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Title: The use and impact of public financed business advice support schemes by SMEs in Saudi Arabia
Author: Alagil, Bassam
ISNI:       0000 0004 8499 2931
Awarding Body: Royal Holloway, University of London
Current Institution: Royal Holloway, University of London
Date of Award: 2016
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This thesis explores the extent of use and the impact of the public financed support schemes using a human capital theory framework to analyse a large scale quantitative survey of 328 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Saudi Arabia. All of the businesses in the study are family businesses who employ at least one other family member in addition to the key decision maker in the businesses.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Entrepreneurship ; SME ; business support services ; business advice ; SAUDI-ARABIA ; developing countries ; Start-ups ; innovation ; WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS ; family business