Do Malaysia and Pakistan are suitable for a comparative study of SMEs: an intellectual capital perspective?

Muhd Sadique, Muhammad Khalique (2011) Do Malaysia and Pakistan are suitable for a comparative study of SMEs: an intellectual capital perspective? Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, 3 (8).

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Abstract

Intellectual capital appears as the most important and vital component of a knowledge-based economy. Present economy is known as a knowledge-based economy where, knowledge, information and soft assets have more importance rather than the physical assets. The role and importance of SMEs in a knowledge-based economy has been highly appreciated and acknowledged. Moreover, in the present economy, SMEs are facing tremendous challenges and threats to survive in a competitive environment. In a competitive environment the hightech SMEs need to upgrade their intellectual capital including knowledge, database, technological advancement and innovation in order to stay in a competitive environment. Therefore, SMEs need to focus on the exploitation and application of their intellectual capital.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS
Uncontrolled Keywords: UNIMAS, 2011, Malaysia ; Pakistan ; Suitable ; Comparative study ; SMEs; Intellectual Capital perspective
Subjects: A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works

H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2014 07:19
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 03:37
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/1579

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