Journal of Business and Economic Development

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Leaders’ Normative Isomorphic Pressure Response and Survivability of Telecommunication Firms in Nigeria

    Chinonye Chris Wobodo, Soye Peniel Asawo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 125-132
    Received: Apr. 23, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 07, 2021
    Published: Jun. 25, 2021
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    Abstract: This study empirically examined the interlace between leaders’ normative isomorphic pressure response and survivability of telecommunication firms in Nigeria. The theoretical foundation of the study was based on the organizational embeddedness theory. The study adopted the cross-sectional survey design with a population of 198 executive and manager... Show More
  • Effect of Market Culture and Hierarchy Culture on the Implementation of Corporate Strategy in Private Chartered Universities in Kenya

    Joyce Wanjiku Nderitu, Esther Waiganjo, George Otieno Orwa

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 133-147
    Received: Feb. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 24, 2021
    Published: Jul. 08, 2021
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    Abstract: Organizational culture and strategy are two important factors that contribute to the growth of an organization and its business continuation; and for this to happen, it is important to consider the organizational culture that helps the process of strategy implementation. Universities need the right kind of organizational culture which is a key elem... Show More
  • Statistical Analysis on the Relationship Between Exports and Economic Growth in Sierra Leone (1990-2019)

    Matthew James Turay, Isaac Tamba Issa, Ishmail Sheriff, Abdulai Koedoyoma, Ibrahim Kuyateh

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 148-154
    Received: Feb. 09, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 18, 2021
    Published: Jul. 13, 2021
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    Abstract: In order to boost up the economic growth of any country, Exports should be considered as key factor as it contributes immensely in which Sierra Leone as a nation is no exception. Therefore, this research paper target to investigate the effect of export on the economic growth of Sierra Leone using time series data of exports and the gross domestic p... Show More
  • Determinants of Women’s Participation in Strategic Decision Making in 5-star Hotels in Nairobi City, Nairobi County, Kenya

    Justus Muli, Hannah Bula

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 155-160
    Received: Jul. 10, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 28, 2021
    Published: Aug. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Hotel, Catering and Tourism industry are among the leading sectors globally. Figures from World Tourism Organization show that the global hotel industry revenue is increasing every year. The research was conducted to explore the determinants of women’s contribution in strategic decision-making in 5-star Hotels in Nairobi City, Kenya. Precisely, the... Show More
  • Effects of Financial Crises on Threshold Network of World Stocks and Commodity Markets

    Ashadun Nobi, Nahid Akter, Shafiqul Alam

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 161-169
    Received: Jun. 30, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 04, 2021
    Published: Aug. 18, 2021
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    Abstract: The core focus of the study is to investigate the impact of European crises on commodity and world stock market indices. To investigate the impact during and after crisis, the technique of threshold has been applied to make a complex network from the cross-correlations of the returns of 46 daily time series comprising of 23 global stock market indi... Show More
  • Effects of Green Logistics adoption on the Performance of Commercial State Corporations in Kenya

    Viola Jemutai Rop, Noor Shalle, Kennedy Kirima Nteere

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 170-175
    Received: Apr. 25, 2021
    Accepted: May 13, 2021
    Published: Aug. 31, 2021
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    Abstract: The adoption of green logistics in commercial state establishments is an emerging phenomenon throughout the world. The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the influence of green purchasing practices on performance of state corporations in Kenya. Ten commercial state corporations in Kenya including Kenya Literature Bureau, Kenya Airport Authority,... Show More
  • Banking Sector Reforms and Agricultural Sector Performance in Nigeria

    Yekeen Oku. Abdul-Maliq, Jude Igyo Ali, Henry Yua

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 176-183
    Received: Aug. 14, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 26, 2021
    Published: Sep. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: This paper examines the effect of banking sector reforms on the growth of agricultural output in Nigeria from 1986 to 2019, with the specific objective of determining the extent to which aggregate bank credit to the agricultural sector (ABCAS), which was expected to be occasioned by banking sector reforms, in conjunction with other reform variables... Show More
  • Effect of Environmental Sustainability Cost on the Financial Position of Quoted Manufacturing Firms in Nigeria: Evidence from Healthcare Sector

    Ubesie Madubuko Cyril Ugwueze, Catherine Amaka, Nwachukwu Basilia Chiamaka

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 184-195
    Received: Jul. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 03, 2021
    Published: Sep. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: This study empirically explored the effect of environmental sustainability cost on the financial position of quoted manufacturing firms in Nigeria with evidence from the healthcare sector. In achieving the research target, the study estimated the effect of community development cost, employee benefit cost and raw material cost on the profit after t... Show More