Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Economics, Management, Accounting and Business, ICEMAB 2018, 8-9 October 2018, Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Research Article

Antecedent Factors of Competitive Advantage and its Impact on Performance

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2288714,
        author={Irsad  Andriyanto and Jaenal  Arifin and Aulia Ardhian Ayuningtyas},
        title={Antecedent Factors of Competitive Advantage and its Impact on Performance},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Economics, Management, Accounting and Business, ICEMAB 2018, 8-9 October 2018, Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICEMAB},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={advantage competitive entrepreneurship resources performance},
        doi={10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2288714}
    }
    
  • Irsad Andriyanto
    Jaenal Arifin
    Aulia Ardhian Ayuningtyas
    Year: 2019
    Antecedent Factors of Competitive Advantage and its Impact on Performance
    ICEMAB
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2288714
Irsad Andriyanto1,*, Jaenal Arifin1, Aulia Ardhian Ayuningtyas2
  • 1: Department of Sharia and Islamic Economy, IAIN Kudus, Kudus, Indonesia
  • 2: Department of Management, Cendekia Karya Utama College, Semarang, Indonesia
*Contact email: irsad.smg@gmail.com

Abstract

The endurance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) contributed in each the traditional and modern sectors that successively that affect national development. However, they still encountered a growing challenge, expressly since the Indonesian government signed an agreement with Association of Southeast Asian Nations Economic Community (AEC). The agreement forced small and medium-sized enterprises to form their development and creative thinking amidst serious challenge. The point of this examination was to get a clarification of elements influencing the aggressiveness of SMEs and the impact competitive advantage on business performance. The respondents SME's in Kudus City diagrammatic by the embroidery business owners that since three years before they need fully fledged the decreasing in profit. They expressed their response to research variables like competitiveness, orientation, adaptability, internal resources, and performance. The utilization of structural equation modeling (SEM) was required to inspect the connection among components and the direct/indirect effect from exogenous elements to endogenous elements with the assistance of AMOS programming. The outcomes demonstrated that the capability to evolve to business conditions and internal resource affected their business position. Finally, the pioneering introduction of an entrepreneur, SMEs competitive advantage and internal assets (budgetary, physics, human being and nature) affect the business performance exactly.