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The Impact Of Globalisation On Banking Service Quality In Zimbabwe (2003-2008)


  • Kosmas Njanike

    () (Bindura University, Zimbabwe)


The study sought to investigate the impact of globalization on the quality of products in a developing economy banking sector. The objectives of the research were to ascertain whether globalisation helps restore or maintain confidence in the banking sector; ensure a sound financial sector; helps reduce fraudulent activities and whether the implementation of global measures improves the quality of products in the banking sector. Zimbabwe banking sector was used as a case study. Questionnaires and interviews were used to collect the data in addition to documentary review. It was found that globalization ensures efficient service delivery as human bank tellers; long queues and underutilisation of internet were still in existence in the banking system. Globalisation of the banking sector is essential in that it brings new technology which help improve banking services and infrastructure hence reduce fraudulent activities, new risk management techniques and increased confidence in the banking sector.

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  • Kosmas Njanike, 2010. "The Impact Of Globalisation On Banking Service Quality In Zimbabwe (2003-2008)," Annals of the University of Petrosani, Economics, University of Petrosani, Romania, vol. 10(1), pages 205-216.
  • Handle: RePEc:pet:annals:v:10:y:2010:i:1:p:205-216

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    1. Jeon, Yongil & Miller, Stephen M. & Natke, Paul A., 2006. "Do foreign bank operations provide a stabilizing influence in Korea?," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 46(1), pages 82-109, February.
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    Zimbabwe; globalisation; banking service quality; efficiency;

    JEL classification:

    • F30 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - General
    • G01 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Financial Crises
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages


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