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Assessment of the Entrepreneurial Characteristics and Intentions among Academics

Izedonmi, P.F. and Moses, Chinonye, Love (2008) Assessment of the Entrepreneurial Characteristics and Intentions among Academics. IFE PsychologIA, 16 (2). pp. 153-168. ISSN 1117-1421

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Abstract

This paper focused on assessing the entrepreneurial characteris tics, intentions and motivation among academics. The data covers survey study of 120 sample size drawn of academics from an institution of higher learning in Ogun State, Nigeria. Both descriptive and statistical tool were used to analyze the data collected. The results from the correlation analysis revealed that there is a strong relationship between the entrepreneurial characteristics and intentions to start up an enterprise among academics. Based on the findings, it was recommended that there is need to organize empowerment programmes and provide an enabling environment that will motivate the academics into entrepreneurial actions.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Characteristics and Intentions
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 07 May 2014 15:59
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2016 09:01
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2550

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