Women entrepreneurial innovative behaviour: The role of psychological capital

Sunday Samson Babalola


This study investigated the influence of psychological capital on women entrepreneurs’ innovative behaviour with 405 female entrepreneurs from Ibadan, Nigeria. The result indicates that women with high self-efficacy and internal locus of control scored higher on entrepreneurial innovative behaviour than women with low self-efficacy and external locus of control. There was also a significant relationship between highly educated women and lowly educated women. Women are encouraged to belief in themselves while acquiring high level of education will provide impetus for growth and achievement in their entrepreneurial innovative activities. Further studies in relation to task specifics are recommended.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ijbm.v4n11p184

International Journal of Business and Management   ISSN 1833-3850 (Print)   ISSN 1833-8119 (Online)

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