Okoro, Chineme Blessing and Achonu, Chinyere Vitalian and Okoli, Ifeanyi Emmanuel (2019) ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT; A REVIEW. In: 2nd International Conference on Re-Engineering Africa’s Economies towards Sustainable Business Development, July 15 – 16, 2019, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.

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Entrepreneurship, with its focus on opportunities, is often seen as one of the cornerstones of poverty alleviation. One of the key objectives of modern economics is to determine factors that influence the economic development. This paper, therefore, seeks to discuss entrepreneurship as one of the factors that influence the National development either directly or indirectly. It is a fact that entrepreneurship plays a significant part in shaping the landscape of a country’s economy. Economists and policy makers recognize this fact. In fact, entrepreneurship is the engine of economic growth and it has come to be perceived as a catalytic agent for expansion and promotion of productive activities in every sphere of economic life all over the world. This research will focus on finding out how entrepreneurship influences the national development. The main objective of this paper is to show the significant effect of entrepreneur towards economic prosperity and National development. In the face of the global economic crisis and its energy crisis requires graduates who will be job “creators” and not job “seekers ". Review of some related literature pertaining to the subject matter were identified in the study. Based on the recommendation, workshops, seminars, symposia, lectures should be organized to aid in the growth and development of the country.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Faculty of Management and Social Sciences
Depositing User: mrs chioma hannah
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2019 13:34
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2019 13:34
URI: http://eprints.gouni.edu.ng/id/eprint/1897

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