Analysing the Contribution of Tailoring Business in Zanzibar Economy: A Case of Urban West Region,Zanzibar

Mwita, Mambo H. (2014) Analysing the Contribution of Tailoring Business in Zanzibar Economy: A Case of Urban West Region,Zanzibar. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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The objective of this research was to analyze the contribution of tailoring business in Zanzibar economy. Few researches were done in Zanzibar but the tailoring was not investigated as a specific business sector. The research design was descriptive, quantitative and qualitative. Data for the study were collected by using questionnaires and interviews. The study revealed that, Owners and Tailors have the important contribution to Zanzibar economy in terms of creating many jobs and reduce unemployment which eventually results into substantial reduction of poverty. In spite of that contribution, the study also found that all identified forms of this business were conductedtheir businesses at the micro and small levels so the growth of this industry and earrings were inefficient. The study found various factors that constraint the development of this industry, some of them were of government policies, technological and business knowledge. For mitigating or reduce the problem, the researcher recommend RGoZ to improve policies, to enhance tailoring industry of all possible ways such as giving fair loans, incubating them over the period programmed. Giant owners were advised to motivate their tailors. In overall, tailors and owners were suggested to value their profession by gaining their knowledge, skills and do what their customers want.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 12:32
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:32

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