Research Papers/Topics in Local Government Studies

The Impact Of Managerial Techniques On Productivity Capacity Of Nigerian Breweries Plc Aba (2004-2008)

Abstract This research study is an assessment and evaluation of the impact of a managerial techniques on the productivity capacity of Nigerian Breweries Aba from 2004-2008. In order to carry out the assessment, specific research questions and objectives were defined to stimulate the conclusion of the work. The systems theory formed the theoretical framework to explain the influence of the external environment on the organization. The methodology applied to achieve the o...

Resources Generation And Management In Public Institutions In Nigeria: A Case Study Of The Ministry For Local Government And Chieftaincy Affairs, Kogi State

ABSTRACT  Investigating resource generation and management in the ministry of local government, Kogi State; the study generated five research questions, two null and an alternative hypotheses. The hypotheses were tested using chi-square statistical method. After testing the hypotheses, it was discovered that effective resource generation and utilization has a significant relationship with the development of the local government areas in Kogi State. It was also revealed ...

Skill Acquisition As A Tool For Povert Reduction In Bayelsa State, Nigeria

ABSTRACTSuccessive Administration in Nigeria have been faced with thephenomenon of poverty and unemployment in Nigeria andvarious attempts have been made to tackle this problem.Bayelsa State is worst hit with this monster of unemploymentand poverty in the state.This research is an attempt to evaluate the various measuresput in place to eradicate poverty and the issue ofunemployment in Bayelsa State. This research has X-rayedhow skill acquisition was used as a tool for poverty reducti...

The Impact Of Staff Discipline And Control In An Organization: A Study Of Enugu State University Of Science And Technology (Esut), Enugu (2007-2015)

ABSTRACTDiscipline and control are essential management principles that could be used as tools toenhance staff compliance to work standard, rules and regulations in order to achieveorganizational goals. Recent studies on the causes of inefficiency, laxity and eye-serviceamong Nigerian employees in the public organizations have been due to lack of disciplineand control. Hence, the study investigated the impact of staff discipline and control in anorganization with particular reference to...

Entrepreneurship And Sustainable Development In Enugu State Local Governments (2007-2014)

ABSTRACTThis study examined entrepreneurship and sustainable development in EnuguState local governments. It also ascertained the impact of entrepreneurship onthe sustainable development of Enugu state local governments as regards todiversification of the economy, utilization of local resources, dispersal ofeconomic activities, wealth generation, improvement in rural infrastructure andliving standards of the people, mobilization of savings etc. The research designwas a combination of pr...

Participation Of Women In Community Development In Nigeria: A Case Study Of Igbo Eze South Local Government Area, Enugu State

ABSTRACTThis work studied women participation in community development with specialemphasis on Igbo Eze South Local Government Area, Enugu State. The exercise wascarried out due to the observed lag in women participation in community developmentall over the country. The work had four key objectives which it sought to realize.These include: to ascertain the barriers to women participation in agriculture withinthe local government, to ascertain the impact of low level of education on wome...

Control Mechanisms And The Management Of The Funds Of Local Governments In Nigeria: A Case Study Of Anambra State

ABSTRACTThe role of the third-tier of government in societal development has becomebroader, deeper and even more sophisticated in the current dispensation. Thanks to thenumerous reforms which have been visited on local government within the last fewdecades. In spite of this however, the performance of the third-tier so far indeveloping the society, more especially the grassroots has been quite unsatisfactory. Itis in the light of this that this work dwelt on the control mechanisms and t...

Human Capital Development And Millennium Development Goals (Mdgs) In Rivers State; 2003 – 2008

ABSTRACTThe study is about “Human Capital Development and theMillennium Development Goals in Rivers-State between2003 – 2008”. The study was also embarked upon becauseof the state of human capital development in Rivers-state.The level of human capital development in the state is sopoor inspite of the efforts government proclaim it is making.For this reason, the researcher tried to answer theunresolved questions of; (a) why is Rivers-state slow indevelopment inspite of its much ...

Problems And Prospects Of Local Government Autonomy In Nigeria: A Study Of Imo State Local Government System: (1976-2013)

ABSTRACTThe ever-reoccurring need for a good evaluation of localgovernment autonomy in Nigeria, its problems and prospectshas always been a major problem confronting manyresearchers. The nature and structure of transactions orinteractions between the three tiers of government determinethe degree of their autonomy. The study investigates theproblems and prospects of local government autonomy inNigeria: A study of Imo State Local Government System. Thestudy adopts the system theory as ...

The Role Of Information And Communication Technology In Enhancing Administration In Power Holding Company Of Nigeria, Enugu.

ABSTRACTThis research work appraises the role Information and CommunicationsTechnology (ICT) plays in enhancing administration in Power HoldingCompany of Nigeria, (PHCN), Enugu Electricity Distribution Company,Okpara Avenue. The major aim of this study is to identify how the attitudes,skill and knowledge of ICT by the staff of PHCN have enhanced theiradministrative capabilities and affected the efficiency and productivity of thecompany. And also to find out how much ICT has helped PHCN...

Control mechanisms and the management of The funds of local governments in nigeria: a Case study of anambra state.

ABSTRACTThe role of the third-tier of government in societal development has becomebroader, deeper and even more sophisticated in the current dispensation. Thanks to thenumerous reforms which have been visited on local government within the last fewdecades. In spite of this however, the performance of the third-tier so far indeveloping the society, more especially the grassroots has been quite unsatisfactory. Itis in the light of this that this work dwelt on the control mechanisms and t...

Women Participation In Rural Development Programmes: A Case Study Of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area

ABSTRACTGovernments introduce certain rural development programmes toimprove the living standard of women in the rural areas. This is on the beliefthat the rural areas would be better developed if the economic and social statusof women are improved since this group constitutes the majority of the ruralpopulation. What is evident is that most often, the rural women fail toparticipate in the development programmes designed for them. Theintroduction, failure and replacement of Operation F...

Leadership And Organisational Performance (A Case Study Of State Primary Education Board, Kogi State)

AbstractThe Study Is An Empirical Attempt At Discussing The Problems Implicit In TheConcept Of Leadership And Its Operations In Human Organizations.There Is No Organization That Can Survive For A Long Time Without ProperLeadership And Management. Leadership Is, Therefore, So Pivotal In OrganizationalDiscourse That Most Scholars Have Come To An Agreement That The Quality OfLeadership Determines The Quality Of Organizational Performance. However,Leadership In Most Organizations Are Usual...

Staff Motivation And Productivity In Emenite Limited, Emene, Enugu State (2008-2012).

ABSTRACTThe study of motivation in an organization enhances the degree to which itresults in productivity. Since it plays a vital role in the life of any organizationand remained a central issue in any organization (private and public sector)committed to the attainment of specific set goals and objectives. This is whyorganizations spend huge amount of financial resources in their effort toidentify conditions that leads to employee motivation and also make availableto employee such moti...

Challenges Of Effective Implementation Of Universal Basic Education Policy In Kogi State, Nigeria: 2001-2012

ABSTRACTThe Universal Basic Education (UBE) as an educational policy in Nigeria was launched in1999 to replace the Universal Primary Education (UPE) in order to tackle the relevant areasfor the Nigerian child which were not taken care of in the other policies. The rationale for theUBE as contained in the blue print on UBE policy in Nigeria are; to develop in the entirecitizenry, a strong conscientiousness for education and a strong commitment to its vigorouspromotion, provision of free U...


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