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Journal of African Business

2013 - 2024

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Volume 25, issue 1, 2024

Examining Underexplored Aspects of Female Entrepreneurship in the African Context pp. 1-8 Downloads
Elie Virgile Chrysostome, Helena Barnard and Lavagnon Ika
Motivations and Barriers to Female Entrepreneurship: Insights from Morocco pp. 9-36 Downloads
Rabia Naguib
Motivations for Entrepreneurship: New Evidence from Tertiary-level Educated Sub-Saharan African Women pp. 37-67 Downloads
Sombo Muzata
Factors Leading to South African Female Entrepreneurs’ Endurance to Remain in Business pp. 68-93 Downloads
Natanya Meyer
Credit Cooperative Lending Loans as Challenges and Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurship in Africa: Evidence from Ghana pp. 94-114 Downloads
Julius Karl D. Fieve and Elie Virgile Chrysostome
Female Managers, Informal Enterprises, and Their Perceived Financial Performance in Togo pp. 115-141 Downloads
Akouvi Gadedjisso-Tossou, Jean-Pierre Gueyie and Mawuli Kodjovi Couchoro
Challenging Factors Affecting Access to Finance by Female Micro Entrepreneurs in Anambra State, Nigeria pp. 142-154 Downloads
Amaka Gertrude Metu and Uche C. C. Nwogwugwu
Does Market Orientation Lead to Firm Performance? Exploring the Mechanisms and Boundary Conditions pp. 155-179 Downloads
Patrick A. Akanpaaba, Ahmed Agyapong, Henry Kofi Mensah and Samuel Yaw Akomea

Volume 24, issue 4, 2023

A Success versus Failure Prediction Model for Small Firms pp. 529-545 Downloads
Kaviraj Bangarigadu and Robin Nunkoo
Ethical Behavior of Firms and Foreign Direct Investments in African Settings: The Moderating Effect of Judicial Independence pp. 546-561 Downloads
Imen Khelil, Achraf Guidara and Hichem Khlif
Causal Nexus Between Ownership Structure, Dividend Policy and Financial Performance: A Bootstrap Panel Granger non-causality Analysis pp. 562-579 Downloads
Anis El Ammari and Chokri Terzi
Bottom of the Pyramid (Bop) Younger Consumers’ Perspective of Service Industries: A Qualitative Exploration of Nigeria pp. 580-596 Downloads
Selen Savas-Hall, Justin R. Hall and George Gresham
Successful IT Entrepreneurship in Nigeria: The Contingent Role of Mentorship pp. 597-631 Downloads
Akinyele Okeremi and Livingstone Divine Caesar
Does Language Matter When Advertising to Africa’s Multilingual Audience? An ELM Study of Audience Language Preference and Responses pp. 632-648 Downloads
Abena A. Yeboah-Banin
Supply Chain Orientation and Supply Chain Risk Management Capabilities: Mechanisms for Supply Chain Performance of Agro-Food Processing Firms in Uganda pp. 649-672 Downloads
Benjamin R Tukamuhabwa
Examining the Impact of the Separation of Ownership from Management on the Performance of Small and Medium Poultry Agribusinesses in Ghana pp. 673-699 Downloads
Cynthia Michaela Quaicoo and Richard Kwasi Bannor

