Assessing the impact of viable business plan on the performance of Nigerian SMEs: A study among some selected SMEs operators in North-western Nigeria

Kabir Shamsudeen, Ooi Yeng Keat, Hazlinda Hassan


The primary aim of this paper is to assess the impact of viable business plan on the performance of Nigerian SMEs. This is quantitative research, using a cross – sectional research design. The researcher used face-to-face method of administering questionnaire for data collection; a total of 100 valid questionnaires were used for data analysis. The finding of the study indicates that, viable business plan has a high impact on the performance of Nigerian SMEs. The study reported the exploratory factor analysis. Finally, the future research directions were also suggested by the study. 

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