Determinants of small business Performance in Punjab Pakistan: A Pilot Study

Muzaffar Hussain Shah, Abdul Rahim bin Othman, Mohd Najib bin Mansor

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The main purpose of this study is to examine and explore quantitatively a small sample of data on the factors of small business performance in Punjab, Pakistan. The current research employed a self-administrative questionnaire approach to collect 29 usable questionnaires from small firms in Punjab, Pakistan, stratified random sampling method was used to collection data. In the current study the proposed model consists of five elements that are used as a determinants of small firm performance in Punjab, Pakistan. However, expert’s opinion and comments were requested to ascertain the language and structure of the instrument to evaluate the measurement model and the assessment of the model quality, internal consistency reliability, convergent validity and discriminant validity of the instruments. Based on the feedback of experts, final changes were made and also data of small sample was analyzed using Smart-PLS. Results of the pilot test confirmed that there is no issue of reliability and validity of the instruments adapted in the pilot study.


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Small business, Firm performance, Pilot test, Pakistan

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