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Entrepreneurship under patriarchy: the intersecting forces characterising everyday life for Nigeria's women entrepreneurs. (2024)
Journal Article
ONOSHAKPOR, C., CUNNINGHAM, J. and GAMMIE, E. [2024]. Entrepreneurship under patriarchy: the intersecting forces characterising everyday life for Nigeria's women entrepreneurs. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-04-2023-0334

Nigeria presents something of an entrepreneurial paradox. Women in entrepreneurship dominate the economy, yet patriarchal structures dominate society. This article investigates how patriarchal factors impact entrepreneurial processes, in turn, creati... Read More about Entrepreneurship under patriarchy: the intersecting forces characterising everyday life for Nigeria's women entrepreneurs..

Motivating entrepreneurial activities to achieve sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa. (2024)
Book Chapter
ONOSHAKPOR, C. and OGUNDANA, O.M. 2024. Motivating entrepreneurial activities to achieve sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Ibidunni, A.S., Ogundana, O.M. and Olokundun, M.A. (eds.) Innovation, entrepreneurship and the informal economy in Sub–Saharan Africa: a sustainable development agenda. Cham: Springer [online], chapter 4, pages 93-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-46293-1_4

It is largely acknowledged that entrepreneurial activities represent a crucial means for achieving sustainable development, especially in the developing economy. Yet, the percentage of population involved in business start-ups is still very low in Af... Read More about Motivating entrepreneurial activities to achieve sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa..

Contextualizing female entrepreneurship and financial inclusion in Nigeria. (2023)
Book Chapter
ONOSHAKPOR, C., CUNNINGHAM, J. and GAMMIE, E. 2023. Contextualizing female entrepreneurship and financial inclusion in Nigeria. In Harrison, C. and Omeihe, K.O. (eds.) Contextualising African studies: challenges and the way forward. Bingley: Emerald, chapter 2, pages 13-36. To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80455-338-120231002

Our aim is to better understand access to finance and financial inclusion and how this impacts the development of female-run enterprises in Nigeria. In such a way, we can better understand the gendered context of entrepreneurship and the implications... Read More about Contextualizing female entrepreneurship and financial inclusion in Nigeria..

Competency-based entrepreneurship education: analysis of the 'disruptive innovation' theory in African higher education institutions. (2023)
Journal Article
IRENE, B.O., OPUTE, A.P., IBIDUNNI, A.S., CHUKWUMA-NWUBA, K. and ONOSHAKPOR, C.M. 2023. Competency-based entrepreneurship education: analysis of the 'disruptive innovation' theory in African higher education institutions. African journal of economics, politics and social studies [online], 2(1), pages 5-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15804/ajepss.2023.1.01

The aim of this article is to examine several entrepreneurial education innovations (competency-based education as a disruptive innovation model and pedagogy in the HEIs) using a comprehensive systematic literature review (SLR). It is accepted practi... Read More about Competency-based entrepreneurship education: analysis of the 'disruptive innovation' theory in African higher education institutions..

Gender inequality in the Nigerian power sector: the case of Nigerian electricity companies. (2023)
Journal Article
ONOSHAKPOR, R. and ONOSHAKPOR, C. 2023. Gender inequality in the Nigerian power sector: the case of Nigerian electricity companies. American journal of engineering research [online], 12(10), pages 21-26. Available from: https://www.ajer.org/papers/Vol-12-issue-10/12102126.pdf

A gender imbalance in the energy sector workforce is evident in most countries worldwide, yet women's participation in, and contributions to, the energy industry have been under researched and lacks characterization. As the energy sector transitions... Read More about Gender inequality in the Nigerian power sector: the case of Nigerian electricity companies..

Entrepreneurial motivation in the global south: addressing gender marginalization. (2023)
Journal Article
ONOSHAKPOR, C., JAMES, I., IBUKUN, T. and IRENE, B. 2023. Entrepreneurial motivation in the global south: addressing gender marginalization. International journal of entrepreneurship [online], 27(6), pages 1-15. Available from: https://www.abacademies.org/articles/entrepreneurial-motivation-in-the-global-south-addressing-gender-marginalization.pdf

This article sets out to the issues of gender marginalisation and entrepreneurial motivation is increasingly gaining interest in management, mainly to address social and gender exclusion. This paper explores the perceived differences in the motivatin... Read More about Entrepreneurial motivation in the global south: addressing gender marginalization..

Gender, workforce and artificial intelligence. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
IDEMUDIA, I. and ONOSHAKPOR, C. 2023. Gender, workforce and artificial intelligence. In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Africa conference 2023 (IEEE AFRICON 2023): advancing technology in Africa towards presence on the global stage, 20-22 September 2023, Nairobi, Kenya. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article number 10293367. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/AFRICON55910.2023.10293367

Our aim is to explore the role Artificial Intelligence has on widening the gender inequality gap that currently exists in the field of Information Technology. This study builds on the 'Advancement of Women in Technology (AWT) framework and 'The impli... Read More about Gender, workforce and artificial intelligence..

Entrepreneurial learning in informal apprenticeship programmes:exploring the learning process of the Igbo Apprenticeship System (IAS) in Nigeria. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
IRENE, B., LOCKYER, J., ONOSHAKPOR, C., CHUKWUMA-NWUBA, E.O. and NDEH, S.C. 2023. Entrepreneurial learning in informal apprenticeship programmes:exploring the learning process of the Igbo Apprenticeship System (IAS) in Nigeria. Presented at the 2023 British Academy of Management (BAM) conference (BAM 2023): towards disruptive sustainability: new business opportunities and challenges, 5-6 September 2023, Brighton, UK.

