PROACTIVENESS AND MARKET PERFORMANCE OF QUOTED INDUSTRIAL GOODS MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN NIGERIA
Keywords:Proactiveness, Market Performance, Quoted Industry, Business Organisation
The study examined the relationship between proactiveness and market performance (BP) of quoted Industrial Goods Manufacturing Companies in Nigeria. The cross sectional survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study is made up of all the industrial goods manufacturing companies listed on the Nigerian stock exchange as at December 2021. The instrument for data collection was the questionnaire. That there is a positive relationship between innovativeness and financial performance of the listed industrial goods manufacturing companies in Nigeria. Deriving from the findings, the study concluded that intrapreneural orientation helps organizations generate new business growth and organizations that have embraced intrapreneurship, will achieve higher financial returns, increased productivity, more innovation and higher levels of employee engagement. The study recommends that managers in listed manufacturing companies in Nigeria should periodically introduce new products and new services to improve the financial performance of the company. This can be achieved by introducing new machines, new methods or processes for an efficient and improved productivity to enhance better performance.