Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

THE ROLE OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN PROMOTING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (A case study of MTN)

INTRODUCTIONOne prominent scholar and writer on management “Mary Packer Follet” defined management as “the act of getting things done through people”. Thus management carry out their functions of planning, organizing, directing, controlling, staffing, etc of both human and material resources in an  organization through people (Follet 1987). In modern days management has metamorphosed into strategic management with emphasis on how strategic management can be used to promote c...

THE ROLE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: 1986-2013

ABSTRACTThe study examines the role of commercial banks in Agricultural development in Nigeria, spanning from 1986-2010. The methodology used is ordinary least squares (OLS), using P.C give 8.00 package. The findings from the study support the view that commercial bank loans are not getting to red farmers. The commercial banks loan to Agricultural sector is positive and significant at 5% level, contributing 67.65 percent variations in Real Agricultural output in Nigeria. Real interest rate an...

THE POLICIES OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA AS THEY AFFECT AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYAgriculture is defined as “the cultivation of land for the purpose of producing food for man, feed for animal and fibre or raw material for industrial companies.  It also includes the processing marketing of crops.  In other words, it embraces all activities involved in the primary and controlled production of plant and animals, such as fishing, forestry, farming, livestock, poultry and small scale industries conn...

LOAN SYNDICATION: IMPACT ON THE NIGERIA ECONMY

ABSTRACTThe study was focused on the study of loan syndication in the Nigeria financial market and its impact on the economy. The study examines the extent to which loan syndication has contributed to the performance of the Nigeria enterprise. Data was collected through the administration of the questionnaire numbering eighty (80) of which sixty-seven (67) were answered and returned. The response form the return questionnaire form the data for the research work.. This data were analyze on the...

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MONETRY POLICY ON THE BANKINGF SECTOR IN NIGERIA

1.1 INTRODUCTIONMonetary polices in Nigeria and the United Kingdom, the central bank of Nigeria and the bank of England act as advisers to the government over monetary polices. The authorities take the final decision on the matters. In Germany, the contrast in the case because the German central, the bunds bank of Germany has a constitutional independency in setting the monetary polices.The central bank of Nigeria lender the federal ministry of finance (FMF), we have the central bank of Niger...

“THE IMPACT OF CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA PRUDENTIAL GUIDELINES ON THE FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF LICENSED: A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC AND UNION BANK OF NIGERIA PLC

ABSTRACT The prudential guidelines for licensed banks which are based on globa banking standards, imposed far-reaching requirements in the classification of risk assets and provision for bad and doubtful debts. Since its introduction in November 1990 the implementation of the guidelines has had a profound impact on the operations of banks. In this project, the researcher has succeeded in identifying the features of the prudential guidelines as well as its impact on published financial state...

EVALUATION OF FACTORS AFFECTING THE CONCEPT OF PROFITABLE AS A GUIDE TO POLICY DECISION

INTRODUCTION1.1  BACK GROUND OF STUDYAccording to Harper (1977) the concept of profitability can be defined as the concept which provides management with alternative course of action in accordance with the various degrees of profitability stating clearly in relevant cost account form individual projects which enables management to select the most profitable.Most of the policy decision of manufacturing industries are generally directed towards profitability. Policy decisions made under th...

THE IMPACT OF PLANT MAINTENANCE ON QUALITY PRODUCTIVITY IN NIGERIAN BREWERIES

ABSTRACTThis study examines the impact of plant and equipment maintenance on quality  Productivity in Nigeria Breweries. The research questions that guided the study were: How does plant and equipment maintenance affect the standard of production in Nigeria Breweries Kaduna? How does plant and equipment maintenance affect efficiency and speed of production in Nigeria Breweries? What is the effect of plant and equipment maintenance on quality production in Nigeria Breweries Kaduna, and wh...

THE IMPACT OF MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING IN EFFICIENT MANAGEMENT OF PARASTATAL (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA RAILWAY CORPORATION EASTERN DIVISION ENUGU)

ABSTRACTThe growth and innovation in the field of science and technology and the complex nature of modern business activities and the need for the expert handling of modern equipment and budget I call for the urgent training and development of organization manpower resources in order to meet these challenges.Today, we know that our problem is not how to avoid change but how to analyze the victim that all development spells opportunity and get ourselves equipped to handle the increasing comple...

COMMERCIAL BANK ROLE IN FINANCING SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThis study is  aimed at finding out the role commercial banks play over the small scale industries and the problem the small scale industries encounter. This study, has been divided into  five (s) chapters thus:. Chapter  one is the introduction, sitting out the background of the study.  The researcher highlighted that the performance of small scale industries are financed by commercial banks and other financial institutions.  This study is of paramo...

THE EFFECT OF STRESS ON EMPLOYEE AND MANAGERIAL EFFICIENCY (A CASE STUDY OF ZENITH BANK NIG PLC)

INTRODUCTIONStress has been defined in different ways over the years. Originally, it was conceived of as pressure from the environment, then as strain within the person. The generally accepted definition today is one of interaction between the situation and the individual. It is the psychological and physical state that results when the resources of the individual are not sufficient to cope with the demands and pressures of the situation Ebie, J. E. (1983). Thus, stress is more likely in some...

THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN AGRICULTURAL

AbstractThis study examined the role of financial institutions in agricultural development. A case study of Nigeria Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank, with a view to make useful suggestions and recommendations as way of enhancing the development of agricultural sector. The population for the study includes large and small scale farmers and the sampling method adopted for the study is the stratified random sampling in order to ensure adequate representation of the population....

BUDGETARY CONTROL IN THE MARKETING AND MANUFACTURING ORGANIZATION

TABLE OF CONTENTSTITLE PAGEAPPROVAL PAGEDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENTTABLE OF CONTENTSCHAPTER ONE1.0 INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDIES1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM1.3 PURPOSE FO STUDYCHAPTER TWO2.0 REVIEW LITERATURE2.1 BASIC CONCEPTS OF BUDGETING AND BUGETARY CONTROL2.2 TYPES OF BUDGETS FOR PLANNING AND CONTROL2.3 BUDGETARY CONTROL IS AN ORGANIZATION2.4 PRESENTATION ANALYSIS2.5 BUDGETARY ANALYSIS2.6 OPERATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES2.7 TYPES OF BUDGETARY CONTROL2.8 BUDGETARY CONTROL ...

AN ANALYSIS OF DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIAN BALANCE OF PAYMENT (1995 – 1999).

ABSTRACTThis study, an analysis of development in Nigerian balance of payment (1995 – 1999) was carried out to assertion whether Nigeria has been paying her wages internationally to examine the statement with a view to determine what recent developments have taken place in Nigerians foreign trade and others transaction with the rest of the world.Information was collected using literary method i.e. various publications, textbooks newspapers, magazines and journals.  Also, oral interview...

THE EFFECTS OF GOOD LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (A CASE STUDY OF PRESIDENT GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN’S ADMINISTRATION)

ABSTRACTThis study examined the effects of good leadership and administration in National development (A case study of President Good luck Ebele Jonathan’s administration). In this study survey, research design was employed, while investigation and historic research was used to evaluate the problems of leadership and also the best style to be employed for effective leadership. The instrument of data collection was through the use of questionnaire. The findings of this research show that pol...


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