Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Customer Value Management and End User Satisfaction in Government Aided Primary Schools in Hoima District, Uganda.

ABSTRACT  Customer value management contributes to economic development and all companies and organizations should aim at maximizing end- user satisfaction which is an explicit and measured business goal. Dissatisfaction reduces on the levels of output and the line Ministry may overtime fail to achieve its strategic, operational and tactical objectives. The aim of the study was to establish the challenges met in attempt to meet customer satisfaction, the causes of dissatisfaction and on the ...

Loan Management and the Survival of Commercial Banks in Selected Districts in Meru Region in Eastern Kenya

ABSTRACT  This study sought to establish the relationship between loan management and survival of Commercial Banks in selected districts in Meru Region in Eastern Kenya. The study was guided by four research objectives; to determine the profile of respondents in terms of age, sex, designation and level of income; to determine the level of loan management in terms of secured loans, unsecured loans and mortgages management; to determine the level of survival of commercial banks in terms of loa...

Risk Management and Profitability of Commercial Banks: A Case Study of Salam Bank in Mogadishu, Somalia.

ABSTRACT  The study sought to assess the effect of risk management on profitability of commercial banks in Mogadishu-Somalia. It was guided by three specific objectives, that included i) determining the effect of risk identification on profitability of commercial banks in Mogadishu Somalia; ii) examining the effect of risk assessment on profitability of commercial banks in Mogadishu Somalia and (iii) to establish the effect of risk monitoring and control on profitability of commercial banks ...

Community Participation and Success of Development Projects in Bosaso District Puntland, Somalia

ABSTRACT  The study examined effects of community participation on success of development projects in Bosaso district, Puntland Somalia. This was aimed at ascertaining the level of community participation in development projects in the region, and to determine the extent of success for the development projects. The purpose was also to find out the challenges of community participation in development projects in Bosaso District, Puntland Somalia. The study was conducted in Bosaso district and...

Inventory Management Techniques and Performance of Selected Supermarkets in Kampala Central Division, Uganda

ABSTRACT The study sought to assess the effect of inventory management techniques on performance of selected super markets in Kampala Central Division, Uganda. The study was guided by theory of Inventory Management by Grabara (2007).It was guided by three specific objectives, that included; to determine the effect of just-in-time inventory on performance of selected super markets in Kampala Central Division, Uganda, to establish the effect of vendor managed inventory on performance of select...

Empirical Analysis of the Buoyancy and Elasticity of Tax System in Nigeria

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Tax is a major source of government revenue all over the world. Governments use tax proceeds to render their traditional functions such as the provision of public goods, maintenance of law and order, defense against external aggression, regulation of trade and business to ensure social and economic maintenance (Azubike, 2009). The economic effects of tax include micro effects on the distribution of income and efficiency of resources use ...

The Great Recession of 2008 and the Impact of the Global Crises On Local Governments

The Impact and Causes of the 2008 Financial Crisis In 2007, a global financial crisis rapidly gained traction from the crash of the United States housing market to the worst recession the world had witnessed in over six decades. Through an in-depth review of the crises in terms of causes, consequences and policy responses, this paper identifies the impact on Local Governments on both the revenue and expenditures side of the bu...

The Effects of Ethnicity on Quota System or Federal Character as the Basis for Recruitment and Promotion in the Nigeria Military Armed Forces as a Case Study

Abstract This study vividly examine the effects of ethnicity on quota system or federal character for the main purpose of recruiting and promotion in the Nigerian military. Quota system was first adopted in the provision of 1979 constitution (second republic) for the appointment and promotion of officers in the Nigeria military to forth republican constitution of 1999. Some of the findings in this study is that federal character principle has not fully achieved its main purpose unable to ...

Ethnic Conflict: A Conceptual Framework of Rational Choice Theory on the Nature of Conflict and War

Abstract The study explore ethnic conflict: a conceptual framework of rational choice theory on the nature of conflict and war. The different occurrence of events in ethnic conflicts are based on the rational choice of an individual on private gain on the nature of conflict and war. However, the study focus attention on critical analysis of misunderstanding why an individuals joined rebellion and cause prolong conflict and war in a state. The study relies on secondary source of data colle...

Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism for the Settlement of Environmental Disputes in Nigeria: A Study of Ojodu Community, Lagos State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT Environmental degradations are the aftermath of human intrusion into nature. Disputes arise due to the impact of degradations that affect the ecosystem’s continuous functioning. Research has shown that most environmental conflicts are resolved through litigation with attendant drawbacks in achieving a resolution. Some drawbacks include legal technicalities, the time taken in litigation, the victim’s inability to discharge the evidential burden revolving around the issue of expert...

Manpower Development and Utilization in the Local Government System in Nigeria: A Case Study of Uzouwani Local Government Area of Enugu State (2002-2010).

ABSTRACT  This study examines manpower development and utilization in organizations using Uzo- Uwani L.G.A as a case study. The importance of personnel training and development in any organization cannot be overemphasize if we recognize the fact that the structure that sustains the organization depends on the individuals that operate it. The major aim for personnel training is to endow the staff with the required knowledge to qualify him for a particular position of employment. The theoretic...

Power Sector Reforms and the Management of Transition Challenges in Enugu Electricity Distribution Company.

ABSTRACT  The need to ensure efficiency and enhanced electricity generation and distribution informed the reform of the Nigerian power sector. Successive administrations made the power sector reform a central policy of governance. However, the reforms and unbundling of Power Holding Company of Nigeria generated a lot of interest across the nation in the face of heightened hope for better service delivery. In the light of this, this research therefore, examined Power Sector Reform and the man...

Access to Primary Health Care Services and Child Mortality in Orumba North

ABSTRACT  Lack of access to Primary Health Care services has consistently posed serious health risks in Nigeria, especially in rural areas, where health facilities are largely inadequate or absent in extreme cases. This study examined the socio-cultural factors affecting access to PHC services and child mortality in Orumba North LGA of Anambra State. A cross-sectional survey research was conducted to generate data to answer the research questions as well as test the hypothesis. Both quantita...

The Comparisons and the Contrasts of the Workings and the Power of the House of Commons and the House of Lords

Table of Contents 1) Introduction: The Workings and Structure of Parliament The House of Commons The House of Lords 2) An Analysis of Power and it's Distribution: Contrasts between the House of Commons/Lords Representation Financial Control Differences in pay and attendance Judicial Committee (Law Lords) Private Members' Bill (delaying a Bill) 3) Comparisons between the House of Commons/Lords: Scrutiny and Influence Legislation (Passage of a Bill) Control of Executive 4) Conclusion: The futur...

Perception of Aging and Knowledge of Aging Issues Among the Nigerian Youth Implications for Social Policy

ABSTRACT  The growing percentage of the elderly in the population has raised questions about societies' ability to meet their needs and about the economic and social consequences of supporting them. In Nigeria at present, the population of the elderly (60 +) according to the 1991 census is 4% of the population. There is also little or no government support for the elderly as a group rather the care of the elderly in Nigeria is within the domain of the family. It follows therefore that family...


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