Effects Of Ecopreneurship Practices On Innovative Performance Of Selected Agro-Allied Businesses In Nigeria

Adebayo Isaac | 1 page (43241 words) | Theses
Management Studies | Co Authors: Adio

ABSTRACT

This study investigated the effect of ecopreneurship practices on innovative performances of selected agro-allied businesses in Nigeria.  The researcher adopted survey design. Data were collected by structured questionnaire in Five Point Likert Scale format.  The source of data was through primary source.  The target population of the study comprised of 1584 owners/managers of all agro-allied businesses in North-central, Nigeria.  Sample size of 320 was derived from the population with the application of Taro Yemane’s formula for finite population while Bowley’s proportional allocation method was adopted to determine the allocation of questionnaire to each organization.  A Cronbach Alpha method was used to determine the reliability of questionnaire which gave a reliability coefficient result of .74.  Five hypotheses were formulated and tested through Ordinary Least Square Regression and Z-test at .05 level of significance.  The findings revealed that green agricultural products, environmental sustainability, Creativity and environmental innovation, Ecosystem control, ecopreneurial practices all have significant effect on the continued survival of agro-allied businesses in Nigeria. The study therefore concluded that despite the changes in legislation and regulations to protect the environment, Nigeria and various other countries are still facing many environmental problems, e.g., climate change, population growth, overflowing landfills, water scarcity, fuel shortages, and water and air pollution. If we are to solve these problems, the study concluded that ecopreneurship is a major part of the answer. The study recommended that the Nigeria government could do much to strengthen external forces, especially with respect to establishing national standards for the quality of environment and the implementation of these regulations. Further, ecopreneurs are useful agent in the phasing-out of products and processes that are known to contribute to global warming and ozone depletion.

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APA

ADEBAYO, I (2022). Effects Of Ecopreneurship Practices On Innovative Performance Of Selected Agro-Allied Businesses In Nigeria. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Feb 07, 2023, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/effects-of-ecopreneurship-practices-on-innovative-performance-of-selected-agro-allied-businesses-in-nigeria-7-2

MLA 8th

ISAAC, ADEBAYO. "Effects Of Ecopreneurship Practices On Innovative Performance Of Selected Agro-Allied Businesses In Nigeria" Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 12 Oct. 2022, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/effects-of-ecopreneurship-practices-on-innovative-performance-of-selected-agro-allied-businesses-in-nigeria-7-2. Accessed 07 Feb. 2023.

MLA7

ISAAC, ADEBAYO. "Effects Of Ecopreneurship Practices On Innovative Performance Of Selected Agro-Allied Businesses In Nigeria". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 12 Oct. 2022. Web. 07 Feb. 2023. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/effects-of-ecopreneurship-practices-on-innovative-performance-of-selected-agro-allied-businesses-in-nigeria-7-2 >.

Chicago

ISAAC, ADEBAYO. "Effects Of Ecopreneurship Practices On Innovative Performance Of Selected Agro-Allied Businesses In Nigeria" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2022). Accessed 07 Feb. 2023. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/effects-of-ecopreneurship-practices-on-innovative-performance-of-selected-agro-allied-businesses-in-nigeria-7-2

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