Establishing and Growing Small and Medium Enterprises in Ghana: A Case Study of Natural Furniture Works in the Ledzokuku Krowor Municipality in the Greater Accra Region

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This thesis examined and analyzed the Establishing and Growing of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises[SMEs]] in Ghana, Using Natural Furniture Works in the Ledzekuku Krowor Municipality ,in the Greater Accra Region as case study. Descriptive survey was used and the accessible population from the sample frame was used for the study.The list of employees at the firm totally sixty one (61) constituted the sampling frame and all of them were accessible. The lottery method of simple random was used to collect sample of forty (40) for the study. Primary and Secondary data was used. Secondary data was collected from existing data and primary was collected using a questionnaire. The first part of the research was the theoretical part where the topic introduced information that are neglected by many Small and Medium Scale Enterprises [SMEs] owners. There was further explanation of the importance of SMEs and their contribution to the economy of different countries. Also the rigors they go through in realizing their goals .Small and Medium Scale Enterprises [SMEs] have shown their viability in the developed countries, they are recognized by policy makers as an important reservoir for growth. Additionally the study identified what the SMEs lack and recommend measures to ensure the survival and growth of this all important sub sector of the Ghanaian economy.
A Thesis submitted to the Institute of Distance Learning, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Commonwealth Executive Masters of Business Administration