Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Active portfolio management: A case for technical analysis

This paper asks the question why technical analysis rather than other theoretical models in active portfolio management. Using the CRSP-Cap Based portfolio returns between 2008 and 2013 we check for the level of weak-form efficiency by using a serial correlation test and an Augmented Dickey –Fuller test. There was mixed evidence, but on the whole there was strong evidence of inefficient market. Also we analysed size effect using technical analysis but do not support the view that small-cap ...

Organizational development and organizational performance in the Nigerian telecommunications industry.

 1   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION  1.1  Background to the Study Today’s  business  organizations  are  characterized  by  increasingly  dynamic technological and communications networked environment, continuous challenges such as  competition,  development,  general  instability,  mergers  and  reengineering  of  work processes. These forces challenge organizations to re-evaluate their ...

Impact Of Demographic Characteristics On Fast-Food Patronage.

CHAPTER ONE1.0 INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The popularity of fast food is indicative of changing lifestyles, the growingtrend of convenience and consumers needs for value for money.Despite all the threats that fast food industry is currently facing like risingcommodity prices, an excessive supply of fast food outlets, in the market, loadshedding and hygiene scandals, the fast  food  industry is still shaving remarkablegrowth. There is a perceived increase in the number o...

The Impasse of Democracy and Human Rights Abuse in Nigeria (1999-2019)

AbstractDespite adoption of democracy in Nigeria in 1999 and its constitutional provisions for human rights, there is still a colossal human rights violation in the country. Human rights in Nigerian democracy have been subjected to unabated violations by Nigerian government, security forces Boko Haram and Fulani Herdsmen. The study explored the impasse of democracy and human rights abuse in Nigeria and provided workable suggestions on how to confront the menace. The study provided feasible in...

THE CARD READER MACHINE AND THE 2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS: A CASE STUDY OF EDO STATE (NIGERIA)

ABSTRACT The issue in the 2015 general elections in Nigeria was the use of the Card Reader Machine. The Card Reader was a critical component in the elections. It was used for the first time in the electoral process of Nigeria and it remains one of the greatest technological innovations of the 2015 general elections. The Card Reader is a technological device setup to authenticate and verify on Election Day a Permanent Voter Card (PVC) issued by Independent National Electoral Commission (I...

The Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility on Firms Financial Performance in Kano Metropolis: A Conceptual Model

Abstract: The motive of every firm is to maximize the wealth of owners by providing benefits to the society when society faces any trouble. There are lot of examples in the world that many firms share the loss of society when there is natural or any other disaster in that society. This study will examine the impact of CSR on Banks' financial performance. After analyzing the different studies in literatures, a sample size of 5 banks out of 15 being listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange with th...

Financial Performance and Corporate Social Responsibility of Some Selected Banks in Nigeria

Abstract: This paper examined the effect of financial performance on corporate social responsibility of banks in Nigeria. After analyzing the different studies in the literature, a sample size of 7 banks out of 15 being listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange with the total of 21 banks in Nigeria was used. The study employed ex-post-facto research design, using a data of 6 years period, ranging from (2010-2015). The study used Multiple Regression Model as the technique of analysis using STATA s...

UNEMPLOYMENT AND ITS IMPACT ON YOUTH OF SHOMOLU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, LAGOS STATE

The Project actually addresses the Problem; Unemployment in Nigeria, Using Shomolu Local Government as the case study and their Youths, which was later used to make Generalisation, on impacts of unemployment. on the youths of Nigeria.  ABSTRACT Economists believe that the economy achieves full employment when not more than 6 percent of people are unemployed and become redundant. Unemployment has become a global phenomenon, as an active instigator of economic problems; it has thrown ch...

CRITICAL EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FAILED STATES AND TERRORISM

The notion popularized by policy makers in the United States of America that failed states are havens for terrorists to plan, train and stage attacks, under closer scrutiny does not seem to be supported by acceptable data. Though Scholars have written extensively on the link between “failed”, “failing” “weak” states and terrorism, this relationship is actually more complex. Besides the concept of “weak”, “a failed”and“failing’ state is itself contentious and igno...

EMPLOYEE’S PARTICIPATION IN DECISION MAKING AND ORGANISATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY: A STUDY OF GUARANTY TRUST BANK, HEADQUARTERS VICTORIA, ISLAND LAGOS

ABSTRACTOver the last decade, many studies have been carried out on worker participation and organizational performance. Studies have found substantial positive evidence for statistical association between decision making and organisational performance. The purpose of this study is to investigate the employee’s participation in decision making and organisational productivity. It was hypothesized that employee participation in decision making has positive influenced on organisational p...

THE EFFECT OF INCENTIVE AS A TOOL FOR EMPLOYEES’ MOTIVATION AND JOB PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF CIVIL SERVANT OF LAGOS STATE SECRETARIAT, ALAUSA, IKEJA)

ABSTRACTThis research work examined the effect of incentive as a tool for employees’ motivation and job performance (a study of Civil Servant of Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja). The specific objectives were to determine if there is a relationship between incentive and employee motivation, to determine the effect of incentive and motivation on job performance, to determine which factors contribute to workers motivation, to determine the relationship between extrinsic rewards and...

EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATION IN DECISION MAKING AND ORGANISATION PRODUCTIVITY (A STUDY OF GUARANTY TRUST BANK)

ABSTRACT This research work examined employee participation in decision making and organisation productivity (a study of Guaranty Trust Bank, Ikeja Region). The specific objectives were to assess the state of employees participation in decision making in the organisation, to identify the consequences of not allowing employees to participate in decision making, to identify ways of making employees participate in decision making, to identify benefits from allowing employees to particip...

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AS DETERMINANT OF JOB SATISFACTION AND TURNOVER INTENTION AMONG EMPLOYEES’ OF DATAFLEX NIGERIA LIMITED

ABSTRACTThis research work examined Human Resources Management Practices as Determinant of Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intention among Employees’ of Dataflex Nigeria Limited. The specific objectives were to examine the impact of performance appraisal on employee job satisfaction in Dataflex Nigeria Limited, to investigate the significant impact of promotion on job satisfaction, to ascertain the impact of welfare on employees’ job satisfaction, to establish the influence of remun...

ROLES OF PENSION AND RETIREE’S STANDARD OF LIVING

ABSTRACT This research work examined roles of pension and retiree’s standard of living. The specific objectives were to determine the extent to which the new pension scheme has improved the welfare of the retired employee in Nigeria, to determine the relationship between pension and standard of living of retired employee, to examine the extent to which the new pension scheme can guarantee a minimum living standard for the retired civil servants in Nigeria and lastly to evaluate the ...

CONSEQUENTIAL EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE BUSINESS PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF SURULERE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

This research work examined role of sales promotion on organization profitability (A study of Nigeria Breweries). Both primary and secondary sources of data were utilized. Questionnaire was mainly used as the research instrument for collecting primary data. Relevant questionnaires were administered to the selected sample size of two hundred and one hundred and ninety six was returned.  Responses were presented in tabular form using simple percentage method.  Simple regression...


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