Entrepreneurial Orientation and Self-Efficacy Attribute Among Ex-Juveniles Entrepreneurs: A Case Study in Katsina State, Nigeria.

Bilyaminu Usman, Usman (2020) Entrepreneurial Orientation and Self-Efficacy Attribute Among Ex-Juveniles Entrepreneurs: A Case Study in Katsina State, Nigeria. PhD thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

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Abstract

Present-day entrepreneurship discussions reveal the importance and influence of entrepreneurship Orientation (EO) on organizational performance and profitability, yet its findings in the literature vary. Apart from that, the entrepreneurial self-efficacy (ESE) discussion also shows its influence on organizational performance. However, knowledge of entrepreneurial orientation influencing at the individual level such as ex-juvenile entrepreneurs is still lacking. Therefore, this study aims to examine the entrepreneurial orientation and the influence of self-efficacy on the positive behavioural change among ex- juvenile entrepreneurs in Katsina state, Nigeria. This study employed qualitative design and data collection through semi-structured interviews; and thematic analysis, as well as NVivo 12 Pro, was used to organize data obtained from 10 cases of ex-juvenile currently conducting entrepreneurial activities in Katsina state, Nigeria. The results of the study show how entrepreneurs who were ex-juveniles successfully make behavioural changes through the approach and application of entrepreneurial-oriented behavioural development. Apart from that, ESE is also able to influence the positive behavioural changes of ex-juvenile. In general, the superiority of SE influence in self-well-being, demonstration and self-realization of emotions makes ex-juvenile entrepreneurs more positive and increases their confidence in entrepreneurial self-efficacy and guarantees behavioural change as expected. Basically, this study fills the knowledge gap through testable prepositions and it concludes that entrepreneurial orientation and entrepreneurial self-efficacy influence ex-juvenile entrepreneurs’ positive behavioural change. Likewise, this study shows the importance of its contribution towards developing the field of entrepreneurship in general and to be precise ex-juvenile entrepreneurs. Keywords: Entrepreneurial orientation, ex-juvenile entrepreneurs, delinquent behavioural changes, entrepreneurial self-efficacy, Nigeria.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Additional Information: Nil
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ex-juvenile Entrepreneurs
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: BILYAMINU USMAN
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2022 11:27
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2022 11:38
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/38743

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