Dimoska, Tatjana and Nikolovski, Branko and Tuntev, Zoran (2016) EMPLOYMENT IN THE SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES IN TOURISM – COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS. International Scientific Journal: Horizons, Series A, Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol. 20, 2016, University of “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bitola, 20. pp. 53-68. ISSN 1857-9884

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SMEs are the engine of the national economy playing a very important role in the overall development of each country.These enterprises are also known as foundation enterprises. Compared to a large enterprises, SMEs employ more workers per unit of capital, contribute to total savings and equal income distribution in the economy, have formidable impact on regional economic development, serve as “training platform” for upgrading and developing the skills of industrial workers and entrepreneurs, contribute significantly to forward and backward linkages and finally play an important complementary role to large firms in the economically diverse sectors.SMEs especially play a crucial role in the field of tourism. The aim of this paper is to point out the importance of SMEs in general, especially in the field of tourism in the countries: Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Bulgaria and Greece by performing comparative analysis among them. In this paper, first will be analyzed term “small and medium enterprises” in general and then will be explained their application in the field of tourism. The second step will be making detailed analysis in each listed country with the number of persons employed in every sized class enterprise in total economy and also in the field in tourism. Finally, will be derived conclusions and findings about the importance of SMEs for employment in general, and especially for their importance in the field of tourism as well as specifying the measures which will be taken for stimulating their activity in the future. Keywords:small and medium-sized enterprises, employees, tourism.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Economics and Business
Divisions: Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality
Depositing User: Ftu Eprints
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2020 14:55
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2020 14:55
URI: http://eprints.uklo.edu.mk/id/eprint/4217

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