Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Marketing agility and E-Commerce agility in the Light of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Study with Reference to Fast Fashion Brands

AbstractThe purpose of this article is to explore the present COVID-19 crisis, which has affected fast-fashion. Global fast-fashion consumers have lost hope to revamp their wardrobe due to the broken supply chain network and the fear to visit the stores for purchase. The research intends to provide a detailed framework for the fast-fashion brands to strategically plan for post-COVID-19 business normality leading to sustainability. For the development of the model, careful investig...

COVID-19 and Students Perception of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): A Case Study of Indian Higher Educational Institutions

AbstractPurpose – The purpose of this paper is to understand the outcomes of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in the light of COVID-19 concerning the students of higher educational institutions (HEIs) in India. The COVID-19 has disrupted the normal teaching-learning role across the world and has put everyone in a nightmare. HEIs are now requesting students to take up MOOCs to explore and attain knowledge and the same is even followed by the corporate institutions. MOOCs are one of th...

Organisational Agility and 7Ps of the Marketing Mix for the Post-COVID-19 Period: A Case Study of the Indian Informal Food Sector

AbstractThis study uncovers the reality of the COVID-19 epidemic, acting as a significant hurdle for small restaurants' sustainability. The study used a purely qualitative methodology dealing with data collected from the industry to frame effective sustainability strategies to revamp the business. Hence, in-depth interviews to capture the real problems faced by restaurants were conducted. From the study, we understood that big cities such Chennai, Bengaluru and Thiruvananthapuram took initi...

Coursework on Classical Theories

Management is the skill of getting work done with the active assistance of other persons hence an organization cannot attain its purposes without appropriate management. For instance, every society always depends on group work, and as many systematized groups have turned into large, the workload of managers has been growing significantly and difficulty also arises (Naidu,2016).  According to  Nwachukwu, (2009),  management theories are the set of general rules that guide the ma...

An Assessment of Performance Management System: A Case Study of Electricity Company of Ghana-Western Region

Abstract The implementation of performance management system within organizations is vital for the success of any business. This enables the individual objectives of the employees’ in the organization to be aligned with the overall corporate objectives. The performance management cycle is not complete without going through objective setting or performance standards, monitoring progress, methods to measure and evaluate performance based on those standards, tools to improve performa...

Employees’ Perceptions Of The Effectiveness Of Training And Development Practices: A Case Study Of Insurance Firms In Ghana

ABSTRACT This study sought to identify the effectiveness of training and development practices of Ghana Insurance companies. The objective of the study is to ascertain, identify and find out the perceptions of staff about the effectiveness of training and development practices in the insurance industry in Ghana. The study employed the qualitative approach, cross-sectional design and sampled thirty (30) respondents (staff) from three insurance companies in Ghana using an interview g...

Optimal Extraction Of Natural Gas In Tanzania: Empirical Test Of Hotelling’s Principle

ABSTRACT There are huge expectations that Tanzania’s current natural gas discoveries and extraction would provide significant growth in the economy. However, there are no empirical studies conducted to provide the understanding of the potential and efficient resource extraction paths, shadow prices, cost components and behavior of gas extracting firms, whether firm’s are operating in a manner predicted by Hotelling’s theory and its dynamic optimality condition. We use panel Feasib...

Local Government Authority Performance Management Practices: Analysis Of The Functional Organizational Assessment Tool (Foat)

ABSTRACT Performance Management (PM) includes a range of processes, techniques and methods that facilitate the identification of targets and measurement of progress towards achieving them. Ghana’s Local Government System has prioritized PM as a primary measure of ensuring that local development efforts are driven by value-for-money and accountability dictates. The Functional Organisational Assessment Tool (FOAT) is a PM tool for assessing Municipals, Metropolitans and District Assembl...

THE EFFECT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN DURABE BAKERY, MINNA,NIGER STATE

ABSTRACT This study examined the effect of corporate social responsibility on organizational performance in Durabe Bakery, Minna, Niger State. Three research questions were formulated to guide the study. The research design adopted for the study was a descriptive survey design. The sample of the study constituted of 100 respondents. A questionnaire was used to gather data while table and simple percentage were used to analyze the data. Major findings revealed that CSR ranges as actions ...

The Challenges and Prospects of Tax Administration in Minna, Nigeria Using Mutunci Block Industry as a Case Study

ABSTRACTThis study examined the challenges and prospects of tax administration in Minna, Nigeria using Mutunci Block Industry as a case study. Three research questions were formulated to guide the study. The research design adopted for the study was a descriptive survey design. The sample of the study constituted of 20 respondents. A questionnaire was used to gather data while table and simple percentage were used to analyse the data. Major findings revealed that tax administration helps in r...

The Impact of Motivation on Employee Performance Using Selected Firms in Bida Local Government Area, Niger State

ABSTRACT This study examined impact of motivation on employee performance using selected firms in Bida Local Government Area of Niger State as the study area. The research design adopted for the study was a descriptive survey design.  The sample of the study constituted of 230 respondents. A questionnaire was used to gather data while table and simple percentage were used to analyze the data. Major findings revealed that employees are the most important resource to the organizatio...

Issues and Challenges in the Adoption of IFRS for SMEs in Chanchaga, Niger State

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to assess issues and challenges in the adoption of IFRS for SMEs in Chanchaga, Niger State. Three research questions were formulated in line with the objectives of the study. Descriptive method was adopted and data were collected through the use of questionnaire. Data generated were analyzed with tables, and simple percentage. The study found out that Government policies geared towards encouraging organizations to adopt the standard and self-enforceme...

The Political Appointment Of Chief Executives Into Government Agencies And Its Effects On Morale Of Civil Servants In Ghana: Ghana Standards Authority As A Case Study

ABSTRACT This study aimed to find out the effect of political appointment of a Chief Executive on the morale of workers. In order to understand this intrigues factor, this study employed and used a robust methodology (mixed-method approach) to examine how political appointments affect the morale of workers. A total of 151 participants; 4 directors, 21 heads and 126 first-line employees were used for quantitative analysis whilst 6 participants; 3 management and 3 non management worke...

The Effect of Household Waste Disposal on Household Health Expenditure in Ghana

ABSTRACT Improper disposal of household waste induces diseases such as malaria, diarrhoea, cholera, typhoid among others which have consequences on healthcare expenditure in a developing country like Ghana. This study investigated the effect of household waste disposal on household health expenditure in Ghana and as well examined the socio-economic and demographic factors that influence healthcare expenditure among Ghanaian households. The study employed the Tobit estimation techniq...

Causes Of Teenage Pregnancy In Senya Bereku Community Of Awutu- Efutu- Senya District

ABSTRACTThe main objective of the study was to investigate into factors contributing to teenage pregnancy in the Senya- Bereku community of the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District, which has a high drop out rate of girls in the educational facilities make recommendations to the District Health Management Team and District Assembly of Awutu-Effutu-Senya District. The dissertation is based on data collected from the field between June 2004 and June 2005.Data on 200 adolescents of which 82 was ma...


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