Volume 24, issue 3, 2023

Recovery Strategies of a Micro Restaurant in Nigeria: Implications on Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty pp. 363-383 Downloads
Agu, Godswill Agu
Banking Supervision and Nonperforming Loans in Africa: Does Institutional Quality Matter in the Ghanaian Banking Space? pp. 384-403 Downloads
Joseph Ato Forson, Awaisu Imurana Braimah, Samuel Kofi Asiamah, Raphael Kuranchie-Pong, Edward Daniels and Samuel Evergreen Adjavon
Environmental Dilemma? Explicating Stakeholder Engagement in Kenyan Firms pp. 404-426 Downloads
Edward M. Mungai, S. Wagura Ndiritu and Tazeeb Rajwani
Relationship Marketing and Customer Loyalty in Ghana’s Informal Economy: Does Customer Perceived Value Matter? pp. 427-443 Downloads
Louis Numelio Tettey, Oliver Kwabena Aggrey and George Acheampong
Transactional and Transformational Leadership Styles, Sensing, Seizing, and Configuration Dynamic Capabilities in Kenyan Firms pp. 444-466 Downloads
Lucy Simani Wamalwa
Determinants of Technological and non-technological Innovations: Evidence from Ghana’ Manufacturing and Service Sectors pp. 467-490 Downloads
Samuel Amponsah Odei, Michael Amponsah Odei and Evelyn Toseafa
Exploring the Giving Strategies, Opportunities, and Challenges of Corporate Foundations in Ghana pp. 491-508 Downloads
Dennis Boahene Osei and Imhotep Paul Alagidede
Toward a Bourdieusian Perspective on the Tribe and Organisations pp. 509-528 Downloads
William Phanuel Kofi Darbi and Charles Agyei

Volume 24, issue 2, 2023

An Integrative Framework for Formal and Informal Entrepreneurship Research in Africa pp. 167-187 Downloads
Richard Adu-Gyamfi, John Kuada and Simplice Asongu
Sustainability Discourse in Emerging Market multinationals: The Case of South Africa’s Largest Firms pp. 188-213 Downloads
Gladys Torres-Baumgarten and Thierry Rakotobe-Joel
Cushioning the Covid-19 Economic Consequences on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: The Role of Stakeholders` Engagement, Collaboration, and Support pp. 214-234 Downloads
Jonathan Mukiza Peter Kansheba, Mutaju Isaack Marobhe and Andreas Erich Wald
Gender, Credit Risk and Performance in Sub-Saharan African Microfinance Institutions pp. 235-259 Downloads
Hadizatou Ali, Jean-Pierre Gueyie and Elie Virgile Chrysostome
Foreign Direct Investment and Firm Value: Evidence from Selected Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 260-279 Downloads
Joseph Dery Nyeadi
Power Outages, Firm Productivity, and Generator Ownership in East Africa pp. 280-300 Downloads
Nina Kupzig
Determinants of Financial Inclusion: A Comparative Study of Kenya and Ethiopia pp. 301-319 Downloads
Wuddasie Dereje Bekele
Market Orientation, Innovativeness and Competitive Advantage: Empirical Insight from Women Entrepreneurs in the Senegalese agri-food Sector pp. 320-344 Downloads
Balla Doucouré and Assane Diagne
Social Media Sentiment Analysis: Online versus ‘Brick and Mortar’ Retailers in South Africa pp. 345-362 Downloads
Nkosivile Welcome Madinga and James Lappeman

Volume 24, issue 1, 2023

Organizational Capabilities as Antecedents of Entrepreneurship: A Basis for Business Practice and Policy Making pp. 1-18 Downloads
Álvaro Dias, Leandro Pereira and Renato Lopes da Costa
Marketing for Survival: The Survivalist Promotional Mix of Informal Clothing Manufacturing Micro-enterprises pp. 19-37 Downloads
Mariette Strydom, Elizabeth Louise Kempen and Thea Judith Tselepis
The Role of Emotion and Calculative Self-Interest in Trust Perception:Case of the Dairy Value Chain pp. 38-58 Downloads
Dalel Ayari and Ghazi Boulila
Corruption-Induced Inhibitions to Business: What Business Leaders Have to Say in Ghana pp. 59-76 Downloads
Justice Nyigmah Bawole and Zechariah Langnel
Women Micro-entrepreneurship and Social Inclusion: The Moderating Role of Individual Perceptual Factors pp. 77-94 Downloads
Fanny Adams Quagrainie, Samuel Adams, Alan Anis Mirhage Kabalan and Afia Dentaa Dankwa
Research on the Relationship between Audit Risk Assessment and Risk Governance: Evidence from Tunisia pp. 95-110 Downloads
Imen Fakhfakh and Anis Jarboui
Entrepreneurial Intention among Undergraduate Agricultural Students in the Republic of Benin pp. 111-128 Downloads
Rodrigue S. Kaki, Djana B. Mignouna, Augustin K. N. Aoudji and Razack Adéoti
The Impact of Time Management Behaviors on Employee Performance in Humanitarian Service Organization: A Study of Selected NPOs in Ghana pp. 129-146 Downloads
James B. Abugre, Benedicta Minlah and David Nasere
Fiscal Incentives and Tax Compliance Behaviour in Industrial Clusters: A Survey of Clusters in South-east Nigeria pp. 147-166 Downloads
Ebele Stella Nwokoye, Clement Izuchukwu Igbanugo, Chukwunonso Ekesiobi and Stephen Kelechi Dimnwobi

