Research Paper | Management | Nigeria | Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016
Generic Determinant of Entrepreneurial Potentials among Vocational Technical Teacher Education Students in North Eastern States, Nigeria
M. U Cyril
Abstract: Entrepreneurs can be made when individuals imbibe entrepreneurial traits through training in technical and vocational Education (TVET). The Nigerian perspective seems to encourage the teaching of entrepreneurship education at peripheral level. This paper posits differently. The purpose of the study was to find out the determinants of entrepreneurial potentials among vocational technical teacher education students in North eastern states of Nigeria. The population of the study was 766 while, the sample was 497. A non dichotomous structured questionnaire was subjected to validation. The reliability of the internal consistency yielded 0.89 using the alpha method. The methods of analysis used include mean, standard deviation and analysis of variance. The respondents differ significantly on the general characteristics that determine entrepreneurial potentials. Thus a post-hoc test was conducted using Turkey Honestly Significant Difference which revealed that the difference was from students weaknesses in identifying the personality potentials that foster entrepreneurial traits. One of the major findings was that ability to work extra hours was considered as an undesirable trait for potential entrepreneur which induced stressors.
Keywords: Generic, Determinant, Entrepreneurial
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016,
Pages: 1378 - 1381
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