Business Performance Improvement Model Through Entrepreneurial Skills and Benchmarking Mediated by Innovation Performance of MSMEs in the Culinary Creative Industry Sub-Sector in West Java Province

S Syahyono(1),

(1) Universitas Islam 45 Bekasi
Corresponding Author


This study aimed  to analyze the effect of Entrepreneurship Skills and Benchmarking on the Business Performance of Culinary MSMEs mediated by Innovation Performance. This research is  descriptive-verificative  with survey research,  the approach in this study used a descriptive-quantitative approach. There were 338 observation units (respondents) who filled out the questionnaire. The  sampling technique used was  proportional random. Descriptive analysis and verification analysis were used to process the data. The results of this study showed  that low innovation performance, low entrepreneurial skills and the application of benchmarking were  the causes of low culinary business performance achievements in West Java, . Entrepreneurial competence must  be  improved in order to have a greater impact on innovation performance  that  has an impact on continuous performance improvement.


benchmarking; entrepreneurial skills; innovation performance; business performance; MSME sub-sector; culinary creative industry


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 DOI: 10.30988/jmil.v6i1.1003


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