An Assessment of the Impact of Industrial Development Centres (IDCS) On Generation of Employment by Small –Scale Businesses in Nigeria

Dende Gbolagade Adejumo

Abstract


The study assessed the impact of Industrial Development Centres (IDCs) on employment generation by small-scale businesses in Nigeria .The study was designed primarily to determine whether or not the generation of employment of small-scale businesses beneficiaries of the IDCs increased significantly after obtaining IDCs’ services. The study indicated that the services offered by many (66.7%) of the IDCs led to significant increase in employment generation by large number of beneficiary small- scale businesses at 1% level but at 5% level the services offered by many (66.7%) IDCs did not lead to significant increase in employment generation by large number of small-scale businesses beneficiaries. The study also indicated that there were significant differences among the IDCs regarding changes in employment generated by their beneficiary small-scale businesses after receiving services.


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