Barriers and catalysts to sound financial systems in small-sized enterprises
This study focused upon the small business sector of the economy and it had three main aims. Firstly, it investigated the role, function and scope of the financial management systems operating within small firms.
Secondly, it attempted to understand why in certain firms robust financial systems exist, whereas in others they are seen to be weak. Finally, the role of training and other support needs for sound financial management systems was investigated .