Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Providing effective financial support to SMEs in post inflationary Zimbabwe: A case study of microfinance institutions
The SME sector have for a long time failed to access financial services from the formal banking sector due to their lack of collateral. As a result, they have relied on Microfinance institutions (MFIs). In Zimbabwe, ...
An evaluation of the impact of lack of extension services on automobile SMEs growth in Zimbabwe: The case of automobile repairers at Gazaland Industrial Park (2009 - 2011)
This research was conducted to evaluate the impact of lack of extension services on SMEs growth focusing on automobile SMEs at Gazaland. The global convergence of minds regarding the importance of SMEs sector to the national ...
Factors influencing banks' financing decisions to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the agriculture sector (case study of Agribank, 2009 - 2012)
A study was carried out to investigate factors that influence banks’ financing decisions to SMEs operation in the agriculture sector. The objective was to assess factors that influence credit rationing behaviour of banks ...
An evaluation of the use of accounting practices by small and medium enterprises in Zimbabwe and an assessment of their impact on business performance: A case study of the retail sector of Harare Metropolitan Province
This study evaluated the use of accounting practices and then assessed their impact on business performance of retail SMEs within the Harare Metropolitan Province. There is little or non-application of accounting practices ...
Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Zimbabwe through microfinance institutions (MFIs)
The main objective of this research was to assess the role played by Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) in promoting Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Zimbabwe. Expert or judgmental and convenience sampling were ...
An assessment of the role of spatial planning in the promotion of small and medium enterprises in small urban centres: Case of Shamva and Mazowe districts
(University of Zimbabwe, 2016-06)
This study examined the role of spatial planning in the promotion of small and medium enterprises (commonly abbreviated SMEs) in small urban centres. Specifically the study intended to (i) Assess the role of spatial ...