African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4075

Table of Content: 14 May, 2015; 9(9)

May 2015

Harmonising stakeholder interests: The role of occupational health and safety

The concept of stake holding is grounded on the idea that, the organization depends on multiple constituents or stakeholders with varied interest that needs satisfaction to ensure its success and survival. Many scholars have indicated that the best deal for managers is to strive to satisfy the interests of all these stakeholders else organizations risk some stakeholders exiting the relationship. The difficulty has...

Author(s): Kwesi Amponsah-Tawiah and Justice Mensah

May 2015

The relationship between capacity utilization and value chain performance: Evidence from Kenyan tea processing firms

Tea processing firms have increasingly recognized the role of capacity utilization and management in the creation and maintenance of competitive advantage. This study intended to determine the link between capacity utilization and value chain performance of tea processing firms. Specifically, the study determined the relationship between capacity utilization and value chain performance of tea processing firms in...

Author(s): Richard Bitange Nyaoga, Mingzheng Wang and Peterson Obara Magutu

May 2015

Geographical indication in the process of creating knowledge to develop new competences

The protection of geographical indication is considered to be strategic for Brazil. The state of Santa Catarina, especially Goethe Grape Valley, was acknowledged as the first Geographical Indication (GI) to encourage various disciplinary studies, mainly from the view point of law, economy, intellectual property and regional impact. However, there is no evidence in interdisciplinary studies aimed to understand the...

Author(s): Cristina Keiko Yamaguchi, Adriana Carvalho Pinto Vieira, Melissa Watanabe and Patrícia de Sá Freire

May 2015

Entrepreneurship development and entrepreneurial orientation in rural areas in Malawi

Integrated rural development under the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy is a key operational framework for achieving sustainable economic growth where rural industrialisation is earmarked as a strategy for achieving production diversity, creation of employment, reduction of poverty and curbing rural-urban migration. Entrepreneurship development has been central to this process. Existing models offer three key...

Author(s): Charles Mwatsika