Science Journal of Business and Management
Volume 3, Issue 5-1, September 2015, Pages: 55-59
Received: Sep. 17, 2015;
Accepted: Sep. 18, 2015;
Published: Oct. 12, 2015
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Alasi T. K., Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi, Nigeria
Eke K. A., Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi, Nigeria
Baruwa A., Dept of Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Nigeria
Mesele-Arokoyo A. O., Dept of Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Nigeria
Rasheed A. A., Dept of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK
This paper review the entrepreneurial capacity among physicists and opportunities that abound to fresh graduates of physics who frequents white collar jobs. To achieve this, a critical assessment of who is an entrepreneur, features of the entrepreneurial process, levels of entrepreneurial development, essential characteristics of entrepreneurs, and perspectives of physics graduates in Nigeria was critically reviewed. The paper concluded that emphasis on adherences to entrepreneurial principles, practical contents and higher degree training in entrepreneurial physics would open up opportunities for fresh physicists within the myriads of job prospects in physics discipline.
Alasi T. K.,
Eke K. A.,
Mesele-Arokoyo A. O.,
Rasheed A. A.,
Entrepreneurship and Career Development Potentials for Nigerian Physicists, Science Journal of Business and Management. Special Issue:Sustainable Entrepreneurial Developments in Agribusiness.
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