Tanya Ruth Jurado

PhD, (Management)
Study Completed: 2016
College of Business

Citation

Thesis Title
From Government to Governance: Small and Medium Enterprise Policy Development in New Zealand, 1978 to 2008

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Ms Jurado undertook an historical investigation into the way that small and medium enterprise (SME) policy developed in New Zealand between 1978 and 2008. The investigation identified the main influences (or inputs) in SME policy development, and what policy outputs were set in place. Her research highlighted the dual role of SMEs in relation to economic and social policy and concluded that a shift to the entrepreneurship paradigm contributed to a fundamental recalibration of approaches: from direct SME support, such as the Small Business Agency, to indirect contextual support. Understanding how SME policy has altered over three decades assists researchers, policymakers and other SME stakeholders by contextualising the evolution of thinking and approaches. Her research will give stakeholders additional clarity to help them contribute to the ongoing evolution of New Zealand SME policy.

Supervisors
Prof Claire Massey
Dr Michael Schaper

Publications

Battisti, M., Jurado, T., & Perry, M. (forthcoming) Understanding small-firm reactions to free trade agreements: qualitative evidence from New Zealand. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development.

Gibson, B., & Jurado, T., (2012). Guest Editorial: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of SEAANZ. Small Enterprise Research, 19(1) 2-4.

Jurado, T. (2012). Two steps forward, one step back? SME policy during uncertain times. In Proceedings of International Council for Small Business (ICSB) 2012 Conference, Leading from the Edge, June 10-13, Wellington, New Zealand.

Jurado, T., & Massey, C. (2012). SME Policy Development in New Zealand 1978-2008. In R. Blackburn and M. Schaper (Eds.) Governments, SMEs and Entrepreneurship Development. United Kingdom: Gower.

Battisti, M., Coetzer, A., Jurado, T., & Massey, C. (2011). The reality of management development in SMEs. Journal of Management & Organization, 17(3).

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Jurado, T. & Massey, C. (2011). The support infrastructure for New Zealand firms. In C. Massey (Ed), Managing a small firm in New Zealand (2nd Edition). Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson Education New Zealand.

Jurado, T. (2010). An historical overview of New Zealand SME policy 1978-2008. Paper presented at the Second Annual Conference of the Academic Association of Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools (AAHANZBS), 16 – 17 December, Sydney, Australia.

Jurado, T. (2010). Small and Medium Enterprise policy development in New Zealand (1978- 2008) PhD Research Proposal, School of Management, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, November 22, 2010.

Jurado, T., & Massey, C. (2010). From simple to intricate: New Zealand SME policy development: 1978 - 2008. In Proceedings of International Council for Small Business (ICSB) 2010 Conference, Entrepreneurship: Bridging Global Boundaries, June 24-27, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Battisti, M., Coetzer, A., & Jurado, T. (2009). R&D perspectives from New Zealand small enterprises: Evaluation of the R&D tax credit Baseline Study Two (research report prepared for the Ministry of Research, Science and Technology). Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Centre for SME Research.

Battisti, M., Coetzer, A., & Jurado, T. (2009). Developing managerial capability in New Zealand SMEs. (research report prepared for the Management Focus Fund). Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Centre for SME Research

Battisti, M., Coetzer, A., Jurado, T., & Massey, C. (2009). Self-taught manager? How SME owner-managers develop their managerial capability. In Proceedings of the Small Enterprise Association Australia and New Zealand (SEAANZ). Wellington, New Zealand: SEAANZ

Battisti, M., Coetzer, A., Jurado, T., & Massey, C. (2009). The reality of management development in small New Zealand firms: Implications for policy. In Proceedings of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) Conference, Seoul, South Korea

Perry, M., Battisti, M., & Jurado, T. (2009). Missed opportunities? Free Trade Agreements and New Zealand small firm exporters. In Proceedings of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) Conference. Seoul, South Korea.

 

 

 

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