More items for the list

  • organization more alert
  • better service
  • more improvements per employee  
  • less executive/director style pompous ass people 
  • more ideas per employee
  • not considered dangerous by large competitors  
  • more business oriented  
  • better economic and financial awareness amongst employees 
  • less waste 
  • smaller ecological footprint 
  • more responsibility and accountability  
  • better internal communication  

I'm not saying all these are true for everyone in all circumstances. They could be for most small organizations most of the time.