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Investigating the Nigerian Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)-banking long term relationship building
Purpose - It evaluates the role of the commitment between small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and their banks in Nigeria from the perspective of the senior SME employees. The antecedents to, and outcomes from, commitment ...
The SMEs’ perspective of trust in a B2B relationship
Despite the diversity in its associated definition and related structures, the role of trust in underpinning long-term business relationships is well established. This article presents an instrument to assess trust from ...
Technological constraints to firm performance: the moderating effects of firm linkages and cooperation
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019-02-11)
Manufacturing and services SMEs in Africa face challenges and constraints exacerbated by ineffectual government policies, environmental turbulence and the near-absence of institutional support. This study investigates if ...
Determinants of the informal economy of an emerging economy: a multiple indicator, multiple causes (MIMIC) approach
Positing the implementation of evidenced-based policies to manage the informal economy, our paper employs, in a novel way, the multiple-cause, multiple-indicator model and primary data, to identify the determinants of the ...
Revisiting the Mediating Effect of Normative Commitment Relationships in Nigeria
Purpose: This study examines the mediating effect of normative commitment, that is, a customer’s feeling of moral obligation to stay in a relationship based on the psychological feeling that it is the right thing to do. ...