Analysis of Socio-Economic Factors Motivating and De-Motivating Women Entrepreneurial Activities in Kogi State
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- March 1, 2021
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Women are faced with socio-economic factors which affect their entrepreneurial activities and survival rate in Kogi State. Many scholarly researches have skewed, using instrument applicable to men in conducting research that are women exclusive; particularly in the socio-economic aspect of women entrepreneurship. Thus, the study investigated the socio-economic factors motivating and de-motivating women entrepreneurial activities and performance in Kogi State, Nigeria. Based on the non-empirical nature of this study, qualitative approach was adopted. The study found that the socio-economic factors motivating and de-motivating women entrepreneurial activities in Kogi State have not received attention, and these factors have strong implication on their performance. The study concludes that motivating women entrepreneurs in Kogi State is one of the best approach to enhancing economic development, and that there are socio-economic factors such as age, education, business experience, marital status, income, social security and technology that serve as motivators to women entrepreneurs when they appear not below average. The disappearance of this factor may actually lead to de-motivation of these women entrepreneurs in Kogi State. The study recommends that the prime socio-economic factors motivating and de-motivating women entrepreneurial activities in Kogi State should be identified.
Keywords: Socio-Economic Factors, Motivating, De-Motivating, Women, Entrepreneurial Activities, Kogi State