International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

An Investigating the Impact of Infrastructure Network Quality on Competiveness Performance in Oman
Ali Mohsin Salim Ba Awain, Mohd Dan Jantan

The concept of competitiveness has attracted the attention of practitioners and researchers from various perspectives. The infrastructure quality can generate competitiveness. The objective of this study is to assess the influence of infrastructure quality on competiveness. The target population is the 778 logistics service company in Oman. the sampling frame is a list of all the logistics services in Oman in the 5 key sectors which include air transport service, marine transport service, shipping and port agent, land transport, transport agent with total sample is 152. Regression analysis was deployed to investigate the relationship between infrastructure network quality, that consist of transport network infrastructure quality and energy network infrastructure quality on competiveness. The results of study showed that competitiveness is greatly influenced by quality of infrastructure, including transport network infrastructure and energy network infrastructure quality. The findings of this research help to explain what infrastructure allows to be more successful in raising competiveness.

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