Environmental Consideration for Exporting Firms in Shoe and Leather Industry in Nigeria

Ifediora Chuka Uzoma, Benjamin Ibe Chukwu, FIIA, MIRDI


This paper examines environmental considerations for shoe/leather exporting firm’s performance in Nigeria. The major objective of the paper is to investigate the influence of the environmental factor on (political, economic, socio-cultural, technological environment) on firm performance operating in the international market. A questionnaire was developed to collect information from the respondent’s base on a sample of 3 companies with 150 sample size. Data collected were analyzed using multiple regression analysis. The findings of the analysis shows that the Environmental Consideration on (Political, economic, socio-cultural, technological) have impact on firm performance (market share, increase sales, profit and achievement of corporate goal etc). Thus, firm should pay more attentions to their environment by doing periodic scanning particularly when going to international market.

Key Words: Environmental consideration, international market, economic environment, political environment, technological environment, socio-cultural environment,  performance.

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