Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 31, Pages: 1-7
Abderrahman Lakbir1* and Naima Chihab2
1Research Laboratory on Entrepreneurship and Management of the Business Environment, Lareme; [email protected]
2Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences Mohammedia, University of Hassan II Casablanca, Casablanca 20000, Morocco; [email protected]
*Author for correspondence
Research Laboratory on Entrepreneurship and Management of the Business Environment, Lareme; [email protected]
Objectives: Our research aim is to determine the relations between the different dimensions of the entrepreneurial orientation and the competitiveness. Its main purpose is to establish a conceptual framework for EO closely related to competitiveness, and then test our model. Methods/Statistical Analysis: Its main purpose is to establish a conceptual framework for EO closely related to competitiveness, and then test our model. A sample of 130 agricultural SMEs (farmers, agribusinesses, agricultural equipment companies and agricultural furniture) was formed. We were able to access these companies thanks to the list provided by the Regional Directorate (DRA). To describe the behavior of our variables, we used SPSS (25). To answer our problematic and to test our research hypothesis, we carried out a descriptive analysis to describe our sample, and then we continued the univariate analysis and principal component analysis (PCA). Findings: The results indicate that the dimensions of EO are positively correlated with the competitiveness of agricultural SMEs in the region. Practical /implications: An important consequence of this research is that the interesting results allow management consultants to focus on improving their entrepreneurial orientations agricultural SMEs in FES-Meknes region, in their training, in order to improve their competitiveness.
Keywords: Competitive Advantages, Competitiveness; Entrepreneurial Orientation, Innovation, Risk-Taking and Pro-Activity
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