Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

ROLE OF MIS AND FACTORS INFLUENCING STRATEGIC DECISION-MAKING PROCESS IN AN ORGANISATION bis admin

ABSTRACTDecision-making is the hallmark of Management in any business enterprise whether big or small. Management on daily basis is beset with challenge of what to do, how to do, where to do, when to do and for whom to do. Strategic decision making is an ongoing process that involves creating strategies to achieve goals and objectives altering strategies based on observed outcomes through management information system. Management Information System is basically concerned with the process of c...

THE EFFECT OF MULTISENSORY TECHNIQUE ON THE READING PERFORMANCE OF CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA.

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the effect of multisensory technique on reading performance of children with dyslexia. A total of ninety-nine (99) participants comprising of fifty-three (53) dyslexic participants and forty-six (46) normal participants. The study employed a within subject or repeated measure design as participants served as their own control. A pretest and post-test was given to participants. The instrument used in the study for the collection of data was phonological t...

Role of sex and parents level of education on the development of children self-esteem.

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the roles of sex and parent’s level of education on the development of children’s self-esteem among secondary school students in Keffi Local Government Area, Nasarawa State. The researcher adopted simple random sampling technique to draw the sample population of fifty (50) students of Kofar Hausa Secondary School Keffi. Two research hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The instrument utilized for the study consisted of the Rosenberg Self-esteem Sca...

The Effects Of Divorce On Children's Socialisation.

In the contemporary Nigerian society, the traditional family values have been abandoned which was mainly influenced by the western ideology. As a result, the stability that characterized the traditional family system has withered away exposing the family to the susceptibility of breaking down. The consequence of these changes in family status has affected the members of the family especially the children.      Hence, The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of divorc...

ROLES OF GENDER AND EDUCATION IN DETERMINING HOUSEHOLD POVERTY IN SOUTH EAST REGION OF NIGERIA

Abstract The paper examines the linkages between gender of household heads, education and household poverty in  South East region of Nigeria between 2001 and 2017. Data analyzed were obtained from four national consumer expenditure surveys conducted in Nigeria in 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2017 by the Federal Office of Statistics. Adjustments were made for price differentials over time and across regions of the country. However, only aggregated data for households were available. Per capi...

IFRS adoption and CEO compensation: evidence from listed banks in Nigeria

The study investigates the influence of International Financial Reporting Standardsadoption, using accounting performance measure, to determine the CEO pay in listedbanks in Nigeria. The audited annual financial statements of listed banks in Nigeriacovering the period of 2009–2015 are analyzed. Fixed effect model, viz panel dataanalysis is adopted to establish the findings. The findings indicate that adoption ofIFRS in Nigeria results in an inverse relationship with accounting performancein...

Firm performance and condensed corporate governance mechanism: Evidence of Nigerian financial institutions

This paper extends the prior studies on corporate performance by empirically exploring the impact of overall corporategovernance structure on firm performance. To unveil the objective of this study, firstly corporate governance index is built usingPrincipal Component Analysis with 6 (six) identified corporate governance mechanisms from prior studies and then examines itseffect on firms’ performance. This study draws a sample of twenty-four (24) financial companies from the listed financial ...

Corruption perception, institutional quality and performance of listed companies in Nigeria

We examine the effect of corruption perception and institutional quality on the performance of firms based on the extracted data for 135 listed companies in Nigeria with timeframe 2013–2017. We first use the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index for the baseline analysis, which evaluates the public officials and politicians’ corruption practices. To capture institutional quality, which depicts the level of law enforcement to curb corruptive practices o...

Chief financial officer roles and enterprise risk management: An empirical based study

This study investigates the influence of CFO roles on the implementation of ERM initiatives in a sample of Nigerian financial institutions (between 2013-2017). We develop three distinct factors representing the CFO roles namely CFO power, CFO experience and CFO knowledge using principal component factoring. Like prior work, we measure ERM components simultaneously to capture the extent of sophisticated ERM system. Our findings pose that the CFO involvement in ERM implementation remains mi...

Data on chief financial officer attributes and risk management strategies for Nigerian listed financial institutions

This data article is related to the research article “Chief Financial OfficerRoles and Enterprise Risk Management: An Empirical BasedStudy” Ojeka et al. (2019). The study explores the impact of CFO roleson the execution of ERM strategies sampled with Nigerian financialinstitutions for the period of 2013-2017. The study develops threedistinct indexes representing the CFO roles namely CFO power, CFOexperience and CFO knowledge via principal component factoring.The study also measures ERM co...

E-governance and Its Implementation in Plateau state, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The desire of every government is to ensure effective service delivery to its citizens, as it is vital in uplifting the living standard of the mass population. The civil service as a machinery of government is saddled with the responsibility of government policies and programmes implementation. In an attempt to reform government service delivery to the citizens, many policies have been put in place by previous regimes and administrations. Despite these efforts, Nigerian gove...

FAMILY BACKGROUND AND INVOLVEMENT IN STREET VIOLENCE AMONG YOUTHS IN SHOMOLU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

ABSTRACTThis study examined family background and involvement in street violence among youths in shomolu local government Lagos state. It investigates specific objectives such as family size, family type, parent’s educational status, parent’s occupational status and how they influence involvement in street violence among youths. The study further examined existing literature of various scholars; three theories were applied and used to explain the prevalence of street violence. The ...

SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN AND THEIR RIGHTS IN SHOMOLU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, LAGOS STATE

                                                  ABSTRACT Domestic Violence against children is a major threat to global development as well as the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Domestic Violence is found in schools, institutions (such as orphanages and other residential care), on the streets, in the workplace and in prisons. Children experience domestic violence in their homes, schools and from other children.This study examined ...

IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC BANKING ON THE PAYMENT SYSTEM IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThis study focuses on the impact of Electronic banking on the payment system in Nigeria.The main  objective   of this  work  is to  identify how  electronic   banking has  impacted  orimproved the payment system in Nigeria and its impact on customer satisfaction. In other toachieve  this, primary data which exist inform of  questionnaire and oral  interviews andsecondary data inform of journals, articles and books w...

IMPACT OF IDP’S IN THE NORTHEAST ON NIGERIA’S INTERNAL SECURITY

This research looks to examine the impact of the internal displaced persons in the northeast. This research is motivated by the attention that has been given to the internally displaced persons by international community and the resources flowing into the region to address the plight of the IDPs. The research used Displaced Aggression as theoretical framework. The theory explains how groups and individuals attack soft targets due to the unavailability of the provocateur. The IDPs were vulnera...


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