Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Influence Of Corporate Governance Practices On Working Capital Efficiency Of Manufacturing Firms In Nairobi County

ABSTRACTThe main motivation of the study was to determine the influence of corporategovernance practices on working capital efficiency of manufacturing firms in NairobiCounty. The study used descriptive survey research design. The population of thestudy comprised of all five hundred and fifty four manufacturing firms registered intrade and Industries Ministry of the Nairobi County. The sample size was one hundredand eleven firms. The study used questionnaires, interview guide and documentarya...

Interstate Labour Mobility In Nigeria: Determinants, Policies And Prospects

ABSTRACT Concern with free flow of factors of production, particularly of high level manpower, rests on the need to ensure balanced socio-economic development among the states as well as promoting an efficient and integrated labour market for skilled manpower in Nigeria. The national concern for balanced development has been adequately reflected in Nigeria's various National Development Plans. In a situation such as in Nigeria where shortage of high level manpower is everywhere acute...

Effect Of Investment Decision On Financial Performance Of Savings And Credit Cooperatives In Kitui Central Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis research work focused on determining the effect of investment decisions on financial performance of Savings and Credit Cooperatives in Kitui Central Sub-County. This is was due to the observed decline in performance of SACCOS in Kenya due to a low investment culture. The research adopted four objectives as a drive towards the results as follows; to assess the effect of Replacement decision on Financial Performance of SACCOs in Kitui Central Sub-County, to find out the effects of ...

Effect Of Devolved Funds On Growth Of Youth Enterprises In Bungoma County Kenya

ABSTRACTDespite the initiative by the government to introduce devolved funds in Kenya, thereal effect of these devolved funds is yet to be experienced on growth of the youthenterprises. There has been overemphasis by previous studies on the issues thataddress challenges and administration of devolved funds with less regard on thereal influence on development. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectof devolved funds on growth of Youth enterprises and develop a framework toimprove t...

Influence Of The Internet On Adolescent Sexuality In Lagos Metropolis

ABSTRACTAdolescent pre-martial sexual activities often come with sexual health problems such as HIV/AIDS and pregnancies not planned for. While society contends with this social problem, the forces of globalization through the internet offer a wide range of sexuality related information, some of which expose adolescents to risk-bearing practices. Earlier works on adolescent sexuality in Nigeria bare drawn attention to the roles of family socio-economic background, peer influence, prolon...

Influence Of Personality Traits On Posttraumatic Growth A Study Of Adult Outpatient Clinic, Igbobi Orthopaedics Hospital Lagos, Nigeria

Abstract The study examined the influence of personality traits, gender and religious affiliation on posttraumatic growth among some adult outpatients of Igbobi orthopedics hospital in Lagos. The study was survey which employed purposive and expost-facto sampling techniques. The population consisted of adult outpatients of Igbobi orthopaedics hospital who were recovering from traumatic event of accident. The study sample consisted of 59 outpatients (54 males and 25 females) within th...

Indigenisation In Nigeria,1972-1983 Resources And Income Re-Distrubution

ABSTRACTA major economic policy of the first military regime in Nigeria, 1966-79, was the indigenisation of the national economy. The aim was to put Nigerians, to a greater extent, in control of the economy of the nation. The history of the nation's indigenisation policy, close to policy flirtation by the colonial masters, was broached in 1946, and again in 1956. In 1964, under a post-colonial government, the policy was mooted, but a concrete formulation, perhaps delayed because of the ...

Human Resource Management Strategy In Non-Unionized Banking Institutions In Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this research is to identify specific human resource management strategies, which have implications for organizational performance within an economic market and their non-union stance. The research analyses employee/employer relationship in non-unionized banks in Nigeria, and examines the use of the Human Resource Management Strategy (HRMS) as a union avoidance technique. Human Resource Management Strategy on the one hand and the absence of trade unions in these b...

Gender Differentials In The Socio-Economic Well-Being Of Older Persons In Lagos State, Nigeria

Abstract National and international organizations continue to express concerns on older persons worldwide, and have suggested measures for improving their lives and overall well-being within the framework of sustainable development. Citizenship cannot be assumed to have the same significance for the young and old. A common experience is that of disentitlements of the older persons regarding their person and other rights. Theoretically, older persons are not a homogenous group. It has b...

From Functionalism To Regional Integration: A Critical Evaluation Of The Problems And Prospects Of ECOWAS

ABSTRACTThis Dissertation analyses the functionalist assumptions and evaluates then in the light of ECOWAS experience. An important retionale for this is to ascertain the degree to which a European based origin of functional ist theory despite the underdevelopment character of the ECOWAS sub-region makes functionalism as a theory of integration an attractive policy guide in the sub-regions developmental process. An important proposition investigated in this dissertation is the co...

Fiscal Federalism In Nigeria : Experience Since 1967 And Proposals For Thr Future

ABSTRACTThe thesis is on fiscal federalism in Nigeria particularly since 1967 and proposals for future revenue allocation in Nigeria. As a background, it sketches the framework of a federal as distinct from a unitary system of government, noting the role of the public sector in the former. It reviews the developments in fiscal federalism in the two decades 1946 - 1966, a period that witnessed the evolution from a unitary to a federal form of government and also the corresponding changes...

Factors In The Persistence Of High Fertility Among The Yoruba : A Case Study Of Iwo Local Government Area Of Oyo State

ABSTRACT. Past and recent studies have found the level of fertility among the Yoruba to be very high and stable. Attempts to explain why this is so have, however, not been satisfactory. This study has therefore attempted to provide an answer to this problem using Iwo local government area as a case. The study reveals that the level of fertility. in Iwo local government is very high despite the fact that a significant proportion of the women interviewed had ever used family planni...

Federalism And Resources Control In Nigeria Problem And Prospects

ABSTRACTA recurring decimal in Nigerian federalism is the issue of resource allocation and sharing of revenue between the federal.' government and the component units. The Nigeria physical federal arrangement is unique because by the nature of the Nigerian arrangement, the federal government controls all the resources, hence distributes revenue to the states and local governments based on criteria, which she determines. The problem has always been there with which criteria should take precede...

Examination Of Risk Management In The Banking Industry: (A Case Study Of First Bank Of Nigeria)

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle of Page Approval Page Dedication Acknowledgment Table of Content CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION1.1 Background to the study 1.2 Statement of research problem 1.3 Research hypotheses 1.4 Objectives of the study 1.5 Significance of the study 1.6 Scope and limitations of the study 1.7 Scheme of the study CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW2.1 Introduction 2.2 Concept in Examination of Risk Management 2.3 Examinatio...

Tax Consultant And Effective Revenue Mobilization At The Grassroots Level (A Case Study Of Arewa Local Government Of Kebbi State

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle page………………………………………………………………………. iCertification…………………………………………………………………… iiDedication……………………………………………………………………… iiiAcknowledgment…………………………………………………………….. ivCHAPTER ONE1.1 Introduction…………………………………………………………….. 11.2 State...


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