Small and Medium Sized Companies in Europe: Environmental Performance, Competitiveness and Management: International EU Case Studies

Small and Medium Sized Companies in Europe: Environmental Performance, Competitiveness and Management: International EU Case Studies

by David Hitchens, Mary Trainor, Jens Clausen, Samarthia Thankappan
     
 

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The environmental performance of SMEs (Small and Medium sized Enterprises) is an area of major policy concern. SMEs in Europe reports on factors influencing the environmental performance of SMEs across four European countries: the UK, Ireland, Germany and Italy. While there are a range of factors which are expected to influence the take up of clean technology,

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The environmental performance of SMEs (Small and Medium sized Enterprises) is an area of major policy concern. SMEs in Europe reports on factors influencing the environmental performance of SMEs across four European countries: the UK, Ireland, Germany and Italy. While there are a range of factors which are expected to influence the take up of clean technology, this book focuses on three key hypotheses, namely firm competitiveness, culture and use and availability of information and advice. The book is unique as it is based on in-depths interviews conducted in 300 SMEs and an additional postal survey with more than 800 replies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642072758
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/08/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2003
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

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