The truth, that the stark reality which began in the 1980s and the effects of globalization in the 1990s, suddenly awoke to all organizations and forced them to seek diligently new strategies to adapt successfully to increasing competition. Researching on this aspect, you know, some years remanifesto according to a report of competitiveness published by IESA, Venezuela is located from 47th in the world as a competitive country, not to mention, that this position is often their main industries such as oil and aluminum where focus your increased activity. Unfortunately, the development of other industries has been neglected. Knowing leverage and transform other natural riches. Why this?. You must have the small and medium industry in its matrix a series of problems that do not allow you to export, due to various causes, such as poor management, mishandling of their financial capacity, poor government policies, lack of modern technology, managers with little vision, planning, proactivity, as well as other factors.
Specifically, he says, they are nine areas where it fails, but only two are recurrent to know: older and better knowledge and access to fundamental resources (financial). To this is added, that Venezuelan SMEs suffer from a major lack of information, of knowledge, of know-how, of education, of updating; they are in need of knowing more, learn to update on the progress of the administrative science and its tools. In addition it must be taken into account, that SMEs are important actors in relation to competitiveness in any country in the world, such as the Swiss Sthephan Schmidheiny, however, says as we have mentioned, you neglected lot in its operation, and this gives way to obstacles preventing him to play optimally, as we reaffirm: difficulties in accessing credit, suppliers, the Government, to technology, to resources of all kinds. These requirements appear repeatedly in the nine areas of problem that truncates the high competitiveness.