and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are companies whose
headcount or turnover falls below certain limits.
According to the World Bank’s
definition, an SME has no more than 300 employees and annual
turnover / total assets no more than US$ 15 million.
SMEs in Asia and the Pacific
and the Pacific, as well as the entire world, SMEs play a vital role in their economies, often
acting as the primary drivers of job creation,
innovation, and economic
Business e-Coach for Asia-Pacific SMEs
Social Entrepreneurship in Asia
Modern SMEs are
ICT-powered. They create
empowered employees, build an
extended enterprise, and
engage their customers...
Leading SMEs are tech-savvy and are early adopters
of new information and communication technologies (ICT).
benefit a lot from being
e-business and technology leaders.
They outperform peers in sales,
employee satisfaction, and