Research Papers/Topics in Social Work And Administration

Social media politics

Political parties’ interaction strategy and practice on Facebook is the topic of this article. Political parties and individual politicians can use social media to bypass media and communicate directly with voters through websites and particularly social media platforms such as Facebook. But previous research has demonstrated that interaction on social media is challenging for political parties. This study examines the disparity between interaction strategy and online responsiveness a...

Alcohol and substance abuse in schools in Botswana: The need for social workers in the school system

The study explored social work interventions on alcohol and substance use amongst students in Botswana. The objectives of the study were to identify social work interventions on alcohol and substance use, to explore the prevalence of alcohol and substance amongst students, to ascertain students knowledge of the interventions, and to recommend effective and efficient social work interventions. The sample was made up of 100 students. A group administered questionnaire with closed ended a...

Sexual abuse of children in schools: The need for social work intervention

The present study explores sexual abuse of school children by teachers in senior secondary schools in Botswana. It adopts a cross-sectional quantitative approach. Data was collected from 3 senior secondary schools in the capital city of Gaborone, where the study was conducted. A survey questionnaire was self administered to 330 randomly selected participants of which 300 were students and 30 teachers. Each school comprised 100 students and 10 teachers. The study utilised social exchange...

Life after institutional care: Implications for research and practice.

The present study sought to investigate the lived experiences of care leavers from institutional care facility in Botswana. The study objectives were to explore the challenges faced by children after leaving the institutional care, and to identify services that can be offered to them in preparation for life in a society in general. The study adopted a cross-sectional qualitative research approach and data was collected through in-depth interviews which were qualitatively analysed. A to...

PATIENT’S PERCEPTION ON THE QUALITY OF PATIENT NAVIGATOR’S SERVICES AT LAGOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, NIGERIA

PATIENT’S PERCEPTION ON THE QUALITY OF PATIENT NAVIGATOR’S SERVICES AT LAGOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, NIGERIA                                                                                                                    Odumosu O*, Alabi AO**, Lawal AO**, Mbanugo E*, NICHOLAS IRURHE**, Yakubu CK**, Nwige**, Sowunmi AC**, Habeebu MYM** Fatiregun Olamijulo***Run For A...

IMPACT OF CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

Customer Relationship Management refers to a management approach that seeks to create, develop, and enhance relationships with carefully targeted customers in order to increase retention of profitable customers. Galbreath and Rogers(1999) states that Customer Relationship Management streamlines activities a business unit performs in order to identify,qualify,acquire,develop and retain ever more loyal and profitable customers by delivering the right product or service, to the right custom...

The role of active citizenship in crime prevention in Nigeria

AbstractThis research is set out to thoroughly assess the role of active citizenship in crime prevention in Nigeria, using Tarka Local Government as a case study. The major objectives of the study include an assessment of the role of active citizenship in crime prevention. It also aimed at identifying the causes of crime, the impact of crime in socio-economic development of the society, to explain the mechanisms of crime control in Nigeria as well suggest possible ways of addressing...

Challenges confronting dual career women

ABSTRACTThis study was designed to investigate the challenges confronting dual career women of FUNAAB, Specifically, the study investigated the challenges confronting dual career women at work and at home, causes of these challenges, and how they have being coping with the challenges. The study also explored the opinions of men on how women can cope with dual-career challenges. The population of who was made up of about one thousand five hundred (1500) male and female staff, both teaching and...

APPLICATION OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS STRATEGIES IN ADDRESSING HOST COMMUNITY HOSTILITY (A STUDY OF RIDO VILLAGE, KADUNA, HOST COMMUNITY OF KADUNA REFINING AND PETROCHEMICALS COMPANY LTD)

ABSTRACTThis study entitled: “Applications of Community Relations Strategies in Addressing Host Community Hostility: A Study of Rido Village, Kaduna, Host Community of Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited” is carried out to specifically find out the causes of community hostility in the KRPC's host communities, the measures taken by the host communities to press their demand,  the Company’s current community relations strategies in addressing host comm...

THE PROSPECTS OF SECRETARIES IN OFFICE ADMINISTERATION AND MANAGEMENT

ABSTRACTThis area of the research is to acquaint the reader on the prospects of secretaries in the office researches in office administration and management. It is the research conviction that neglect of these prospects possesses are the mirror in which the office uses to seen, this is as a result of what they play in an organization. However, the research tries to x-ray the prospects of secretaries in office administration and management. Further more, a rundown of what the researc...

A SURVEY OF ROLES AND PERFORMANCE EFFECTIVITY OF SECRETARIES IN MODERN COMMUNICATION INDUSTRIES IN ENUGU URBAN

ABSTRACT   This study examined roles and performance efficiency and effectively of secretaries in modern communication industries in Enugu Urban.People hold different opinions about the secretaries roles.  they fail to understand that the secretary is an important officer in every communication industry and her contributions and effectiveness can either enhance or  diminish the efficiency of an industry.The study also seek to find out whether lack of appreciate communicati...

EXAMINATION OF THE NATURE OF HOUSING IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTIONThe problem of housing has been every day discussion in all quieter of the public and private services of the developing countries of Africa. It has become increasingly glaring that most of the urban population live in dehumanizing housing environment while those that have access to average do so at abnormal cost. According to Onibokun (1986), Nubir (1991) rent in major cities of Nigeria 60% of an average workers disposable income. This is for higher than 20-30% recommended by Uni...

FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT (A CASE STUDY OF KADUNA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE)

ABSTRACTThe child abuse menace is as old as the birth of the first child, until very recently child maltreatment has never been seen as a social problem. It was falsely assumed that such physical punishments are supposed to correct had behavior and ensure conformity. But the consequential distorted personality of the child disproves the assumption. This study aims at showing that it is only through the care of children will one gain experience and develops interest in finding out more about t...

Problems of leadership

The link between leadership, management and enterprise performance is widely understood and accepted.  Improving leadership improves management and raises the probabilities of better performance.  That boards often change leaders when enterprises are slipping confirms the importance placed on leadership.The flip side of leadership is followership.  It stands to reason that if leadership is important to performance, followership must have something to do with it too.  But c...

Substance Abuse among undergraduate students. A study of Lagos State University Students

ABSTRACT Substance abuse is a social problem that has spread and increased rapidly in our educational institutions even in secondary schools but especially among the under graduate students in Nigeria, this social mal adaptation is considered an issue of serious concern as it adversely affects the lives and performance of students involved as well as the harmonious functioning of the entire structure of the society the theoretic...


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