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Moderating Effect of Government Policy on the Market Practices - Growth Relationship in Iraq SMEs


Emad Harash [1], Fatima Jasem Alsaad [2], Essia Ries Ahmed [3]  

[1] School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, 11700, Malaysia, [2] College of Administration and Economics, University of Basra, Basra, Iraq, [3] School of Business Innovation & Technopreneurship, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Perlis, 02600, Malaysia 


Abstract

Previous studies that examined the effect of market practices on the growth mainly concentrated large companies. The review of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) literature reveals limited research has attempted to investigate the moderating effect of government policy in SMEs, particularly in the Iraq context. This study general review the moderating effect of government policies on the relationship between market practices and growth of SMEs in the Iraq. Findings of the study indicate the growth of SME vary with the choice of the market practices they adopted. Additionally, to a certain degree, the discussions of the study suggest government policy as measured by policy complexity of process moderates the relationship between market practices and the growth of SMEs.


Keywords: growth of SMEs, market practices, government policy.



Citation: Harash, E., Alsaad, F. J., & Ahmed, E. R. (2013). Moderating Effect of Government Policy on the Market Practices - Growth Relationship in Iraq SMEs. Open Science Repository Business Administration, Online(open-access), e70081983. doi:10.7392/openaccess.70081983

Received: June 30, 2013

Published: July 4, 2013

Copyright: © 2013 Harash, E., Alsaad, F. J., & Ahmed, E. R.. Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Contact: research@open-science-repository.com



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Harash, E., Alsaad, F. J., & Ahmed, E. R. (2013). Moderating Effect of Government Policy on the Market Practices - Growth Relationship in Iraq SMEs. Open Science Repository Business Administration, Online(open-access), e70081983. doi:10.7392/openaccess.70081983

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Harash, Emad, Fatima Jasem Alsaad, and Essia Ries Ahmed. “Moderating Effect of Government Policy on the Market Practices - Growth Relationship in Iraq SMEs.” Open Science Repository Business Administration Online.open-access (2013): e70081983.

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Harash, Emad, Fatima Jasem Alsaad, and Essia Ries Ahmed. 2013. “Moderating Effect of Government Policy on the Market Practices - Growth Relationship in Iraq SMEs.” Open Science Repository Business Administration Online (open-access): e70081983. doi:10.7392/openaccess.70081983. http://www.open-science-repository.com/business-administration-70081983.html.

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Harash, E., Alsaad, F.J. & Ahmed, E.R., 2013. Moderating Effect of Government Policy on the Market Practices - Growth Relationship in Iraq SMEs. Open Science Repository Business Administration, Online(open-access), p.e70081983. Available at: http://www.open-science-repository.com/business-administration-70081983.html.

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1. E. Harash, F. J. Alsaad, E. R. Ahmed, Moderating Effect of Government Policy on the Market Practices - Growth Relationship in Iraq SMEs, Open Science Repository Business Administration Online, e70081983 (2013).

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1. Harash, E., Alsaad, F. J. & Ahmed, E. R. Moderating Effect of Government Policy on the Market Practices - Growth Relationship in Iraq SMEs. Open Science Repository Business Administration Online, e70081983 (2013).


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