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Title: The Impact of Globalisation on the Performance of Cable and Wire Manufacturing Industry in Ghana
Authors: Owusu, Benjamin
Issue Date: 5-Feb-2012
Abstract: This study examined the impact of globalization on the performance of Ghanaian Cable and wire manufacturing sector with focus on selected cable and wire manufacturing firms from Tema. The data were collected using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. The former were collected through interviews while the latter were collected via structured questionnaire and documents. In all, 58 respondents were used for the study. The respondents were selected using multiple sampling techniques – comprising of (i) stratified random sampling (ii) quota sampling, and (iii) systematic sampling techniques. The data were analyzed using parametric and non-parametric statistics. The main finding of the study is that globalization had strong adverse effects on the performance of cable and wire manufacturing sector. And that the problems associated with globalization and liberalization of trade hindered economic growth and sustainable development. The study concluded on the note that Ghana needs to have a second thought on globalization and if she does not intend to do away with the manufacturing sector of the economy.
Description: A Thesis submitted to the Institute of Distance Learning, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Commonwealth Executive Masters of Business Administration, September-2012
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/4885
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