This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

The Gender Effect On Entrepreneurial Behaviour Of Women In Nigeria

1838 words - 8 pages

Table of Contents
Chapter Three: Research Methodology 3
3.1 Research Methods 3
3.2 Research Design 5
3.3 Data Collection: Nature, Sources, and Method 6
3.4 Sample and Sample Design 6
3.5 Technique of Data Analysis 8
References 10
List of Tables 12
Table 3A: Sample Size, and Locations 12
Table 3B: Continuous & Categorical Data Minimum Returned Sample Size Table 13
List of Figures 17
Figure 1: Nigeria’s Map Showing the Six Geopolitical Zones & 36 States/FCT 17
List of Appendixes 19
Appendix 1: Permission/Introduction 19
Appendix 2: Questionnaire 20
Part I: Entrepreneur’s Bio Data 20
Part II: Profile and Background of the Enterprise 21
Part III: Personality ...view middle of the document...

, 2011). The approach is different in the case of the quantitative research paradigm because scholars using this method usually start by hypotheses formulation and employ a large data set to test for the hypotheses — whether to hold or reject (Creswell, 2013; Heimlich, 2001; Meissner et al., 2011). Serious efforts and a lot of time are required to treat the empirically constructed sets of data in a quantitative research, and statistical programs are usually employed to examine the data.
This current research employs both the qualitative and quantitative approaches, otherwise called the Mixed Methods Research Approach. R. B. Johnson, Onwuegbuzie, and Turner (2007) state that the mixed-method research is the type in which a researcher (or a team of researchers) uses a combination of the elements of both qualitative and quantitative research methods such as applying qualitative and quantitative research perspectives, collection of data, analysis of data, and techniques of interference for the “broad purposes of breadth and depth of understanding and corroboration” (p. 123).
Researchers claim that the mixed-method research approach is both logical and practical, because more often than not it leaves no room for the weaknesses associated with the use of qualitative or quantitative methods alone (B. Johnson & Christensen, 2010; Meissner et al., 2011). According to Johnson et al. (2007), the mixed-method research approach also provides more helpful, accurate, balanced, and reliable research results. The mixed-method research approach essentially is based on the pragmatic philosophical perspective (B. Johnson & Christensen, 2010; Meissner et al., 2011). The pragmatic philosophical perspective asserts that scientific inquiry is not always subject to formalism, and the inquirer’s epistemological orientation may be objective and/or subjective during the period of attempting to solve a research question (B. Johnson & Christensen, 2010; Meissner et al., 2011). It is based on this view that some researchers in the field of social science assert that applying both qualitative and quantitative research approaches are invaluable. Additionally, this set of researchers contend that research experts need to take the most advantage of the qualitative and quantitative research methods to appreciate the social phenomena that underpin any research study (B. Johnson & Christensen, 2010; Meissner et al., 2011).
For the quantitative approach part of this study, hypotheses will be statistically tested to draw conclusions that are objective; this testing will be conducted on the basis of the data set. The nature of the interviews conducted is quantitative because it primarily has multiple-choice questions. The hypotheses testing done based on the relatively small set of data is to offer added understanding about effects of gender on entrepreneurs in Nigeria, which gives this study the desired indicative nature.

3.2 Research Design
Research design, according...

Find Another Essay On The gender effect on entrepreneurial behaviour of women in Nigeria

The Effects of Gender Roles and Gender Identity on Behaviour

2221 words - 9 pages biological roots to our behaviour, in fact behavioural genetics has provided us with lots of information regarding the roles of individual genes in the implementation of behaviour. Even events before birth can contribute to determining sex behaviour as adults and in gender identity. There is an ongoing debate centred on the effects of androgens and estrogens during a Childs development in the womb. Hormones present during

The Effect of Gender on Response Time

2123 words - 9 pages give the most concentration on the effect of gender on response time. IV. Summary Even though there have been some different experiments showing different results, but the majority experiments were about the influence of gender on time response reaction. Zajdel (2007) concluded that men did respond faster than women which meant men took less time to respond. The purpose of this experiment is to prove that there is a significant

The Effect of Personal Characteristics on Prosocial Behaviour

2106 words - 8 pages The Effect of Personal Characteristics on Prosocial Behaviour In this essay, it will be first looked at the effect personal characteristics have on Prosocial behaviour including the level of moral reasoning of individuals, vicarious emotional reactions, altruism, guilt, self concern, the Just World hypothesis and also the biological approach. Secondly it will be looked at how being part of a group can effect an

The Effect of Gender and Criticism on a Viewer's Opinion

1532 words - 6 pages that test both the effect of gender and criticism. The purpose of this study is to determine whether the gender of the critic will influence a viewer's judgment about a film. It is expected that when subjects are exposed to both positive and negative reviews of the same film, the gender if the critic will manipulate their opinion.Materials*The DVD chosen is "the Red Violin" it has 4 unique scenes which all have one topic which is a violin, but

