Assessing and benchmarking business environment across Nigerian States

the BECANS Framework
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African Institute for Applied Economics , Enugu, Nigeria
Industrial policy -- Ni
Other titlesBECANS Framework, Business Environment and Competitiveness across Nigerian States Framework
StatementEric Eboh, Chukwuma Agu.
ContributionsAgu, Chukwuma.
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LC ClassificationsHD3616.N63 E26 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
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Open LibraryOL23696556M
ISBN 109783795503
ISBN 139789783795501
LC Control Number2008499037
OCLC/WorldCa285464198

Assessing and Benchmarking Business Environment across Nigerian States: The BECANS Framework Eric Eboh Chukwuma Agu AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR APPLIED ECONOMICS ParkAvenue, GRA, P.O. Box Enugu, NIGERIA Tel: + (), Fax: E-mail: [email protected], [email protected] This paper examines security as an important element of business environment across Nigerian states.

Crime and Security are threats to social and economic life. for benchmarking and assessing. Business Environment and Competitiveness across Nigerian States (BECANS) he government of a country has the primary responsibility of ensuring a good business environment with respect to governance factors external to individual businesses.

Basically, good business environment requires good governance (Khan, ). Doing Business in Nigeria focuses on business regulations and their enforcement in four Doing Business areas. It goes beyond Lagos and Kano to benchmark 34 additional states and FCT Abuja.

Doing Business in Nigeria Registering property Records the procedures, time and cost required to transfer a property title from one domestic. Roney begins with a broad description of the environmental assessment practices of American business, and how these practices have created significant competitive advantages for U.S.

businesses. After reviewing approaches to assessing a company's economy, its industry and the markets it serves, Roney analyzes the forecasting methods by: 2. "This paper examines security as an important element of business environment across Nigerian states.

Crime and Security are threats to social and economic life. It increases the cost of doing business, business risks and uncertainty.

While official national statistics point to declining crime ratesCited by: 1. There are four benchmarks for assessing business environment, namely: Infrastructure and utilities such as power, roads, public transportation system, water and sanitation and social welfare; regulatory services such as property registration, tax administration.

The World Bank Group said the new report showed that most states across Nigeria continued to implement regulatory business reforms, with Cross River, Ekiti, Niger, Ogun, and Rivers making the. referred to as the internal environment. These are the macro environment, the industry environment and the internal environment.

It has also been shown that the internal environment affect performance most followed by the industry environment and lastly, the macro environment.

Nigeria started as a company, the Royal Niger Company, became a protectorate and finally a Size: KB. The external business environment consists of economic, political and legal, demographic, social, competitive, global, and technological sectors. Managers must understand how the environment is changing and the impact of those changes on the business.

When economic activity is strong, unemployment rates are low, and income levels : Lawrence J. Gitman, Carl McDaniel, Amit Shah, Monique Reece, Linda Koffel, Bethann Talsma, James C.

The Impact of Business Environment on the Survival of Small Scale Businesses in Nigeria. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Kehinde Obasan.

For a business, it consists of setting progress goals by identifying best practices. Data collection is done by means of open and reciprocal exchange over the long term.

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As such, benchmarking has been popular in the business world since the s; it has been the subject of manuals, Cited by: Nigeria SME survey Assessing current market conditions and business growth prospects The first in a series of surveys that provide insights into a range of issues concerning SMEs in Nigeria, and the challenges impacting business growth, particularly financing, taxation issues; and other factors - through the eyes of their CEO's.

Benchmarking is the process of comparing your own organization, its operations or processes against other organizations in your industry or in the broader marketplace. Benchmarking can be applied against any product, process, function or approach in business. Download Promoting Economic Prosperity - Analysis of the State Level Business Environment in Nigeria.

This report presents the findings from the State Level Business Environment Analysis conducted across four Nigeria States (Anambra, Edo, Ogun and Niger). The slowdown in the global economy and lockdown in some countries, such as Italy, Spain and most Eurozone economies and beyond, as a result, COVID has also taken its toll on the global demand.

