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Online business registration at a glance : a study of Congo-Brazzaville entrepreneurs in Cape Town.

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dc.contributor.author Momo, Alain M.
dc.contributor.author Ukpere, Wilfred I.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-31T10:06:36Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-31T10:06:36Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Momo, A.M. & Ukpere, W.I. 2012. Online business registration at a glance : a study of Congo-Brazzaville entrepreneurs in Cape Town. African Journal of Business Management, 6(11): 4267-4275. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1993-8233
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/8006
dc.description.abstract Even though God has ordained migration which has changed human history, rationalism, capitalism, liberalisation and technological innovation are central driving forces of globalization, and have positively impacted on global migration. Regardless of their entrepreneurial engagement, the presence of immigrants, including those from Congo-Brazzaville in South Africa, is often associated with an increasing unemployment rate; therefore, Congolese immigrants have become easy targets of blame for everything that has gone wrong in Cape Town. Therefore, the current authors believe that technological innovation, namely e-commerce could enable Congo-Brazzaville immigrant entrepreneurs, who are often accused of taking South African jobs, to plan for returning home. The main objective of this study was to analyse the benefits of online business registration for Congo- Brazzaville immigrant entrepreneurs in Cape Town. In order to obtain a clearer idea, the study focused on the junction of two strands, namely online company registration from both inductive and deductive perspectives. This paper utilised both qualitative and quantitative research methods. For research purposes, a self-administered questionnaire was utilised. The research target population included Congo-Brazzaville immigrant entrepreneurs in Cape Town, which is where the study was conducted. The purposeful sampling method was utilised with a sample size N = 116. The samples were sought from the general population of Congolese immigrant entrepreneurs who are also members of the Congolese Association of Cape Town. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Academic Journals en_US
dc.rights © Academic Journals. 2012. Available online at http://www.academicjournals.org/AJBM. DOI: 10.5897/AJBM11.2717 en_US
dc.subject Online business registration en_US
dc.subject Congo-Brazzaville entrepreneurs - South Africa - Cape Town en_US
dc.subject Center for Business and Administrative Procedures (CFBAP) en_US
dc.subject Electronic commerce en_US
dc.title Online business registration at a glance : a study of Congo-Brazzaville entrepreneurs in Cape Town. en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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