Research Papers/Topics in Business Management

A Study on impact of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) System

New technologies, global competition, and increased customer demands are forcing organizations to reconsider how they can take advantage of Information Technology (IT) capabilities to better manage their supply chains. To survive and stay ahead in today's competitive world, companies are pushed to their limits in search for organizational skills and technologies. Of those Supply Chain Management and Enterprise Resource Planning are the two most primarily used terms. Supply chain management is...

EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGES FACING OWNERS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES IN A RECESSIVE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IN ENUGU METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT This study, the effect of organizational challenges facing owners of medium enterprises in a recessive business environment in Enugu metropolis. The effect of organizational challenges were carefully examine and the aim of the study is to assess the organizational challenges facing owners of the medium scale enterprises in a recessive business environment. The survey research design was adopted and a sample size of 270 (two hundred and seventy) was gotten using Yamene 1964 f...

Assessment of Indigenous Entrepreneurs in International Business (A Study of Coal Camp, Enugu)

ABSTRACT This study is on performance of indigenous entrepreneur in international business in Coal Camp Enugu. The survey research design was adopted and a sample size of 171 (one hundred and seventy one) was gotten using Taro Yamani formula. Questionnaire were administered to the respondents and 50 was returned, which was used for the analysis. The data for the study was analyzed using simple descriptive statistics of SPSS. Hypotheses were tested using the Chi-square. The study reve...

Assessing the Role of Small Business Enterprises for Sustainable Development (A Case Study of Hians Technology Enugu Urban)

ABSTRACT The topic of this research work is geared towards the impact of small business in Enugu Urban Area of Enugu state. The aim of this study is to examine and identify in detail the problems, prospects, effects and the importance of the development of small business in the area under study. This work has five chapters, with each chapter focusing in a specific objective. Chapter one talks on a brief history of small scale business, chapter two highlights other researcher’s work...

Computerized Accounting Systems And Financial Performance Of Commercial Banks In Uganda; A Case Study Of Centenary Bank -entebbe Road Branch

The study was conducted in order to assess effects of computerized accounting systems and financial perfo1mance of commercial banks in Uganda. The study objectively sought to examine the application of computerized accounting systems on the perfom1ance in commercial banks in Uganda, to establish the performance of commercial banks in Uganda and to dete1mine the relationship between computerized accounting systems and pe1formance in commercial banks in Uganda. The literature review was c...

Strategic analysis and choice in the financial and telecommunications industries in Uganda. A case study of Stanbic bank ltd and MTN Uganda.

ABSTRACT In Congruence, the details of this research paper, note that the most profound and encouraging change in many business is partly due to changes in strategic thinking. Inevitably, strategic analysis and choice remains a concem creating a linkage that had been the SBL and MTN business strategy to enhance optimization and coordination of the company's value chain (products, brands, industry position, and structure) to create trade-off for leveraging the long-te1m strategic posture...

Design A Monitoring And Evaluation Strategy For Effective Optimized Online Patient Record Handling System Case Study: Muhimbili National Hospital

Abstract Information technology is now a basic part of the fabric of every institutional organization. It is almost impossible to find any area of the organization customer service, distribution, finance, marketing or production where strategy, planning and operation do not depend heavily on some aspect of information technology as either a competitive necessity or an opportunity. Designing an Online Patient Record Handling System will improve the general management of Muhimbili Na...

Working Capital Management And Business Growth A Case Study Of Katantazi Enterprises, In Kansanga Makindye Division Kamp Ala District

This study was carried out with a purpose of establishing the effect of working capital management on growth of business organizations. The study was carried out basing on the following objectives; to establish the effective means of managing working capital, to establish the relationship between working capital and business growth and to examine the different factors that affect business grow.The methodology used both primary and secondary data sources through questionnai...

The Role Of Customer Satisfaction And Its Effects On Sales Volume: A Case Study Of Toyota Uganda

ABSTRACT The study was carried to establish the role of customer satisfaction and its effects on sales volume (a case study of Toyota Uganda). it was guided by a number of objectives which were to examine the factors that affect customer satisfaction, to determine ways to improve customer satisfaction, establish factors that determine sales volume, and to establish ways on how to improve sales. The study mainly concentrated on Toyota motor vehicles users. The study focused on Toyota Ug...

Marketing Strategies And Performance Of Telecommunication Companies: A Case Study Of Uganda Telecom

ABSTRACT In every organization there are certain marketing strategies that should be considered. This is because the performance depends on the strategies chosen. This has always been a problem to some organizations that choose poorly those Strategies. The aim of the objectives is to solve the problems concerning the strategies. Those objectives are as follows. i. To investigate the various marketing strategies offered by Uganda telecom so as to establish a clear picture on the ground...

The Impact Of Training On The Performance Of Organisations

AbstractThis research was concerned with review of the impact of training on the effective perfonnance of an organization. The focus was on training of the workers and fi.mctional managers. Different scholars have defined the term training differently in different ways but with one concept of getting skills and knowledge to perform a job. Training therefore cuts across from workers to top-level managers, from new corners to incumbents of the job. Flippo (1984) suggests that, "Training is...

The Impact Of Brand Image On Consumer Choice A Case Study Of Unilever Uganda

Almost every business has a trading name, from the smallest market trader to the largest multinational corporation which is used to distinguish the company's themselves and their products. Brand is a distinctive symbol or name created with the intention to identify and recognize the goods or services of one seller or a particular group of sellers. Another purpose is to differentiate such goods or services from its competitors. As such a brand signals t...

Constraints Faced By Head Teachers In Instructional Supervision: A Case Of Secondary Schools In Matungulu, Machakos County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Secondary schools have experienced problems due to lack of adequate trained teaching staff, undisciplined students, inadequate physical facilities and failure to set educational objectives in curriculum and instruction delivery. These problems have jeopardized the head teacher‟s instructional supervision programmes in the concerned schools. The purpose of this study was to investigate the constraints faced by head teachers in instructional supervision in Matungulu, Machakos C...

Competitive Strategies And Performance Of Commercial Banks In Mombasa County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Commercial banks in Kenya and especially Mombasa County are facing firm rivalry demanding the use of competitive strategies so as to pledge their performance. As such, most of the commercial banks are deliberating on ways, with competitive strategies being one of them to arrive a market and afterwards make sense of and ensure its aggressive position. Therefore, this study aimed at establishing the effect of competitive strategies on the performance of commercial banks in Mo...

Impact Of Urbanization On Access To Education In Public Primary Schools In Homabay Municipality Of Homa-Bay County

ABSTRACT The government of Kenya is committed to the goal of Education for All. However, the problem of access to Primary school education undermines this achievement. Any factor that interferes with the learning not only undermines the education goal but also hampers the growth and development of children. For this reason, there is a need to identify the factors that contribute to low enrolment in Primary schools in Kenya. The purpose of this study was to find out the impact of urbaniz...


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