Research Papers/Topics in Management Studies

Comparative Analysis of the Determinants of Dividend In Oil and Gas Sector of Pakistan

Dividend policy is an important aspect of the organization’s corporate policies about which many researchers argued. It has become one of the most debatable topic for researchers due to the vagueness of its theories on the significance of dividend policy while indicating firm’s value. In this competitive environment the challenge to financial experts is to develop a dividend policy aiming at maximizing shareholder’s wealth by efficient utility of investment. So, there is a need to fin...

Impact of small and medium enterprise on employment generation in Nigeria

CHAPTER ONE      INTRODUCTION1.0 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYIn Nigeria, empirical report shows that an estimate of about 70% of the industrial employment is held by Small Business Enterprises and more than 50% of the Gross Domestic Product is small business enterprises’ generated (Odeyemi, 2003). Given the seminal role of Small businesses to employment generation in Nigeria, various regimes of Government since independence in the 1960s, have focused on various programmes and ...

EXTERNAL DEBT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

AbstractThis study investigated the impact of external debt on economic growth in Nigeria for the period 1980-2015. Time series data on external debt stock and external debt service payment was used to capture external debt burden. Other variables such as exchange rate and Foreign Direct Investment where employed. The study set out to test for both long-run and causal relationship between eternal debt and economic growth in Nigeria. The Multi Linear Regression Method was used, and the techniq...

EFFECTIVE CAPITAL BUDGETING AS A STRATEGY FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT (A CASE STUDY OF THE COCA-COLA COMPANY)

ABSTRACTCapital budgeting techniques is an efficient allocation of capital finance functions. It involves decisions to commit the firms funds to the long term assets. Capital budgeting is of considerable to the firm since the techniques tend to determine its value by influencing its growth, profitability and risk. It further explains how the decision can be diversified. The project covers five chapters. The review of related literature of this research work according to different authors and ...

INVENTORY PLANNING AND CONTROL ON PRODUCTS AVAILABILITY

INTRODUCTIONIt is a fact in materials management that continuity in production or provision of services on constant flow of required inventory. However, the question confronting the materials management remain, how much shall be ordered when the quality available is less than required to meet production demand or the quantity is less than order point and how best to plan and control the quantity of inventory needed at a given time.The focus of the materials manager is to reduce the two extrem...

IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON THE SUPPLY FUNCTION OF AN ORGANIZATION

INTRODUCTIONIt has been part of our history that goods produced are not usually consumed by those that produced them or where they are produced. They need to be moved and moved to the location they are needed. These goods passed through a long chain and are usually handled by many people, with each contributing to adding value to the product, from point of extraction to the transformation, and eventually consumption. This extraction – transformation – consumption stage is what i...

ASSESSING THE STRATEGIES OF PRODUCTION PLANNING AND INVENTORY CONTROL IN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY (A CASE STUDY OF JUBILEE HOTEL KADUNA)

ABSTRACTThe aim of this research is to look at and asses the strategies of production planning and inventory control in the hospitality industry. This research work stated with a background on production planning and inventory control strategies. Then the research tried to establish an understanding of production planning and inventory control. And the emphasis of this research in on Jubilee Hotel, Kaduna. Furthermore, the rationale for the research was highlighted. In addition works be diffe...

IMPACT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION ON OPERATION OF NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE

INTRODUCTIONThe effect of information and communication technology (ICT) on the operation of stock markets has been a subject of debate in recent times. A school of thought led by authors like Shiller (1989),Summers (1988), Porteba and Summers (1988) would argue that stock markets have become excessively volatile since the adoption of computer assisted trading strategies as the latter increase short-term price volatility and risks. They also argue that very few investors have access to online...

ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES IN POVERTY ALLEVIATION (A Study of FRCN Kaduna Multipurpose Cooperative Society)

ABSTRACT This study investigates the Role of Cooperatives in Poverty Alleviation. The study was based in the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria Kaduna Multipurpose Cooperative Society. The research review the literatures of related study and were duly acknowledge. Data were collected through constructed questionnaire and interview methods comprising members of the study area. Using systematic sampling techniques. The perceptible equations and tabular illustrations were used to present ...

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AS A TOOL FOR ACHIEVING ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL AND OBJECTIVES IN NTA (CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA TELEVISION AUTHORITY KADUNA)

ABSTRACTThis research work centres on “Effective Communication as a tool for achieving organizational goals and objectives” the researcher examined the historical background of the study and the subject matter, the objective, significance and the scope of the research was well examined in the first chapter. In the second chapter the researcher was able to reveal some selected views of authors on what “Effective Communication is, the basic concepts, systems, process, characte...

IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON THE SUPPLY FUNCTION OF AN ORGANIZATION (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA BREWERIES (NB) PLC)

ABSTRACTThis study examines the impact of information technology on the supply function of an organization. The objective of the study is to identify how information technology affect the supply function of an organization as well as to find out the innovative approaches that has been recently developed in relation to supply function of an organization and also to determine whether the process is reliable enough in ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in increasing organizational performance...

Effective Recruitment And Selection As A Tool For Achieving Higher Employee Productivity In An Organization

INTRODUCTIONIt is no doubt that the achievement of the corporate objectives largely depends on the caliber of human resources or personnel factors that make up such organization. Since, the survival of any ideal organization is a function of the nature and quality composition of such venture. This crucial fact influenced the recruitment and selection practices with special emphasis to first Banks Plc.         In many organizations, the reasonability for the choic...

EFFECT OF STRESS ON EMPLOYEES PRODUCTIVITY IN THE SERVICE INDUSTRY

INTRODUCTIONTrying to match limited global resources against an ever increasing world population appears to be the crux of the matter. The  spill out from this seemingly intractable problem has been the world wide rural urban drift that has invariably led to overcrowded and heavily populated cities with basic infrastructures and other social amenities being stretched almost to breaking point. Rising un-employment, high cost of living, high crime rate and the ever-widening gap between the...

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT FOR EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE IN AN ORGANIZATION (A Case Study Of Union Bank of Nigeria)

ABSTRACTManaging conflict is a tool for promoting peaceful co-existence between workers and employers in an organization. This tool is a mean by which improved performance of workers on their jobs is achieved which in turn enhances the general productivity of a organization. Employees within a social entity tend to engage in various activities that develop into disagreement as a result of differences in opinion, interest and behaviour, which negatively or positively affect the attainment of o...

EFFECT OF MANPOWER TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT ON EMPLOYEES MORALE

INTRODUCTIONManpower Training is very vital for any development of any Organization.  Why some organizations take it very serious others take is very lightly. There is always a positive result on the part of any organization that takes up staff training and development very importantly. Any organization that fails to take it manpower training and development very necessary tends to encounter difficulties in attaining its objectives and would find it difficult to compete favourably. There...


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