Review Of Literature Review On Literature

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Chapter - 4. REVIEW OF LITERATURE

Literature survey is undertaken to study and analyze the finding of other researcher in their studies that are related to the subject under consideration. A research literature review, as a process, is a systematic, explicit, and reproducible method for identifying, evaluating and synthesizing the existing body of completed and recorded work produced by researchers, scholars and practitioners (Fink, 2010). As a noun, literature review is an organized critical account of information that has been published on a specific topic, (for example, SME access to credit) and provides an organized synthesis of the information, ideas and knowledge. Review of literature involves both quantitative and qualitative data, both published and unpublished, was conducted. The main sources included libraries – public and university, libraries and the Internet. Literature review included:
a. Published journal articles, working papers and other theoretical publications on SME.
b. Papers/articles found on the websites for suppliers of credit, development of SMEs.
c. Papers/articles found on the websites for credit regulators and SME advocacy organizations. The collected data or information was categorized in groups, for example, the definition of SME was viewed within a global and regional. Various definitions were explored and analyzed for their interest and specificity to developing countries. Most of the…

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