Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

AN ASSESSMENT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE NIGERIAN BUSINESS ORGANIZATION (A CASE STUDY OF FIRST CITY MONUMENT BANK

ABSTRACTThis research study on “An assessment of corporate social responsibility” examined corporate social responsibility as both a concept and a practice. The researcher took a look at corporate social responsibility concept such as the history and meaning, perspectives, approaches, the cases for the against increased social responsibility, corporate social responsibility to stakeholders etc. the major objective of this study was to examine the practice of corporate social responsibilit...

PATRIARCHY VS. FEMINISM: A CLASH OF PERSPECTIVES ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY ISSUES.

Society has embarrassingly linger for a longer time over the conflict between the patriarchy movement and the recent upshoot called the feminism strand advocating for the right, equality and equity of all. It has been a thing of reactionary quest than a revolutionary subject of thoughts as roles, privileges, obligations; education etc has enshrined and engrafted these differences and preferences in a more definite form as it trickles down from time immemorial.  Interest...

EFFECT OF THE USE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR TEACHING ECONOMICS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN GWAGWALADA AREA COUNCIL

ABSTRACTThis study assessed the effect of the use of instructional materials for teachingEconomics in Secondary Schools in Gwagwalada Area Council Abuja, Nigeria.The   study   was   conducted   with   six   research   objectives;   also,   six   researchquestions   were   answered.   The   study   adopted   survey   resea...

Foreign direct investment (FDI) and Agricultural development in Nigeria Economy

            ABSTRACTThe study examined the relationship between foreign direct investment and Agricultural development in Nigeria Economy. Time series data were used for analysis and the time frame covered the period of 1986-2016.The data used were sourced from CBN statistical bulletin and world development indicators. The Jacque Bera statistics is used to analyse the data and to test the normality of the variables while the correlation matrix was employed to ...

THE IMPACT OF CAPITAL MARKET ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThis study seeks to examine the impact of the Nigerian capital market as a tool for economic growth from the period of 1982-2016. The study has its main objectives. The ascertainment of the effect of capital market activities on economic growth with the specific objectives of one, examine the impact of market capitalization on economic growth in Nigeria. The study revises Gross Domestic Product on All Share Index, Value of Transaction and Market Capitalization which are indices of Cap...

AN EVALUATION OF STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN NIGERIA

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the practice of strategic human resource management and its impact on corporate performance.A survey including twenty six likert scale questions was conducted and distributed to a sample size of 200 participants comprising of the head of HR departments with other senior and middle management staff of the organizations under study.The findings of the study revealed that some of the SHRMP are fully in place in the organizations, while others such...

The dynamic impact of bilateral trade linkages on stock market correlations of Australia and China

This article aims to examine the long-run equilibrium relationship between bilateral tradelinkages and stock market correlations of Australia and China using quarterly data from 1993to 2015. Further, this study explores the impact of trade intensity on stock market correlationsusing OLS, Dynamic OLS (DOLS) and Fully Modified OLS (FMOLS) models. The empirical resultsconfirm that there is a significant long-run relationship among the variables. In addition, ourresults, based on OLS, DOLS and FM...

Public Private Partnership an alternative option for infrastructural development in Nigeria (Case study of Lagos State)

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle Page iCertification iiDedication iiiAcknowledgement iv-vTable of Content vi-viiCHAPTER ONE1.1 Introduction 1-31.2 Statement of Problem 41.3 Objectives of the Study 51.4 Significance of the Study 5-61.5 Scope of the Study 61.6 Statement of Hypotheses 6-71.7 Limitations of the Study 7-81.8 Definition of Operational Terms 8-9CHAPTER TWO2.0 Literature Review 11-132.1.0 Definition of Publ...

THE PERCEIVED EFFECT OF QUALIFICATION MISMATCH ON EMPLOYEE JOB PERFORMANCE

ABSTRACTThis research deals on the perceived effect of qualification mismatch onemployee job performance in Seedvest Limited. The company continues toemploy   people   from   the   labour   market   irrespective   of   their   academicbackground.   This   paper   therefore   sought   to   determine   the   effects  &nbsp...

Summary of IFRS 8 - Operating Segement

This paper contributes to the discussion on IFRS 8 especially on its applicability within Nigeria business environment. The paper will give a summary of the standard and will critically look at the standard vis-à-vis decision making in an organization. Thereafter, the paper will discuss the reason why users of financial statements may find segment reports useful as required by the standard and then it concludes by analysing the scope of the standard, stating the entities required ...

A CRITICAL ANALYSIS ON THE EFFECT OF INCENTIVES AND FRINGE BENEFITS ON EMPLOYEE’ PERFORMANCE IN FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA LIMITED

ABSTRACTThis study critically assesses the effect of incentives and fringe benefits on employee’s performances in an organization. First Bank of Nigeria Limited was used as a case study.  Five (5) research questions were generated and Three (3) hypotheses were stated. The population consists of all the employees in the Head Office of the bank in Lagos- Island. Simple random technique was used to select Six (6) Departments out of the Nineteen (19) departments in the bank. All the staf...

THE IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC BANKING IN NIGERIA BANKING SYSTEM

ABSTRACT The banking industry in Nigeria is now facing unprecedented competition from non-traditional banking institutions, which now offer banking and financial service over the internet. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of electronic banking on the Nigeria banking system. This study among other reasons would help to enlighten operators in the banking sector and other concerned individuals and organization on the adoption of Electronic Banking. The research basica...

THE IMPACT OF ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS AND CONVENTIONS IN FINANCIAL ANALYSIS OF AN ENTERPRISE

Abstract Accounting could become an intelligible and commonly understood language if itis based on generally accepted accounting principles. Hence, one must be familiarwith   the   accounting   principles,   concepts   and   conventions   behind   financialstatements   to   understand   and   use   them   properly.   Therefore,   conce...

EFFECT OF TREASURY SINGLE ACCOUNT (TSA) ON SELECTED FEDERAL PARASTATALS IN KANO METROPOLIS

Abstract  The study examines the effect of Treasury Single Account on some selected government parastatals in Kano metropolis. Opinion of respondents were seek using a likert scale structured questionnaire. 86 questionnaires were administered to staffs of some selected Federal parastatals in Kano metropolis which include Bayero University Kano, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Kano state secretariat, Nigerian Postal service, Federal College of Education (FCE) Kano, and Feder...

EFFECT OF INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF PRIVATE SECTOR IN NIGERIA AN EMPIRICAL REVIEW

This study was centered to investigate the effect of internal control systems on the financial performance of listed deposit money banks in Nigeria stock exchange. This study examined whether the internal control systems leads to increase financial performance of the banks. In this study, internal control system is measured by control environment, internal audit functions, risk management control, internal control activities corporate governance and moderating effect of government polic...


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