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Gender and Innovative Behaviors of Male and Female Entrepreneurs in Akwa Ibom State (Published)

This research was designed to examine the relationship between Gender and innovative behaviour in Uyo metropolis. Survey research design was adopted for the study and a sample size of 200 respondents was drawn. For the objective of the study to be achieved, two hypotheses were formulated. The major instrument for data collection was a structured questionnaire administered to the respondent using purposive simple techniques. Data collected were analysed using descriptive analysis and Pear Product Moment correlation. Results show that there is a significant correlation between male and female entrepreneur and innovative behaviour. Based on the finding of the study, it was concluded that male and female entrepreneurs in Akwa Ibom State do not only possessed the factors that motivate entrepreneurs, but they also exhibit the some innovative behaviours. Also a well-structured plan in a firm will have a long-run and stable effect on organization and employee fulfilment. Consequently, it is recommended that the organization should make provision for training and development of their staff in line with today’s management commitment concept in order to improve employee on work skill.

Citation: Ben Isaiah Peter (2022) Gender and Innovative Behaviors of Male and Female Entrepreneurs in Akwa Ibom State, European Journal of Business and Innovation Research, Vol.10, No.2, pp., 60-79


Keywords: Entrepreneurs, Gender, Innovative Behaviour, male and female

The Relationships among Senior High School Teacher Perceptions on Professional Learning Community, Self-efficacy, School Type, and Gender (Review Completed - Accepted)

This study investigated the relationships between teacher’s professional learning community (PLC), self-efficacy (SE), school type, and gender. Descriptive statistics, t-test, product-moment correlation, and multiple regression analysis were applied to analyze the data. The findings indicated that a significant difference was found between public school teachers and private school teachers in two PLC dimensions, core element and human and social resources, and in one SE dimesnion, classroom management. Another significant differences were found between male teachers and female teachers in three SE dimensions, teaching strategy, classroom management, and student involvement. However, no significant differences was found between both in PLC dimesnions. Moreover, perceived PLC and SE were positive correlated. Perceived PLC could predict perceived SE. These results suggested that PLC appears to play a role in teachers’ reported levels of SE and provided initial evidence that the variation between schools in PLC may be explained by the SE.

Keywords: Gender, Professional Learning Community, School Type, Self-Efficacy, Senior High School Teacher

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