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Women Entrepreneurship Development in Nigeria: the Effect of Environmental Factors

Moses, Chinonye, Love and Mordi , Chima (2010) Women Entrepreneurship Development in Nigeria: the Effect of Environmental Factors. BULETINUL Universitatii Petrol- Gaze din Ploie~ti, 62 (4). pp. 43-52. ISSN 1224-6832

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Abstract

Women's involvement in economic development has been recognized as important especially, in the area of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship as the centra/force for economic change requires more women to be involved in its operations. Environmental factors have been identified for having the tendency of affecting entrepreneurial development. This study is aimed at examining the effect of environmental factors on women entrepreneurship development (WED) in Lagos State, Nigeria. Primary and secondary sources were used for the data collection The results revealed that government policy as an environmental factor has negative correlation with women entrepreneurship development and this affects other factors. To encourage women's participation in the economic development, the Government should make policies that will positively enhance the accessibility of women entrepreneurs to the required funds and other resources.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: women, women entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship development, environmental factors and entrepreneurial traits
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: 13 May 2014 12:58
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2016 08:51
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2614

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