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THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN RURAL POVERTY REDUCTION IN DEKINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE

It is acknowledged that the small scale farmers are challenged by several problems ranging from technical such as agricultural extension service, farm inputs such as fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides and modern farm implements. Other challenges include institutional problems such as lack of credit facilities and access to marketing governance. These constraints have consequently resulted into low output and income of the small scale farmers. The study examined the impact of agr...

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AN ASSESSMENT OF THE DETERMINANTS OF SUCCESSFUL INTERNATIONALIZATION OF THE CLOTHING AND TEXTILE INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA (A Case Study of Selected SMEs in Abuja)

The Study is an Assessment of the Determinants of successful Internationalisation of the Clothing and Textile Industry in Nigeria. A secondary data research approach involving explanatory and descriptive designs was used to collect and analyse data from World Bank, United Nation, and Association of Nigerian Manufacturers. The findings are that internationalization is positively influenced by Network relationship and negatively influenced by infrastructure and export barriers which include mar...

Enhancing Employees' Productivity in the Public Sector by Deploying the Reward Management System

ABSTRACTiThis research assessed the effect of reward management system on employee productivity in the public sector with special reference to a state-owned tertiary institution - Lagos State University. The research examined the role of reward management in enhancing the productivity of employees in the University. This is not to unconnected with the general belief that a just and efficient reward management system enhances workers’ morale and improves their effectiveness and performance a...

EFFECT OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE ON ACCOUNTABILITY OF PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Abstract This paper examines the effect of public account committee (PAC) on accountability of Nigerian public sector financial management. It specifically investigates the effect of PAC functionality viz; independence, report and composition on accountability of financial management in Nigerian public sector. The paper used survey design to source data from selected federal ministries. Data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics, test for nature and normality of variables,...

COCOA EXPORT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH OF NIGERIA

This paper investigates if there is a significant long – run relationship between cocoa exports and economic growth in Nigeria. The study covers the periods between 1981 to 2014. The underlying models are the export led growth, hypothesis, neo – classical growth model, presbich trade model and Keynesian model. In the formulated model, real gross domestic product was used as a proxy for economic growth. The explanatory variables used were cocoa export earnings, exchange rate and gove...

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Patterns And Consequences Of Domestic Violence as Perceived by Residents of Ife East Local Government Area

ABSTRACTThis study focused on patterns and consequences of domestic violence as perceived by residents of Ife East Local Government Area, Ile-Ife. Specifically, this study was designed to establish the perception of residents of Ife East Local government on what constitutes domestic violence, the beliefs of the residents about domestic violence and the perceived consequences of domestic violence. This study adopted the quantitative research methodology and it focused on the residents of...

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Entrepreneurship Education and Information and Communication Technology (Journal)

AbstractEntrepreneurship Education as a new concept in vocational education offers itself for the training and retraining of individuals for skill acquisition, and it has been imbibed by almost all the developing and developed countries. Its capabilities and efficacy in growing up economies are not in doubt. There is widespread keen interest in information and communication technology because of its crucial roles for sustainable development in developing countries and for the past two decades...

BUSINESS EDUCATION AS IMPETUS TOWARDS NATIONAL SECURITY AND TRANSFORMATION (Journal)

Abstract Business education is an education for the acquisition and development of skills, competencies, and attributes which are necessary for the efficiency of the economic system. The focus of this paper is business education as an impetus towards national security and transformation. In addition, this paper sees business education as a cardinal instrument that will foster national security and the transformation agenda. It gives various professional definitions of business education, t...

BUSINESS EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY AND MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Abstract The purpose of this paper is to determine how business education could be an indispensable tool for achieving millennium development goals (MDGs) in this 21st century. The paper takes a critical look at the concepts of business education and MDGs in Nigeria.   The paper stresses the fact that the roadmap to global prosperity championed by united nation development programmes which were known many years back MDGs to adapt present reality threat of extinction occasioned by ra...

ECONOMIC RECESSION IN NIGERIA: A CHALLENGE TO BUSINESS EDUCATION

Abstract The inefficiency and incompetence of the federal and states including the local governments of Nigeria in transforming the economy of the country in the last two decades,  has resulted to the economic recession that is affecting all sectors of the economy in Nigeria, mostly the educational sector and business education in particular. The erratic changes have created new demands for more adaptable, multi-skilled and creative labour. To meet the demands, it has become necessary to...

CROSS-CULTURAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STYLES IN NIGERIA AND CHINA

AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to critically examine the leadership and management practices of both Nigeria and China. The paper proves that Nigerian leadership and management practices are far from adopting transformational leadership practices in managing some of their organizations. Predominantly, Nigeria is known for complexity leadership and management style which tends to be highly skilled in various aspects of leadership and management. In addition, the leadership and management...

THE COORDINATION AND CONTROL OF INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS OF APPLE GLOBAL ORGANIZATION: THE CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF APPLE Inc. OPERATIONS

AbstractApple is seen as a global organization that undertakes most of its operations across national borders. The focus of this research work is to critically appraise some aspects of the operations of Apple Inc. in the areas of coordination and control of international elements of the operations. This component of the operations of Apple determines the types of global strategies Apple adopts in managing its international operations. Furthermore, the study examines the supply chain managemen...

Foreign Portfolio Investment and Performance of the Nigerian Capital Market

This study examined the effect of foreign portfolio investment on the performance of Nigerian capital market. The specific objectives are to investigate the impact of Net Foreign Portfolio Investment, Foreign Portfolio Investment in Equity, Foreign Portfolio Investment in Bonds, Foreign Portfolio in Government Securities and Nigerian Exchange Rate per US Dollar on the performance of Nigerian Capital Market. The required data were sourced from Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Statistical Bulletin...

Money Supply and Inflation: Disaggregated Time Series Evidence from Nigeria

Abstract This paper examined money supply and inflation in Nigeria. The objective was to examine the extent to which components of money supply affect Nigerian inflation rate. Time series data was sourced from Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) statistical bulletin and Stock Exchange Factbook. Nigerian Real Inflation Rate was proxy for dependent (INFR) variables while Currency in Circulation (CR), Demand Deposit (DD), Time Deposit (TD), Savings Deposit (SD) and Net Foreign Asset (NFA) were used as...

Management theories, principles and practices in Nigeria

The study and practice of management in Nigeria has been viewed to be based totally on the western platform to the extent that those theories, philosophies and principles that are successful when applied in the western world have failed to yield the desired result when applied to the Nigerian setting. It is on this background that the authors reviewed some of the management theories, philosophies and principles that were operational in the Nigerian environment even before the British came to ...

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