Volume 23, issue 4, 2022

Determinants of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Africa pp. 833-850 Downloads
Fredrik Utesch-Xiong and Uma Kambhampati
Moderators of the Effect of Viewer Satisfaction on Loyalty Towards Television Channels in Harare, Zimbabwe pp. 851-868 Downloads
Charles Makanyeza, Adolf Garikai Gomwe and Olumide Olasimbo Jaiyeoba
Understanding CSR and Customer Loyalty: The Role of Customer Engagement pp. 869-886 Downloads
James Agyei, Shaorong Sun, Emmanuel Kofi Penney, Eugene Abrokwah and Ramous Agyare
Bank Deposit Mobilization, Loan Advancement and Financial Stability: The Role of Bank Branches in an Emerging Market pp. 887-906 Downloads
Baah Aye Kusi, Lord Mensah and Elikplimi Agbloyor
Political Instability, Corruption and Enterprise Performance Nexus: Lessons and Policy Implications for Some Selected African Countries pp. 907-924 Downloads
Mulugeta Damie Watabaji and Arega Shumetie
The Presence of Foreign Firms in Ghana: The Role of Financial, Infrastructural and Institutional Constraints pp. 925-944 Downloads
Marie M Stack and Emmanuel B Amissah
Transformational and Transactional Leadership Styles and Employee Performance in Public Sector Organizations in Africa: A Comprehensive Analysis in Ghana pp. 945-963 Downloads
Francis Donkor, Isaac Sekyere and Frank Akwasi Oduro
Does Chinese Foreign Direct Investment Improve the Welfare of Africans? pp. 964-983 Downloads
Philip Atitianti and Qian Dai
On Exchange Rate Predictability and Adaptive Market Hypothesis in South Africa pp. 984-1008 Downloads
George Tweneboah, Michael E. Asamoah and Peterson Owusu Junior
Symbiotic Resonance, Nexus of Generative Influence, Ecologies of Innovation and Opportunity Exploitation among Small and Medium Enterprises pp. 1009-1028 Downloads
Samuel Mayanja, Joseph M. Ntayi, Michael Omeke, Moses M. Kibirango and Henry Mutebi
Contextualizing Organizational Change Management in Africa: Incorporating the Core Values of Ubuntu pp. 1029-1048 Downloads
Mzamo P. Mangaliso, Nomazengele A. Mangaliso, Leah Z. B. Ndanga and Howard Jean-Denis
Economic Institutions, Political Institutions and Renewable Energy Production in Africa pp. 1049-1066 Downloads
Mac Junior Abeka, Emmanuel Kwakye Amoah, Michael Owusu Appiah, John Gartchie Gatsi, Nathaniel Kwapong Obuobi and Ebenezer Boateng
Fintechs’ Future in Kenya: Does Social Influence Matter? pp. 1067-1087 Downloads
Mohammed Hersi Warsame and Edward Mugambi Ireri
The Relationship between CSR and CBBE in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Moderating Role of Customer Perceived Value pp. 1088-1108 Downloads
Prince Kodua, Charles Blankson, Swati Panda, Thuy Nguyen, Robert E. Hinson and Bedman Narteh

