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South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences

versión On-line ISSN 1015-8812

S. Afr. j. econ. manag. sci. vol.11 no.1 Pretoria abr. 2008

 

ARTICLES

 

Tracking SMME research in South Africa's priority sectors

 

 

Christian M Rogerson

School of Geography, Archaeology & Environmental Studies, University of the Witwatersrand

 

 


ABSTRACT

The National Industrial Policy Framework and the Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative for South Africa emphasise the importance of promoting select 'priority sectors'. This paper provides a review of existing research concerning SMME development in the three priority sectors of tourism, business process outsourcing and offshoring (BPO & O) and, creative industries. The paper argues for the importance of undertaking sector-differentiated research on SMME development in South Africa in order to complement other research which is focussed on sector development as a whole.

JEL: L33, 83

 

 

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