Research Papers/Topics in Management Studies

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...

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...

CONTROL OF STOCK AND ITS IMPLICATION FOR MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES (A CASE STUDY OF UNITED NIGERIAN TEXTILE PLC KADUNA)

ABSTRACT Control of stock and its implication for manufacturing industries are very significant in the operational activities of an organization especially that of processing and manufacturing concerns, which are profit, oriented. The research direct its focus on the proper understanding of how effective and efficient application of stock control techniques will enhance greater productivity in the organization as well as stimulate economic growth and development. This project review rele...

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...

EFFECTIVE TIME MANAGEMENT AS A TOOL FOR ORGANIZATIONAL SURVIVAL

INTRODUCTIONManagement study has revolved over long period of time and successive means of thought in industry and commerce have severely described it as the basic ingredient of administering a business. In support of this view Yakubu (1989) defined management “as a social process entailing responsibility for effective and economical planning and regulation of the operation of an enterprise, in fulfillment of given purpose or tasks” while organization have been working hard t...

EFFECT OF MATERIAL INSPECTION ON PRODUCT QUALITY IN POWER HOLDING COMPANY OF NIGERIA

INTRODUCTIONPhilip Crosby in his book “Quality is free” summarizes the effect of inspection in the following statement:“A prudent company makes certain that its products and services are delivered to the customers by a management system that does not condone remake, repairs, waste or non-conformance of any sort. These are expensive problems, they must not only be detected and resolve at the earliest moment, they must be prevented from occurring at all”.Product quality ...

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...

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...

AN EVALUATION OF PRIVATIZATION PROGRAMME AS AN EFFECTIVE TOOLS FOR ENHANCING PRODUCTIVITY PUBLIC ENTERPRISE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF POWER HOLDING COMPANY NIGERIA PLC)

ABSTRACTSeveral developing and transition economies have embarked on extensive privatization and commercialization programmes in the last one and a half decades. As in most developing countries, Nigeria until recently witnessed the growing involvement of the state in economic activities. The expansion of SOEs into diverse economic activities was viewed as an important strategy for fostering rapid economic growth and development. The researcher considered survey and sample random sam...

EFFECTS OF MERGER AND ACQUISITION ON OANDO OPTIMAL GROWTH

ABSTRACTCorporate growth was much desired by most companies operating in Nigeria these was because of the advantage of high profit ability to dictate to some certain degree in terms of industry and market which lead to enlargement in market share brought about by the growth made in corporate strategies used. The strategies being about the desire and expansion of Oando Plc in Nigeria. This research project evaluated M & A as a corporate growth strategy in Nigeria by determining how mergers...

EFFECTS OF MARKETING SEGMENTATION ON SALES PERFORMANCE IN BEVERAGES INDUSTRY

INTRODUCTIONMarketing has over the years advanced from various concepts and philosophies, which include the production concept, selling concepts, and product concepts. The marketing concept is viewed from the customers orientation philosophy which seek to identify unsatisfied consumer needs and wants, and this develops goods and services tailored towards filling up and satisfying such needs though not all organization practices this concept but successful firms embark on it. Given the in...

EFFECT OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ON RESOURCE UTILIZATION IN ORGANIZATION (A Case Study of 7up Bottling Company Plc Kaduna)

ABSTRACTThis project (research) work is titled “Effect of Materials Management on resource utilization in Organization”. The researcher carried on investigation to determine the impact of effect of materials management on resource utilization in organization as it affect organization’s productivity and output in the field of resource control and management. The researcher went further to talk about the side effect of lack of adequate materials and resources used in industri...

AN EVALUATION OF THE IMPACT OF REGULATORY BODIES IN DEVELOPING A VIABLE AND SUSTAINABLE CAPITAL MARKET (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE)

ABSTRACTThe Nigerian Capital Market is indeed a tool for economic growth and development. Many researchers are of the opinion that the market has done well, especially in terms of return on investments. If this is true, the impact is supposed to be shown on the economy of the nation. The aim of the research is therefore to evaluate the impact of regulatory bodies in developing the capital market with particular reference to the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Data were gathered on the activities of ...

IMPACT OF PLANNING AND CONTROL AS A MANAGEMENT FUNCTION ON THE SURVIVAL OF SMALL SCALE BUSINESS

INTRODUCTIONThis project is all about assessing the impact of planning and controlling as a management function on the survival of small scale business.Management is universal in the modern world. Every organization requires the making of decision, the coordination of activities, deciding in advance when, why how and who does what, setting of standards, measuring performance against standard and reviewing the standards.Numerous managerial activities have their own particular approach to speci...

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