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Emerging Innovations in Teaching Business Education for Sustainable Development (Published)

Innovative teaching method involves the use of digitals and ICT based tools in teaching and learning. The global technological revolution especially in the areas of business has prompted the need for business education instructional delivery to be technology base if the programme is to achieve its goal of sustainable socio-economic development. Hence, this paper examines emerging innovation in teaching methods in Business Education for sustainable development.  The paper also examines the need for the adoption of innovative teaching methods in business education and the challenges to effective utilization of this method in business education. Some recommendations among others were Educational institutions should adopt fully innovative teaching technologies in business education, educational institutions should regularly organize relevant training for lecturers to constantly update their knowledge and skills, training institutions should partner with private sectors to provide adequate pedagogical innovative technologies and stable power supply for lecturer and students and finally Government should increase grants given to educational institutions to enable them provide needed ICT technologies and other infrastructural facilities for effective training of students.


Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Sustainable Development

Competitiveness Analytic of Nigeria and Singapore | National Productivity and Economy (Published)

Citation: Ayodele A. Otaiku (2022) Competitiveness Analytic of Nigeria and Singapore | National Productivity and Economy, European Journal of Business and Innovation Research, Vol.10, No.1, pp. 67-111

Abstract: Competition power of a country can simply be defined as the ability to compete relative to its rivals and where Singapore and Nigeria were case studies. The effective policies to increase the level of prosperity and how to translate information about specific strengths and weaknesses across the many factors that drive competitiveness was the crux of the study. The competitiveness analytic identify uncertainties (more raking competitiveness metrics); seek alternative framing of problems; build hybrids (objects such as indicators or policy formulation); and human capacity to link knowledge to action for national productivity and country’s share of world markets for its products and services, provide its residents with a rising standard of living and a high employment on a sustainable basis was the resultant impacts of competitiveness. Value results from a total effort, rather than from ‘one isolated step’ in the process for all indexes of competitiveness. Singapore had  better competitiveness index than Nigeria with global ranking as the most competitive nation in the world, 2020.The crux of 21st century competitiveness ranking should focus on the unification of competitiveness indicators and the development of ‘integral competitiveness fundamentals  that, can capture the traditional and emerging indicators like ‘Climate changes’,‘Pollution’,‘Cyber security’ and ‘Hybrid warfare’ was accentuated as spatial polysingularity framework for the future study of competitiveness.

Keywords: Competitiveness, Development, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Networking, Nigeria, Singapore, spatial polysingularity

The Role of Cooperative Model as Moderation on Effect of Corporate Governance on Performance (Published)

The research objective analyzes the effect of corporate governance, entrepreneurship, and the culture of innovation on the performance that is moderated by the cooperative business model. The object of research in the small business (SMEs) in the Kenjeran tourist area of Surabaya in Indonesia. The research samples, of sixty-three  SME respondents from four types of businesses. Primary data were analyzed using structural equation modeling – partial least squares (SEM–PLS) software. The results showed that the cooperative business model strengthens the effect of entrepreneurship and a culture of innovation on performance. The effect of corporate governance is not directly on performance but through entrepreneurship. While the culture of innovation does not directly affect the performance of SMEs.

Keywords: Cooperation, Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Performance

Repeatable Scalable Business Models: Can Innovation Drive an Entrepreneurs Un-Validated Business Model (Published)

Can the level of innovation use drive un-validated business models across regions? To what extent does industrial sector attractiveness drive firm’s success across regions at the time of start-up? This study examines the role of innovation on start-up success in six regions of the world (namely Sub Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, Latin America, South East Asia Pacific, the European Union and the United States representing North America) using macroeconomic variables. While there have been studies using firm level data, results from such studies are not suitable for national policy decisions. The need to drive a regional innovation policy also begs for an answer, therefore providing room for this study. Results using dynamic panel estimation show that innovation counts in the early infancy stage of new business life cycle. The results are robust even after controlling for time fixed effects and the study present variance-covariance estimation robust standard errors.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Industrial Economics, Innovation and Un-Validated Business Models

Contributions and Challenges of Entrepreneurship in Nigeria: A Sociological Analysis (Published)

Entrepreneurship is an area that has attracted the interest of various researchers, academics, government as well as private individuals. To this end, researchers in this field have adopted multidisciplinary approach in the study of entrepreneurship. One of the disciplines that has shown a heightened interest in the study of entrepreneurship is sociology. Thus, this work adopts a sociological approach in investigating the contributions and challenges of entrepreneurship to the socio-economic development of Nigeria.

Keywords: Development, Entrepreneurship, Social entrepreneurship, Socio-Economic Environment, Sociology

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