Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
Start Year: 2007
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DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8302[Article Number: AE5576B65551]
Training is one of the most inevitable compulsions for personal and professional evolution. One has to be on a rocket which always points towards a continuous and continual development. As time passes, it is not the fittest who survive, it is the one who quickly adapts to the change that survives, and this can only be through a continual and lifelong training and learning process which is goal oriented and systematic.... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8293[Article Number: 2CA990165554]
The purpose of this study is to provide an explanation of factors Affecting Agricultural Cooperatives Marketing Performance (In The Case Of Gedeb Hasasa District). In this study, descriptive statistics tools were used to give clear picture about the socio-demographic characteristics of respondents. To answer the research questions and measure the construct and predictors effects on Agricultural Cooperatives Marketing... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8330[Article Number: 27856A665556]
The purpose of this study is to identify Japanese's green tea consumption preferences among young people in Taiwan between the age of 18-30 and assess the possible tea market opportunities for Japanese's green tea in Taiwan, among young people. Questionnaire was used to collect data which were spread to 200 university students, aged between 18-30 years. Firstly, the tea product tasting survey... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8357[Article Number: 1F480E865441]
Fast foods companies in Zimbabwe have been outcompeting and outclassing each other in using celebrity endorsers for their marketing communications. The study aimed to investigate the impact of celebrity endorsement on consumer purchase intentions. The study’s literature review was based on a copious of celebrity endorsement empirical and theoretical literature. The literature review also acted as bedrock for the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8342[Article Number: 1CCA9C765443]
The aim of this paper is to verify if there is a typical enterprise model for the development of immigrant female entrepreneurship in Italy. Based on the literature on the subject, however, it is useful to ask the following research question: “can membership in a national and international network facilitate the development of immigrant female entrepreneurship operating in Italy”? The survey was carried out... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8345[Article Number: D7E9D4365445]
Dwindling oil revenue, high youth unemployment, very high foreign exchange rates and recession are the challenges that Nigeria is currently faced with. There is therefore the urgent need for diversification and resuscitation of the economy. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are thus an important tool to achieve this. How therefore can acquisition of entrepreneurship education skills; adoption and use of technology;... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8347[Article Number: B7B4BA865292]
The purpose of this paper is to verify the impact of a series of company’s variables in small and medium-sized companies, which affect their debts degree. We referred to Giacosa (2015) and Broccardo et al. (2016) as a framework, which identified some company’s variables which impact on its financial structure. Our sample contains small and medium-sized enterprises, belonging to the Italian manufacturing... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8281[Article Number: 6BDCE8765294]
The aim of this study is to carry out a literature review on women in business and social media in order to know the state of the art, and to understand whether and to what extent the studies conducted so far have addressed these issues: how and why are women entrepreneurs and managers using social media? Do they use social media for marketing, networking or personal reasons? The article relies on a literature review... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8248[Article Number: 0BE8DE165297]
The purpose of the study was to examine the role of logos in brand image of banking institutions, and to examine whether consumers are influenced in anyway by the logos that banks use as part of their corporate branding. A stratified sampling was used to select 50 respondents. Questionnaires were administered to customers from Ghana Commercial Bank, Merchant Bank Ghana Limited, Standard Chartered Bank (Ghana) Limited... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8344[Article Number: F298BA865299]
This research studies the impact of microfinance services on the entrepreneurial success of users of such services who are mostly women of the lowest income categories. Three microfinance financial services namely, microcredit, micro-savings and micro-insurance have been identified through literature among other non -financial services. In this study, researcher has studied only the influence of financial services of... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8333[Article Number: 4C5165A65098]
This study analyzes a firm’s characteristics which affect the probability of financial distress. It takes into account accounting variables, ownership and management characteristics. In particular, it studies the effect of the ultimate controlling owner nature; that is, family or non-family control, on a firm’s likelihood to run into financial distress. This research focuses on a large sample of Italian... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8324[Article Number: DBB7D1B65100]
The basic objective of this study was to find out the entrepreneurial intention of undergraduate agricultural students in Ethiopia taking Jimma University college of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine as a study area. Descriptive and inferential design was employed in the study. The stratified sampling techniques were applied to select respondents and in order to collect data, pretest self-administered questionnaires... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8277[Article Number: 837124C64934]
In the recent years, Nigeria has recorded an economic growth but with a trajectory which offers both positive and negative lessons regarding the innovation of business faced by many countries in Africa and elsewhere in the developing world. This study sought to test the relationship between innovation, the financial performance of company and firm’s competitive advantage. This was done through correlation and... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8326[Article Number: CB03F0664936]
The purpose of this study is to report the contribution of internal controls and managerial competencies on accountability of Local Government Authorities (LGAs). This study is cross sectional and correlational. Data were collected through a questionnaire survey of 73 sub counties from which 64 responded and the questionnaire was designed on a 5 point Likert scale. The study’s unit of analysis was a sub county.... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8308[Article Number: 66BC61064938]
Online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is a nascent but burgeoning marketplace that is expected to transform the landscape of the finance industry. Although, this topic is crucial, studies on the performance of individual investors in the P2P lending marketplace are few. The majority of P2P lending platforms add more intermediation or platform-based investment to improve product offerings and market efficiency. However,... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8288[Article Number: 0B2940E64707]
This study investigates the performance of medium-sized family businesses – hereafter MSFBs – during the economic recession by comparing family and non-family firms, and correlating the organisational performance to the family ownership and firms’ solvency. An empirical research study was carried out on a sample of 128 Italian medium-sized businesses – hereafter MSBs - (76 family and 52... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8275[Article Number: FA135D264709]
This study investigates the impact of corporate diversification on the value of firms listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Panel regression techniques were used as the estimation methods. The overall findings of the study where somewhat mixed. The study finds that industrial diversification reduces firm value, but geographical diversification does not have a significant impact on firm value. When examining... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8228[Article Number: D0BA49964711]
This study on prospects for sustainability and viability of Nigerian manufacturing organizations through team work approach has the overall objective of ascertaining the extent to which teamwork approach to change management holds good prospects for sustenance and viability in Nigerian manufacturing organizations. The study adopted the survey research design, in which ten manufacturing companies in the South-Eastern... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8287[Article Number: 88A543164465]
The aim of the study is to investigate whether discrimination factors exist within professional football clubs, concerning the management of their human capital, by analysing the correlation between the footballers’ wages and their performance. An analysis was conducted to show that discrimination, based both on nationality and race, can affect the strategies adopted by football club managers and in the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8304[Article Number: 3D47B9264467]
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between capital adequacy and the bank profitability measured by returns on equity (ROE) for Tanzanian large commercial banks during the period between 2009 and 2014. The positive relationship between bank capital and performance may also be explained using monitoring-based theory. The monitoring-based theory suggests that higher bank capitals encourage serious... Read more.
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