Deogratias Kibona

Deogratias Kibona
Mzumbe University (MU) · School of Business

Doctor of Business Administration

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Publications (12)
Conference Paper
The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship between the incubated SMEs' financial management capabilities and their accessibility to semi-formal finance and to investigate the effect of incubatee’s and incubator manager’s bonding, bridging and linking social capital on this relationship. The results indicate that there is a significa...
Presentation
This presentation summarizes a full PhD dissertation which reveals a role of business incubators in SMEs' access to informal and semi-formal finance while putting into consideration the influence of social capital.
Conference Paper
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether social capital of incubatees and incubator managersncontribute to the incubatees’ access to non-formal finance in Tanzania. Also, to understand the types of social networks that have significant influence on incubatees’ access to non-formal finance. The research employed a quantitative approach w...
Article
This paper examines a relationship between working capital management and SMEs' profitability. It also determines the impact of working capital management on profitability of the SMEs.
Article
The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship between the length of the Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC) and the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) profitability. A trend analysis of cash conversion cycle of 38 SMEs and their gross operating profit has been fluctuating with higher standard deviation and variance over a period of 2006 to 20...
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A well designed and implemented receivables and payables management is expected to contribute positively to the SMEs profitability. The purpose of this paper is to determine the impact of average collection period and average payment period on SMEs profitability In Tanzania. The study is carried out using dependent variable as gross operating profi...
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A well-designed and implemented Inventory management is expected to contribute positively to the SMEs profitability. The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between inventory conversion period and SMEs profitability and determine the impact of inventory management on SMEs profitability. The dependent variable, gross operating profi...
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Receivables management plays a pivotal role in working capital management of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Tanzania. A trend analysis of average collection period of 38 SMEs and their gross operating profit has been fluctuating with higher standard deviation and variance over a period of 2006 to 2011 showing signs of association. This stud...

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