research product . 2017

Business and government interdependence in emerging economies: Insights from hotels in Ghana

Amankwah-Amoah, Joseph; Debrah, Yaw A.; Honyenuga, Ben Q.; Adzoyi, Paulina N.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2017
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
Although social science research is replete with scholarly works on capacity building, relatively few studies have focused on how government can induce capacity building among privately owned enterprises in emerging economies. We seek to fill the lacuna in our understanding by examining how a government can induce capacity building among privately owned enterprises. The study adopted a qualitative approach using semi-structured interviews with hotel owners, employees and managers, as well as government officials in Ghana to examine the issue. We identified three unique stages through which such capacity-building initiatives unfold encompassing diagnosing, renewa...
Subjects
free text keywords: L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance, L10 - General, L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior
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