Success Factors of Small Businesses: in Gauteng - South Africa

In this book the researcher looks for a correlation between entrepreneurial qualities, the use of management tools, available resources (financial and human)and level of education to the success of small businesses that have been in existence for at least 3 years. This study is of interest to potential investors, entrepreneurs, banks and other institutions that lend money to small enterprises as well as to the government when allocating funds to the development of the economy by means of supporting small business. It also offers guidelines to prospective entrepreneurs on the necessary requirements for success and provides information to assist in the design of entrepreneurial training and mentorship programmes.