INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

This comprehensive study delves into the intricate examination of the intricate interplay between risk management culture, process, and competitive advantage in Senegal’s construction industry. By utilizing data from a diverse pool of 280 construction companies, the study employed quantitative research methods, specifically utilizing Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) with Smart PLS as the analytical tool. The results shed light on the significant contributions of risk management culture and process to competitive advantage, while also emphasizing the crucial role of employee engagement as a mediator in this dynamic relationship.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

This study explored the connection between IT Strategic Alignment Maturity and the financial performance of Kenyan commercial banks. Using the SAMM framework, six alignment maturity criteria (governance, communications, value, partnership, technology scope, and skills) were evaluated. Quantitative correlation analysis was conducted with data from CIOs representing 70% of the Kenyan banking market (all Tier One banks). Findings revealed a significant positive link between IT-business alignment and profitability. The study suggests that banks seeking increased return on assets (ROA) should prioritize the development of robust strategic alignment maturity.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

This study sought to investigate the impact of entrepreneurial orientation (EO) and entrepreneurial bricolage (EB) on frugal innovation (FI), and subsequently, the sustainable performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets (EMs). Data were collected from 750 key decision-makers in manufacturing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the cities of Dar es Salaam and Arusha, Tanzania, yielding a response rate of 51.47%. The data was analyzed using structural equation modeling in SmartPLS software. The results revealed that EO had a positive and significant effect on both FI and EB.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated many essential modifications across all sectors of the economy, including the education sector. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Technical and Vocational Education and Training lecturers were offered via a blended mode. The COVID-19 pandemic commanded entire Virtual Teaching and Learning for these students and lecturers. The article looks at the impact of student academic success due to only Virtual Teaching and Learning during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Department of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Windhoek, Namibia.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Africa, especially Namibia, aims to utilize the transformational potential of education but encounters obstacles due to a lack of leadership and resources. The main objective of this article is to explore the challenges of institutional transformation at public institutions of higher education and the appropriateness of transformational leadership to drive successful and sustainable institutional transformation within Namibian public higher education institutions

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