The Effects of Entrepreneurial Characteristics on Business Performance (Apex Paint Ltd)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Contents

Certification. ii

Declaration. iii

Dedication. iv

Acknowledgements. v

Table of Contents. vi

List of Tables. .

Abstract ix

CHAPTER ONE. .

INTRODUCTION.. 1.

1.1Background of the Study. 1.

1.2 Statement of Research Problem.. .2

1.3 Research Aim and Objectives. 2.

1.4 Research Questions. .3

1.5 Research Hypotheses. 3.

1.6 Significance of the Study. 3.

1.7 Limitation of the Study. 4.

1.8 Scope of the Study. 4.

1.9 Outline of Chapters. 5.

1.10 Operationalization. 5.

1.11 Definition of Terms. 5.

CHAPTER TWO.. .

LITERATURE REVIEW... .

2.1 Introduction. 7.

2.2 Conceptual Review.. 7.

2.2.1 Conept of entrepreneurship. 7.

2.2.1.1charactristics of entrepreneurship. 9.

2.2.1.2: the effect of entrepreneurial Characteristics on business performance. .

2.3 Theoretical review..

2.3.1 Economic entrepreneurship theory.

2.3.2 Psychological entrepreneurship theory.

2.3.3 Sociological entrepreneurship theory.

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2.3.5 Opportunity-Based entrepreneurship theory. Error! Bookmark not defined.

2.4 Empirical review.. Error! Bookmark not defined.

2.5 Gap in literature. Error! Bookmark not defined.

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3.0 Research Methodology. Error! Bookmark not defined.

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3.11 Ethical Issues for Consideration. Error! Bookmark not defined.

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4.3Data Analysis And Interpretation. Error! Bookmark not defined.

4.3.1 Analysis of Demographic Data. Error! Bookmark not defined.

4.3.2  Test of Questionnaire. Error! Bookmark not defined.

4.3.2.1 Employee From Different Background. Error! Bookmark not defined.

4.5 Discussion of Results. Error! Bookmark not defined.

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5.1 Introduction. Error! Bookmark not defined.

5.2 Summary. Error! Bookmark not defined.

5.3 Summary of Findings. Error! Bookmark not defined.

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5.4 Conclusion. Error! Bookmark not defined.

5.5 Recommendations. Error! Bookmark not defined.

5.6 De-limitation. Error! Bookmark not defined.

5.7 Suggestion for Further Study. Error! Bookmark not defined.

5.8 Contribution to Knowledge. Error! Bookmark not defined.

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Appendix II

ABSTRACT

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The study examined the effect of entrepreneurial characteristics on business performance. The main objectives of the study were to find out the effect of entrepreneurial characteristic on business performance with the case study of APEX paint Ltd. The research also described the performance of the business based on the characteristics exhibited by the entrepreneurs. Quantitative research method was used in the study. The total population of the study is 290, while relevant data was gathered with the aid of a structured questionnaire. The Survey questionnaire was sent to the staff for the research. Empirical study was conducted by sending a questionnaire to the staff of APEX paint Ltd. There were 290 respondents. The results driven from the research showed that there is a strong effect of entrepreneurial characteristics on business performance. four hypothesis was formulated and inferential statistical tool was used to analyze the data specifically Pearson product moment correlation was used to examine the relationship between entrepreneurial characteristics and business performance, while Regression analysis was used to examine the significant effect of entrepreneurial characteristics on business performance.

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APA

Frontiers, E. & Raheem, A (2021). The Effects of Entrepreneurial Characteristics on Business Performance (Apex Paint Ltd). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-entrepreneurial-characteristics-on-business-performance-apex-paint-ltd

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and Amosun Raheem "The Effects of Entrepreneurial Characteristics on Business Performance (Apex Paint Ltd)" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-entrepreneurial-characteristics-on-business-performance-apex-paint-ltd. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and Amosun Raheem . "The Effects of Entrepreneurial Characteristics on Business Performance (Apex Paint Ltd)". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-entrepreneurial-characteristics-on-business-performance-apex-paint-ltd >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and Raheem, Amosun . "The Effects of Entrepreneurial Characteristics on Business Performance (Apex Paint Ltd)" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-entrepreneurial-characteristics-on-business-performance-apex-paint-ltd