CORPORATE IMAGE MANAGEMENT AND BANK PERFROMANCE IN NIGERIA
The lack of consensus on the relationship between corporate image management and bank performance prompted this research. The study investigates the relationship between corporate image management and performance of deposit money banks in Nigeria between 2012 and 2022. Quantitative approach of methodology where secondary data are collected analysed on relevant variables for eight deposit money banks which include the five tier one lenders and three tier two lenders is applied. Panel data analysis is adopted as the estimating technique. From the result, the random effect result shows that only corporate governance out of the proxies of corporate image management has significant impact on customer retention of the banks. Both corporate social responsibility and environmental responsibility failed to have significant impact on customer retention. The study recommends that that the banks should continue improving on their corporate governance as it is a good measure of corporate image management that contribute significantly to their performance.
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