Determinants of regional economic growth in Kenya
This research empirically explores the determinants of Kenya’s regional economic growth in the 47 counties over the period 2014 to 2017. Though economic policies aimed at enhancing regional growth were implemented, the economic performance has not been satisfactory hence the study seeks to find out what determines economic performance at the sub-national level. This research is based on the reduced Solow-Swan...
Efficiency wage and work effort: Case study of a Brazilian multinational company
This research paper explores how employees of a multinational glass manufacturing company see the pay offered by the company and how it affects, directly or indirectly, their efforts to perform their duties. For this purpose, a case study was carried out in a glass manufacturing company located in the southernern region of Brazil throughout 2017. Literature review is focused on the theoretical model based on the idea...
Credit availability for the performance of micro and small enterprises in Afar Region: Case study of three selected zones, Awssa, Kilbat and Gabii
Micro and small enterprises (MSEs) aid the growth of national economy to assume increasing importance especially in job establishment, poverty reduction and reducing income variation. Numerous organizations have treaded in to finance their operations, resolve this problem and uphold their commercial success. This study was therefore conducted to investigate the effect of financial factors on success of MSEs business...
Transparency and public procurement practices in the Nigerian Civil Service
This study examines the extent to which the level of transparency influences public procurement practices in the Nigerian Civil Service. A survey research design is adopted. The staff members of the public procurement department/unit of the different federal government ministries in Abuja made up the population of this study. The sample size consists of 352 staff members selected from different ministries where...
Codified knowledge, knowledge resources, design, application and implications on effectiveness in institutions of higher education in Kenya
Effective knowledge management in institutions of higher education is critical for sustainable strategic competitive advantage. However, little information is available on how knowledge management enhances internal effectiveness in institutions of higher education. Despite the high investment in Information Communication Technology and staff development among institutions of higher education little progress has...