African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4137

Table of Content: 14 September, 2016; 10(17)

September 2016

Factors affecting bank profitability in Europe: An empirical investigation

The aim of this paper was to explore the relationship between bank-specific characteristics and profitability in European banking sector in order to determine the impact of internal factors on achieving high profitability. A regression analysis was done on an unbalanced panel dataset related to 28 European banks over the period of 2006-2015. The largest bank for any single country of the European Union was selected....

Author(s): Elisa Menicucci and Guido Paolucci

September 2016

CSR, sustainability and the fate of oil communities in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

The purpose of this paper is to critically examine oil multinational corporations (MNCs) and their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives in Nigeria. Its special focus is to examine the fate of oil producing communities in the Niger Delta region and the long-term negative effect of oil extraction as well as the benefits of the oil companies’ CSR/community development initiatives. This paper employs a...

Author(s): Enuoh Rebecca Oliver, Iheanacho Joan M. and Ekpenyong E. Obo