Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Impact of corporate governance on the financial performance of deposit money banks

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background to the studyIt has become a worldwide dictum that the quality of corporate governance makes animportant difference to the soundness or unsoundness of banks. Thus, effective corporategovernance   practice   incorporates   transparency,   openness,   accurate   reporting   andcompliance with statutory regulations among others. Historically, antecedents indicatethat financial  crisis ...

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: A Study Of The Effects Of Employee Ownership And Board Composition On The Performance Of Microfinance Banks In South-East Nigeria

ABSTRACT Flowing from the perceived success of the reforms in the banking industry in Nigeria in 2006, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) extended the policy to the community banks with their conversion to and renaming to Microfinance banks (MFBs) in 2008. The regulatory framework guiding this process set out guidelines of the corporate governance (CG) structure and mechanisms to be adopted by this class of banks different from those with the universal banking license. This work revi...

The Group of Seven (G7) and International Development

Abstract: The advancement in global economic and socio-political trend in the contemporary era of globalization increased the need for coalition of like-minded states in the international system. Bilateral and multilateral relations, therefore, become an unavoidable measure to ensure international development. Group of Seven (G7) as a bloc of highly industrialized countries of the world stands to coordinate international economic and socio-political arrangement. Despite criticisms ...

Financial Statement A tool For Evaluating Performance Of Companies And Investment Decision

PROPOSALIn today’s economy, information and accountability have assumed a larger rolein our society.As a result the financial statement with an independent audit report areof   vital   services   to   investors,   creditors   and other   participants   in   economicexchange.Financial statements can only be valuable to those who know how to usethem.  As a result of their key role in business, the r...

Financial statement a tool for evaluating performance of quoted companies and investment decision making ( Stock Broker"s Perspective)

ABSTRACT Financial statement is generally explained as financial information which is the informationrelating to financial position of any firm in a capsule form. Financial  statements are whatthe   potential  and  existing   investors   in   the   global  world   rely   upon  in  taking   investmentdecisions. This research work examined the relevance of financial statements in invest...

THE ROLES OF REVENUE MOBILIZATION IN THE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACTThe study was centred on the roles of revenue mobilization in the economic growth and development. The main objective of the study is to examine the roles of revenue mobilization in the economic growth and  development  in  Akwa  Ibom  State.  Primary and secondary data sources were applied and the population of this study is 57, however,the sample size used was 50. The research instrument used for thefiled   survey   of   th...

STATE ELECTORAL COMMISSION AND DEVELOPMENT OF DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA (A STUDY OF IMO STATE ELECTORAL COMMISSION)

                                                                        ABSTRACT The research project was designed to study the stated electoral commission and development of democracy in Nigeria, a study of Imo State Electoral Commission, the problem under investigation is that all the benefits and  attributes of what the election process should mean cannot be associated with Nigeria as a democratic society...

EXPLAINING THE CONCEPT OF THE NIGERIAN ELITE: THE ELITE THEORISTS PERSPECTIVE

This research work examines the concept of elite theory and its adaptation to the Nigerian system since the attainment of political independence in 1960 to the present Fourth Republic.

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...


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