Research Papers/Topics in Business Management

The Impact of Job Satisfaction on Employee Performance

  ABSTRACT   This research work examined The Impact of Job Satisfaction dimensions on job performance among the staff of the Divisional Tax Centre in Buea, South West Region Cameroon.  A census was adopted to collect data from twenty eight (28) respondents through a survey questionnaire. Frequency tables, Bar Charts, Pie Charts, graphs and Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation Coefficient were used to analyze the data with the aid of Statistical Package for ...

Entrepreneurship Development through Corporate Social Responsibility – A Study of the Nigerian Telecommunication Industry

Beyond the conventional meaning of CSR as a voluntary obligation for enhancing the social, economic and environmental wellness of the society, the developmental-oriented CSR is emerging and requires exploratory and empirical investigations. This research attempts to fill the gap in this direction by examining the Entrepreneurship Development through Corporate Social Responsibility – A Study of the Nigerian Telecommunication Industry. In specific terms, the research seeks deeper underst...

THE EFFECTS OF CONFLICT MANAGEMENT ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF KEYSTONE BANK, MAKURDI BRANCH.

Abstract This study focuses on the effect of conflict management on the performance of the employees of Keystone Bamk, Maurdi branch, Makurdi. The study adopted the field survey research design. The target population was 52 management staff and subordinates. The entire population elements were used as the sample size. Thus n=N=52. The primary data were collected using questionnaire structured in a 5 point Likert scale and was later complemented with oral interview. Cronbach alpha wa...

Impact of Information Technology (IT) on the performance of employees in General Hospital Nasarawa (GHN), Nasarawa State.

Abstract:Information Technology (IT) is expected to provide quality services to the employees at the time that the service is seriously needed but this is often not achieved in practice because accessing the services is still entangled with internal and external constraints. The main objective of this study is to determine whether the application of Information Technology offer satisfactory performance of employee in General Hospital Nasarawa. Data was collected using a well struc...

Effect of Queuing Model on Service Delivery in Total Filling Station Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.

Abstract:Waiting lines are common phenomenon in our daily life especially in the organization that provides services for profit making. The paper shows that to ensure quality service delivery a good and unique queuing system is necessary in the filling stations which ensure a good flow of customers at the service points. The main objective of this study is to determine whether the application of queuing model shortens the waiting times of customers in Total Filling Station, Keffi. T...

Impact of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) usage on Service Delivery in First Bank Jos Branch, Plateau State, Nigeria.

Abstract:The Automated Teller Machine(ATM) is expected to provide quality services to the customers at the time that the serviceis seriously needed but this is often not achieved in practice because the proportion of customers needing the services on a daily basis continues to increase and the available capacity to meet the challenges is grossly inadequate.The main objective of this study is to determine the effectiveness of ATM usage on customers’ satisfaction.Data was collecte...

An Empirical Assessment of Loanable Funds Market in Nigeria (2001 – 2015)

Abstract: This paper investigates the impact of loanable funds market on economic growth in Nigeria. Data from 2001 – 2015 were used. This was obtained from CBN bulletin and Bureau of Statistics. The analysis was done using multiple regressions. The growth in line with a priori expectation. The study also affirms a positive relationship between interest rate and economic growth. The coefficient of determination R2 is 95.7% while the Durbin Watson statistic of 2.25 shows minima...

Planning framework in organisations and information flows within management control

In today’s world information is considered as important as other factors like capital, human resources and material. But the most important task is finding the right information which can support the business process and work task (Kurt Sandkuhl, 2007). The right information available to the right person and on the right time can make a significant difference in the work tasks and business processes in an organisation; in fact if the right information is not available to the user then he ha...

The role of Leadership and Innovation in Organisational Change: A case study of LEGO Group

AbstractRecent research on organisational change management suggests the importance of change in an emerging organisational environment. LEGO Group is a toy manufacturing company with significant revolutionary/transformational changes in product design. The Group has introduced a new transformational change in physical and digital gaming world which demands the role of leadership and innovation to be played in bringing about the success of the change outcome. The purpose of this study is to e...

The effect of proper budgeting and accountability to the development of the public sector

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYThe world today has embraced globalisation, a complicated process, focusing on how events,decisions and activities in one part of the world can have consequences in other parts of theworld (Lee & Collin 2005), to achieve a defined business purpose. However, just when wethought we had seen the depth to which an otherwise healthy economy can reach, worldevents continue to occur that change every business plan significantly (Lalli, 2003). Th...

THE IMPACT OF MARKET SEGMENTATION ON ORGANISATIONAL PROFITABILITY

ABSTRACTThe objective of the study was to establish the effect of market segmentation on the corporate profitability of telecommunication companies. The researcher had intended to establish the effect of market segmentation on the corporate profitability of telecommunication companies. The questionnaire was used as the survey method of collecting primary data for the study. Data was collected from primary sources and multiple regression was used for data analysis. The regression result of the...

Impact of Non Financial Incentives as Motivational Strategy in Achieving Organizational Objectives (Case Study of Guaranty Trust Bank PLC)

CHAPTER ONE1.0. INTRODUCTION 1.1    Background of The StudyThe first chapter of this study gives a brief introduction on the subject matter,followed by the statement of problem, purpose of the study, as well as researchquestions   and   research   hypothesis.   Furthermore,   we   take   a   look   at   thesignificance of the study, then we analyse the scope and limitations of the stu...

IMPACT OF PLANNING AND CONTROL AS A MANAGEMENT FUNCTION ON THE SURVIVAL OF SMALL SCALE BUSINESS IN BENIN CITY, EDO STATE

ABSTRACTThis research work is aimed at investigating the impact of planning and control as a management function on the survival of small scale business in Benin City, Edo state.Descriptive survey was adopted for this research. Primary source of data collection was utilized and a total of 100 questionnaires was sampled and, used for this research. Descriptive statistics using SPSS was used to analyse the data from the questionnaire.The result from the study showed that proper planning and con...

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...


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