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PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT

The main purpose of this study is to identify the problems and prospects of small and medium enterprise in Enugu East  Senatorial Zone. To do this, data were collected from both primary and secondary sources. The main instrument of data collection was the questionnaire.

The data were presented in tables as frequency, distribution in the data analysis, the techniques of percentages frequencies were used. The hypothesis were tested with z-test technique at 5% significance level.

Having analysed the data the following were the major findings;

Most of the operators of small and medium enterprise in Enugu East Senatorial Zone make an average daily turnover of N15,000 and profit of about N15,000  daily.

There has been a phenomenal growth in the dimensions and nature of small and medium enterprise in Enugu East Senatorial Zone.

The growth is mainly on account of people’s desire to be self employed.

The problems of establishing and managing small and medium enterprise include lack of capital, lack of managerial skills, lack of business ideas, high cost of operational facilities, scarcity of accommodation, lack of efficient preservation, system and poor environmental and sanitation.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Approval Page                                                                                i

Dedication                                                                                       ii

Acknowledgement                                                                         iii

Abstract                        

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE

1.1    Background of Study                                                            1

1.2    Statement of the problem                                                     4

1.3    Objective of the Study                                                          6

1.4    Hypothesis                                                                             6

CHAPTER TWO

2.0    Literature Review                                                                  7

2.1    Conceptual Framework                                                        7

2.2    Theoretical Literature                                                            11

2.2.1Types of Small and Medium Enterprise                             15

2.2.2Roles of Small and Medium Enterprise in Enugu State

          Metropolis in Job Creation and Poverty Eradication                   16

2.2.3Importance of Small and Medium Enterprise in Nigeria   18

2.2.4Problems of Small and Medium Enterprise Enugu East 22

 

2.2.5 Prospect of Small and Medium Enterprise Enugu East

          Senatorial Zone                                                                      23

2.2.6  Challenges in Facing Small and Medium Enterprise in

Enugu East Senatorial Zone                                                         25

2.2.7  Small and Medium Enterprise Credit Scheme: Case Study

Of Enugu East Senatorial Zone                                          26

2.3    Empirical Framework                                                            30

2.3.1Ways of Encouraging Small and Medium Enterprise to

          Enhance National Development in Enugu East Senatorial

          Zone                                                                                                 35

2.3.2  Government Refund on Small and Medium Scale and

Means of Administration                                                      37

2.3.3Limitation of the Study                                                                   38

CHAPTER THREE

Research Methodology                                                                 40

3.1    Research Design                                                                            40

3.2    Area of Study                                                                        40

3.3    Source of Data                                                                      40

3.4    Sample Size Determination and Sampling Techniques   41

3.5    Instrument                                                                                       41

3.6    Data Collection Procedure                                                   42

3.7    Method of Data Analysis                                                      42

CHAPTER FOUR

Data Presentation of Analysis                                                       44

4.1    Analysis and Interpretation of Data                                     44

4.2    Test Hypothesis                                                                              59

CHAPTER FIVE

Summary, Recommendation and Conclusion                                      63

5.1    Summary of Findings                                                           63

5.2    Conclusion                                                                             64

5.3    Recommendation                                                                 64

Bibliography                                                                                    66

Questionnaire                                                                                 67


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