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ssessment Of The Entrepreneurial Characteristics And Intentions Among Academics

F Izedonmi, C Okafor


This paper focused on assessing the entrepreneurial characteristics, 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.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Characteristics and Intentions

IFE PsychologIA Vol. 16 (2) 2008: pp. 153-168
AJOL African Journals Online