Research Papers/Topics in Entrepreneurship

FACTORS INFLUENCING AGRIPRENEURSHIP AMONG GRADUATES IN NIGERIA

This study examines the Factors Influencing Agripreneurship among Graduates in Nigeria (A Study of Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT- Abuja). The main objective is to assess the factors influencing agripreneurship and their role in agripreneurship performance among young graduate in Nigeria. As part of the methodology, the study adopted both primary and secondary sources of data. The data were analyzed using the simple percentages method of data and ordinary least square regression was used as the...

Nigerian SMEs Responses to the Power Sector Reforms 1999 to 2015

This project is interplay of all the stakeholders in power section in Nigeria during the major intervention by way of reform from Government. All the attaining policies and circulars leading to the unbundling of Nigeria Electricity Power Authority (NEPA). This work covered the expected impact on the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). Many questions the project asked and tried to address them. majorly, these expectations from SMEs where the met? The challenges the Generating companies (GENCOS...

Entrepreneurial Capital and Perceived Performance of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (Smes) in Kano State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT  Many SMEs are winding up, only few SMEs owners have been able to sustain wealth past one generation, many of the ventures have failed rather than change ownership. Most SMEs die in their infancy with very few like 5% survive and grow to maturity. The main objective of this research study was to examine the relationship between entrepreneurial capital and the perceived performance of SMEs in Kano State, Nigeria. This Dissertation specifically investigated the relationships between e...

Entrepreneurship Education and Venture Creation Potential among Colleges of Education Graduates in Kano State Nigeria

ABSTRACT  Most policymakers and academics agree that entrepreneurship is vital to the development and well-being of a society in various forms, for instance, in jobs creation, provision of goods and service. For that reason, many countries including Nigeria saw the light in dealing with graduates' unemployment that becomes molestful to them. Entrepreneurship education was introduced by Federal Government of Nigeria to be offered by students in all tertiary institutions irrespective of studen...

Entrepreneurship Skills and Youth Business Empowerment in Doguwa Local Government, Kano State, Nigeria

,).>,).>~.> ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to establish the effect of entrepreneztrshi~ ski/is on youth business empowerment in Doguwa local government. The objectives that guided the study inc/nc/ed the following: i,) to ident~/j the effect oftechnical skills on youth business empowerment in Doguwa local government; ii,) to determine the effect of managerial skills on youth business empowerment in Doguwa local government, iii) to establish the effect of economic opportunity identUic...

Clothing Motivation and Behavior of Female Undergraduate in Universities in Benue State

ABSTRACT This study was designed to investigate the clothing motivations and behaviour of female undergraduates in universities in Benue State. Specifically the study determined (i) The motivating factors or the reasons underlying the selection and wearing of clothing by female undergraduates in Benue State universities. (ii) The types of clothing items worn by the female undergraduates. (iii) Clothing guidelines of female undergraduates in universities in Benue State. (iv) Problems encounte...

Improving_the_Performance_of_Family_Owned_Small_and_Medium_Scale_Enterprise_The_Role_of_Disruptive_Innovation

The role of disruptive innovation in promoting the performance of family-owned small and medium scale enterprises has not fully been explored in Africa especially Nigeria. Therefore, this paper is focused on examining the role of disruptive innovation in improving the performance of family-owned small and medium scale enterprises. The study administered 390 copies of questionnaires, while 310 were retrieved from family-owned SMEs in Ado Ekiti. Multiple regression and correlation were deployed...

The role of skill acquisition and entrepreneurship development in improving economic independence among serving corp members in Ibadan North Local Government, Oyo State

The broad objectives of the study are to: determine the extent to which NYSC Corp members enrol for skill acquisition training during their service year; know the extent to which NYSC Corp members utilise skills acquisition to enhance their economic independence and; ascertain the extent to which the skills acquired by NYSC Corps members enhance their economic independence. A descriptive cross-sectional survey research design was adopted. The population (1166) consist of batch A, B and C 2017...

Our YouthsAre Not Lazy Depreciating Unemployment through Sustainable Development Policies in Nigeria

Despite the global adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Nigeria has made little progress when compared to other countries. Specifically, Nigeria has done little in terms of socioeconomic and political development. This is evident with the low school enrollment of children and the surge of poverty. Many have argued that Nigeria’s low scorecard on development is motivated by incessant conflict and recently, by the tragedy of COVID-19. However, the problem is more the nature o...

The Influence of Informal Learning in Promoting Entrepreneurial Capacity of Boutique Owners

Learning is a process that embodies all forms of activities which enables transgenerational transmitting of cultural values and prepares individuals for social living. Entrepreneurial capacity enables a firm to capitalize on a wide scope of fresh and alternative viewpoints that may challenge embedded assumptions and path-dependent cognitive schemes used by a firm. The specific objectives are to ascertain the impacts of informal learning in promoting entrepreneurial capacity; to determin...

Impact of Taxation on the Operation of Small and Medium Scale Business (A Case Study of Smes in Abeokuta Metropolis.)

TABLE OF CONTENTS Contents CERTIFICATION.. ii DECLARATION.. iii DEDICATION.. iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. v TABLE OF CONTENTS. vi LIST OF TABLES. ix ABSTRACT. xi CHAPTER ONE. 1 INTRODUCTION.. 1 1.1Background of the Study. 1 1.2 Statement of Research Problem.. 3 1.3 Research Aim and Objectives. 3 1.4 Research Questions. 4 1.5 Research Hypotheses. 4 1.6 Significance of the Study. 5 1.7 Limitation of the Study. 5 1.8 Scope of the Study. 5 1.9 Outline of Chapters. 5 1.10 Operationalization. 7 1.11 Defini...

Effects of Change Management on Organizational Performance in the Telecomunication Industry (A Case Study of Mtn Nigeria)

ABSTRACT The rate of competition in the telecommunication industry in Nigeria is moving at a leap frog basis due to changes in technology, product and services, customer taste among others. This has made change management experts to emphasize on the importance of establishing organizations readiness for change and have crafted various strategies for creating it because successful management of change is crucial to any organization to survive in the present highly competitive and continuously ...

Assessment of Global COVID-19 on SMEs: An Emphasis on Businesses at the Technological Incubation Centre Nigeria

The purpose of study is the assessment of global COVID-19 on small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) with the case of Technological Incubation Centre (TIC), Ibadan. Three research objectives were raised. A descriptive survey research design was used. The population of the study is 29. Total census survey was adopted as the sampling technique. SPSS software 25 analysis was used toanalyze the data. The study concluded that there has been an increase in all the inputs needed for the production...

Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in Pakistan: Gender, Culture, Education and Policy in Broader Perspective

Abstract This study intended to explore the gender, cultural and professional aspects of rural women entrepreneurs in Pakistan in broader perspective which constitute a contextual framework. Numerous aspects such as government policies, cultural norms, women empowerment, entrepreneurial capacity and orientation, which have shaped women entrepreneurship in Pakistan, were discussed in detail. The literature review was carried out based on research questions. Themes based on contextual framework...

Learning Social Entrepreneurship through Technology

The purpose of the study was to analyze the learning method of social entrepreneurship adopted through a movie Padman. Numerous stakeholders such as family, community, social activists, entrepreneurs and policy makers were the target audience. The movie narrated the story a poor family residing in rural area and presented their social, cultural and financial problems where a social constraint was a cause of health risk to women. The problem was social in nature. It was converted in an opportu...


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