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


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

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