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Design for experience: An analysis of the Irish Creative Industry
In this paper we report on the results of an exploratory study that investigated the experiences of key informants from SMEs in the Irish creative sector that are involved in design. A purposive sample of 56 small firms ...
A customer centric process innovation toolkit for SMEs
The business environment is changing at an accelerated pace. Consequently, continuous systemic changes within companies are imperative. In light of this, we are witnessing a shift in the way organizations are designed, ...
Collaboration and enterprise networks: What about SMEs?
This paper describes the research and analysis realised in relation to the creation of enterprise networks, based on the networked enterprise model, in European SMEs. It focuses on the barriers to inter-firm collaboration ...
The issue of waste in European manufacturing SMEs
(CISA Publisher, 2011-10-03)
[No abstract available]
Business sustainability methodology for European manufacturing SMEs
(IST Press, 2011-06-28)
SMEs find it difficult to deal with environmental issues due mainly to their limited resources in terms of money, people and time. Our research also identified other barriers to engaging SMEs in environmental improvement ...
Environmental challenges and opportunities for European manufacturing SMEs
(International Manufacturing Conference 27, 2010-09-01)
Many owner/managers of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) do not believe that their business operations have a negative impact on the environment. However, cumulatively their effect is considerable; the SME sector is ...