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

Bilyaminu, Usman (2022) Entrepreneurial Orientation and Self-Efficacy Attribute Among ExJuveniles Entrepreneurs: A Case Study in Katsina State, Nigeria. PhD thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

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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 exjuvenile 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 used to organize data obtained from 10 cases of ex-juvenile currently conducting entrepreneurial activities Katsina state, Nigeria. The results of the study show how entrepreneurs who were ex-juvenile 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 its concludes that entrepreneurial orientation and entrepreneurial self-efficacy influence ex-juvenile entrepreneur’s positive behavioural change. Likewise, this study shows the importance of its contribution towards developing the field of entrepreneurship in general and to be precise to ex-juvenile entrepreneurs.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurial orientation, ex-juvenile entrepreneurs, delinquent behavioural changes, entrepreneurial self-efficacy, Nigeria
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: BILYAMINU USMAN
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2022 01:45
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2024 06:06
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/38785

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