Adedeji Adewusi

Adedeji Adewusi
Lagos Business School · Research

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Introduction
Adedeji is currently a research affiliate at Lagos Business School Sustainability Centre, Pan-Atlantic University. Adedeji adopt mixed research methods to examine some of the most pressing but often taken-for-granted social issues. His current projects are centered around indigenous entrepreneurship, informal economy, innovation and governance.

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The article examined the causes, perceived consequences and coping strategies of child prostitutes in Ibadan, Nigeria. We used a mixed research method to elicit data from child prostitutes, pimps, and parents selected via convenience and purposive sampling techniques. Specifically, we conducted 32 in-depth interviews , 12 key informant interviews,...
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Despite the critical disapproval of singlehood in most African societies, Nigeria inclusive, it is most appalling that the age at which women make their first nuptial bliss is becoming late in recent times. Statistics have shown that the number of single women have doubled within a short space of time. The available chunk of studies have paid suffi...
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The conflict between farmers and herders have constituted serious concerns and impediments to development in Nigeria. Development entails food security, of which dairy needs are integral. The global campaign for good agricultural practices (GAP) essentially focuses on the preservation of humans, animals and the general ecosystem, as the world conti...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explain how and why firms configure copyright practices when confronted with state-sanctioned laws and informal customs projected by local ethnic or religious communities. Design/methodology/approach: A multi-case inductive study of four film-producing organizations within the Nigerian film industry (i.e....
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The Igbo people of south-eastern Nigeria are generally acknowledged as traders and astute entrepreneurs. Extant literature has investigated the various indigenous practices of Igbo entrepreneurs that ensure business success. Despite these efforts, knowledge of their financial practices has been limited. This chapter provides insights on the financi...
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Making scientific discoveries is one thing, understanding how to communicate scientific findings is another. Communicating scientific findings and discoveries is arguably the more important
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This chapter adopts practical, pragmatic, contextual and systematic approach to engaging and understanding Sociology of Development as core sub-discipline of Sociology. It is relevant for scholarships, practices and policies targeting sustainable development in Africa and globally
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This study explored the benefits of the production, sale, and consumption of Indigenous black soap (ọsẹ dúdú) in southwest Nigeria. A multistage sampling technique was used to select 71 participants from Oyo, Ogun, and Lagos states. Participants were extensively interviewed, and their responses were analyzed and placed into themes. The study found...
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This article explains how relational activities affect the design of seemingly paradoxical contractual arrangements among groups of channel intermediaries in Nigeria. The study used a grounded theory approach to investigate and analyze the contractual processes of three groups of channel intermediaries representing three diverse industries. Finding...
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The objective of this chapter was twofold: it examined the perceived differences between institution-based and the SAED-based entrepreneurship programs and documented the factors influencing the entrepreneurial intention of corps members in Southwest Nigeria. A total of 352 copies of questionnaire were administered, and 45 in-depth interviews were...
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Despite the critical nature of SMEs to the prosperity of less developed countries, evidence has shown that small businesses in Nigeria have not made a significant contribution to the nation's economic growth and development due to finance-related issues. This chapter, identifies the social determinants of micro-finance loan accessibility; examines...
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The pre-colonial Nigerian state had a well-organized system of administration where law and social order were provided and maintained respectively. Despite the country’s independence, Nigeria had been unable to install rights-based political and economic systems of governance that would encourage state-building and development. The attendant societ...
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This article examines the motivators of, gender notions in and satisfaction with ICT informal sector jobs among youths in Ile-Ife, Osun state. A cross-sectional research design was employed to collect data. A total of 168 copies of questionnaire and 30 in-depth interviews were administered and conducted on young ICT entrepreneurs respectively. Find...
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This article documents the micro/agency factors affecting the participation of corps members in the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Programme (SAED) in Nigeria. This lacuna stemmed from the fact that, despite several entrepreneurship development programmes in the country, youth unemployment still constitutes a paradox in Nigeria....
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Reports have shown that child mortality is still pervasive in Nigeria despite several intervention programmes. While most scholars have been preoccupied with searching for long-lasting solutions to the syndrome, this article argues that the relationship that subsists between maternal education and child mortality cannot be fully understood without...
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This article examined the individual and household factors influencing secondary school students to engage in trade activities and the attitude of trading students towards school activities in Ibadan metropolis. Data were gathered through 462 questionnaires and 23 in-depth interviews which were analysed with both quantitative and qualitative method...
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This study examined employment status, pay and perceived performance of workers in selected foreign-owned manufacturing industries in southwest Nigeria. Adams Stacy Equity theory was used to give theoretical explanation(s) to the issues of interest. As a descriptive study, it adopted cross-sectional research design. Data was gathered using question...
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This article examined Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) and Organizational Image of selected Asian-owned manufacturing firms in Lagos state, Nigeria. Specifically, the CSR benefits enjoyed by local communities within which Asian firms operate were documented; the social determinants of CSR beneficiary were investigated and the perceived influ...
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This article examined the performance of Nigeria in Global Creativity and Innovation Indices through examining the education and R&D activities in the country. Using a desk research, data were sourced from secondary outlets and were content analyzed. This article discovered, among others, that education and research activities were bedeviled by fun...
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This paper examined the perceived influence of employment status and benefits on the work performance of employees in selected banks in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. The study was guided by Adam Stacy`s Equity theory. As a descriptive study, one hundred and twenty copies of questionnaire were used to obtain quantitative data from employees of similar empl...
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Despite that being single is critically disapproved in almost all parts of Nigeria except for those who are religious celibates or espoused to spirits, singlehood, especially among women, is increasingly becoming a social reality in the country. As part of contributing to the body of existing knowledge on the causes of singlehood among women, this...
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This article examined the rate at which female academics progress in their career and the level of on-the-job satisfaction in some selected universities. One hundred and nineteen copies of questionnaire were retrieved from respondents which was then analysed through descriptive and inferential statistical methods. Results revealed that despite nume...
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The primary function of any government is to ensure an equitable distribution of public goods and services to its citizens. Despite the material and human resource in Nigeria, Nigerians have been short-changed by the quality of public service delivery in the country. Against this backdrop, this paper: examined the issues affecting public service de...
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The human resource of any organization or country is the most critical and invaluable asset it has and thus, an essential tool in achieving organizational goals and national development. However, the success or failure in achieving the vision of any organization or nation-state depends solely on the quality of its leadership and how it is able to e...

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The aim of this fully-funded project is to unearth the possibilities and impossibilities as well as the myth and realities of taxing informal traders that operate in unconventional time and space in Lagos.