investigated the management environment of medium and small business by examining the role of medium and small business in national economics, the change in management condition, and the problems in Qualify and technique. Also we analyzed problems in the past quality control activity of our medium and small business, and examined the driving direction and introduction method of QM. And to understand the effect of manager's concern in quality management to observe the quality system before and after introduction of QM. A target for this investigation is the medium and small business which has introduced QM through ISO 9000.

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