Unemployment, Curriculum Outcomes, Psycho-social Characteristics, and Entrepreneurial Skills of Polytechnic Graduates.



The purpose of this study was to ascertain the relationship between and among gender role-stereotype, personality traits, common business practices, curriculum outcomes and entrepreneurial skills of polytechnic graduates. 60 Polytechnic graduates, 16 of whom were unemployed, 10 self employed, 14 organised private sector employed, and 20 government employed were used in the study. Those were purposively, drawn from Polytechnic graduates found in South-South Nigeria. The design was ex post facto and five questionnaires were used. Data gathered through them were analysed using Multiple Regression Statistic. Findings revealed that of the nine independent variables, psycho-motor curriculum outcomes, and masculine and feminine gender role-stereotype produced and contributed to the entrepreneurial skills of Polytechnic graduates.

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