Entrepreneurship and Nation Building in a Changing Environment

Bassey Ubong
2013 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
This paper is an argument for the review of Nigeria's national thinking to position the country for rapid socioeconomic development. The paper argues for a positioning of entrepreneurship as the locus of development effort at the national level. Although in a globalized world academic thinking should be universal, Nigeria is used as focus with the understanding that the position herein is applicable elsewhere particularly in developing countries which should better be described as poor
more » ... ed as poor countries, or at best, the old but more appropriate term 'less developed' countries. Describing them as 'growing' countries would probably tell a better story, only that one has no idea when they will mature -if ever.
doi:10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n16p115 fatcat:xtfb7byjkjgb5ixaex3eovbaey