Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

THE IMPACT OF MOTIVATION ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT STAFF EDUCATION

ABSTRACTThis project attempt to analyze the impact of motivation on worker’s performance in an organization. Motivation is a way of encouraging workers to increase their productivity as assigned by the organization. Our study of impact on motivation and performance attempt to answer the way human behave and why workers decide to perform efficiently or withdraw or withhold their effort in workers motivation, individual or group of workers with their distinct needs have a particular way to de...

RISK MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF BANKS IN NIGERIA- AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS

 ABSTRACTLife itself is a risk likewise every other important activities of man inclusive of financial transactions and deliberations. This is as a result of the stake of parties involved in one way or the other in certain financial and business transactions. It is in the light of the above assertions that this project research work is determined to examine the potential usefulness of adopting a systematic methodology for the analysis and control of risks (risk management) within th...

MANAGING INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES IN HIGHER INSTITUTIONS IN ENUGU STATE (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (ESUT) ENUGU)

ABSTRACTThis project is an attempt to examine the study of managing industrial disputes in higher institution with particular reference to Enugu state university of science and technology (ESUT) Enugu. And to suggest ways by which the management of higher institutions in Enugu State will follow to manage the disputes efficiently and effectively.Chapter one consists of the general introduction of the research topic statement of the problems objectives of the research topic scope of the study s...

THE USE OF MODERN EQUIPMENTS IN THE TRAINING OF SECRETARIAL STAFF (A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH, ENUGU.

ABSTRACTThe technological change in the country and all over the world has made it necessary for the secretarial staff to acquire the knowledge of various modern equipment and the techniques of manipulating them.As regard to this, the secretarial staff are faced with a number of problems ranging from:1. Lack of awareness of modern equipments being used in the office.2. Inadequate modern equipments in the office3. The problem of who to impact this technological knowledge to the secretarial...

THE EFFECTS OF FINANCIAL LEVERAGE ON COMPANY PERFORMANCE (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA BOTTLING COMPANY)

INTRODUCTION1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYFirms at every stage of growth and development, from concept to maturity need found in order to survive. The aim of every business is to maximize the wealth and welfare of its owners.Without finance, the aim of every business cannot be met. This finance can be said to be the life wire of any firm without which there can be no surviveFinancing is the acquisition of cash or other assets through means such is the sale of stocks, retaining net pr...

PROBLEMS AND PROSPECT OF PENSION SCHEME MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF SOME SELECTED INSURANCE COMPANY)

INTRODUCTIONMany Nigerians today hardly come to understand what pension scheme is all about, though some employees have established occupational pension scheme while others have not appreciated the value pension scheme. The believe that too many security may lead to compliance and that social security schemes may lead to abuses such as premature retirements because of generous pension benefits and withdrawals of labour. However, such abuses should not retard the effort of the progressive empl...

THE IMPACT OF INTEREST RATE ON OTHER SELECTED MACROECONOMIC VARIABLES IN NIGERIA (1970-2010)

ABSTRACTThis study was embarked upon with a view to determining the impact of interest rate on other selected macroeconomic variables in Nigeria. Data were sourced from CBN Abuja and NBS. Data were analyzed using the ordinary least square regression (OLS). Results indicate that: Interest rate is inversely related investment and also negatively related with GDP. On the basis of the above stated findings some policy recommendations were made.(1)Government should establish policies that encourag...

THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITIES

PREFACEThis study attempted to examine the role of financial institution in the development of small-scale enterprises in Nigeria. This is going to be carried out through and appraisal of the role these institutions have played and are still playing as holders of deposit and their lending activities to the preferred sections.     CHAPTER ONE, dealt with expressions of establishment of small-scale industries and economic development of Nigeria. It also highlighted the impacts of...

A research into the spiral growth of banks in Nigeria: manpower problems and solutions, cannot be over emphasized. In pursuance of this investigation the researcher formulated four research

ABSTRACT A research into the spiral growth of banks in Nigeria:  manpower problems and solutions, cannot be over emphasized.  In pursuance of this investigation the researcher formulated four research objectives, utilized library and sample survey techniques. Data were gathered through  primary and secondary sources and were  then analyzed using tabular and textual modes of data presentation. The major finding of the research was the institutional arrangements available...

A STUDY OF THE MANAGEMENT OF BAD DEBT IN THE NIGERIAN BANKING INDUSTRY SCOPE AND REMEDIES

INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYBanks have been credited generally with enviable role of being a very crucial source of funds for the development of the economy.This recognition largely comes from the roles assumed by most banking institution in mobilizing deposits and channeling funds toward feasible and viable ventures. The size and level such profitable ratchet along with either complimentary factors contribute to economic well being of the country in which the bank is situated. Con...

MANAGEMENT CRISIS OF THE BANKING INDUSTRY : (A CASE STUDY OF SOME DISTRESS BANKS)

ABSTRACT In the banking industry, effective implementation of banking rules and regulations, organizational policies and procedures is very important in other to achieve the goal of the organization.  In other to achieve this, managers, operators of the banking industry will sit up for their responsibility in bringing about the much desired goal where this fails, distress crept in aid this is followed with loss of public confidence in the industry because they cannot meet the needs of d...

THE IMPACT OF MOTIVATIONAL FACTORS ON EMPLOYEE’S PERFORMANCE

ABSTRACTThe word motivation comes from the Latin word EMOVERE which mean to move. Motivation is a general term applying to the entire class of drives, desire, and needs wishes and similar forces inherent in an individual, which make him behave in a particular way.Thus, motivation could simply refer to as those inner drives that activate, energies of move behavioural patterns of individuals or group and sustain them towards the satisfaction of a felt needs. Motivation is interested in the “W...

THE CAUSES OF FAILURES AMONG SOME MANAGERS IN BUSINESS ORGANIZATION A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC WARRI

ABSTRACTResearch studies in the recent times have indicated continued failure of organisations, firms and company as a result of many factors. It was also observed that management as the life wire of any business has majorly led to the winding up of this business entities sequel to the decisions and actions of the managers who control its day to day operations. In many organizations today managers fail because of lack of managerial skills, and lack of communication between managements an...

MANPOWER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT AS A TOOL FOR HIGHER PRODUCTIVITY (A CASE STUDY OF FLOURMILL EMENE ENUGU)

ABSTRACTThis project work deals with manpower planning and development as a tool for higher productivity. Flour Mill Emene Enugu us where the focus liesThe research problem in this project is to investigate how manpower planning and development can effect productivity, as to find out factors militating against it objectives, prospects, related problems and how it can be improved.Theoretically, this topic falls with the area of personnel management as a function of business organization. ...

REVIEW OF THE NIGERIAN BANKING INDUSTRY IN THE YEAR 2001

INTRODUCTION This chapter provides the background to the Nigerian banking industry in the year 2001 with the Nigerian banks in focus. It is indisputable that inspite of the competition going on in the already existing banks within the industry.  Many new generation banks still spring up.  These are as a result of several factors like nature of services rendered by the banks their expansion plans, the quest to meet up with profit margins acceptable by the body of stake holders, see...


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