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Examining the Relationship between Entrepreneurial Education and Entrepreneurial Action: Implications for Academic Entrepreneurship

Izedonmi, P.F. and Moses, Chinonye, Love and Ogbari , M. E. (2007) Examining the Relationship between Entrepreneurial Education and Entrepreneurial Action: Implications for Academic Entrepreneurship. Nigerian Journal of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Management, 2 (1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 1597 8583

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Abstract

In this paper, we focus on examining the relationship between entrepreneurial education and entrepreneurial action by academics. The data covers survey answers by II 0 people representing the sample size of the academics from Covenant University in Ogun State, Nigeria. The Humanistic learning theory was adopted as the theoretical framework. Both descriptive and statistical tool were used to analyze the data collected. The result from the chi square analysis revealed that there is a positive relationshi!f between academics and entrepreneurship. To transfer entrepreneurial skill to students, it was recommended that the entrepreneurial characteristics of academics should be explored by exposing them to constant training in the industry on entrepreneurial issues and practices.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurial Education, Academic Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Action.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 12 May 2014 08:38
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2016 09:06
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2588

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