1. Sandra Musengi-Ajulu

    Sandra Musengi-Ajulu
    Research Associate, Rhodes Business School. Dr Sandra Musengi-Ajulu is a Partner at Dajo Associates. A graduate of Rhodes University, Sandra has been a sub-panel member for the “Africa SMME Awards”, a judge for the National Innovation Competition for the University phase, a researcher for the South African GEM Report, an advisory panelist for Tourism Enterprise Programme research project, a member of a task team set up to provide technical assistance to the South African Microfinance Apex Fund (samaf) in 2010. She is also involved in the training and development of aspiring and existing small business owners. She has a keen interest in the micro-enterprise development, sustainability issues for small business as well as in the development of practical information systems tools to support small business development. http://dajoassociates.com/node

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    What participating in tenders has taught our small enterprise

    It’s an hour before the tender is due for submission, our small entity is putting the final touches to our bid hoping that as we send the person to submit, there is nothing that might get in the way of a timely submission.

    State Led SMME development: Quo Vadis?

    Most research or think pieces about the small business sector invariably make the assertion that small businesses are important for a country’s economic development plans. The question has to be asked whether South Africa’s state-led institutional support for SMMEs has in fact contributed to the development of the sector?

    Developing small businesses in South Africa: Policy gaps or opportunities?

    President Jacob Zuma, in his 2011 state of the nation address, declared 2011 as the year of job creation. He urged that every sector and enterprise regardless of size, work towards this goal.