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2013

  1. Can better working conditions improve the performance of SMEs? :An international literature review

    23 October 2013

    This study reviews the literature on the link between working conditions, safety and health, skills development and productivity in SMEs, revealing evidence of an association between good workplace practices and various types of positive enterprise-level outcomes, including reduced employee turnover and improved profitability.

  2. The enabling environment for sustainable enterprises in Zambia

    07 June 2013

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 22

  3. "Is Small Still Beautiful?"

    16 April 2013

    Literature Review of Recent Empirical Evidence on the Contribution of SMEs to Employment Creation

  4. The enabling environment for sustainable enterprises in Malawi

    01 April 2013

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 20

2012

  1. Start and Improve Your Business - Global Tracer Study 2011

    15 April 2012

    This study traces the outreach of the "Start and Improve Your Business" (SIYB) programme and some other key achievements, including estimates of its impact. The report has been prepared for practitioners in enterprise development who want to use SIYB, as well as any other organization or individual engaged in entrepreneurship and management training.

  2. Sustainable Enterprises - creating more and better jobs

    13 March 2012

    Developing sustainable enterprises: the ILO approach

  3. The enabling environment for sustainable enterprises in Barbados

    12 March 2012

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 18

2011

  1. Building Business and Entrepreneurship Awareness.

    17 November 2011

    An ILO experience of integrating entrepreneurship education into national vocational education systems

  2. SYB Fact Sheet

    08 July 2011

  3. IYB Fact Sheet

    08 July 2011

  4. GYB Fact Sheet

    08 July 2011

  5. EYB Fact Sheet

    08 July 2011

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