Research Papers/Topics in Business Management

ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PERFORMANCE OF ORGANIZATIONS IN NIGERIA

The research study is designed to analyze social responsibility performance of organizations in Nigeria, especially Elf Petroleum Nigeria Limited. Businesses do not operate in a vacuum rather it operates on land inhabited by people. Therefore, for the business to survive it must liaise with its host communities. We took a holistic view of social responsibility programmes; exposed problems encountered and made suggestion the way to improve. To achieve our objective, seventy (70) copies of the ...

Sponsored Libre Research Agreements to Create Free and Open Source Software and Hardware

As a growing number of companies reject intellectual property (IP) monopoly-based business models to embrace libre product development of free and open source hardware and software, there is an urgent need to refurbish the instruments of university-corporate research partnerships. These partnerships generally use a proprietary standard research agreement (PSRA), which for historical reasons contains significant IP monopoly language and restrictions for both the company and the university. Suc...

EXPLORING THE SURVIVAL STRATEGIES FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERSHIP IN NIGERIA

Notwithstanding the unstable nature of Nigeria economy small business owners created approximately 32 million jobs and contribute almost 45% to the nations GDP. However, startup small businesses fail at rate over 80% the first five years. Guide by theory of constraints, the purpose of this qualitative multiple-case study was to explore survival strategies required by some small business owners to sustain business in Nigeria beyond 5 years. Data collection was through semi-structured inter...

Exploring Factors That Influence Consumer Loyalty to Automobile Dealerships in New York

Customer attrition has severe effects on profitability and organizations incur high costs acquiring new customers while existing ones generates more profits. However, when an organization reduces customer quitting by 5%, it raises profits by 2-8% (Khan & Rizwan, 2014). Previous studies gave much attention to factors of customer loyalty such as product quality and customer satisfaction but none have qualitatively explored the factors relative to automobile dealerships businesses in New Yor...

Small Business Startup Funding for Youth Employment in Nigeria

Abstract Jobs are generated by initiating and growing small businesses within underdeveloped economies. Unemployment among youths is a critical problem confronting Nigeria (Nwogwugwu & Irechukwu, 2015). Unemployment leads to less growth and a drop-in consumer spending. Increased unemployment generates lowered business output. Unemployment results in welfare loss from lowered output, income, and wellbeing which hinder social progress of nations. Nevertheless, unemployed youths with small ...

Introduction to Management

Management is diversified; and its requirement is in all we do in life. Management involves a group of people whose activities is to direct the efforts and activities of other people. - Mary Parcker Follet. On a larger platform, management covers Production, Marketing, Finance and Human Resources. This work aim(s) is to trace management from traditional management to Strategic management.

Introduction to Leadership and Motivation Theory

It was Peter Drucker that said: “The problem of the bottle is also at the top where it is small” once the top of the bottle is opened, one can gain access to the content. The study of leadership and motivation is both research and practical skills encompassing the ability of an individual, organization to lead or guide other individuals, team, or the entire organization successfully. These represent ideas and principles that explain how power is acquired, and the dealings that oc...

ASSESSMENT OF FISCAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

AN ASSESSMENT OF FISCAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

Increasing Organizational Productivity Through Effective Communication

Effective communication is important for the development of an organization. It helps the managers to perform the basic functions of management - Planning, Organizing, Motivating and Controlling. Communication skills whether written or oral form the basis of any business activity. Communication serves as the foundation of every facet of a business. Thus, it can be said that effective communication is the building block of an organization...

An Evaluation of transport management and customer satisfaction on Lagos metropolis

Abstract Poor planning process and ignoring managerial roles in road transportation system have crippled development and the collapse of many economic and social activities which have resulted in dissatisfaction among the customers in the industry. This is characterized by poor management that has resulted in the loss of life and property including damages worth unquantifiable amount of money. The title of this project is an evaluation of transport management and customer satisfaction in Lag...

THE INFLUENCE OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE ON ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

ABSTRACTThis study examines the Influence of Organizational Structure on Organizational Effectiveness. The sample comprised of fifty employees from four different banks. Questionnaire were constructed to administer the subjects. The hypotheses were formulated and tested using chi-square non-parametric analysis to determine the Influence of Organizational structure on Organizational Effectiveness. The data obtained were analysed using descriptive statistical analysis which was processed...

The impact of government regulations on business performance

AbstractEvaluation of government policies to improve performance of small business sector has provoked a great deal of debate and empirical enquiries in recent years. Initially economists were of the opinion that government policies have no impact on business cycle but after the great depression of the 1930s, Keynes showed that government policies could affect business cycle. For example, if government imposes taxes and duties that are not commensurate with its profit margin on a particular s...

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ABSTRACT The researcher as a sine qua non in the economy viewed Effects of Power Supply on the performance of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises. However, firms suffer tremendous cost due to serious supply deficit of electricity in Nigeria, which greatly hampers businesses, especially the small-scale enterprise. The researcher used both primary and secondary methods of data collection, presented the data in tables using simple percentages and chi-square to analyze the data obtained. The ...

THE PROBLEMS OF SMALL MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISE IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF GILEAD TABLE WATER EFFURUN DELTA CENTRAL SENATORIAL ZONE, DELTA STATE NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this study is to identify the problems and prospects of small and medium scale enterprise in Nigeria using a case study of Gilead table Water in Effurun Delta State. To do this, data were collected from both primary and secondary sources. The main instrument of data collection was the questionnaire. The data were presented in tables as frequency, distribution in the data analysis; the techniques of percentages frequencies were used. The hypotheses ...

IMPACT OF MULTINATIONAL CORPORATION ON NIGERIAN ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT

This study aim to investigate the impact of Multinational Corporation in the development of Nigeria economy, a study of Lafarge Company. This study objective is to provide the capital that will be use in developing Nigeria economy instead of exporting abroad, to reduce the use of capital intensive productive techniques so as to lessen the rate of unemployment that affect Nigeria economy, also to investigate the roles perform by MNCs as regard to their corporate social...


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