Nigeria firms Questionnaire04
08 June 2015, 10:34
Questionnaire



QUESTIONNAIRE OPTIONS
Option Setting
Parent Namesingle item
Child Namemultiple items
Max user text length50
Min user text length0
Text ConversionNone

MAIN SECTION (Sequential)
0. Firm Number (SurveyID) - number, identifier
1. GPS Reading - gps, none
2. Time/date - auto time, single item
3. Name of enterprise (A1Q3) - text, single item
4. Name of interviewer - text, single item
5. Sector SIC Code (A1Q1) - number, single item
6. Location (A1Q2) - menu, single item
7. Telephone numbers (A1Q6) - number, single item
8. Has your firm been included in the previous round of the survey? - menu, none
9. Factory address of enterprise (A1Q4a) - text, single item
10. Office address of enterprise (A1Q4b) - text, none
11. Location Clues (A1Q5) - text, single item
12. Telefax (A1Q7) - number, single item
13. Email (A1Q8) - text, single item
14. Owner of the enterprise (A1Q9) - text, single item
15. If an informal enterprise, home address of owner (A1Q10) - text, single item
16. Name of respondent (A1Q11) - text, single item
17. Person to contact (A1Q12) - text, single item
18. Interviewers (A1Q13) - text, single item
19. Language (A1Q14) - menu, single item
20. If other language, please specify (A1Q14S) - text, none
21. Is the business doing well or badly? describe the major changes and events that have taken place in product and input markets, influencing your business? (A1Q15) - text, single item
22. Profitability (level and trend) (A1Q15B) - text, single item
23. Turnover (level and trend) (A1Q15A) - text, single item
24. Share value (level and trend) [If applicable] (A1Q15C) - text, single item
25. Dividend (level and trend) [if applicable] (A1Q15D) - text, single item
26. Current optimal capacity (A1Q15E) - number, single item
27. Current rate of capacity utilization in percentage (A1Q15F) - number, single item
28. Current value of unsold stock (A1Q15G) - number, single item
29. Entrepreneur Questionnaire (Sequential)
30. Part B: Additional questions for owners only (Sequential)
31. Sources of Competitive Advantages (Sequential)
32. Industrial policy and the Business Environment (Sequential)

COMMON SECTION (Sequential)

Entrepreneur Questionnaire (Sequential)
1. What is the legal status of this firm? (S2Q1) - menu, single item
2. What is the number of stakeholders (owners)? (S2Q1b) - number, single item
3. What is the ownership structure? (S2Q2) - menu, single item
4. What is the percentage of foreign ownership? (S2Q3) - number, single item
5. What is the percentage of state ownership? (S2Q4) - number, single item
6. Are the Nigerian owners... (S2Q5) - menu, single item
7. Gender of the interviewee? (S2Q6) - menu, single item
8. Are you an onwer of this firm? (S2Q7) - menu, single item
9. If not an owner of the firm, what is your current position? (S2Q8) - menu, none
10. When was this business founded? (i.e. the first year from which the business as presently constituted operated) (S2Q9) - number, single item
11. What is the highest level of formal education you reached? (S2Q10) - menu, single item
12. what was the highest form or class you completed (Form)
13. What year did you leave school/vocational programme/university? (if the vocational programme is not continuous with ordinary schooling, then use the school leaving year) (S2Q12) - number, single item
14. What did you study at the university? (S2Q13) - menu, single item
15. If OTHER, please specify the subject? (S2Q15f_1) - text, single item
16. Did you have previous experience in this industry (apart from owning/managing this firm)? (S2Q14) - menu, single item
17. Message - continue (S2Q15) - message, none
18. Did you work for this firm? (S2Q15a) - menu, single item
19. Did you work for another firm? (S2Q15b) - menu, single item
20. Were your parents in this business? (S2Q15c) - menu, single item
21. Did you work and learn at home? (S2Q15d) - menu, single item
22. Were you self-employed? (S2Q15e) - menu, single item
23. Other forms of experience? (Specify) (S2Q15f) - text, single item
24. How many years of experience did you have in this industry prior to acquiring/becoming a manager in this firm? - number, single item
25. What were the total number of paid employees when the business was founded? (S2Q17) - number, single item
26. What were the total number of paid employees in 1991? - number, single item
27. What were the total number of paid employees in 1996? - number, single item
28. What were the total number of paid employees in 2001? - number, single item
29. When the firm started, what was the initial start up capital? (in Naira) (S2Q19) - number, single item
30. Message - Sources of finance (S2Q15_1) - message, none
31. sources of finance (Form)
32. Conditional jump - jump, none
33. jump... - jump, none

