international journal of business management
Entrepreneurship in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Hamid Heydari, Mehdi Khoshnood
Today, entrepreneurship as driving engine of economic growth and development can play an important role in economic growth of countries, creation of employment and social welfare. In this regard, establishment of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) is one of the main priorities in economic development programs in many developed and newly developed countries, as SMEs play an important role in creating entrepreneurial opportunities and providing appropriate ground for innovation and increasing exports. The present study aimed to examine development status of SMEs in order to create entrepreneurial opportunities.