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JAIMES, Ludym; LUZARDO, Marianela  and  ROJAS, Miguel D.. Determinant Factors of Labor Productivity in Clothing Small and Medium Size Enterprises of the Metropolitan Area of Bucaramanga, Colombia. Inf. tecnol. [online]. 2018, vol.29, n.5, pp.175-186. ISSN 0718-0764.

The objective of the work presented in this article is to identify the determinant factors of labor productivity in small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in the clothing sector of the Metropolitan Area of Bucaramanga in Colombia. The clothing sector has more than one hundred years of history, contributing to the Colombian economy, and characterized by the intensive use of labor and the generation of employment. SMEs face particular situations of competition due to limitations in human and economic capital. A survey was applied to 39 SMEs on labor productivity from two dimensions: human and productive process. Using factorial exploratory analysis, it was found that for the human dimension the factors group behavior and social work environment, explain 62.32% of the variability of the data; The most influential factors of the productive process dimension of the are process management and capacities / control, which explain 59.42% of the total variability.

Keywords : labor productivity; clothing sector; SMEs; determinant factors.

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