Part B: Additional questions for owners only (Sequential)
1. hit{Ok} - message, none
2. Are you an owner of the firm? (S2BQ0) - menu, single item
3. How old are you? (S2BQ1) - number, single item
4. Were you born in this town? (S2BQ2) - menu, single item
5. How long have you lived here (in years)? (S2BQ3) - number, single item
6. Do you own a house? (S2BQ4a) - menu, single item
7. When did you acquire the house? (S2BQ5a) - number, single item
8. What is the current market value of the HOUSE? (S2BQ6a) - number, single item
9. Jump1 - jump, none
10. Do you expect to own a HOUSE next year? (S2BQ7a) - menu, single item
11. Do you own a motor vehicle? (S2BQ4b) - menu, single item
12. When did you acquire the motor vehicle? (S2BQ5b) - number, single item
13. What is the current market value of the MOTOR VEHICLE? (S2BQ6b) - number, single item
14. Jump2 - jump, none
15. Do you expect to own a MOTOR VEHICLE next year? (S2BQ7b) - menu, single item
16. Do you own a farm? (S2BQ4c) - menu, single item
17. When did you acquire the farm? (S2BQ5c) - number, single item
18. What is the current market value of the FARM? (S2BQ6c) - number, single item
19. Jump3 - jump, none
20. Do you expect to own a FARM next year? (S2BQ7c) - menu, single item
21. Do you own other real estate? (S2BQ4d) - menu, single item
22. When did you acquire the other real estate? (S2BQ5d) - number, single item
23. What is the current market value of the OTHER REAL ESTATE? (S2BQ6d) - number, single item
24. Jump4 - jump, none
25. Do you expect to own OTHER REAL ESTATE next year? (S2BQ7d) - menu, single item
26. How many brothers and sisters do you have? (S2BQ7) - number, single item
27. How many brothers and sisters does/did your father have? (S2BQ8a) - number, single item
28. How many brothers and sisters does/did your mother have? (S2BQ8b) - number, single item
29. What was the main occupation of your father? (S2BQ9) - menu, single item
30. What was the main occupation of your mother? (S2BQ10) - menu, single item
31. Were you an apprentice in your firm's field? (S2BQ11) - menu, single item
32. Was the business owned by your parents or other family members? (S2BQ12) - menu, single item
33. Did you establish this business? (S2BQ13) - menu, single item
34. How did you acquire this business? (S2BQ14) - menu, single item
35. Do you currently own any other business? (S2BQ15) - menu, single item
36. Are any of your other businesses in the same sector as this firm? (S2BQ16) - menu, single item
37. Message - hit{OK} - message, none
38. How many years in present industry (including current and other firms)? (S2CQ1) - number, single item
39. Highest completed level of education? (S2CQ2) - menu, single item
40. Ethnicity? (S2CQ3) - menu, single item
41. Do you have any proifessional business/management qualifications? (S2CQ4) - menu, single item
42. If yes, please specify the title of qualification? (S2CQ4s) - text, single item
43. Do you have any relevant technical qualifications? (S2CQ5) - menu, single item
44. If yes, please specify the title of technical qualification? (S2CQ5s) - text, single item
45. Have you received training/ attended a training course in any aspect of business management in the last five years? (S2CQ6) - menu, single item
46. If yes, please specify the title of training course? (S2CQ6s) - text, single item

