Internal organizational characteristics and their impact on sales: the case of Paraguayan MSMEs during the covid-19 pandemic
Main Article Content
This paper empirically analyzes the relationship between certain organizational characteristics and sales performance on a sample of 360 micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) from Paraguay. The results from the logistic regression analysis show that the outsourcing of operations has a positive impact on sales. On the other hand, it was observed that relationships with suppliers in the supply chain as well as the delay of planned investments before the pandemic negatively influence sales.
These results might help businesses and policy makers to strengthen certain internal characteristics of MSMEs to improve sales possibilities, especially during crisis periods.
The digital version of the journal is registered under the BY-NC-ND 4.0 Creative Commons license. Therefore, this work may be copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
The authors keep the copyright and give the journal the right of the first publication and the possibility of editing, reproducing, distributing, exhibiting and communicating in the country and abroad through printed and electronic means. On the other hand, the author declares to assume the commitment on any litigation or claim related to the rights of intellectual property, exonerating of responsibility to the Business School of the Costa Rica Institute of Technology.