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dc.title Entrepreneurship in SME segment: Case study from the Czech Republic and Slovakia en
dc.contributor.author Belás, Jaroslav
dc.contributor.author Bilan, Yuriy
dc.contributor.author Demjan, Valér
dc.contributor.author Sipko, Juraj
dc.relation.ispartof Amfiteatru Economic
dc.identifier.issn 1582-9146 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2015
utb.relation.volume 17
utb.relation.issue 38
dc.citation.spage 308
dc.citation.epage 326
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Editura Cefin
dc.publisher Editura Ase
dc.relation.uri http://www.amfiteatrueconomic.ro/RevistaDetalii_EN.aspx?Cod=56
dc.subject Business environment en
dc.subject Business optimism en
dc.subject Corruption in business en
dc.subject Entrepreneurship en
dc.subject Financial gap en
dc.subject Small and medium-sized enterprises en
dc.subject The motivation to start business en
dc.description.abstract Definition and comparison of the current business environment of the Czech and Slovakian SMEs in the selected regions are the main objectives of the article. In accordance with this objective motivational factors, status in the society, relationship to the state, level of the corruption, approach to loan financing, and business optimism in the business environment have been examined. In details, there have been quantified the differences between the trading companies and the others, between the companies over 10 years old and the others, and between the micro-enterprises and the others. There were compared the opinions of entrepreneurs who stated that their main motivation to start a business was money to the opinions of other entrepreneurs. Our research has produced interesting findings. It was found out that money is an important motive for starting a business, although there are some regional differences in this area. Entrepreneurs negatively perceive the relationship between surroundings and their activities, the relationship of the state to the business and corruption that they encounter while performing their business activities. The businessmen rather criticized the banks' approach of banks to fund their needs and at the same time they expressed a great deal of business optimism. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1004145
utb.identifier.obdid 43873184
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84921983508
utb.identifier.wok 000352213800020
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2015-02-17T15:12:40Z
dc.date.available 2015-02-17T15:12:40Z
dc.description.sponsorship Internal Grant Agency of FaME TBU [005/IGA/FaME/2014]; Project Current trends in the area of business risks of small and medium-sized enterprises in selected regions of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [FaME/2013/MSPRISK]
utb.contributor.internalauthor Belás, Jaroslav
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