Industrial policy and the Business Environment (Sequential)
1. hit{OK} - message, none
2. What are your three biggest problems this year (hint: selection from the hand-out)? (S6Q10) - ticklist, single item
3. Are you more optimistic today than a year ago regarding profits? (S6Q11) - menu, single item
4. What do you expect your firm's sales to be in one year's time compared with today? (S6Q12) - menu, single item
5. How much do you plan to invest over the NEXT YEAR (in Naira)? (S6Q13a) - number, single item
6. How much do you plan to invest over the NEXT THREE YEARS (in Naira)? (S6Q13b) - number, single item
7. Does your firm supply intermediate goods to other firms in NIGERIA? (S6Q14a) - menu, single item
8. Does your firm supply intermediate goods to other firms in WEST AFRICA? (S6Q14b) - menu, single item
9. Does your firm supply intermediate goods to other firms in OTHER AFRICAN COUNTRIES? (S6Q14c) - menu, single item
10. Does your firm supply intermediate goods to other firms OUTSIDE AFRICA? (S6Q14d) - menu, single item
11. Does your firm have any alliance with other companies? (S6Q15) - menu, single item
12. Please describe the nature of the alliance? (S6Q16) - text, single item
13. What has been the main advantage of the alliance for your firm (click all that apply)? (S6Q17) - ticklist, single item
14. Message - message, none
15. Is the court system FAIR and IMPARTIAL in resolving disputes? (S6Q18a) - menu, single item
16. Is the court system QUICK in resolving disputes? (S6Q18b) - menu, single item
17. Is the court system AFFORDABLE in resolving disputes? (S6Q18c) - menu, single item
18. Is the court system CONSISTENT/RELIABLE in resolving disputes? (S6Q18d) - menu, single item
19. Please state how effectively are court decisions enforced? (S6Q18e) - menu, single item
20. Do firms like yours typically need to make extra, unofficial payments to get connected to public services (e.g.electricity, telephone etc)? (S6Q19a) - menu, single item
21. Do firms like yours typically need to make extra, unofficial payments to get licences and permits? (S6Q19b) - menu, single item
22. Do firms like yours typically need to make extra, unofficial payments to deal with taxes and tax collection? (S6Q19c) - menu, single item
23. Do firms like yours typically need to make extra, unofficial payments to gain government contracts? (S6Q19d) - menu, single item
24. Do firms like yours typically need to make extra, unofficial payments when dealing with customs/imports? (S6Q19e) - menu, single item
25. Info - message, none
26. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the CUSTOMS SERVICE/AGENCY (if the usual provider is private, then N/A) (S6Q20a) - menu, single item
27. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the JUDICIARY COURTS (if the usual provider is private, then N/A) (S6Q20b) - menu, single item
28. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the ROADS DEPARTMENT/PUBLIC WORKS (if the usual provider is private, then N/A) (S6Q20c) - menu, single item
29. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the POSTAL SERVICE/AGENCY (if the usual provider is private, then N/A) (S6Q20d) - menu, single item
30. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the TELEPHONE SERVICE/AGENCY (if the usual provider is private, then N/A) (S6Q20e) - menu, single item
31. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY/AGENCY (if the usual provider is private, then N/A) (S6Q20f) - menu, single item
32. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the WATER/SEWERAGE SERVICE/AGENCY (if the usual provider is private, then N/A) (S6Q20g) - menu, single item
33. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the PUBLIC HEALTCARE SERVICES/HOSPITALS (if the usual provider is private, then N/A) (S6Q20h) - menu, single item
34. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the EDUCATION SERVICES/SCHOOLS (if the usual provider is private, then N/A) (S6Q20i) - menu, single item
35. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the POLICE (if the usual provider is private, then N/A) (S6Q20j) - menu, single item
36. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the ARMED FORCES/MILITARY (if the usual provider is private, then N/A) (S6Q20k) - menu, single item
37. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LEADERSHIP (CHIEF EXECUTIVE) (S6Q20l) - menu, single item
38. Please rate the overall quality, integrity and efficiency of services delivered by the PARLIAMENT (S6Q20m) - menu, single item
39. So, how would you rate the overall efficiency of government in delivering services BEFORE DEMOCRACY IN 1999? (S6Q21a) - menu, single item
40. So, how would you rate the overall efficiency of government in delivering services NOW? (S6Q21b) - menu, single item
41. So, how would you rate the overall efficiency of government in delivering services TWO YEARS FROM NOW? (S6Q21c) - menu, single item
42. Do you agree with the following statements? - message, none
43. "I have full confidence in the ability of my country's financial system to provide financing to private firms like mine BEFORE DEMOCRACY in 1999" (S6Q22a) - menu, single item
44. "I have full confidence in the ability of my country's financial system to provide financing to private firms like mine NOW" (S6Q22b) - menu, single item
45. "I have full confidence in the ability of my country's financial system to provide financing to private firms like mine TWO YEARS FROM NOW" (S6Q22c) - menu, single item
46. When firms in your industry do business with the government, how much of the contract value must they offer in additional or unofficial payments to secure the contract (S6Q23) - menu, single item
47. What percentage of senior management's time is spent with officials negotiating or obtaining licenses, regulations, permits or tax assessments? (S6Q24) - menu, single item
48. Message... (S8Q34_1_1) - message, none
49. What is the state of road(s) directly outside the enterprise? (note: not the private drive belonging to the enterprise? (S8Q1) - menu, single item
50. hit{OK}... (S8Q34_1) - message, none

