Efficiency growth for SMEs

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Efficiency growth for small and medium enterprises (SMEs)

SMEs are a key part of our economy. Facing the same efficiency requirements as larger structures, SMEs are increasingly obliged to put projects in place that are aimed at their improvement. Considering that they do not always have the same internal structure to carry out those projects, how can we best integrate their specific features into a suitable service offering?

Executive Summary

Working to ensure operations run as efficiently as possible is a key issue that must be considered by every management committee. Indeed, company activities are in a constant state of flux: the needs of customers are evolving, products and services are being adapted, the competitive landscape is shifting, and internal teams are changing. These changes produce a great many challenges that must be overcome. One of the consequences of these changes is the need to very frequently rethink how a business, its processes, and activities should be conducted. For companies, this “never-ending story” contributes to keeping a firm grip on costs but also on the level of service offered to clients. The challenge is for companies to remain both competitive and attractive in markets where competition may be intense and where there are many complex factors for competitiveness.

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