Does Leadership Affect Enterprise Risk Management? The Case of Tomato Production Value Chains in Ethiopia

Emnet Negash Debele, Zerihun Ayenew Birbirsa


The study intends to assess whether leadership style enhances an effective enterprises risk management at tomato production value chain in Ethiopia. The target population of the study include: Dealers, farmers and union organizers. It was stratified random sampling that was deployed to get sample respondents. Accordingly two hundred and seventy- three respondents responded the questionnaire. Qualitative data was collected to triangulate the responses of sample respondents. Finally, the study reveals out that the leadership style affects enterprise risk management significantly. Hence it is advisable for tomato production firms to exercise the leadership style that fits their organizational culture.


Leadership style, Strategic planning, Enterprise risk management, Marketing services, Value chain, Government support

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