Sources of Competitive Advantages (Sequential)
1. hit{Ok} - message, none
2. Do you need to use the electricity to run your tools and machines? (S8Q2) - menu, single item
3. Do you have a telephone? (S8Q3) - menu, single item
4. Over the last six months, on average, how many days per week (7 days) did you have mains electricity? (S8Q4) - number, single item
5. Over the last six months, on average, how many days per week (7 days) did the telephones work? (S8Q5) - number, single item
6. Over the last six months, on average, how many days per week (7 days) did you have an adequate water supply? (S8Q6) - number, single item
7. How many computers did you have? (S8Q7) - number, single item
8. Jump0 - jump, none
9. Do you have access to the internet? (S8Q8) - menu, single item
10. Do you use the internet to market and sell your final products? (S8Q9) - menu, single item
11. Do you use the internet to order raw materials? (S8Q10) - menu, single item
12. Do you use computers in your factory management? (S8Q11) - menu, single item
13. Do you use computers for commercial or financial management (e.g.accounts)? (S8Q12) - menu, single item
14. How much have you spent on computer hardware during the last year (in NAIRA)? (S8Q13) - number, single item
15. How much have you spent on computer software during the last year? (S8Q14) - number, single item
16. (a): How good is your knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of your top three competitors? (S8Q15a) - menu, single item
17. (b): How well do you know the service level which your key competitors provide to customers? (S8Q15b) - menu, single item
18. (c): How well does your firm compare to the service level which your key competitors provide to customers? (S8Q15c) - menu, single item
19. (d): How effectively do you keep track of the emergence of new competitors? (S8Q15d) - menu, single item
20. (e): How good is your labour productivity and trend? (S8Q15e) - menu, single item
21. (f): How good is your raw materials productivity and trend? (S8Q15f) - menu, single item
22. (g): How good is your manufacturing manager's first hand knowledge of the market place? (S8Q15g) - menu, single item
23. Do you have more than five competitors for your major products? (S8Q16) - menu, single item
24. Has any of your current main competitors emerged during the last year? (S8Q17) - menu, single item
25. (a): Rate the degree to which you agree with the following statement: "In my firm, the manufacturing manager is closely involved with customers to achieve a precise specification of customers' needs"? (S8Q18a) - menu, single item
26. (b): Rate the degree to which you agree with the following statement: "In my firm, product innovation is very important"? (S8Q18b) - menu, single item
27. (c): Rate the degree to which you agree with the following statement: "In my firm, we work hard trying to improve the production process"?? (S8Q18c) - menu, single item
28. In the last year, has the firm communicated with Nigerians living abroad with the objective of attracting tacit knowledge? (S8Q19) - menu, single item
29. (a): How would you compare your product quality to that of your Nigerian competitors...? (S8Q20a) - menu, single item
30. (b): How would you compare your product quality to that of your WEST AFRICAN competitors...? (S8Q20b) - menu, single item
31. (c): How would you compare your product quality to that of your OTHER AFRICAN competitors...?? (S8Q20c) - menu, single item
32. (d): How would you compare your product quality to that of your INTERNATIONAL competitors...? (S8Q20d) - menu, single item
33. Describe the type of competition in your own words? (S8Q20pb) - text, single item
34. Are you aware of the world's best practice in design, processing and marketing of the same product? (S8Q21) - menu, single item
35. If "YES", what are the crucial areas requiring support from government/institutions/multilateral organizations for replicating best practice? (multiple) (S8Q21b) - ticklist, single item
36. (a): Do you network with other firms for enhancing collective efficiency in production and marketing? (S8Q22a) - menu, single item
37. (b): If "yes", please describe the type and extent of linkage with the other firms: (S8Q22b) - text, single item
38. (c): if "yes", what type of inter-firm linkage do you prefer the most? (S8Q22c) - text, single item
39. Jump - jump, none
40. (d): if "No", why do you not network with other firms? (S8Q22d) - text, single item
