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International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science

Contribution of Kumba City Councils to the Emergence of Small Businesses in Kumba Municipality, Small Business Owners Perception

( Vol-9,Issue-10,October 2023 )

Author(s): Negou Ernest, Asongna Sheila Njinyi, Nkenganyi Fonkem Marcellus, Ibrahima, Neba Noela Buwah

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ijaems crossref doiDOI: 10.22161/ijaems.910.4


City Council, Small Business, promotion of small businesses, sustainability of small businesses, local government


This research assesses the perception of city councils´ contribution in the success of Small businesses by small business owners, case of Kumba City Council. 150 questionnaires were administered to these owners by convenience. The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS 2022 version) was used to analyse data. Results reveal that the majority of small business owners (51.3%) believe that the City Council is not doing enough for the sustainability of small businesses. It was recommended that the City Council should act more as facilitator for small businesses instead of being a threat to them.

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Received: 10 Sep 2023; Received in revised form: 15 Oct 2023; Accepted: 23 Oct 2023; Available online: 30 Oct 2023

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