The effect of entrepreneurial training and orientation on organisational performance: A conceptual overview
Entrepreneurship has been touted as the driver of the growth of economies. It is in view of this, that many a government have invested in inculcating an entrepreneurial culture in its people, more so among the youth and women. They have thus developed training programmes aligned to new venture creation and management of small businesses. This paper reviews literature on entrepreneurship training, orientation and organisational performance with an aim of conceptualising the relationships between and among them. The three variables were conceptualised as being independent, mediating and dependent in that order. This knowledge provides academics and practitioners with insights into the mechanism through which training outputs performance.