PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU EAST SENATORIAL ZONE)

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
Dedication
Acknowledgement
Abstract
Table of Contents
CHAPTER ONE
1.1    Background of Study
1.2    Statement of the problem
1.3    Objective of the Study
1.4    Hypothesis
CHAPTER TWO
2.0    Literature Review
2.1    Conceptual Framework
2.2    Theoretical Literature
2.2.1 Types of Small and Medium Enterprise
2.2.2 Roles of Small and Medium Enterprise in Enugu State
          Metropolis in Job Creation and Poverty Eradication
2.2.3 Importance of Small and Medium Enterprise in Nigeria
2.2.4 Problems of Small and Medium Enterprise Enugu East
 2.2.5 Prospect of Small and Medium Enterprise Enugu East
          Senatorial Zone
2.2.6  Challenges in Facing Small and Medium Enterprise in
Enugu East Senatorial Zone
2.2.7  Small and Medium Enterprise Credit Scheme: Case Study
Of Enugu East Senatorial Zone
2.3    Empirical Framework
2.3.1 Ways of Encouraging Small and Medium Enterprise to
          Enhance National Development in Enugu East Senatorial
          Zone
2.3.2  Government Refund on Small and Medium Scale and
Means of Administration
2.3.3 Limitation of the Study
CHAPTER THREE
Research Methodology
3.1    Research Design
3.2    Area of Study
3.3    Source of Data
3.4    Sample Size Determination and Sampling Techniques
3.5    Instrument
3.6    Data Collection Procedure
3.7    Method of Data Analysis
CHAPTER FOUR
Data Presentation of Analysis
4.1    Analysis and Interpretation of Data
4.2    Test Hypothesis
CHAPTER FIVE
Summary, Recommendation and Conclusion
5.1    Summary of Findings
5.2    Conclusion
5.3    Recommendation
Bibliography
Questionnaire


CHAPTER ONE
1.1       BACKGROUND
In recent years, particularly since the adoption of the economic reform programme in Nigeria in 1986, there has been a decisive switch of emphasis from the grandiose, capital intensive, large scale industrial project based on the philosphy of import substitution to small scale industries with immense potentials for developing domestic linkages for rapid, sustainable industrial development. Apart from their potential for ensuring....

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