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Political Party Brand and Consumer Choice in Ghana

Author(s): Ernest Yaw Tweneboah-Koduah, Mathias Akotia, Charity S. Akotia, Robert Hinson

Citation: Ernest Yaw Tweneboah-Koduah, Mathias Akotia, Charity S. Akotia, Robert Hinson, (2010) "Political Party Brand and Consumer Choice in Ghana," Journal of Management Policy and Practice, Vol. 11, Iss. 5, pp.79 - 88

Article Type: Research paper

Publisher: North American Business Press


This study aims at ascertaining the extent to which political parties are managed as brands and the
perceptions of political party brands amongst Ghanaians. The research design is qualitative employing
focus group discussions and in-depth interviews. We sought to unearth comprehensive understanding of
voter brand choice in Ghana. Findings indicate that the major political parties are not managed properly
as brands. The political parties studied also do not invoke salient mental associations nor intense
emotional effects with voters as power brands do with consumers. This paper presents a modest
contribution to the political brand management literature, from a developing economy context.