Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

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...

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...

Effectiveness of survival strategies on business growth of SMEs in an emerging economy: Evidence from Abuja restaurant business

Abstract The main interest of this seminar paper is to identify business survival strategies and investigate their effectiveness on business growth with emphasis on small and medium-scale restaurants operating within Abuja metropolis. This paper also aims at illustrating the benefits of applying some of the identified strategies in terms of customer satisfaction, loyalty, and growth in the short and long term that the strategies brings into context when applied correctly. This research made u...

Relationship between Ownership structure and performance of Quoted Cement firms in Nigeria

Abstract This research work is a study of the relationship between the ownership structure of quoted cement manufacturing companies in Nigeria and their financial performance. Studies on ownership structure and firm’s financial performance have been conducted in different parts of the globe with different findings, some of which are inconclusive. The researcher adopted both theoretical and empirical research Design for this study to evaluate studies and findings related to the subject. In ...

MNEs Business Expansion and Entry Strategies into Foreign Markets: Study of MTN

Abstract This research is a study of MTN, a multinational telecommunications company and its strategy for entering the Nigerian Telecommunication market. This study considers the rationale behind the decision to enter the market and it examines the implementation process. This study also looks at the historical development of MTN, the company’s main expansion steps, and the modes of entry to foreign markets with focus on Nigeria. The objectives range from securing dominance of growth marke...

Challenges and Prospects of SMEs and its impact on their survival in Nigeria's Dwindling economy

Abstract This researcher study attempted to evaluate the challenges, prospects and survival strategies of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria, using Abuja as a case study. The researcher made use of theoretical and empirical approach to examine the different sides of the discussion. It provides a relatively broad literature review of the challenges, prospects, government support efforts, and survival strategies for SMEs growth and survival in a thriving economy. Descriptive statist...

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: IT’S IMPACT ON EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY IN NIGERIA A STUDY OF CADBURY NIGERIA COMPANY PLC

ABSTRACT The study investigated the relationship between corporate strategic planning and business survival. Cross-sectional survey design was employed for the study. The main instrument used was the questionnaire which was rated using 5 likert scale student. 80 respondents were used for the study, 55 are male while 25 are female respondent. The research questions used for the analysis are: What are the effects of strategic management on productivity? What are the strategic management tools ...

Impact of Environmental Factors on Entrepreneurial Performance in Nigeria 2017

Abstract The paper was designed to examine the impact of external business environment on the performance of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises operated by entrepreneurs in Nigeria. The study was limited to primary data obtained from some selected SMEs in Abuja. Secondary sources of data were utilized for the study from relevant literatures. The findings from reviewed literature showed that the external business environment (political, economic, legal, socio-cultural, technological, environm...

Knowledge of the Business Environment and its Impact on the Performance of SMEs (Case study of selected SMEs in Abuja) 2017

This research work examines the level of awareness of SME operators of business environment and its influence on their performance. The researcher intends to find out how the lack of knowledge of laws governing business operations and other external factors can hinder the successful operation of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Nigeria. The study was limited to primary data obtained from some selected SMEs in Abuja. Secondary sources of data were utilized for the study from relevant lite...

Application of Manpower planning strategies to Improve Organizational performance in Gtbank Plc.

ABSTRACTAlthough organizations often eschew the phrase “people are our greatest asset”, few executives have any idea of what raw talents they have that can be tapped more productively and profitably. Manpower planning strategies is a potent strategy to any organization which plans, procures and retains best human capital. As the challenge shifts from managing capital and technology to managing people, so this requires a fundamental shift in the way we consider resources. People sho...


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