Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Investigating the Effects of Micro-Finance Products in Women Empowerment in Dagoretti North Constituency, Nairobi County, Kenya

AbstractThe main objective of the study is to ‘Investigate the effects of microfinance products on women empowerment by focusing on Dagoretti north constituency as a case study. Furthermore, the study aimed to investigate the determinants of access of microfinance products in women, assess the contribution of microfinance products in women empowerment, to examine challenges facing microfinance products and lastly to find out measures put in place to address challenges facing microfinance pr...

THE IMPACTS OF POLITICAL VIOLENCE ON NIGERIA (FACULTY-CONFRENCE PAPER)

In the violent and shameless turnout, millions of Nigerians have been denied their right to choose their political leaders. The struggle for democratic offices by politicians is often violently manipulated on the street by a gang of thugs, recruited by same politicians, trained and to help them capture power. Political violence has been a bone of contention from the inception of Nigeria as a Nation-State. The impact of political violence cannot be over emphasized as its effects have grossly a...

AWARENESS OF PREGNANT WOMEN ON GOOD NUTRITION A STUDY OF PANKSHIN

The effect of nutrition education programme on food related knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices of literate women in Pankshin community was investigated using quasi-experimental design. The non-randomized control group, pretest-posttest quasiexperimental design was employed for the study. The population for the study comprised 1,807 literate women in Pankshin community. One hundred and sixty-six literate women in Pankshin community constituted the sample for the study. The instrum...

The Role Of Forensic Accounting As A Mechanism For Fraud Detection In Nigeria Public Service

The mismanagement of notable government businesses across the nation has led to the abandonment of viable public projects and the attendant indiscriminate lay-off of staff in the public sector have generated the ever-increasing attention in academic, private and public sectors. As a result of the increase in the level of decadence in the government sector, a gamut of dissenting voices have been raised necessitating the need to examine the relationship that exist between forensic accountin...

ANALYSIS OF THE CHALLENGES FACING COMPANY INCOME TAX ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA

This study examines the effect of tax administration and revenue on economic growth of Nigeria. To achieve the objective of this paper, data was collected from primary and secondary sources. The secondary sources were from scholarly books and journals while the primary source involved a well structured questionnaire of three sections of sixty five items with an average reliability of 0.78. The data collected from the questionnaire and secondary data were analyzed using relevant regression...

Value-relevance-of-accounting-information-in-the-banking-subsector-of-the-nigeria-stock-exchange-nse

ABSTRACT: This study investigates the value relevance of accounting data in the Nigerian Stock Market. The primary objective of the study is to determine if there is a relationship between accounting numbers and share prices in the Nigeria Stock Market. The value relevance of accounting data was measured by the correlation coefficient between stock prices and some accounting numbers. In an attempt to estimate the model, linear regression was used. While there has been a number of studies...

Data Driven Entrepreneur Analysis for Business Opportunity Evaluation

AbstractHigh market uncertainty makes it difficult for an entrepreneur to assess the status of the  market  for  a  business  opportunity.  Data  gathering  and  analysis  techniques  and  technology  are becoming a significant source of uncertainty management for many entrepreneurial endeavours. This is sometimes referred to as "data-driven entrepreneurship." We examine a datadriven dynamic method to overcoming market uncertainty in business opportunity appraisals. We focus on...

Product Life Cycle Management

AbstractProduct life cycle management is the succession of strategies used by management and as a product goes through its product life cycle. The conditions in which a product is sold changes over time and must be managed as it moves through its succession of stages. It is claimed that every product has a life period, it is launched, it grows, and at some point, may die. A fair comment is that - at least in the short term - not all products or services die. Jeans may die, but clothes probabl...

Effect of Stress on Executive Performance

AbstractStress is an inevitable reality of life. But stress isn’t  always  a  bad  thing.  It’s  a  natural, physical response that can generate our fight- or-flight  response.  Stress  can  increase  our awareness  in  difficult  or  treacherous situations,  allowing  us  to  act  hastily  in  the moment.  Without  it,  humans  wouldn’t  have ...

Weakly Supervised Deep Learning for Customer Review Sentiment Classification

AbstractSentiment  analysis  is  one  of  the  key challenges  for  mining  online  user  generated content.  In  this  work,  we  focus  on  customer reviews  which  are  an  important  form  of opinionated  content.  The  goal  is  to  identify each  sentence’s  semantic  orientation  (e.g. positive or negative)...

Characterizing and Predicting Early Reviewers for Effective Product Marketing on Ecommerce Websites

AbstractOnline  reviews  have  become  an  important  source  of  instruction  for  users before manufacture an informed procure decision. Early reviews of a product tend to have a high  effect  on  the  ensuing  product  sales.  In  this  paper,  we  take  the  initiative  to  study  the behavior  characteristics  of  early  reviewers&nbsp...

A Generalised Flow for B2B Sales Predictive Modelling

PURPOSE: The paper and packaging company that provided the data for this research has a long history of sales expertise. This expertise is captured predominantly in the intuition of sales representatives, many of whom have worked in the industry for 20 years or more AIM: Intuition  is  not  easy  to  record  and  disseminate  across  an  entire  sales  force,  however,  and  thus  one  of ...

Study on Advertising Activities of Airtel in the Indian Telecom Market

ABSTRACT: The purpose of the research paper is to study the promotional activities of  Airtel  in  the  Indian  telecom  market. Promotional  activities  not  only  help  in enhancing the customer base but also pave the  way  to  better  corporate  image.  A company needs better promotional tools in order to  survive  and  sustain the  turbulent Indian market and the prevailing s...

Armed Intervention and the Challenges of Maritime Security in the Gulf of Aden, 2008-2011

ABSTRACTThe economic collapse and civil war that ensued in Somalia after President Siad Barre gave rise to piracy, armed robbery and dumping of toxic wastes in and around the Gulf of Aden. The attendant humanitarian crisis attracted the intervention of the international community. This study evaluated armed intervention and the challenges of maritime security in the Gulf of Aden between 2008 and 2011. The objectives were to: (i) determine whether the application of the principle of political ...


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