In Nigeria today many petty businesses are springing up in every nook and cranny of the country almost on daily basis. Though the poor job employment opportunities available in the nation may have stimulated this trend but such businesses render services ranging from production to technology to manufacturing etc. all to the growth of the nation’s economy.
The vibrancy noticed in this sector in the recent years has attracted the attention of government and global agencies clamouring for better avenues for creation of more standard and vibrant small scale enterprises as a result of its great impact on the nations’ economy.
This research work was therefore embarked upon to determine the impact of Small–scale enterprises in the development of Nigerian economy.
The objective of this work among others was to find out those impacts played by small-scale enterprises in the economic development of Nigeria. The problems they encounter, how to profer suggestions to solve these problems.
The research work was carried out using a structured research method which involves the use of questionnaire, simple percentage and findings in collation and analysis of facts presented. They include scope and nature of small-scale enterprises, sources of find available to small-scale enterprises, problems militating against small scale enterprises, the impacts and contributions of small scale enterprises in economic development of Nigeria, and government policies towards small-scale enterprises.
This research should not therefore, have come at a better time than now because it will provide an opportunity for any person who may read it, to appreciate what small scale enterprises are, the expected problems a new entrant may encounter and finally proffer possible solutions to the problems.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table of Content
List of tables
CHAPTER ONE” INTRODUCTION
Background of the Study
Statement of Problems
Objectives of Study
Scope of the study
Significance of the Study
CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
Structure of Small-Scale enterprises
Sources f Fund available to Small-Scale Enterprises
Problems affecting Small – Scale m enterprises in Nigeria
Analysing the impact /Contributions of Small Scale enterprises in the economic development of Nigeria
2.7 Summary of related literature Reviewed
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
Area of Study
Population of the study
Sample Size and Sampling procedure
Instrument to data collection
Validation of the instrument
Reliability of the instrument
Method of administration of instrument
Method of data analysis
Data Presentation and Results
Summary of results/Finding
CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
5.3 Implications of the Study
5.5 Suggestion of further research
5.6 Limitation of the Study
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Sex of the Respondents
Table 2: Marital Status of Respondents
Table 3: Age of Respondents
Table 4: Occupation of Respondents
Table 5: Religions affiliations of respondents
Table 6: Educational qualifications of Respondents
Table 7: Forms of Small scale Enterprise
Table 8: Sources of Fund available to small scale enterprise in Nigeria.
Table 9: Problems militating against small-scale enterprises.
Table 10: Contributions of Small-Scale enterprises in Nigeria’s quest for economic development.
Table 11: what is the future of small-scale enterprises in Nigeria like?
SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISES AND ITS IMPACT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIAN ECONOMY