African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4193

Table of Content: January 2024; 18(1)

January 2024

Unearthing the catalysts and barriers shaping entrepreneurship growth in Blantyre City of Southern Malawi

The study explores the factors influencing entrepreneurship development in Malawi, with Blantyre city as the case study. Additionally, it investigates the relationship between education and entrepreneurial success, along with identifying the problems and barriers hindering potential entrepreneurs from initiating new ventures or enhancing existing businesses. Data for the study were collected through questionnaires...

Author(s): Nelson Nanteleza Ndala

January 2024

The relationship between management styles, technological environment, and firm economic performance in poor business environments: Evidence from Mali

The study aims to explore the interplay between management styles and the economic performance of firms, considering the mediating factor of the technological environment. A questionnaire survey was conducted to collect data from both managers and employees across 14 firms situated in Bamako, Mali. Utilizing 138 recovered questionnaires, the research employed the regression analysis method to test direct effects, while...

Author(s): Togola Moussa, Dengke Yu and Shuting Chen

January 2024

Impact of COVID-19 on Lesotho’s informal economy: A case study of the hair dressing sector

This paper uses real-time survey data from the hairdressing sector and qualitative response modeling to investigate the effects of the COVID-19 induced nationwide lockdown of March 2020 on Lesotho’s informal economy. Results show that workers in the hairdressing sector experienced challenges accessing basic goods and services in the wake of the lockdown. Workers also faced drops in hours worked and monthly...

Author(s): Moeti Damane and Mamotlohi Mochebelele