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An Exploratory study of conceptual model of the key success factors of FDI – Lessons from Ireland for Nigeria.

Adeyanju, Ade Olayiwola (2014) An Exploratory study of conceptual model of the key success factors of FDI – Lessons from Ireland for Nigeria. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

This study finds the key success factors of Ireland at attracting high level Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and through conceptual models examine, if there is any learning for Nigeria.

Ireland has vigorously promotes inward FDI and many have considered it as one of the best in the world in targeting foreign investors to the shore of Ireland. Nigeria has embarked on various initiatives and just concluded 2014 World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja highlight the country position. Also, Nigeria recently rebased its economy, and now the largest Economy in Africa; this on the face of it suggests a reason investor should consider Nigeria as vital partner.

This study seek to examine, is there any lesson for Nigeria from Ireland success.

Empirically, it was noted that Nigeria has the potential of doing exceedingly, albeit there thus remain challenges that must be addressed. Among the six identified factors, few works in its favour if it were to be the continent hub for FDI. The research findings are based on responses from the participants that there are lessons for Nigeria and indeed there is hope for the country to lead the continent with targeted reforms and working toward elimination of nepotism, favourism, concentrate in improving infrastructure, educational standard and above all the country must address the issue of security and power electricity energy, all been part of the clog in the movement of its economy success to the desire level.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Investment > Foreign Direct Investment
Divisions: School of Business > Masters of Science in Management
Depositing User: Claire Wallnutt
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2014 14:59
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2014 14:59
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/1745

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