Volume 23, issue 3, 2022

The Zimbabwe Code on Corporate Governance (Zimcode) and Financial Performance pp. 549-567 Downloads
Kingstone Nyakurukwa
Bank Ownership Types and Liquidity Creation: Evidence from Ghana pp. 568-586 Downloads
Baah Aye Kusi, Maryam Kriese, Gladys Awinpoak Abindaw Nabieu and Elikplimi Kombla Agbloyor
Patterns of Engagement for Smallholder Farmers in Accessing Government Markets in South Africa pp. 587-598 Downloads
Gontse Morakile, Michael Akwasi Antwi and Theresa Tendai Rubhara
Internet Banking Services User Adoption in Ghana: An Empirical Study pp. 599-616 Downloads
James Agyei, Shaorong Sun, Emmanuel Kofi Penney, Eugene Abrokwah, Eric Kofi Boadi and Darko Dennis Fiifi
Bridging the Research–practice Gap in African Management Research: The Case of the Nigerian Banking Sector pp. 617-637 Downloads
Grace Akinola and Sara S. Grobbelaar
Oil Prices and Exchange Rate Dynamics: How Important Is the Role of Asymmetry and Structural Breaks? pp. 638-657 Downloads
Ismail O. Fasanya, Oluwatomisin Oyewole and Ibrahim D. Raheem
Mobiles for Development – A Comparative Analysis of Business Decisions pp. 658-675 Downloads
Nigel Scott, Simon Batchelor, Tom Jones, Inka Barnett, Jessica Gordon and Becky Faith
Assessing the Outcomes of Organizational Politics on Employees Work Behaviors pp. 676-693 Downloads
Dr Soujata Rughoobur-Seetah
Employee’s Performance in the Service Sector: Should an Individual’s Spirituality and Employment Status Make Any Difference? pp. 694-711 Downloads
Hannah Vivian Osei, Felicity Asiedu – Appiah and Angelina Osei
Relationship Management, Competitive Advantage and Performance of Hotels: A Resource-Based View pp. 712-730 Downloads
Daniel Ofori and Christina Appiah-Nimo
Financial Inclusion, Financial Frictions, and Economic Growth: Evidence from Africa pp. 731-756 Downloads
Elhadj Ezzahid and Zakaria Elouaourti
Banking Sector Intermediation Development and Economic Growth: Evidence from Nigeria pp. 757-774 Downloads
Chukwuebuka Bernard Azolibe
A Risky Way of Doing Good – Combining Personality and Cognitive Variables in a New Hierarchical Model of Investment Risk-taking in Social Entrepreneurship pp. 775-793 Downloads
Eleanor Meda Chipeta, Philipp Kruse and Robert Venter
The Relationship between Financial Inclusion and Monetary Policy: A Comparative Study of Countries’ in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean pp. 794-815 Downloads
João Jungo, Mara Madaleno and Anabela Botelho
The Influence of Corporate Governance and Corporate Foundations on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Reporting Practices pp. 816-832 Downloads
Dineshwar Ramdhony, Afzalur Rashid, Jeff Gow and Teerooven Soobaroyen

Volume 23, issue 2, 2022

Trade Facilitation, Institutional Quality, and Sustainable Environment: Renewed Evidence from Sub-Saharan African Countries pp. 281-303 Downloads
Ridwan L. Ibrahim and Kazeem Ajide
Relationship between online corporate governance and transparency disclosures and board composition: evidence from JSE listed companies pp. 304-325 Downloads
George Nel, Henriette Scholtz and Waldette Engelbrecht
Bank Competition in Africa: Do Institutional Quality and Cross-border Banking Matter? pp. 326-360 Downloads
Mohammed Amidu
Financial Development and Economic Growth in Uganda: A Multivariate Causal Linkage pp. 361-379 Downloads
Nicholas Odhiambo and Sheilla Nyasha
Entrepreneurial Motivations, Opportunities, and Challenges: An International Perspective pp. 380-399 Downloads
Sally Kah, Seamus O’Brien, Seng Kok and Emer Gallagher
Exports, Investment and Productivity Growth in Small Firms: A Firm-level Analysis from Tanzania and Ghana pp. 400-421 Downloads
Stephen Esaku
Inflation and Finance-Growth Nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 422-434 Downloads
Witness Bandura
National Enterprise Policy Dimensions and Sustainability of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) pp. 435-453 Downloads
Salome Anyebe Onyeje, Timinepere Ogele Court and Emmanuel Kalu Agbaeze
Organizational Justice and Affective Commitment in the Post-Revolution Tunisian Context: The Role of Employment Type pp. 454-479 Downloads
Karima Dhaouadi and Faten Sliti
Mobile Payment Enhancing Tourism in Emerging Markets: A Qualitative Study among Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Rwanda’s Tourism Sector pp. 480-496 Downloads
Marthe Uwamariya, Stefan Cremer and Claudia Loebbecke
The Impact of General Elections on Kenya’s Tourism, Financial and Media Sector Stock Returns: An Event Study Approach pp. 497-515 Downloads
Steven Buigut and Brain Masinde
Similarities in Southern African Development Community (SADC) Exchange Rate Markets Structure: Evidence from the Ensemble Empirical Mode Decomposition pp. 516-530 Downloads
Anokye M. Adam, Kwabena Kyei, Simiso Moyo, Ryan Gill and Emmanuel N. Gyamfi
Developing Measures of Market Orientation: The Case of Ethiopian Seed Producer Cooperatives pp. 531-548 Downloads
Dawit Tsegaye Sisay, Frans J. H. M. Verhees and Hans C. M. van Trijp

