The role of entrepreneurial capabilities on the success of the smes in Tanzania a case study of Dar es salaam region

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2015
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University of Dar es Salaam
Abstract
This study sought to assess the role of entrepreneurial capabilities on the success of small and medium enterprises in Dar es Salaam region. More specifically, the study sought to examine the extent to which business training, business networking and entrepreneurial attributes influence success of SMEs in Tanzania. To attain this objective the study was conducted among 135 entrepreneurs operating in Dar es Salaam region. Both structured and semi structure questionnaires as well as interview were used to collect data. Statistical Program Package for Social Sciences version 20.0 was used to quantitatively analyze data. The study was also supported by qualitative analysis inputs. The findings of the study reveal that all the three independent variables namely business training or skills, business networking and entrepreneurial attributes have significant influence on the success of SMEs. Moreover, SMEs have to be consistently supposed to entrepreneurial characteristics so that their behavior become more entrepreneurial oriented
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Available in print form, East Africana Collection, Dr. Wilbert Chagula Library, Class mark (THS EAF HB615.T34M66)
Keywords
Enterpreneurship, Small business, Dar es Salaam region, Sales promotion, Tanzania
Citation
Mongate, J.S. (2015) The role of entrepreneurial capabilities on the success of the smes in Tanzania a case study of Dar es salaam region, Master dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam