Achieving strategic growth in microenterprises through information technology: UK micro enterprise case study

Shah, Satya ORCID: 0000-0001-5575-7682, Long, Matthew and Naghi Ganji, Elmira (2018) Achieving strategic growth in microenterprises through information technology: UK micro enterprise case study. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM). IEEE. ISBN 2157-362X

[img]
Preview
Text
IEEM 2017 Microenterprises for Strategic Growth.pdf - Accepted Version

Download (294kB) | Preview
Official URL: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8290...

Abstract

Technology is a powerful tool that aims to assist efficient and effective use of resources within businesses. The paper examines to provide an understanding on the use of Information Technology tools and its influence on a UK microenterprise. It aims to explore further understanding on the strategic growth of any microenterprise firms. Through research findings and that of the analysis, it develops reasons and factors towards achieving greater time efficient practices with the use of information technology tools to achieve strategic growth for the business in the challenging economic markets. The paper presents the preliminary case study of UK microenterprise through observational findings examining general business processes, the challenges and drawbacks within the working environments and that of the use of technological tools. The findings of this case study will further enable the researchers to develop a novel framework to assist and enable any microenterprise in achieving overall strategic growth.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Paper given at and published in the proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Institute of Management
Institute of Management > Bolton Business School
Depositing User: Professor S.R. Shah
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 16:33
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2019 16:33
Identification Number: 10.1109/IEEM.2017.8290069
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/2545

Actions (login required)

Edit Item Edit Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics

>