Technological Creativity and Entrepreneurial Intentions of Undergraduate Students in Ogun State, Nigeria

Technological Creativity and Entrepreneurial Intentions of Undergraduate Students in Ogun State, Nigeria

Author by Dr. Idowu A. Nwankwere

Journal/Publisher: International Journal Of Business And Management Invention

Volume/Edition: 8

Language: English

Pages: 60 - 70

Abstract

ABSTRACT: The rate of unemployment in developing nations is increasing by the day, despitevarious national leaders attempt to devise ways of providing jobs for the blooming youth population. Technological creativity that will foster entrepreneurial intentions amongst youth is also on the decline as most young graduates tend to become employees rather than become employers of labour. Hence this study investigated the effect of technological creativity on the entrepreneurial intentions of undergraduate students in Ogun State. A validated survey instrument was tested on 319 undergraduate students and through a comparative study between computer and business administration students, it was found that technological creativity has a positive and significant effect on the entrepreneurial intentions of computer science students (? = 0.343, t = 5.877, R2= 0.181, p<0 xss=removed xss=removed R2=0.627,>

KEYWORDS: Entrepreneurial Intentions, Technological Creativity, Undergraduate Students, Universities. 


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