Role of Total Quality Management on Entrepreneurial Orientation and SMEs Export Execution


  • Cross Ogohi Daniel Department of Business Administration, Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Mohammed Rabiu Musa Department of Business Administration Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria



Entrepreneurial Orientation, Total Quality Management, Export execution, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise


The reason for this examination was to explore the interceding job of Total Quality Management (TQM) between entrepreneurial orientation (EO) AND SME trade executions in the assembling area. This investigation was begun from the way that lone a couple of studies have inspected on how the company's impalpable assets and capacities, for example, EO and TQM drives Small and Medium Enterprise’s' export execution. A few questionnaires in Likert scale were utilized to gather the information and 364 usable reactions were gotten from the owner/CEO of exporting SMEs. Incomplete Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) was utilized for the information examination. The discoveries uncover noteworthy connection among Entrepreneurial Orientation and TQM with Small and Medium Enterprise export execution. Besides, this investigation found the correlative interceding job of TQM among Entrepreneurial Orientation and SME export execution of production sector. This investigation has suggestions for proprietor/supervisors of SMEs. The outcomes offer a superior comprehension with respect to EO and TQM usage to SMEs proprietor/chiefs. In this way, proprietor/directors of SMEs can take better choices for the execution of TQM rehearses. Moreover, as far as researcher could possibly know, this investigation looks at SMEs export execution in relationship with the TQM as the moderating variable between EO and SME export execution.


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How to Cite

Daniel, C. O., & Musa, M. R. (2020). Role of Total Quality Management on Entrepreneurial Orientation and SMEs Export Execution. Asian Journal of Business and Management, 8(2).