|Title:||Factors affecting performance of Micro and Small Enterprises in Addis Ababa: The case of Addis Ketema Sub City Administration (City Government of Addis Ababa)|
|???metadata.dc.contributor.*???:||Abebe Yitayew (Dr.)|
|Keywords:||Micro l Enterprises;Small Enterprises|
|Abstract:||In Ethiopia, MSE is one of the institution given recognition in the country’s industry development plan, but despite its potential contribution to poverty reduction and employment creation, the gov-ernment until very recently, had not extended adequate support to the development of the sector. Thus, this paper carried out with the objective of assessing the financial and operational determi-nant factors affecting MSE growth in Addis Ababa by measuring the key MSE’s performance fac-tors of some selected enterprises who are working in Addis Ketema sub City Administration. In this research work descriptive type of research used, relevant data collected from primary and secondary data sources. Thus, the researcher concluded that business startup environment and registration process found to be simple and easy, but still there is confusion among MSE operators regarding VAT registration, getting TIN identification number and Certification of competency application. Enterprises considered these issues as challenging tasks that makes business startup in the sector very tough. Majority of MSE operators rated infrastructure access has not been im-proved and hugely affecting their performance; getting working premises is still a time consuming and challenging task for them. Credit access for MSEs is limited; institution involved in providing loan are also limited. This research work also revealed that higher interest rate for loan, higher collateral requirement of loan providers, short period of loan repayment and limited institutions willing to provide loan for MSEs well-thought-out as great challenges. This research work point out that existence of favorable MSE policy, access to finance, and access to working premises in support of appropriate business development service, managerial and technical skill backing will enhance MSE enterprise growth. The government has to work hard collectively to address the above-indicated constraints.|
|Description:||An thesis submitted in partial in fulfillment of the Requirements for Master of Arts Degree in Public Management and Policy Department of Public Administration and Development Management College of Business and Economics Addis Ababa University|
|Appears in Collections:||Thesis - Public Adminstration|
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