Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies (Print ISSN: 1078-4950; Online ISSN: 1532-5822)

Abstract

The Impact of Covid-19 on Entrepreneurship and SMES

Author(s): Konstantinos Syriopoulos

The role of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and its contribution to real economy is well recognized, and great evidence is reported in the international literature. Based on prior experience and empirical evidence, entrepreneurship, and SMEs in particular, can quickly identify and commercialize new market trends. Especially, in turbulent times when opportunities are increasing, and where convex policies and strategies may work better for regulators and entrepreneurs. Nowadays, as covid-19 moves from a public health pandemic to an economic crisis, it would be of great interest for entrepreneurs, employees, managers, and policy decision-makers to identify major trends under and after covid-19, forecast how SMEs in the globe will react, and where to spend our energies.