Gender Diversity, Managerial Competence, and Sustainable Opportunities in Iraqi Textile SMEs
Keywords:gender diversity, managerial competence, SME performance, management cognition of sustainable opportunities.
The SME’s performance has been observed to have a significant portion in the economic growth rate. In order to find the current status of SMEs in Iraq, this study has investigated the impact of gender diversity, managerial competence as independent and the managerial competencies for sustainable development as moderator on the SME’s performance. quantitative study approach has been used to conduct this study, and the data was collected from 300 SME firms, and the collected data was analysed through the father of statistical analysis SPSS. The hierarchal regression model was used to calculate the results. The results have interpreted the positive association of gender diversity and managerial competence on SME performance, but the moderator shows no role in SME performance. This study has discussed its limitations, implications, and future directions in the last portions.