The business environment of Nigeria is generally seen as harsh and uncomplimentary (Doing Busines, ). of the Relationship Between environment assessment and corporate performance, Paper. Joyce.O. Onatere-Ubrurhe () PhD in Built Environment, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Wolverhampton.

Developing a Benchmarking methodology for the Nigerian Transport Sector. ii ABSTRACT The Nigerian transport system has been facing challenges due to the imbalance in the transport system. The State of African Utilities: Performance Assessment and Benchmarking Report 4 Executive Summary The Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance (GWOPA) was launched in January in Nairobi, with the aim of helping water operators to help one another, on a not-for-profit basis.

What is Environmental Benchmarking. Benchmarking is a framework within which indicators and best practices are examined in order to determine areas where company performance can be improved. Although most benchmarking initiatives concern financial and management issues, environmental benchmarking is becoming a major element in the environmental.

Wollum, A., Burstein, R., Fullman, N. et al. Benchmarking health system performance across states in Nigeria: a systematic analysis of levels and trends in key maternal and child health interventions and outcomes, –Cited by: This paper applies the Altman’s model in the examination of health of banks in Nigeria as well as assessing the extent to which distress can be predicated based on early warning signals.

The problem of distress in the banking sector including outright failure of banks has been observed in. Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an integral part of an open and effective international economic system and a major catalyst to development.

Yet, the benefits of FDI do not accrue automatically and evenly across countries, sectors and local communities. National policies and the international investmentFile Size: KB. BENCHMARKING IN THE KENYAN AND SOUTH AFRICAN ELECTRICITY SECTORS: A LITERATURE REVIEW OF BENCHMARKING AND ITS IMPACT ON SMALL, MICRO-MEDIUM ENTERPRISES [Brigitte Okonga Wabuyabo M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Benchmarking: This business world strategy receives a lot of attention in nonbusiness fields to. Nigeria is a federation of thirty states with a Federal Capital Territory in Abuja.

It has altogether local governments and is divided into six geo-political zones. The National Business and Technical Examinations Board administers technical and business examinations. Education For All Assessment: country report of Nigeria.

Using e-business tools. Mobile business solutions; Exporters news; Trade support institutions. Improving your organization. AIM for Results; Setting up a trade support institution; Assessment and benchmarking; Designing your business strategy; Developing your service portfolio; Improving management practices; Market analysis; Impact assessment.

supplied by the competitive nature of the market -- low quality organisations will go out of business. The majority of public sector services, by contrast, do not operate in a competitive environment and therefore do not experience this pressure to improve.

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The Global Health Security (GHS) Index is the first comprehensive assessment and benchmarking of health security and related capabilities across the countries that make up the States Parties to the International Health Regulations (IHR []).

ASSESSMENT REPORT Assessing Young Children 3 Assessment is also challenging during early childhood because a child’s development is rapid, uneven, episodic, and highly influenced by the environment (Shepard, Kagan, and Wurtz, ).

A developing child exhibits periods of both rapid growth and frequent rest. Environmental benchmarking is an emerging tool for environmental work. No Scandinavian environmental benchmarking systems were found.

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Relations of Scandinavian eco-labels and EMS were discussed. A handful of environmental benchmarking tools were found worldwide, both generic and sector specific tools. Benchmarking provides Trade Promotion Organizations (TPOs) with a reliable and objective assessment of their institution, its efficiency, and its performance in relation to best business practices of TPOs across the world.

Business Day, established inis a daily business newspaper based in Lagos. It is the only Nigerian newspaper with a bureau in Accra, Ghana. It has both daily and Sunday titles. It circulates in Nigeria and Ghana.ENVIRONMENT – BUSINESS RELATIONS Business is the product of the technological, political-legal, economic, social – cultural, global and natural factors amidst which it functions.

Three features are common to this web of relationship between business and its environment. • There is symbolic relationship between business and its environment andFile Size: KB.