Management of Innovation in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

  • Nomita Sharma
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


The objective of chapter is to understand management of innovation in micro, small and medium enterprises in MENA region. The aim of the countries of the MENA region has been to achieve better economic growth and development. This is only possible through focusing on innovative practices. Through active innovation culture, organizations adopt best practices. But they face many barriers in this transition. They suffer from operational, financial problems in competing with large enterprises. Addressing these challenges to MSME growth and competitiveness is central to overcoming employment and economic development. This chapter is an attempt to understand strategies adopted by MSMEs in managing innovation in MENA region.


MSMEs Product innovation Process innovation SMEs MENA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nomita Sharma
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  1. 1.Department of Management Studies, Keshav MahavidyalayaUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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