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Good corporate governance in Nigeria: Antecedents, propositions and peculiarities
Relying on an alternative theoretical framework (i.e. institutional theory), rather than the dominant agency theory, this paper examines the connections between corporate governance mechanisms and good practices, as ...
Foreign Investors and Africapitalism: The Case for Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Africa
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-05)
Determinants of Informal Entrepreneurship in Africa
This study investigates the determinants of informal entrepreneurship in Africa. Using a crosssection of 21,954 firms from 47 African countries, the study estimates several multivariate models to examine the factors that ...
The influence of informal institutions on informal sector entrepreneurship: A study of Nigeria’s hand-woven textile industry
(Taylor and Francis, 2016-07-13)
This paper draws on the institutional theory framework to explore the prevalence of entrepreneurship in the informal economy in Nigeria. An interpretive approach was taken in analyzing open-ended interview data collected ...
Tax compliance cost: the hidden effect on international trade in Africa
(British Accounting and Finance Association, 2019-04-08)
International trade in Africa could be one of the antidotes to the precarious poverty and economic deficiency in which the continent finds itself. An outward orientation towards international trade opens the continent to ...
Information Asymmetry and Market Power in the African Banking Industry
This study investigates the role of information sharing offices and its association with market power in the African banking industry based on a panel of 162 banks from 42countries for the period 2001–2011. Five ...
R&D intensity, knowledge creation process and new product performance: the mediating role of international R&D teams
Although previous studies have shown the positive effect of research and development (R&D) intensity on new product performance (NPP), our understanding about the mechanisms through which R&D intensity influence NPP is ...
Leadership for high performance in local councils in Cameroon and Nigeria: Examining deviant and concordant practices to the philosophy of Ubuntu
(Taylor and Francis, 2019-08-28)
Emerging from indigenous communities in South Africa, the philosophy of Ubuntu has been heralded as a context-resonant leadership model befitting the African context. Ubuntu privileges moral and humanistic approaches to ...
Diaspora Entrepreneurs’ Push and Pull Institutional Factors for Investing in Africa: Insights from African Returnees from the United Kingdom
Applying the institution-based views, this article conceptualises how diaspora entrepreneurs take stimuli from the push and pull institutional factors to develop business enterprises in their countries of origin. Using ...
Evaluation of the Rule of Law as a Pre-requisite to the Right to Development in Africa
(Denning Law Journal, 2019-12)
Africa faces myriads of challenges one of which is the need for development; as a result, development is a critical issue in Africa. The apparent disparity and inequity of the global economic system in the aspect of ...