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: October 2008; 2(10)

October 2008

An assessment of the choice and performance of women entrepreneurs in technological and non-technological enterprises in southwestern Nigeria

  The learning mechanisms and factors that influenced the choice and performance of women in technological and non-technological Micro and Small Scale Entrepreneurship (MSSE) in Southwestern Nigeria were studied. This was with a view to recommending policy measures that could enhance the participation and performance of women in technological businesses. Primary data were collected from 210 micro and small...

Author(s):   Aderemi, H. O., Ilori, M. O., Siyanbola, W. O., Adegbite, S. A. Abereijo I. O.      

  • Article Number: C10ED4E17358

October 2008

Preliminary investigation of Emirati women entrepreneurs in the UAE

  This study presents an exploratory investigation of Emirati female entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates. In depth interviews with seventeen Emirati entrepreneurs were conducted exploring their motivation for establishing their own business as well as the level of support they received from within their personal social network. Findings indicate that the primary motivating factor driving Emirati women to...

Author(s):   Murat Sakir Erogul and Declan McCrohan        

  • Article Number: 7777F2517364

October 2008

Risk management in the development of new products in the pharmaceutical industry

  One of the greatest challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry is the process of selecting which new products to develop. In this study, the product development and investment decision problem was examined. A hypothetical case of new product investment in either Product A and/or Product B by a hypothetical company called Healthcare Company was investigated. As employed in previous empirical studies, the...

Author(s):   Ewa Kleczyk  

  • Article Number: 886A7A317370