Valerie Onyia

Valerie Onyia
Babcock University · Department of Business Administration

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Valerie Onyia currently works at the Department of Business Administration, Babcock University. Valerie does research in Business Economics, Organizational Studies and Entrepreneurial Economics. Their most recent publication is 'The Effect of Socio-Cultural Factors on Entrepreneurial Activities: An Overview.'.

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Strategic orientation is an important capability that can improve firm performance. Although the resource advantage theory of the firm promotes the role of managers in the firm, a recent examination of the banking industry in Nigeria points to poor managerial competency. The study adopted a survey research design. The population of the study was 2,...
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The aim of microfinance generally is to assist the poor. However, the microfinance sub-sector in Nigeria has not lived to expectation. This is due to meagre performance like poor innovative product and services which has ravaged the sub-sector over time. This can be attributed to lack of cohesion among microfinance practitioners who often work inde...
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The paper aims to elucidate the relationship between mentoring dimensions and organizational commitment of academic staff in Nigerian private universities. It proposes that effective mentorship aids employee retention by enhancing organizational commitment. Using the responses of 315 academic staff and in-depth interviews of professors and junior l...
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Effective mentorship aids employee retention by enhancing organisational commitment. Using the responses of 315 academic staff and in-depth interviews of professors and junior lecturers of six selected private universities in SouthWest Nigeria, this study explored mentoring as an emerging form of leadership development programs and its concomitant...
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The existence of effective leadership development programs like T mentoring which improve organisations' human resources is critical to the success of any organisation. Diversity in the measurement and conceptualization of mentoring has made it challenging to interpret the findings of an accruing body of mentoring research. The art of mentorship ne...
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The performance of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) plays a key role in the growth and development of any economy. Competitive Aggressiveness (CA) has been identified as instrumental to enhancing the control of sizable market share. However, lack of adoption of this important tool has been a challenge for these SMEs leading to decline in p...
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Purpose: This study assessed the effect of entrepreneurial mindset on SME success, more so, it examined the moderating effect of government policy on the relationship between entrepreneurial mindset and SME success. Methodology: This study employed a cross-sectional survey design and a sample of 477 -managers of SMEs in operating in Lagos State, Ni...
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This paper examines the effect of Socio-cultural factors on entrepreneurial activities. The paper sets out to ascertain the influence of Education, Values and Family background on entrepreneurs. The study reviewed related literature and revealed that socio-cultural factors are very important factors in breeding new entrepreneurs, creating new busin...
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The study is an examination of the effect of Job enrichment on employee involvement and performance of non-academic staff of selected private universities in South-West, Nigeria. Job enrichment, employee involvement and performance for ages have been a difficult issue for human resource managers of organizations worldwide; private universities in N...
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Nigeria's economic situation remains sluggish due to drought of entrepreneurs. Globally entrepreneurs are proven catalysts of economic growth and their person-factors have ripple-effects on firms' survival. Local observations and international literature consulted indicate that entrepreneurial features affect survival of SMEs. This empirical study...
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Corporate image of any organization must be protected, respected and valued because any deviation from this may negatively affect the reputation of the C organization which consequently leads to customer dissatisfaction. This study investigated the effect of corporate reputation strategy and customer satisfaction in selected banks in Lagos State. D...
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University education is no longer a passport to secure employment for graduates. This requires young graduates to consider entrepreneurship and self-employment as a viable career option. While the number of entrepreneurship education programmes is growing, their impact is underresearched and studies paint an ambiguous picture of the impact of entre...

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