Effect of WWII on Women

2377 words - 10 pages A Plan of the Investigation The aim of this investigation is to research the question, “How did the involvement of women in World War II on the home front affect the role and position of women in society?” The scope of the investigation has one main focus: women who remained in the United States and how they pushed the role of women in society forward. Within this topic, it is broken down into women who joined the labor force and women

Brief history of radio in Nigeria - University of Ilorin - Assignment on the history of radio in Nigeria

5424 words - 22 pages rule on our shores. All that changed in 1957 with the birth of the Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation [NBC]. ]. In theory the NBC, unlike its predecessor, the Nigeria Broadcasting Service, NBS, was created to be an independent institution designed to be neutral of existing political forces on the ground and to treat all parties equally. In practice, however, that dream was never realized. Four years after it was created, just to demonstrate how

The Relationship of Gender and Linguistic Behaviour

1959 words - 8 pages especially significant. However, as the power gap between male and female is getting closer and the social roles of men and women are less fixed, there will be predictably fewer gender differences in linguistic behavior. References Alvi, U. F., & Rasool, S. (2013). Gender and careful linguistic behaviour. Language in India, 13(6), 656-675. Bruckmüller, S., Hegarty, P., & Abele, A. E. (2012). Framing gender differences: Linguistic

The Media's Effect on Women

1446 words - 6 pages effect in improving a bulimics appetite. Another option would be psychiatric help or joining a group with other bulimics who are on the road to recovery. Anorexia and bulimia are two unfortunate eating disorders that have become an outcome of the media’s constant emphasis on thinness equaling beauty (Silverstein 191). The media will always portray an unrealistic image of women which will never be attainable for most. One of the most important

The Effects of Petroleum Business on Nigeria

1818 words - 8 pages reminiscent on this fact, the petroleum business accounts for almost the entire exporting business of a country so it raises the question of, where is the income going and how is it bring redistributed? The measure of petroleum abundance and production in Nigeria is measured by the United States. According to the statistical data and the U.S. measures, Nigeria reserves make the country the tenth petroleum-richest nation, and by far, one of the most

Effect of Gender Inequality on Economic Status

2096 words - 9 pages , and highly dependent on foreign aid . This is simply a microcosm of the pattern that can be identified around the world. This pattern can be identified among many countries in every part of the world. The strong correlation between a country’s level of gender equality and economic wealth exists because educated women tend to have fewer children, own property and increase the country’s income. These women will have a more prominent role in the work

The Impact of Entrepreneurial Characteristics on SME Performance

2446 words - 10 pages The Impact of Entrepreneurial Characteristics on SME Performance The Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) plays a very important role in the success & development of any economy. According to the SME policy 2007, “SME sector is the backbone of Pakistan’s Economy”. Globally, this sector is the major growing force behind the fastest growing economy of China, in term of contribution to the national GDP, scale of assets, diversification of

Similar Essays

Gender Roles And Their Effect On Women

1902 words - 8 pages , and gender is a social construct specifying the roles men and women are to follow to be accepted into society as “normal”. The effects of gender roles have had on women have proved harmful over the decades. Although the woman’s involvement in society has improved throughout the decades, patriarchy in society and oppression toward women are still prevalent through the social ideologies widely taught and believed throughout America, which has

"The Two:" A Look At The Woman To Woman Bond And Its Effect On Traditional Gender Roles. Written About "The Two," A Chapter From Gloria Naylor's "The Women Of Brewster Place"

981 words - 4 pages her participation in the traditional gender role of the subordinate wife, it seems that Sophie may in fact be jealous of the relationship, both romantic and friendly, that Lorraine and Theresa have. She shares no loving relationship with her husband and isn't on particularly friendly terms with the women of Brewster. As Mattie, a supporter of the two, puts it: "'I've loved some women deeper than I ever loved any man... And there been some women

Effect Of Schistosomiasis On Children In Nigeria

671 words - 3 pages problems. One of the diseases caused by the dirty water is schistosomiasis that is endemic in many African countries. In Nigeria more than half of children between ages one to six are infected by schistosomiasis due to the contaminated fresh water and this disease that is affecting millions of people can be cured just by the provision of the clean water. People get infected when they have a contact with water which is inhabited by specific

The Evolution Of Women In Nigeria

1516 words - 7 pages occupations that Nigerian women held. In 1914, Nigeria became the “Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria” (Geary). Since Nigeria entered the international economy for supplying raw materials, British administrators and missionaries changed the role of women both economically and socially. Male dominance escalated quickly as more and more cash crops, such as cocoa and sweet potatoes, were being cultivated. Nigerian women, on the other hand, received