Research Papers/Topics in Management And Administration

Ncorporating Sustainability Practices Into Facility Management: A Study Of Ifm Ghana Limited, Airport Residential Area

ABSTRACT This study investigated the relevance of the concept of sustainability to facility management. Initiatives and research into sustainability are more often focused on the environment while overlooking the economic and socio-cultural dimension of sustainability. This study therefore focused on the impacts that the concept of sustainability can have if incorporated into facility management in Ghana. For this study, the qualitative research method was selected to be able to provide...

Women In Conflict Management Among Gonja In Yapei, Northern Ghana

ABSTRACTAs a global problem, the united nations, NGOs, civil society organization and other stake holders have taken steps to prevent, minimize and find solutions to conflicts worldwide

Assessing Project Management Ineffeciencies On Organisational Performance At Raycom Techonologies Ltd

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to assess project management inefficiencies on organisational performance. There is a higher demand for improved performance of organisations being it profit making or not for profit making organisations. This performance depends largely on effective and efficient implementation of projects in these organisations and this places emphasis on effective project management in business organisations. The study and practice of project management has ...

The Role Of Information Technology In Customs Clearance: A Study Of The Customs Division Of The Ghana Revenue Authority

ABSTRACT The study assesses the impact of information technology in ensuring efficiency in operations of the Customs Division. It is descriptive in nature and employs the quantitative research approach through the use of questionnaires. A sample size of fifty (50) and participants were chosen by random sampling methods. The study found that most of the activities rely on the use of IT and that these activities have been automated to make operations very effective and efficient. The ...

The Effect Of Advertisement On Consumer Preference And Brands: A Case Of Herbalife Product

ABSTRACT Most organizations primary mission of advertising is to reach prospective customers and influence their awareness, attitudes and buying behavior. Advertising has become the gateway to survival and the acquisition of market share for most organizations with herblife products not been an exception The research used a cross sectional survey and quantitative approach in collecting the opinion of Fifty-one (51) questionnaires, distributed to collate information to meet the spe...

Employee Motivation And Firm Performance: A Case Study Of The Social Security And National Insurance Trust (SSNIT).

ABSTRACTOrganizations are looking for ways to improve their performances to meet their targets and adapt to the highly competitive work environment. An alternative is employee motivation. The study examines the relationship between employee motivation and firm performance using SSNIT as a case to test this relationship. A sample of fifteen (15) respondents were obtained via purposive sampling and convenience. Face-to-face interviews were conducted, and the data were transcribed and analyzed u...

The Effects Of Motivation Of Staff On Productivity In Public Agencies: A Case Of The Youth Employment Agency, Eastern Region

ABSTRACT This study assessed the impact of motivation on the performance of public sector employees; with special focus on the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The study examined motivational packages available at the Eastern Regional Directorate of the YEA and how performance of employees towards the agency’s corporate objectives is affected. The study adopted the use of quantitative techniques to analyse field data. Findings revealed that, there were eno...

Understanding The Challenges Of Implementing Human Resource Schemes In Organizations. A Case Study Of The Forestry Commission Of Ghana.

ABSTRACT This study assesses the gaps associated with official procedural plan of the Forestry Commission’s Scheme of Service (SoS) and the dynamics of its actual implementation over the years. Additionally, the study also seeks to address the perceived imbalance between different categories of staff with respect to work definition, career progression, salaries and remunerations within the service structure of the FC. A cross-sectoral survey was carried out among Eighty, (80) staff in ...

The Introduction of The Paperless System And its Impact on Employee Performance: A Study of TEMA Port

ABSTRACT Governments are leveraging on the capabilities of information and communication technologies to deliver better services to citizens which break bureaucratic barriers, reduce corruption and equip staff with the right technological tools to enhance their performance. One of such innovations is the paperless port system. In recent years, port operations have evolved from the use of push trucks in the carriage of goods to advanced mechanization and computerization which has improve...

The Effect Of Organisational Structure On The Effective Management Of The ministry Of Defence

ABSTRACT This study seeks to examine how organisational structure affects organisational effectiveness at the Ministry of Defence. The study employed the qualitative research methodology where senior management staff comprising civil servants and military officers on attachment from the Ghana Armed Forces were interviewed. The use of semi-structured interviews were employed to collect data from twelve (12) senior staff members of the Ministry. The findings from the study revealed t...

Time Management And Its Effect On Employees Performance; A Case Of Fan Milk Limited

ABSTRACT The issue of time management is very important in any organization, therefore this study focuses on the effect of time management on employee performance at Fan Milk Ghana Limited; to explore the nature of time management, to examine the extent to which time management affects employee performance and to identify the measures to improve on the nature of time management. The study adopted a quantitative approach because it gives an advantage of describing the respondent’s pers...

The Role Of Teamwork In Enhancing Organizational Performance: A Case Of Mtn Ghana Head Office

ABSTRACT In today’s corporate world, there has been so much emphasis on pride and personal achievement at the work place thus the concept of teamwork seems to be overlooked by managers and employees. In view of this management sees less essence of teamwork as a major tool of performance which has led to poor performance and productivity in the industry market. This study therefore seeks to identify the impact teamwork has on organizational performance. The objective of this study is to...

The Influence Of Customer Service Features On Customer Retention: A Case Of Cofkans Hotel.

ABSTRACTOrganizations in the hospitality industry are employing various strategies to retain customers to their facilities due to the increasing competition in the industry and the complexity of customers demand. One key strategy is to ensure efficient customer service to patrons of hotels. This study examines the influence of customer service features on customer retention in one of the prestigious indigenous hotels in the Obuasi municipal-Cofkans hotel. The study used a qualitative design t...

Strike Action And Trade Union Objectives (Case Study Of Nigeria Union Of Teachers At Abeokuta Charpter)

Abstract The study examines strike action and trade union(s) objectives. The effectiveness of role of strike action can be measured in terms of the extent to which the employees’ objective and affects its objective rate. The main objective this study is to probe strike action as a means of achieving union objectives from the management, to determines the tools for achieving union(s) demands, to identify the causes of strike and also to find out the tools for achieving unions demand fr...

Effect Of Drug Abuse On Job Performance In The Manufacturing Industry

Abstract This study examined the effect of drug abuse on job performance in a manufacturing industry. Alcohol and Drug abuse at the workplace poses a great challenge to the growth and development of any organization. Presently, about 200 million people or 5 per cent of the world’s population aged 15 to 64 use drugs. In Nigeria it is observed that a large percentage of youths abuse drugs. This study used Beloxxi industrial limited as a case study. The objectives of this study were to d...


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