Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Strategic Sourcing and SME Capability Assessment in Vendor Due Diligence in Sub-Saharan Africa

Abstract: This master thesis intent to find a solution to a specific managerial problem; have to identify suppliers with (adequate) capabilities in Sub-Saharan Africa? The study begins by clarifying specific challenges in vendor due diligence in Sub-Saharan Africa and specifying how the conditions to do business can vary from those in Western countries. After introduction to the topic in Chapter 1, Chapter 2 goes through different elements of due diligence and discusses of what strategic sou...

THE IMPACT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) ON FRAUD MANAGEMENT IN ACCESS BANK PLC GBOKO BENUE STATE

ABSTRACTThe study is centered on The Impact of Information Communication Technology on Fraud Management in Access Bank Plc Gboko, Benue state as a case study. The framework is built in five chapters. Thus, chapter one featured introduction of the research with information about background of the study, the statement of the problem, purpose of the study, significance and scope of the study as well as definition of terms peculiar to the study. Chapter two however deals with the review...

A STUDY OF PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH REVENUE GENERATION AND MMANAGEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCILS IN BENUE STATE (A CASE STUDY OF GUMA LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL).

                                                        ABSTRACTThis research work is centered on “A study of problems associated with Revenue Generation and Management in Local Government councils in Benue st...

THE EFFECT OF SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISE ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN VANDEIKYA TOWN OF BENUE STATE

ABSTRACTThis research work structured in five chapters is centered on the effects of small scale enterprises on socioeconomic development of Vandeikya town of Benue state, Nigeria. Findings have revealed that individual and group enterprises are the common types of small scale enterprises operated in Vandeikya town. It also showed that the start up capital of these enterprises mostly come from personal savings, loan from banks and support from the government. Findings had discovered...

THE ROLE OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEES PERFORMANCE

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FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE NEED FOR TRAINING IN COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY KENYA.

ABSTRACTThis study seeks to find the factors that influence the need for training in Communications Authority Kenya. Library research, questionnaires and the internet will be used to gather the information needed. The problem that the Communications Authority Kenya undergoes with training is highlighted. It is more of a positive problem statement where we can view what makes the organization want to continue training its employees. The company’s history of where training begun as it was bei...

THE NIGERIA EDUCATION WITH REGARDS TO IT’S PHILOSOPHY, EDUCATIONAL POLICY, IMPLENTATION OF THE POLICY AND RESULT

AbstractChanges in comparative advantage should reflect changes in factor endowment, but increasingly, changes in trade policies also affect a region’s trade performance. Based on the arguments in Balassa’s stages of comparative advantage thesis, this paper looks at the comparative cost advantage empirical evidence from Asia. Although the RCA measurement may not distinguish between the factor endowments effects from the trade policy effect, i argue that RCA measures provide indi...

RETIREMENT POLICY AND PROBLEM OF IMPLEMENTATION IN NIGERIAN PUBLIC SECTOR (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE CIVIL SERVICE)

ABSTRACTThe study Retirement policy and the problem of implementation in Nigerian public sector was aimed at determining the effects of old pension schemes (pay-as-you-go-defined benefits) and they are corruption and inflation, weak institutional capacity and non-compliance of stakeholders which lead to non-implementation of the previous pension scheme, thereby growing rise to the contributory pension scheme (PRA 2004), as a way of strengthening the powers of the operators of the schem...

EVALUATION OF GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTING SYSTEM IN ANAMBRA STATE: (A CASE STUDY OF MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC PLANNING AWKA)

ABSTRACT This research work – Evaluation of Government Accounting system in Anambra State – “A case study of Ministry of Finance and Economic planning, Awka is divided into five chapters each chapter dealing with a particular aspect or research work.The overall aim of the study is to find out the functions of various ministries in relation to preparation of government account.A general review of what government accounting is all about the role of Anambra State Ministry of Fi...

Application of Brand Communications to Improve Profitability in Polaris Bank Limited

Brand communications, the promotion element of the marketing mix is a critical step towards brand awareness creation and value communication which would elicit positive consumer behaviors towards a brand. Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) as a marketing strategy entails combining promotional tools in a single, coherent and consistent message. It heightens the strategic and tactical power of branding. This study was an analysis of how effective implementation of IMC strategy cou...

The Effect of Exchange Rate and Interest Rate Volatilities on Stock Prices: Further Empirical Evidence from Ghana

Studies have proven that volatilities in the rates of exchange and interest influence the performance of institutions and the values of their shares. This study investigates empirically the effect of exchange rate and interest rate volatilities on stock prices of f inancial institutions listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange using monthly data spanning the period January 2000 to October 2016. The generalized autoregressive conditional heteroskedastic (GARCH) model is employed for the analysis. Th...

Activism and Nigerian Partisan Politics

One of the factors that necessitates political stability in Nigeria today is the presence and contributions of the critics, through the virtual and available mediums, where they serve turn to be the mouthpiece for the people, checkmating the activities of the government at various levels. Critics as bethought in this paper, involve analysts, media, professional bodies, practitioners, academics and such like. These critics are chiefly seen to be the frontiers of a better society with regard to...

IMPACT OF CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT ON THE PERFORMANCE OF HOSPITABILITY INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA

There has been growing interest in CRM in recent years in business and other fields of study and practice (Balaram&Adhikari, 2010; Becker et al., 2009; Dimitriadis& Steven, 2008; Ozgener&Iraz, 2006). The concept of CRM has grown over the years in explaining loyalty of customers to a particular business. Various studies on CRM have established that the establishment of a good relationship with clients is the mainstay of having loyal customers that bring much business than non-loyal cust...

A NOTE ON THE PROBLEMS AND SUBORDINATION OF WOMEN IN URHOBO LAND:UNFOLDING OF THE WORDS THAT CARRY TRUTH .

This paper aims at discussing the difficulty of women in the Urhobo area of Delta State. It condemn all traditional practice that are not in line with current stage of development as obselete. It firmly acertian that if all theories put on ground by Marx and Engel are well use , the world would be a better place for women.

FRAUD IN NIGERIAN COMMERCIAL BANKS, A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SOME SELECTED NIGERIAN BANKS

ABSTRACTThe role of commercial banks in the growth and development of a nation’seconomy cannot be understated. Since commercial banks operations are vitalfor   economic   advancement,   factors   that   impair   its   operations   will   have   anegative effect on economic development. Hence, it is important to know thesefactors. Fraud is one of the major causes of problems that face the comm...


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