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Evaluation of the Implementation of the Social Studies Curriculum in Junior Secondary Schools in Enugu State

The main purpose of this work was to Evaluate the Implementation of the Social Studies Curriculum in Junior Secondary Schools in Enugu State. Out of the six educational zones in Enugu State namely, Agbani, Awgu, Enugu, Nsukka, Obollo-Afor and Udi, Nsukka educational zone was selected for the study. Using proportionate stratified random sampling techniques, 25 social studies teachers in 20 schools in the educational zone were selected. Structure Systematic Observation Schedule (SSOS) and ...

Evaluation Of Competitive Advantage On Performance Of Postal Corporation Kenya

ABSTRACT The aim of the study was o evaluate the competitive advantage on performance of Postal Corporation Kenya. The specific objectives were to find out the effect of innovative technology on competitive advantage of postal corporation Kenya, to establish the effects of service quality on performance of postal corporation Kenya, to ascertain the effect of staff training on performance of postal corporation Ken ya, and to find out the effects of leadership quality on performance of pos...

School Committees in the Context of Preparing and Implementing Whole School Development Planning

Abstract This paper focuses on the involvement of school committees in the preparation and implementation of Whole School Development Planning (WSDP). The data employed is based on a cross-sectional survey was conducted between October and November, 2006 in 16 public primary schools in Tabora Municipality, Tanzania. In all, 60 respondents made up of one Municipal Education Officer (MEO), 16 head teachers, 13 school committee chairpersons and 30 statutory members of the school committees were ...

Implementing International Financial Reporting Standard For Small And Medium Enterprises In Ghana: Problems And Prospects

ABSTRACT SMEs have come to accept the importance of accounting information harmonization in order to remain in today’s business environment. In 2009, the IASB developed and published the IFRS for SMEs in response to the need for a high quality internationally comparable and transparent financial information. In January 2012, the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana directed the use of IFRS for SMEs in Ghana for reporting periods beginning 2013. However, there are widespread reports o...

Service Quality And Customer Satisfaction: A Case Of Westec Security Systems Ghana Limited

ABSTRACT Service quality and customer satisfaction are very important concepts that companies must understand in order to remain competitive in business and hence grow. It is very important for companies to know how to measure these constructs from the consumers’ perspective in order to better understand their needs and hence satisfy them. Service quality is considered very important because it leads to higher customer satisfaction, profitability, reduced cost, customer loyalty and retent...

THE ROLE OF CULTURE IN HUMAN RESOURCE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACT This dissertation analyzed the role of culture in Human Resource Training and Development practices through a qualitative study of ProCredit Ghana Ltd. The guiding theory for the work was the ‘Model of Culture Fit’ developed by Kanungo and Medonca in 1990 which postulates that national culture and industry culture influence human resource management practices through the mediation of organizational culture. Through a survey, interviews, observation, and company policy documents, ...

An Assessment of the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Internal Audit Function of Ghana Water Company, Cape Coast

ABSTRACT This research assesses the effectiveness of the internal auditors by assessing the factors which determine the Ghana Water Company internal audit effectiveness. The research design selected for this study was exploratorydescriptive and Cross-sectional design. This design was selected because it is flexible and a lot of information could be gathered in the course of the research. The purpose of this study was to carry out an investigation the efficiency and effectiveness of audit un...

Factors Influencing Consumers Intention Towards Online Grocery Shopping In The United Arab Emirates

Online Grocery Shopping is still insignificant when compared to the traditional bricks and mortar stores in the United Arab Emirates, despite the very high internet penetration, the high availability of smartphones and personal computers, grocery retailer’s focus on this channel to strengthen market share, and the consumers searching for convenience and time saving. OGS can have a stronger role to play in consumers’ life, and E-Business development. Therefore, it is important to understan...