THE MEDIATING ROLE OF GOVERNMENT REGULASTIONS BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS CHARACTERISES, NON-FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ORGANIZATION PERFORMANCE AMONG SMES IN LIBYA

  • Omer Mohamed Al Zardak Fezzan University
  • Omar Hamdan Mohammad Alkharabsheh Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Abstract

The current study aims to examine the effect of individuals characteristics and non-financial services on the performance of medium-sized and small enterprises (SMEs) in Libya. In addition, this study investigates the mediating role of government regulations that impact the relationship between individuals’ characteristics and non-financial services. A total 392 enterprises participated in this study. Structural equation modelling (SEM) was used in order to examine the causal relationship among the latent variables. The results of  the study shows a positive relationship between non-financial services, individuals characteristics, government regulations and SMEs performance. Furthermore, government regulastions  had a significant and positive impact on SMEs performance in Libya. On the other hand,  the results indecated a insignificant relationship between non-financial services and individuals characteristics influencing SMEs performance. Moreover,  the results of the study indicates that government regulations play a mediating role between  non-financial services, individuals characterises, and SMEs performance among the employees of SMEs in Libya.

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Published
Apr 8, 2022
How to Cite
ZARDAK, Omer Mohamed Al; ALKHARABSHEH, Omar Hamdan Mohammad. THE MEDIATING ROLE OF GOVERNMENT REGULASTIONS BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS CHARACTERISES, NON-FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ORGANIZATION PERFORMANCE AMONG SMES IN LIBYA. CoMBInES - Conference on Management, Business, Innovation, Education and Social Sciences, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, p. 150-163, apr. 2022. ISSN 2776-5644. Available at: <https://journal.uib.ac.id/index.php/combines/article/view/6598>. Date accessed: 30 jan. 2023.