Research Papers/Topics in Business Management

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...

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 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 ...

ASSESSMENT OF FISCAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

AN ASSESSMENT OF FISCAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

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...

PRODUCT INNOVATION AND COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN MANUFACTURING FIRMS IN NAIROBI COUNTY, KENYA

ABSTRACTThe study intended to find out the effect of product innovation and competitive advantage in manufacturing firms in Nairobi County. The study sought to do this through: -establishing the effect  of  number   of products  redesigned   on  the  manufacturing  firms’ competitiveness in Nairobi   County,   to   establish   the   relationship   between   product   innovation   and   the manufacturing firms’ competitive advantage in Nairobi County and to fi...


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