The mediating effect of human capital on the relationship between strategic innovation and the performance of manufacturing SMEs in Yemen

The purpose of this paper is to fill gaps in the human capital literature, first, by providing insights into the relationship between human capital and strategic innovation and the performance of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and second, by exploring the role of human capital as a mediating...

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Main Authors: AlQershi, Nagwan, Abas, Zakaria, Mohd Mokhtar, Sany Sanuri
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spelling my.uum.repo.261642019-07-07T07:39:19Z http://repo.uum.edu.my/26164/ The mediating effect of human capital on the relationship between strategic innovation and the performance of manufacturing SMEs in Yemen AlQershi, Nagwan Abas, Zakaria Mohd Mokhtar, Sany Sanuri HD28 Management. Industrial Management The purpose of this paper is to fill gaps in the human capital literature, first, by providing insights into the relationship between human capital and strategic innovation and the performance of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and second, by exploring the role of human capital as a mediating variable. Although SMEs perform a vital role in the economic development of countries worldwide, developing countries tend to lag behind developed countries in this sector; hence, there is a need to investigate the peculiar nature of SMEs and their performance in the context of developing countries. Additionally, understanding an organization’s human capital requires the articulation of a system of variables that helps to uncover and manage the visible wealth. The contribution of SMEs can be measured through performance. This study is a conceptual discussion of manufacturing SME performance in Yemen and the effect of human capital and strategic innovation. The performance is considered to be very low, and the country is ranked by the Global Innovation Index as one of the lowest in terms of innovation. This paper describes the development of a framework which is a clear manifestation of the knowledge gap addressed by this study Faculty of Economics, Vilnius University 2019 Article PeerReviewed application/pdf en http://repo.uum.edu.my/26164/1/OMEE%2010%2019%202019%2057%2077.pdf AlQershi, Nagwan and Abas, Zakaria and Mohd Mokhtar, Sany Sanuri (2019) The mediating effect of human capital on the relationship between strategic innovation and the performance of manufacturing SMEs in Yemen. Organizations and Markets in Emerging Economies, 10 (1). pp. 57-77. ISSN 20294581 http://doi.org/10.15388/omee.2019.10.00003 doi:10.15388/omee.2019.10.00003
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AlQershi, Nagwan
Abas, Zakaria
Mohd Mokhtar, Sany Sanuri
The mediating effect of human capital on the relationship between strategic innovation and the performance of manufacturing SMEs in Yemen
description The purpose of this paper is to fill gaps in the human capital literature, first, by providing insights into the relationship between human capital and strategic innovation and the performance of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and second, by exploring the role of human capital as a mediating variable. Although SMEs perform a vital role in the economic development of countries worldwide, developing countries tend to lag behind developed countries in this sector; hence, there is a need to investigate the peculiar nature of SMEs and their performance in the context of developing countries. Additionally, understanding an organization’s human capital requires the articulation of a system of variables that helps to uncover and manage the visible wealth. The contribution of SMEs can be measured through performance. This study is a conceptual discussion of manufacturing SME performance in Yemen and the effect of human capital and strategic innovation. The performance is considered to be very low, and the country is ranked by the Global Innovation Index as one of the lowest in terms of innovation. This paper describes the development of a framework which is a clear manifestation of the knowledge gap addressed by this study
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Abas, Zakaria
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title The mediating effect of human capital on the relationship between strategic innovation and the performance of manufacturing SMEs in Yemen
title_short The mediating effect of human capital on the relationship between strategic innovation and the performance of manufacturing SMEs in Yemen
title_full The mediating effect of human capital on the relationship between strategic innovation and the performance of manufacturing SMEs in Yemen
title_fullStr The mediating effect of human capital on the relationship between strategic innovation and the performance of manufacturing SMEs in Yemen
title_full_unstemmed The mediating effect of human capital on the relationship between strategic innovation and the performance of manufacturing SMEs in Yemen
title_sort mediating effect of human capital on the relationship between strategic innovation and the performance of manufacturing smes in yemen
publisher Faculty of Economics, Vilnius University
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