Assessment of Relationship Between Subjective Norms and Entrepreneurship Intention Among Students in Federal Polytechnic in Northern Nigeria

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ISSN 2621-5675 (Print)

Published: 25 February 2020

Assessment of Relationship Between Subjective Norms and Entrepreneurship Intention Among Students in Federal Polytechnic in Northern Nigeria

S. I. Attahiru, M. A. Olaoye, B. Isyaku, M. Abubakar

Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna State, Nigeria

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10.31014/aior.1991.03.01.156

Pages: 176-180

Keywords: Subjective Norms, Entrepreneurship Intention, Federal Polytechnic, Students

Abstract

Entrepreneurship leads to massive economic benefits, such as economic growth, reduction in unemployment, and development of economies. This study was guided by a hypothesis. The study adopted causal-comparative (Ex-Post-factor) design. The population of the study was made up of all the students in federal polytechnics in Northern Nigeria. Simple random sampling method named Dip-hand sampling method was used to select the sampled states for the study while proportional sampling method was used in selecting respondents from each school in the selected federal polytechnics, while the sample size was 1,135. The instrument for the study was researcher's developed Likert-type questionnaire named influence of entrepreneur courses in the development of students' career opportunities in Universities Nigeria. Split-half reliability was used to test the reliability of the instrument with reliability index of 0.79. PPMC was used to test hypothesis six at 0.05 alpha level of significance. It was concluded that students in Federal Polytechnic in Northern Nigeria good subjective norms towards entrepreneurship intetion. It was recommended that Government should provide loans to encourage small and medium scale enterprises.

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