Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Effect of account receivables on corporate performance of selected quoted food and beverages companies in Nigeria.(studied from 2008-2016)

ABSTRACT: mso-bidi-font-weight:bold">Accountreceivable management is an important fact of financial management. Their accurate monitoring and proper management are also important dimensions in organization. This study examines the impact of account receivables management on corporative performance of selected quoted food and beverages manufacturing companies in Nigeria. The variables include, accounts receivable, debt and sales growth. Secondary sources of data were used for the period...

WORKERS PARTICIPATION IN DECISION MAKING AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN ORGANIZATION (A SELECTED MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE)

ABSTRACT This study examines workers participation in decision making in relation with their performance in the organization they belong to. Data were generated by means of questionnaires and interviews to four (4) selected manufacturing firms in Port Harcourt. Questions were based on employee involvement in decision making and performance variables. Using the cross sectional survey from selected manufacturing firms in Port Harcourt. A total of five hypotheses were postulated and tested ...

IMPACT OF MARKETING STRATEGY ON CONSUMER PURCHASING BEHAVIOUR (A Case Study of Unilever Nigeria Plc)

ABSTRACT Consumer purchasing Behaviour refers to the buying behaviour of the ultimate consumer. Many factors, specificities and characteristics influence the individual in what he is and the consumer in his decision making process, shopping habits, purchasing behavior, the brands he buys or the retailers he goes. A purchase decision is the result of each and every one of these factors. An individual and a consumer is led by his culture, his subculture, his social class, his membership groups...

NAVIGATION CIVIL DEFENCE AND NATIONAL SECURITY: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

color:black;mso-themecolor:text1;mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language: EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">Security has to do with the process connected with mitigation, assuaging any kind of threat to man and his cherished values. color:black;mso-themecolor:text1;mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language: EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">One may infer that national security has attracted very little attention among our leaders and academician. Bluntly speaking, activities of criminals a...

INDUSTRIALIZATION POLICIES AND THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY

Abstract Industrialization policy is an element of the global concept of economic development of a country. Its construction and realization entail an assumption that the state, its divisions and institutions, participate in the process of shaping the industrial development. Industrialization is widely believed to be a catalyst for rapid growth and development of any economy. In Nigeria, the drive to transform her economy from non-industrialized state to an industrialized one has been the p...

Industrialization policies and the Nigerian Economy 1

ABSTRACT The current structure of the Nigerian economy is typical of an underdeveloped country. After independence around 1960, African countries started with high hopes for rapid growth and development. Whereas the initial performance was remarkable, economic development slowed in the 1970s and stagnated in the 1980s. In response, the states’ attempts to reinvigorate economic growth through state-led investments and import substitution industrialisation strategies were unsuccessful. The W...

Training transformations in Nigerian Army school of Artillery to meet current security challenges.

INTRODUCTION The Nigerian army school of Artillery (NASA) is one of the military training established schools in Nigeria. It is located in Kachia, in Kachia Local Government area of Kaduna state part of Nigeria. Headed by the Commander Brigadier General E.I Ogundana, the Nigerian army school of artillery has trained lots of military personnel who are serving in various areas of Nigeria as security experts. The Nigerian Army School of Artillery had been the military formation in Nigeria. They ...

TRAINING TRANSFORMATION IN NIGERIA ARMY SCHOOLS OF ARTILLERY TO MEET CURRENT SECURITY CHALLENGES;

INTRODUCTION The Nigerian army is organized functionally into various combat arms, these arms include infantry and armoured, the combat support arms (Artillery), engineers and signals etc. There are seventeen (17) corps training schools in Nigeria including Nigerian Army School of Artillery. The Nigerian army school of Artillery (NASA) is one of the military training established schools in Nigeria. It is located in Kachia, in Kachia Local Government area of Kaduna state part of Nigeria. The s...

The Role of Entrepreneurial Orientation in Stimulating Corporate Entrepreneurship

This research paper focuses on Corporate Entrepreneurship, its nature and identification through studying its definition, attributes and impact on a company. The researcher explores research papers, investigation studies, interviews and fundamental books to discover the relationship between entrepreneurial behaviour and business success. The paper presents a literature overview and is structured in order to provide answer to key questions such as: (1) the nature of corporate entrepreneursh...

Effective Business Management and Organizational Profitability

Far too many business organizations have failed to achieve their growth targets in revenue and profitability. However, the probability of achieving profitable growth is heightened whenever an organization has a clear growth strategy and strong execution infrastructure. The purpose of this research assignment is to evaluate the strategies for guaranteeing effective business management for sustainable profitability. It emphasized the importance of planning, communication, team development, sett...

The Effect of Market Segmentation on the Performance of Insurance Companies in Nigeria (A case study of selected Insurance Companies in Nigeria)

This study attempts to examine the effect of market segmentation as a tool for improving the performance of insurance companies. Insurance companies are always seeking alternative ways to improve the level of satisfaction among their customers; market segmentation may be a useful tool. Market Segmentation is essential and necessary for any organization trying to survive in the global market. Consumer demands are diverse and all demands have to be met as effectively as possible. Therefore orga...

Factors affecting Bank fraud In Nigeria

INTRODUCTION In every country of the world, the banking sector plays a crucial role in increasing their economic activity. The failure of banks to fulfill the role which they play stems from the several risks which they are exposed to; some of these risks are not properly managed despite efforts put into them. One of such risks which are becoming a cankerworm eating deep into the fabrics of the banking sector is fraud.  Esoghene (2010) has it that frauds are more pronounced and a serious i...

The Role of Financial Institutions in Agricultural Development (A Case Study of Nigeria Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank)

Abstract   This study examined the role of financial institutions in agricultural development. A case study of Nigeria Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank, with a view to make useful suggestions and recommendations as way of enhancing the development of agricultural sector. The population for the study includes large and small scale farmers and the sampling method adopted for the study is the stratified random sampling in order to ensure adequate representation of the popula...

A SURVEY OF THE PROBLEMS OF COMPUTERIZATION OF OFFICE FUNCTIONS IN SELECTED BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENT IN AGUATA L.G.A

ABSTRACT The contribution of the Business Establishment to the economic development of any nation cannot be over emphasized. Computer has also contributed greatly to ease the functions performed by this industries to meet its economic obligations to the nation. The computer as a very necessary tool has not been adopted by all business establishments. So many establishments, on the other hand, have able seen it as a means of improving business transactions and keeping necessary data on custome...


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