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Olaleye, S. A., Sanusi, I. T., & Dada, O. A. (2021). Nigeria Social Enterprise Perception on Social Issues, Profit Maximization, Innovation, and Knowledge Sharing for Poverty Eradication. International Journal of Business and Administrative Studies, 7(2).

Nigeria social enterprise perception on social issues, profit maximization, innovation, and knowledge sharing for poverty eradication

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Author: Olaleye, Sunday Adewale1; Sanusi, Ismaila Temitayo2; Dada, Oluwaseun Alexander3
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Oulu Business School, Oulu, Finland
2University of Eastern Finland, School of Computing, Joensuu, Finland
3University of Helsinki, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), Biomedicum 2U, Helsinki, Finland
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Version: published version
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Language: English
Published: KKG Publications, 2021
Publish Date: 2021-08-18


Poverty alleviation is one of the significant problems that social enterprise wants to solve. It could beabsolute, relative, generational, situational, urban, or rural poverty in Africa. There are scanty literature and a shallowunderstanding of how technology intervenes for social entrepreneurship in a developing context. This study wasconducted to address the identified gap. Quantitative method was used to gather data from the respondents utilizingNigerian samples. This study used SPSS ver. 26 and Python for the descriptive statistics and 5 Likert Scales dataanalysis for 33 measurement items. The result shows that Nigeria’s social enterprise focused on social issues such associal vision, social need, social change, social goal, social value, social mission, and social efforts. The knowledge ofSME owners’ insights on business start-ups in Nigeria and how social entrepreneurship could facilitate business growthand renewal is essential for future pursuit of social entrepreneurship. The importance of communication, operational,social, and collaborative technology was highlighted, and the study concluded with limitations and future researchopportunities.

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Series: International journal of business and administrative studies
ISSN: 2415-0541
ISSN-E: 2414-3081
ISSN-L: 2415-0541
Volume: 7
Issue: 2
Pages: 107 - 116
DOI: 10.20469/ijbas.7.10005-2
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 511 Economics
512 Business and management
Copyright information: © 2021 The Author(s). Published by KKG Publications. This is an Open Access article distributed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.