International Journal For Research In Business, Management And Accounting (ISSN: 2455-6114) 2019-05-01T14:34:37+00:00 Virender Singh Open Journal Systems <p><em>International Journal For Research In Business, Management And Accounting (ISSN: 2455-6114)(</em><strong><em>IJRBMA</em></strong><em>)</em> provides high quality research publication with monthly frequency with continue publication process, <strong>open access</strong> and double blind <strong>peer-reviewed</strong>. <strong>IJRBMA</strong> providing a platform for the researchers, academicians, professional, practitioners and students to impart and share knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research papers, case studies, literature reviews and book reviews in field of business, economics, management, accounting, finance, marketing, human resource, leadership, entrepreneur etc. and much more.&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 1.5em;"><strong><span style="color: black; text-shadow: #048204 0px 0px 3px;">Current Impact Factor: 2.826</span></strong></span></p> FACTORS AFFECTING ENTREPRENEURSHIPDEVELOPMENT IN ETHIOPIA 2019-05-01T14:17:49+00:00 Abebe Techan Tolossa * Entrepreneurshiphas captured the attention of both scholars and policy makers during the last few decades. The main reason of this concern is the growing need for entrepreneurs who accelerate economic development through generating new ideas and converting them into profitable ventures. However, very little is known about what factors affect self-employment decisions of individuals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Therefore, thorough understanding of these factors is essential for different stakeholders. This study examines personal and environmental factors affecting self-employment decision in Addis Ababa. Questionnaire is used to collect data from 150 business owners and 100paid employees. The results show that individual’s self-employment decision is considerably influencedby gender, educational attainment, marital status andfamily business background 2019-04-30T07:18:25+00:00 Copyright (c) 2019 International Journal For Research In Business, Management And Accounting (ISSN: 2455-6114) Effect of Parents’ Occupation and Educational Background on Students’ Academic Performance in Secondary Schools in Anambra State 2019-05-01T14:34:37+00:00 Dr. Faith Ogechukwu Okoye Sunday Innocent Ogbu The study investigated effects of parents’ occupation and educational background on students’ academic performance in Secondary Schools in Anambra State. Three research questions guided the study. Descriptive survey design was adopted. A sample of 884 senior secondary school students in form two (SS2) was drawn from the population of 2945 using proportionate stratified random sampling technique. Simple random sampling technique was employed in the choice of schools for the study. Instrument for data collection was questionnaire, validated by three experts, two from Departments of Educational Management and Policy and one from Measurement and Evaluation. Data obtained were analyzed using percentages and mean statistics. The findings indicate that students from educated parents achieve more than those from uneducated parents in academics; students from high-income status parents enjoy considerable advantage in academic performance than students of low income status parents. Based on the findings, the study recommended among others that parents should diversify their sources of income to be able to provide funds for their children’s schooling. 2019-05-01T14:22:45+00:00 Copyright (c) 2019 International Journal For Research In Business, Management And Accounting (ISSN: 2455-6114)