Social & Management Sciences

Study Materials in Social & Management Sciences

The Service Sector and Contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

SUMMARY Meaning of Service Sector The service sector refers to the portion of the economy that provides intangible goods or services rather than tangible products. It encompasses a wide range of industries and activities that focus on meeting the needs and preferences of individuals and businesses. The service sector deals with activities that are often knowledge-based, information-driven, and oriented toward customer satisfaction. Examples of service sector activities include financial S...

Agglomeration Theory of Economics

The theory of agglomeration economics, also known as the theory of urban agglomeration or regional economics, seeks to explain the spatial concentration of economic activity and the benefits that arise from such concentration. It explores the reasons why industries and firms tend to cluster in specific geographic areas and the resulting positive externalities and economies of scale that can enhance productivity and economic growth. Agglomeration economics can have implications for taxation po...

Analysing Deliveroo’s Leadership and Entrepreneurial Strategy

Deliveroo, a prominent player in the online food delivery industry, has revolutionized the way people access their favourite meals. At the helm of this innovative company stands Will Shu, the co-founder, and CEO of Deliveroo. Shu’s leadership and management style have been pivotal in guiding Deliveroo through the complexities of the modern food delivery landscape. In recent years, Deliveroo has gained signicant attention not only for its rapid global expansion but also for the dynamic and e...

Labour Institutions Act 2007

AN ACT of Parliament to establish labour institutions, to provide for their functions, powers and duties and to provide for other matters connected thereto. THE LABOUR INSTITUTIONS ACT, 2007   ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS  PART I  — PRELIMINARY   1 —Short title.  2—Commencement.  3—Interpretation.  4—Application.   PART II — THE NATIONAL LABOUR BOARD   5—Establishment of the Board.  6—Composition of the Board.  7—Functions of the Board.  8—Committees of the Boa...

Competition in Oligopoly is Collusive. Discuss

The Assignment/paper is a discussion on how competition in Oligopoly could be seen as COLLUSIVE.

Asharami Synergy Business Model Analysis

Asharami Synergy Plc (a Sahara Group Company) is a leading vertically integrated downstream company with interests in procurement, warehousing, inbound and outbound logistics, marketing, distribution, retailing and sale of petroleum products across Nigeria and Africa. Our main concern is the supply chain management in Kano.

ACC 111- Introduction to Accounting

1. Accounting started in what year in Babylon? 2. Cost accounting is the subsidiary of _________ 3. List four users of accounting information in order of priority

SOC 315: INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY

DEFINITION OF POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY NATURE AND SCOPE OF POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY EMERGENCE OF POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY IMPORTANCE OF POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIOLOGY OF POLITICS & POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY

ECO 102: PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II

Macroeconomics Definition of Macroeconomics Scope of Macroeconomics Stock and Flow Variables National Income Tax Unemployment International Trade

LABOUR ECONOMICS I – ECO 213

Meaning/definition and scope of labour economics - Labour economics in perspective - Labour Market and the economy Nature of labour problems in developing economies - The problem of child labour - Causes of child Labour - Ways of tackling the problem of child Labour Labour force - Definition and factors influencing the size and composition of labour force. - Worker Mobility and turn over - Sectorial distribution of labour force - Population growth and its implication on labour force Concept o...

ECO 146: Nigerian Economy in Perspective

Module 1 Understanding Nigerian Economic Structure and System Unit 1 Concept of Economic Structure Unit 2 Concept of Economic System and Structural Dualism Unit 3 Profile of the Nigerian Economy Unit 4 Overview of the Nigerian Economy Module 2 The Nigerian Agricultural sector Unit 1 The Characteristics and Importance of the Nigerian Agricultural Sector Unit 2 The Agricultural Sector during Pre-independence and PostIndependence Period Unit 3 The Challenges and Prospects of the Nigerian Agricul...

SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology

TEACHING PHYLOSOPHY This class adopts constructive teaching and learning method. In constructivist learning, students are active learners and are strongly encouraged to participate optimally in every class activities. I believe that students have ability to learn by getting new insight into subject matters under discussion. My role as the course instructor is to provide support, motivate and direct students on how to acquire knowledge. In order for us to have a successful and engaging learnin...

GST 101: USE OF ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS I

Welcome to GST 101- Use of English and Communication Skills I. I can assure you will enjoy studying the course. This course guide is a general overview of the course. It provides you with useful information about the structure of the course. GST101- Use of English and Communication Skills I is a two-credit unit course meant to be taken in the first semester, at the 100 level. The course is available to all students who have registered for any programme at National Open University of Nigeria. ...

GST 201: Nigerian People and Culture

INTRODUCTION GST201: Nigerian Peoples and Culture is a one-semester 2-credit unit course. It is made up of 14 units which treat the Nigerian's perception of his world, culture areas of Nigeria and their characteristics, evolution of Nigeria as a political unit, concept of functional education, social justice, individual and national development, norms and values and moral obligations of citizens. There are no compulsory pre-requisites for this course. The course guide tells you briefly what t...

ECO 121: Principles of Economics

INTRODUCTION ECO 121: Principle of Economics is a three-credit and one-semester undergraduate course for Economics student. The course is made up of 21 units spread across fifteen lectures weeks. This course guide tells you what economic problems are and how are they use to solve households and firm’s economic needs. It tells you about the course materials and how you can work your way through these materials. It suggests some general guidelines for the amount of time required of you on eac...


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