ISSME undertakes empirical research studies on topical issues in various sectors. Our research, expert analysis and policy recommendations provide the knowledge needed by all those who are working towards sustainable development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It identifies hardcore advocacy issues and agendas by undertaking research studies and consultations on it.
Customized Research Solutions
Our clients approach us for a range of customized research needs ranging from market studies to competition tracking. We also serve the needs of small businesses with our periodic analysis and reports.
We work on both small and large assignments for our clients. Our response time could range from less than 24 hours for a really urgent request to several weeks for a detailed project.
The requirement of customized and specific research to substantiate business decision-making for business managers exists on a continuous basis. With the objective to fulfill this need and to provide a customized and systemic research based analytical framework, ISSME has launched Customized Research Solutions.
What’s more, our bouquet of services includes a full-time virtual resource should you feel the need to have one for recurring research needs.
Our experts work with industry associations, government agencies, advisory firms and corporates to provide solutions to sector-specific, business-driven and company-specific research questions.
ISSME is a one knowledge partner you can rely on. ISSME's Research and Studies Service leverages ISSME's experience of working with small businesses and its expertise on various key issues pertaining to small businesses to provide customized research solutions and consulting to its clients.
Our Research Approach
We deploy an integrated analysis framework and employ primary as well as secondary sources to substantiate and validate the research hypothesis. We use a mix of desk and primary research to achieve the best results.
Based on best practices followed by international research based organisations, we follow a highly structured research execution approach for every project.
ISSME looks at the data available in the public domain or through commercial databases. Simultaneously, it initiates primary research with industry participants or experts and in-house analysts. It also works with Partner Networks which comprise companies specializing in primary research.
Using a structured research module based on international best practices, ISSME experts employ a judicious mix of desk and primary research to find accurate answers to questions which are critical to small businesses.
What you get when you approach ISSME with a request is a team with the relevant experience and a dedicated project manager. Along the way, you have a series of interim reviews, briefings and team training sessions.