The Correlates of the Awareness of Corporate Social Responsibility’s (CSR) Dimensions and Organizational Performance of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Sana’a-Yemen

Hani Abdulhafedh Thabit Yahya; Akeem Soladoye Bakare


This is a preliminary study on the relationship between the awareness of corporate social responsibility dimensions on organizational performance of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Sana’a Yemen. This paper particularly focuses on two dimensions of CSR- Economic and Philanthropy. The effects of CSR on the growth and maintenance of SMEs has made CSR an important element in businesses. Using quantitative research method, data was collected via questionnaires from 30 Entrepreneurs as respondents. Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS) was used for the analysis of the data collected. The reliability Cronbach’s coefficient of the instruments alpha Cronbach’s value of 7.0 was met for the two CSR dimensions tested in the hypothesis in which internal consistency coefficients indicates an acceptable reliability. Regression analysis findings show that there is no significant relationship between economic and philanthropic dimensions of social responsibility and organizational performance. This implies that the two dimensions of CSR are not the predictors of the organizational performance of the small and medium size enterprises in Sana’a-Yemen.

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