There is limited knowledge about what does and what does not work to boost SME growth and create jobs. We need to keep searching for better answers.
Small and medium enterprise growth requires an integrated and practical approach, one that enhances the business environment and provides quality education and training.
Companies in Africa prefer low or unskilled/uneducated labour for production, despite the fact that education has a significant and positive impact on productivity. The result is low added value and less competitive goods and services.
Linking precarious work to the debate on income inequality shows that precarious work not only affects the ‘losers’ of globalization, but also the ‘winners’.