41. Do you benefit from business support services offered by institutions? (examples: financial services, advisory services, training, executive courses, business incubator, networking with institutions) (S8Q23a) - menu, single item
42. (i) If "Yes", please describe the type of FINANCIAL service received (e.g. venture capital, seed money for new initiatives) and the name of the institution? (S8Q23bi) - text, single item
43. (ii) If "Yes", please describe the type of ADVISORY service received (e.g. metrology, standardization, quality improvement) and the name of the institution? (S8Q23bii) - text, single item
44. (iii) If "Yes", please describe the type of SKILL DEVELOPMENT service received (e.g. training courses) and the name of the institution? (S8Q23biii) - text, single item
45. (iv) If "Yes", please describe the type of SALES PROMOTION service received (e.g. participation in international exhibitions) and the name of the institution? (S8Q23biv) - text, single item
46. (v) If "Yes", please describe the type of ACCESS TO INFORMATION service received (e.g. technology transfer & upgrading, market opportunities) and the name of the institution? (S8Q23bv) - text, single item
47. (vi) If "Yes", please describe the type of NETWORKING service received for the transfer of technology or FDI from foreign or domestic firms and the name of the institution? (S8Q23bvi) - text, single item
48. (vii) If "Yes", please describe the type of SUPPORT SYSTEM of entrepreneurial capability building received (e.g. training course on entrepreneurial capability) and the name of the institution? (S8Q23bvii) - text, single item
49. (viii) If "Yes", please describe the type of SUPPORT FOR COMPLYING WITH TECHNICAL REGULATIONS (e.g. ecological compliance, standardization, quality control and testing) and the name of the institution? (S8Q23bviii) - text, single item
50. (ix) If "Yes", please describe the OTHER type of services received and the name of the institution? (S8Q23bix) - text, single item
51. (a) Are you a member of any business association? (S8Q24a) - menu, single item
52. (b) If "yes", have you received any support from the association(s) for improving your business, during the last three years? (S8Q24b) - menu, single item
53. (c) if "yes", please describe the type of support received and the name of the association? (S8Q24c) - text, single item
54. Have you ever participated in a public-private partnerhsip? (S8Q25) - menu, single item
55. Does your firm have sub-contractual agreement for the supply of spare parts and components? (S8Q26) - menu, single item
56. Does your firm benefit from research findings of any UNiversity/research Institution(s)? (S8Q27) - menu, single item
57. Is your firm in any collaborative arrangement with any University/Research Institution? (S8Q28) - menu, single item
58. What is the percentage of your raw materials that are sourced from local firms (%)? (S8Q29) - number, single item
59. (a) what percentage of your highly technical staff are NIGERIANS? (S8Q30a) - number, single item
60. (b) what percentage of your highly technical staff are FOREIGNERS? (S8Q30b) - number, single item
61. What percentage of your Technical Staff have the capacity to translate scientific research into finished goods/maintainexisting machinery (%)? (S8Q31) - number, single item
62. What percentage of your artisans are trained and are skillful (%)? (S8Q32) - number, single item
63. Are your products affected by second-hand goods imports, fakes, counterfeit, dumping and smuggled or sub-standard products? (S8Q33) - menu, single item
64. Is your firm contributing in the fight against pollution and environmental degradation? (S8Q34) - menu, single item

sources of finance (Form)
1. (a) venture capital (%) (S2Q20) - number, single item
2. (b) own savings (%) - number, single item
3. (c) borrowing from friends or relatives - number, single item
4. (d) loan from a foreign bank or donor agency - number, single item
5. (e) loan from a local bank - number, single item
6. (f) loan from a money lender - number, single item
7. (g) loan from a supplier - number, single item
8. (h) sale of personal assets - number, single item
9. (i) other (specify) - number, single item

what was the highest form or class you completed (Form)
1. Form (if primary)? - number, none
2. OR Class (if secondary)? - number, none



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