Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Environmental Degradation and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Test of Environmental Kuznets Curve

The Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis is a presumption that environmental degradation follows an inverted U-shaped trajectory in relation to economic growth. The thorny question of whether economic growth could provide a cure to environmental degradation has sparked off a large body of empirical studies in the last decade. The conclusions have been mixed. This study contributes to the debate on the existence and empirical test of the EKC for Nigeria by applying Ordinary least...

Raising Employability Bar and Building Entrepreneurial Capacity in Youth: A Case Study of National Social Investment Programme in Nigeria

Nigeria is no doubt currently among the countries embattled with a high rate of unemployment. Due to the present economic challenges, which have lasted over a decade. To examine the impact level of the social investment programme on the beneficiaries, qualitative research was carried out and the instrument was structured on complete open-ended, by one-one interview and online platforms (Whatsapp and Facebook groups). N-teach (150,000 beneficiaries), N-health (20,000 beneficiaries) and N-agro ...

State of water Supply in Minna metropolis

TABLE OF CONTENTSTittle Page…………………………………………………………………………….iApproval Page ..............................................................................................................ii Dedication......................................................................................................................iii Acknowledgements....................................................................................................... i...

CLASSROOM GOAL STRUCTURE, STUDENT MOTIVATION AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

This study investigated Classroom goal structure, student motivation and academicachievement   among   secondary   school   students.   Two   hundred   and   ninety-eight(298) participants comprising 135 males and 163 females participated in the study.Participants were randomly selected from 3 secondary schools. Their ages rangedbetween   10   to   24   years   wit...

Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on sectoral performance in the Nigeria economy, using maritime sector as a case of study

ABSTRACTThe study seeks to empirically analyze the impact of Foreign Direct Investment on sectoral performance in the Nigeria economy, using maritime sector as a case of study. The data for the research study was extracted from CBN statistically bulletin volume 25, 2018 edition. The methodology is ordinary least square were foreign direct investment was regressed on Foreign Direct Investment, Interest rate, Exchange rate, on Nominal Gross Domestic Product. Some econometrics tests were conduct...

SECURITY CHALLENGES AND SMALL BUSINESS SURVIVAL IN ABIA STATE: A STUDY OF ABA IN ABIA STATE

ABSTRACTThis work titled “Security challenges and Small business survival in Abia State: A study of Aba in Abia State” was aimed at determining the implication of insecurity as a major challenge to the survival of small business in Abia State, analyze the role government play by towards curbing security challenges in Abia State and to ascertain the causes of security challenges on the survival of Small business in Abia state. This research was motivated by the level of insecurity as it af...

IMPLICATION OF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT ON THE EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF EBONYI STATE MINISTRY OF FINANCE

ABSTRACTThis work titled “Implication of Training and Development on the Employee Performance: A Study of Ebonyi State Ministry of Finance” was aimed at determining the impact of seminar on employee performance in Ebonyi state Ministry of finance, to examine the extent of job rotation on employee performance in Ebonyi state Ministry of finance, to investigate the effects conference on employee performance in Ebonyi state Ministry of finance and to determine the impact of workshop on emplo...

Nigeria Current Affairs

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Newer Contributions of Robert K

Robert King Merton (1910-2003) is a self-styled “Durkheimian,” writing very much in the functional tradition. In conceiving of society as a system it becomes natural to see it, like other systems, as composed of parts that are interrelated and whose operations have consequences on the whole. For example, when examining a simple system like the human body it becomes readily apparent that the various organs are interrelated and impact the overall health of the body. So is it with soc...

Critical review of Bronisław Malinowski functionalism

From 1910, Malinowski studied exchange and economics at the London School of Economics (LSE) under Seligman and Westermarck, analysing patterns of exchange in Aboriginal Australia through ethnographic documents. In 1914, he was given a chance to travel to New Guinea accompanying anthropologist R.R. Marett, but as World War I broke out and Malinowski was an Austrian subject, and thereby an enemy of the British commonwealth, he was unable to travel back to England. The Australian governm...

Alfred Reginald Radcliffe

Like nearly all sociologists, anthropologists, philosophers, and social theorists in the twentieth century, Alfred Reginald Radcliffe-Brown (born 17 January 1881 in Birmingham – died 24 October 1955 in London)  spent much of his career describing what his anthropology was not.  Adam Kuper similarly attempts to disentangle the misunderstood Radcliffe-Brown from the true theorist. While the misappropriations of Radcliffe-Brown’s theories are not interesting from the stand...

ENTERPRISE

Many business managers are paid salaries to take risk and make decisions that will influence the future success of the business. Much of this book is concerned with how this decisions are made, the information needed to make them and the techniques that can assist managers in this important task. However no student of business studied can hope to make much progress in the study of the subject unless they have a good understanding of the economic environment in which a business operates. Busin...

Evaluation of stress and its effects on employees’ productivity

ABSTRACT In today’s competitive global environment, employee productivity is an essential element of a company’s success. Employee productivity can be significantly hindered by high level of stress experienced in the work environment. Stress is a universal element and persons from nearly every walk of life have to face stress. Employers today are critically analysing the stress management issues that contribute to lower job performance of employees. The main aim of the study was t...

SOCIAL MEDIA TAX AND INTERNET SALES IN THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY (MTN UGANDA) Desire Isaac 0700193521-converted

Abstract This study was about assessing the impact of social media tax on internet sales and conducted from MTN Uganda located on 22 Hannington Road on Nakasero Hill in Kampala Central Division targeting MTN staff and some customers using internet services. It focused on assessing the negative implication of social media tax policy in Uganda, the level of internet sales in MTN Uganda and examining the relationship between social media tax and internet sales. This study adop...

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 ...


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