Research Papers/Topics in Management Studies

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 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...

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...

QUALITY CONTROL AS AN EFFECTIVE TOOL IN PRODUCT STANDARDIZATION (A CASE STUDY OF SEVEN-UP BOTTLING NIGERIA LIMITED)

ABSTRACTThis research work on Quality control as an effective tool in production standardization (A case study of Seven Up Bottling Company Nigeria Limited). It strives to assess the role of quality control in enhancing the product standardization of manufacturing organizations. The study argues that the ultimate aim of any manufacturing company is the production of quality goods and services for the satisfaction of its customers and to maximize profit. The study reveals that for any product ...

IMPACT OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO ECOBANK PLC, KADUNA

INTRODUCTIONAn organization may be profit oriented or non-profit oriented. The fact remains that every organization is made up of four basic resources (i.e. man, material, money and machinery) and its environment.According to Weirich and Koontz (1987) management is a process of designing and maintaining an environment in which individuals working together in groups, efficiently accomplish selected aims. The term ‘environment’ in this definition refers to both internal and externa...

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...

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...

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 ...

ASSESSING PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL TECHNIQUES IN ORGANISATION (A case study of Nigerian Bottling Company Plc, Kaduna)

ABSTRACTApplication of performance appraisal techniques affects the generally performance and quality of services obtained from workers. It is in recognition of the role assessing the staff plays in the organisation, and the importance of their appraisal as regards their performance on their job that I decided to write on the topic “Assessing Performance Appraisal Techniques In Organisation (A Case of Nigerian Bottling Company Plc) various literature were consulted to see the relationsh...

ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON INVENTORY CONTROL IN OIL AND GAS SECTORS (A Case Study Of Kaduna Refining And Petrochemical Company)

ABSTRACT This research work, assessing the impact of information technology an inventory control in oil and gas sector. This study is focused on Kaduna refinery and petrochemical company. The study covers five chapters, chapter one introduces the subject matters and spells out the objectives to be achieves and as well as the significant of the study. Chapter makes criteria review of the current literature on the subject matter. The third chapter presents the methods of data collections, ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...


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