publication . Master thesis . 2015

Coping with Power Interruptions in Tanzania: An Industrial Perspective A Case Study of One Small Scale Animal Food Processing Industry in Moshi Municipality

Kavishe, Theodora Ephrem;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
Abstract
This study was conducted in Moshi-Tanzania. The research topic is Coping with Power Interruptions in Tanzania.An Industrial Perspesctive:A Case Study of one Small Scale Animal Food Processing Industry in Moshi Municipality.The objectives are (1) to explore perceptions of staff in the industry and among TANESCO towards interruptions in power supply (2) to describe the coping strategies developed by the industry under study. The study was guided by Resource Dependence Theory (RDT) by Pfeffer and Salancik (1978). The study employed qualitative methods and theree research tools namely interviews, observations and document reviewwere used. It involve respondents from...
Subjects
free text keywords: Tanzania, and, interruption, electricity, industry, Power

ADB-OREA. 2011. United Republic of Tanzania:Country strategy Paper. Dar es Salaam: Africa Development Bank.

Alam, Muneeza M.2013. “Coping with Blackouts: Power Outages and Firm Choices.” Available from https://editorialexpress.com.

Amponsah, Owusu, and Imoro Braimah.2012. “Causes and Effects of Frequent and Unannounced Electricity Blackouts on the Operations of Micro and Small Scale Industries in Kumasi.” Journal of Sustainable Developments.No.2.Vol 5:17-36.

Pegels, Anna.2010. “Renewable energy in South Africa: Potentials, barriers and options for support.” Energy Policy. Vol38.Issee9:4945-4954.

Pfeffer, Jeffrey, and Gerald R Salancik.1978.1st ed. The External Control of the Organizations:A resource Dependence Perspective. New York: Harper & Row.

Pinda, Mizengo P.2008. “Hotuba ya Waziri Mkuu Kwenye Ufunguzi wa Kongamano la nne kuhusu sekta ya Nishati Tanzania.” Dar es Salaam.

Praktiknjo, Aaron J. 2014.“Stated preferences based estimation of power interruption costs in private households: An example from Germany.” Energy. Vol.76:82-90. [OpenAIRE]

Yin, Robert K. 2011. Case Study Research:Design and Methods. 6th ed.Applied social research methodes series. California: Sage Publications.

Abstract
This study was conducted in Moshi-Tanzania. The research topic is Coping with Power Interruptions in Tanzania.An Industrial Perspesctive:A Case Study of one Small Scale Animal Food Processing Industry in Moshi Municipality.The objectives are (1) to explore perceptions of staff in the industry and among TANESCO towards interruptions in power supply (2) to describe the coping strategies developed by the industry under study. The study was guided by Resource Dependence Theory (RDT) by Pfeffer and Salancik (1978). The study employed qualitative methods and theree research tools namely interviews, observations and document reviewwere used. It involve respondents from...
Subjects
free text keywords: Tanzania, and, interruption, electricity, industry, Power

ADB-OREA. 2011. United Republic of Tanzania:Country strategy Paper. Dar es Salaam: Africa Development Bank.

Alam, Muneeza M.2013. “Coping with Blackouts: Power Outages and Firm Choices.” Available from https://editorialexpress.com.

Amponsah, Owusu, and Imoro Braimah.2012. “Causes and Effects of Frequent and Unannounced Electricity Blackouts on the Operations of Micro and Small Scale Industries in Kumasi.” Journal of Sustainable Developments.No.2.Vol 5:17-36.

Pegels, Anna.2010. “Renewable energy in South Africa: Potentials, barriers and options for support.” Energy Policy. Vol38.Issee9:4945-4954.

Pfeffer, Jeffrey, and Gerald R Salancik.1978.1st ed. The External Control of the Organizations:A resource Dependence Perspective. New York: Harper & Row.

Pinda, Mizengo P.2008. “Hotuba ya Waziri Mkuu Kwenye Ufunguzi wa Kongamano la nne kuhusu sekta ya Nishati Tanzania.” Dar es Salaam.

Praktiknjo, Aaron J. 2014.“Stated preferences based estimation of power interruption costs in private households: An example from Germany.” Energy. Vol.76:82-90. [OpenAIRE]

Yin, Robert K. 2011. Case Study Research:Design and Methods. 6th ed.Applied social research methodes series. California: Sage Publications.

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