Volume 23, issue 1, 2022

Retention of Health Professionals in the Upper West Region of Ghana: Application of Partial Least Square Structural Equation Modelling pp. 1-22 Downloads
Samuel Sekyi, Dina Asiedu and Nana Yaw Oppong
Perceived Risk and Willingness to Provide Loan to Smallholder Farmers in Ghana pp. 23-40 Downloads
Askar Choudhury, James Jones and Michael Opare-Addo
Assessing the Costs of Alliance Withdrawal on Trade Determination: A Lesson from Mauritania pp. 41-59 Downloads
Nnanna P. Azu
Unboxing Entrepreneurial Motivations in Tanzania: Business-related and Personal-related Factors pp. 60-78 Downloads
Gorah K. Abdallah, Enno Masurel, Wim Naudé and Emiel L. Eijdenberg
Linking Strategic Management and Corporate Entrepreneurship for Firm Value Creation: A Developing Country Perspective pp. 79-103 Downloads
Yitbarek Takele Bayiley and Robel Hailegiyorgis Behaylu
The Impact of Internal Control Systems on Corporate Performance among Listed Firms in Ghana: The Moderating Role of Information Technology pp. 104-125 Downloads
Lexis Alexander Tetteh, Amoako Kwarteng, Felix Kwame Aveh, Samuel Ato Dadzie and Disraeli Asante-Darko
Corporate Bond Issuance Behaviour in African Emerging Markets pp. 126-145 Downloads
Asabea Shirley Ahwireng-Obeng and Frederick Ahwireng-Obeng
Customer Satisfaction: Role of Customer Service, Innovation, and Price in the Laundry Industry in Ghana pp. 146-164 Downloads
George Kofi Amoako
An Analysis of Financial Statement Manipulation among Listed Manufacturing and Trading Firms in Ghana pp. 165-179 Downloads
Asafo Adjei Anning and Michael Adusei
Does Bank Competition Affect Credit Access in Sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from World Bank Informal Firms Surveys pp. 180-198 Downloads
Busani Moyo and Athenia Sibindi
Female Entrepreneurship, Access to Credit, and Firms’ Productivity in Senegal pp. 199-224 Downloads
Abdoulaye Seck, Abdelkrim Araar, Karamoko Camara, Fatoumata L. Diallo, Ndeye Kh. Diop and Founty A. Fall
Exchange Rate Pass-through to Producer Prices in South Africa: Evidence from Panel Contemporaneous Correlated Approach pp. 225-245 Downloads
Beatrice Desiree Simo-Kengne, Jacoba Viljoen and Promise M. Nduku
Inter-organizational Contracts in Sub-Saharan Africa an Exploration of Managers’ Perceptions pp. 246-263 Downloads
Hélène Delerue and Alidou Ouedraogo
Corporate Social Responsibility and Its Overall Effects on Financial Performance: Empirical Evidence from Indian Companies pp. 264-280 Downloads
Sudin Bag and Amina Omrane
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