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2015 | 11 | nr 2 Entrepreneurship : Intentions, Institutions and Processes | 105--126
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Entrepreneurship Processes and Small Farms Achievements : Empirical Analysis of Linkage

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Entrepreneurship process has been argued as opportunity-driven, creative, and resource-efficient, that could influence income generation of small farmers that adopted entrepreneurial skills and innovation into their farming operations. This study examines entrepreneurship process strategies employed to income increase by small farmers, evidence from southwest of Nigeria. The sampling procedures entail three stages of samples selection of 240farmers but only 200 data was useful. Descriptive statistical and inferential statistics were used to analyze and describe the data. Respondents' age ranges from 16 to 65 years old, mean age was 36.16 years. The study found out that 5 % of the samples had modest communication skills that aid adoption of effective entrepreneurial processes and about 83% have a strong belief in one's self to succeed. Successful farmers had multiple sources of related income generation business ventures. Targeting the entrepreneurs for support could make them even more effective. (original abstract)
Proces przedsiębiorczości jest prezentowany jako stymulowany przez szanse, kreatywny, eksploatujący zasoby w efektywny sposób i mogący wpływać na tworzenie dochodów drobnych rolników, którzy wykorzystują umiejętności przedsiębiorcze i innowacje w swojej działalności. Artykuł analizuje strategie przedsiębiorcze w oparciu o dane empiryczne zebrane w południowo-zachodniej Nigerii. Badania opierały się na próbie 240 rolników, z których wykorzystano odpowiedzi 200 respondentów. Do analizy i opisu danych stosowano statystyki opisowe i techniki wnioskowania statystycznego. Przedział wiekowy respondentów wahał się od 16 do 65 lat, a średnia wieku wynosiła 36,16 lat. Badania wykazały, że 5% uczestników próby posiadało umiarkowane kompetencje komunikacyjne, wspomagające skuteczność procesów przedsiębiorczości, a około 83% wykazywało się silną wiarą w siebie i własny sukces. Rolnicy z powodzeniem prowadzący gospodarstwa, podejmowali też wiele powiązanych aktywności zarobkowych. Precyzyjne ukierunkowanie wsparcia publicznego dla przedsiębiorców może przyczynić się do zwiększenia ich efektywności. (abstrakt oryginalny)
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