Research Papers/Topics in Entrepreneurship

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 entrepreneuri...

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

TABLE OF CONTENTSContentsCERTIFICATION.. iiDECLARATION.. iiiDEDICATION.. ivACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. vTABLE OF CONTENTS. viLIST OF TABLES. ixABSTRACT. xiCHAPTER ONE. 1INTRODUCTION.. 11.1Background of the Study. 11.2 Statement of Research Problem.. 31.3 Research Aim and Objectives. 31.4 Research Questions. 41.5 Research Hypotheses. 41.6 Significance of the Study. 51.7 Limitation of the Study. 51.8 Scope of the Study. 51.9 Outline of Chapters. 51.10 Operationalization. 71.11 Definition of Terms. 8CHA...

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

ABSTRACTThe 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 continu...

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

AbstractThis 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...

BUSINESS PLAN ON COMMERCIAL RICE FARM

Rice Farm is a growing business that is based in Nigeria which is involved in the cultivation and production of rice to the Nigerian populace in ensuring food security and reducing hunger in the country. We have in possession a secure and suitable hectare of farmland to start our commercial cultivation and production of rice.Since, we want to compete with the best industry in the country, aside from securing farmland, we are planning to purchase farming equipment and machines to enhance...

An Eclectic Theory of Entrepreneurship: Three Level Analysis for Developing Entrepreneurship Policy in Pakistan

AbstractThe study was intended to recommend guidelines for developing entrepreneurship policy in Pakistan. For this purpose An Eclectic Theory of Entrepreneurship was used as theoretical frame work to analyze empirical research studies and available reports at three different levels. At micro level, low literacy rate was found to be foremost requirement for developing entrepreneurship. Lack of knowledge based economic system was found to be the center of problem at me...

Going Global: Exploring the Obstacles for Social Entrepreneurs

AbstractSocial enterprises (SE), firms with mission to enhance the social wealth and the common good are increasingly becoming significant to the socio-economic development of nations. Like conventional small and medium business enterprises, a number of social enterprises aspire to play active role across national borders and having serious constraints to scale through. Though both forms of enterprises participate in global business environment, issues that confront SEs and their internationa...

Determinants Of Entrepreneurs Business Innovative Behaviour In Beach Management Units Along Lake Victoria, Kenya

Entrepreneurship is the mainstream of economic development of the county. Progressive economic development is attainable where entrepreneur’s innovative activities create new business or add value to existing businesses. This is not the case in BMUs along Lake Victoria Region as majority of entrepreneurs in this region start business which are duplicates of the existing ones. Entrepreneurs in Business Management Units along Lake Victoria Region are therefore not innovative. The proble...

Dimensions Of Competitive Advantage And The Performance Of Medium Scale Manufacturing Enterprises In Nairobi City County Kenya

ABSTRACT The problem of the study was that the Medium Scale Manufacturing Enterprises in Kenya have continued to decline in their performance as shown by Kenya’s Economic Survey results. The purpose of this study was therefore to analyse the dimensions of competitive advantage and the performance of medium scale manufacturing enterprises in Nairobi City County. The study also sought to determine the moderating effect of environmental constraints on the relationship between the ind...

Factors Influencing Growth Of Micro-Enterprises Manufacturing Metallic Products At Kamukunji In Nairobi, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe study examines factors influencing growth of micro-enterprises manufacturing metallic products at Kamukunji in Nairobi. Literature review indicates that concepts, theories, and factors influencing growth featured in this study are largely developed from studies in Western countries, particularly United States and Europe, but their applicability to micro-enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa is contestable. The existing research gap shows that there has been no study on factors influen...

The Relationship Between Business Management Training And Small And Medium-Sized Enterprises’ Growth In Kenya

ABSTRACTThe study looked into the relationship between training and small and medium-sized enterprises‟ growth in Kenya. Lack of basic skills in business management and entrepreneurship seems to be a major drawback in the growth and development of the SME sector. Despite the various research studies conducted in the past on SME training, there has been poor coordination of the effect of the training offered. Service providers in the SME are not clear to what extent the entrepreneurs benefit...

Factors That Influence Internationalization Of Medium Sized Firms In Kenya

ABSTRACT The aim of this thesis is to examine why majority of Medium sized firms in Kenya remain focused on the domestic market. While some firms have internationalized their operations, they only do it at a very limited scale even though they may be facing somewhat similar market conditions abroad. The specific focus of this study therefore is to examine the factors that influence internationalization of medium sized firms in Kenya. A diverse explanation to this problem exists in the l...

Effects Of Capital Structure On Financial Performance Of Commercial Banks In Kenya

ABSTRACTThe rationale of this study was to provide insights into the relationship between capitalstructure and financial performance of Kenya’s banking industry. The pioneer work oncapital structure by Modigliani and Miller (1958) despite of the unrealistic assumptionshas been source of inspirations for scholars. Their propositions state that the marketvalue of any firm and its cost of capital are independent of its capital structure inpresence of perfect market conditions. The general obje...


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