|29th IBIMA Conference
3 - 4 May 2017
Literature Review on Financing Preferences among Small and Medium Enterprises
Shafie Mohamed Zabri, Wan Fauziah Wan Yusoff, Kamilah Ahmad and Jonathan Lean,
The increasing importance of economic contributions of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) around the world motivated a better understanding of financial practices among SMEs. An understanding of the financial practices of SMEs is essential in developing a supportive financial framework to achieve national agenda for improving SMEs sustainability and increasing the overall SMEs’ contributions to the economy. This paper review relevant literatures on the financial practices among SMEs particularly on the area of financing preferences. This article will improve understanding and will enable further enhancement of knowledge in this area of financial practices among SMEs.