Characteristics of Owner-Managers of Cameroonian Family SMEs and Access to Bank Credit

Samuel Roland MAKANI, Nestor Magloire LETSINA, Sorielle Cybele EWANE


The objective of this paper was to highlight the effect of the characteristics of owner-Cameroonian family SMEs on access to bank credit. To achieve this, we used primary data collected from 180 family SMEs. At the end of the chi-square test and logistic regression, we obtained the following results: The level of education and type of owner-manager training have a significant and negative influence on access to bank credit family SMEs, experience and the geographical origin of the owner-manager and have a significant positive impact on access to bank credit for SMEs family in Cameroon.

Keywords: Owner-manager profile, family business, educational level, type of training, Global Home

DOI: 10.7176/RJFA/11-12-02

Publication date:June 30th 2020

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