Browsing Faculty of Management Sciences by Author "ADEBISI, SUNDAY ABAYOMI"
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- ItemOpen AccessDOING BUSINESS IN NIGERIA: THE CHALLENGES OF FINANCE AND THE PERFORMANCE OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (SME) IN LAGOS STATE(International Institute for Science, Technology and Education, 2015) ADEBISI, SUNDAY ABAYOMI; ALANEME, GLORIA CHINYERE; OFUANI, AIWANEHI BARBARAThis study examined the challenges of finance as is experienced by business operators classified into micro, small and medium scale (MSMEs), and how this affects their financial performance. The study evaluated the efficiency of the different sources of funds available for the SMEs as well as other non financial factors responsible for the poor performance of SMEs in Nigeria. Given some of the government interventions to solving the issue of credit to SMEs, the operations of the micro finance banks were also evaluated to determine their capacity toward closing the funding gap for SMEs. The useable sample size consisted of 222 returned copies of questionnaire out of the 250 distributed representing 88.8% response rates. Quota sampling as well as stratified random sampling technique was applied in the choice of the five divisions under study and the distribution of the sampling frame; while convenience sampling technique was used to get to the individual respondents. Correlation and one sample t-test was used to test the hypotheses. The study indicated significant statistical difference for sources of funds and in the efficiency of the various sources.
- ItemOpen AccessRelationship between Corporate Governance and Managerial Efficiency in Nigerian Public Corporations(BRITISH ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE, ASTON UNIVERSITY, BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM, 2019) OFUANI, AIWANEHI BARBARA; ADEBISI, SUNDAY ABAYOMICorporate governance importance in ensuring compliance with procedures, rules and regulations for efficient delivery of public corporation in developing nation has become a very important discussion among scholars, due to growing governance failure, indicated by collapses of erstwhile large state corporations across the globe. Unethical business conduct, corporate governance abuses and managerial inefficiencies have been seen to pervade most operations of public corporations in Africa. This paper therefore addressed corporate governance practices and managerial efficiency in some selected public corporations in Nigeria. Data were obtained from the Lagos offices of the selected six public sector establishments with a questionnaire instrument, using a multi-staged sampling technique (purposive and stratified). Data were analyzed using Duncan’s Post-Hoc tests, Correlation Regression models and ANOVA test. The results of the tests showed that Nigerian Public corporations partially comply with code of corporate governance practices and that; there exists a positive relationship between corporate governance and managerial efficiency. The paper concludes that strict compliance with existing code of corporate governance is important and that, structures should be established to ensure sound ethical climate for managerial efficiency to the satisfaction of all stakeholders.