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Antecedents of Business Level Strategies in Nigerian Agro-Based Firms

Ibidunni, O. S. and Ogundana, Oyebisi Mary (2014) Antecedents of Business Level Strategies in Nigerian Agro-Based Firms. Journal of Competitiveness, 6 (3). pp. 63-76. ISSN 1804-171X (Print), ISSN 1804-1728 (On-line),

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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of antecedent factors on business level strategies of Nigerian agro-based firms. The study made use of survey method over one hundred and ninety-three respondents. Pearson’s correlation and regression analysis were used to analyze the data obtained. The existing relationship stemming from the results revealed that top management factor, organizational system, and departmental connectivity are important antecedent factors that determine the success or otherwise of strategic orientation dimensions. The study recommends that the calibre of the top management personnel and the internal cohesion between departments should be considered a critical variable in the adoption of particular orientation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Strategic Orientation, Business Level Strategies, Top Management Factor, Organizational System, Departmental Connectivity
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2015 10:47
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2015 10:47

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