This research examines the unique learning process of the Igbo Apprenticeship System (IAS). This approach to the development of enterprises and entrepreneurship, which originated in the ethnic group of communities in the South-eastern part of Nigeria... Read More about Entrepreneurial learning in informal apprenticeship programmes:exploring the learning process of the Igbo Apprenticeship System (IAS) in Nigeria..

Women entrepreneurship: sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the Global South post-COVID-19 pandemic. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
IRENE, B., LOCKYER, J., FELIX-FAURE, C., NZIKU, D., ONOSHAKPOR, C. and OKRAH, J. 2022. Women entrepreneurship: sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the Global South post-COVID-19 pandemic. Conference stream call for papers for the 13th International interdisciplinary conference on gender, work and organization (GWO 2023), 28-30 June 2023, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Hosted on the Stellenbosch Business School website [online]. Available from: https://bit.ly/3gKYVNV

Global economic activity is picking up as we start to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. However, as we embark on the road to a global recovery, it is crucial to assess local economic recovery, to allow local authorities to develop adequate policies... Read More about Women entrepreneurship: sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the Global South post-COVID-19 pandemic..

A multination study on women entrepreneurs response to COVID-19 in crisis in the global south: a feminist perspective. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
IRENE, B., LOCKYER, J., FELIX-FAURE, C., NZIKU, D., ONOSHAKPOR, C. and OKRAH, J. 2023. A multination study on women entrepreneurs' response to Covid-19 in crisis in the global south: a feminist perspective. Presented at the 13th Gender, work and organization conference 2023 (GWO2023): marginalised gender identities: how can intellectual activism transform work and organization, 28-30 June 2023, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

No global crisis has shocked the world economy in terms of supply and demand as COVID-19 has in terms of its intensity and impact. Given the nature and structure of their businesses, many of which are MSMEs, women entrepreneurs have been disproportio... Read More about A multination study on women entrepreneurs response to COVID-19 in crisis in the global south: a feminist perspective..

Gender marginalisation and entrepreneurial motivation in the global south. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
ONOSHAKPOR, C., JAMES, I., IBUKUN, T. and IRENE, B. 2023. Gender marginalisation and entrepreneurial motivation in the global south. Presented at the 6th Gender, work and organization conference 2023 (GWO2023): marginalised gender identities: how can intellectual activism transform work and organization, 28-30 June 2023, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

The issues of gender marginalisation and entrepreneurial motivation are increasingly gaining interest in management, mainly to address social and gender exclusion. This paper explores the perceived differences in the motivating factors for women and... Read More about Gender marginalisation and entrepreneurial motivation in the global south..

Marginalised or not? The impact of gender inequality in the ability of women entrepreneurs in Nigeria to access finance. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
ONOSHAKPOR, C., CUNNINGHAM, J. and GAMMIE, E. 2023. Marginalised or not? The impact of gender inequality in the ability of women entrepreneurs in Nigeria to access finance. Presented at the 6th Gender, work and organization conference 2023 (GWO2023): marginalised gender identities: how can intellectual activism transform work and organization, 28-30 June 2023, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

The primary focus of this research is to explore the role of gender inequality in accessing business finance by female-run enterprises in Nigeria. In such a way, we can better understand the reasons behind the perceived gendered context of entreprene... Read More about Marginalised or not? The impact of gender inequality in the ability of women entrepreneurs in Nigeria to access finance..

Female entrepreneurship in Nigeria and access to finance: a comparative study. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
ONOSHAKPOR, C., CUNNINGHAM, J. and GAMMIE, E. 2022. Female entrepreneurship in Nigeria and access to finance: a comparative study. In Proceedings of 36th British Academy of Management conference 2022 (BAM 2022): reimagining business and management as a force for good, 31 August - 2 September 2022, Manchester, UK. London: British Academy of Management [online]. To be available from: https://www.bam.ac.uk/conference-proceedings.html

Our aim is to better understand access to finance and its role in the development of female-run enterprises in Nigeria. In such a way, we can better understand the gendered context of entrepreneurship and the implications for business growth. The pap... Read More about Female entrepreneurship in Nigeria and access to finance: a comparative study..

Critical analysis of female entrepreneurship and access to finance in Nigeria. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
ONOSHAKPOR, C., CUNNINGHAM, J. and GAMMIE, E. 2021. Critical analysis of female entrepreneurship and access to finance In Nigeria. Presented at 2021 Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE): bridging enterprise, policy and practice: creating social and public value, 28-29 October 2021, Cardiff, UK.

Aim: The aim of this research is to critically evaluate the role of access to finance on the development of female-run enterprises in Nigeria. The study extends this to examine the role of gender as it is perceived in the Nigerian society, and how th... Read More about Critical analysis of female entrepreneurship and access to finance in Nigeria..

Strategic flexibility and organizational resilience of women entrepreneurs in Africa during the Covid-19 pandemic. (2020)
Journal Article
ONOSHAKPOR, C., ETUKNWA, A. and KARAMALLA-GAIBALLA, N. 2020. Strategic flexibility and organizational resilience of women entrepreneurs' in Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic. Research journal of business and management [online], 7(4), pages 277-287. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17261/Pressacademia.2020.1324

Purpose: The focus of this paper was on role of strategic flexibility in the actualization of organizational resilience of women entrepreneurs' in Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methodology: In this study, the content bothered primarily on the... Read More about Strategic flexibility and organizational resilience of women entrepreneurs in Africa during the Covid-19 pandemic..