Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Examining Savings And Aspirations In African Slums: Evidence From Ghana

ABSTRACT Savings is an important mechanism that drives capital formation and economic growth. Savings behavior among slum dwellers is a topic of interest since individuals from these areas are seen as low income earners living in squalor. The aim of this study is to examine the savings behavior as well as the employment and accommodation aspirations of residents of Jamestown, and Nima, comparing them to those of residents in Kanda, a non-slum community. A total of two hundred and forty ...

ADOPTION AND DIFFUSION OF ELECTRONIC BANKING PRODUCTS IN GHANA-A CASE OF E-ZWICH CARD

ABSTRACT The use of electronic banking products as been noted to be successfully implemented in most developed countries around the world, paving the way for the appreciation of a cashless society. Most Western economies emphasise the use of electronic transactions mediums for the purchase and delivery of products between sellers to consumers. In as much as these electronic transaction mediums are used for fast moving consumer goods in the developed countries; it is also practiced i...

Economics Extended Essay IB 2021: Market Failure - Measures Taken to Reduce Smoking in Berlin

How has Berlin, Germany tackled the smoking epidemic in the last year? What has this resultedin?This research paper would help answer that question. 

Conduct of an Audit

Table of ContentsCONDUCT OF AN AUDITAudit PreliminariesProcedures that a proposed Auditor must undertake before accepting nominationBefore Accepting NominationAfter Accepting NominationAudit Letter of EngagementTerms of EngagementPurpose of Letter of EngagementMain Contents of a Letter of EngagementSources of informationAudit planningHelp to the AuditorAudit PreparationSufficient KnowledgeAudit plan memorandumControlRequirements of commencing an AuditConducting of an Audit/ The Audit ProcessA...

Internal Control Auditing

Table of ContentsINTERNAL CONTROLInternal Control ProcedureInternal Control CategoriesInternal Check, Internal control, and Internal AuditObjectives of Internal ControlComponents of an ICSNeed for ICS in small enterprisesElements of good Internal Control SystemFeatures of an Internal Control System

Audit Programme and Evidence

Table of ContentsAUDIT PROGRAMObjectives of an Audit ProgramAdvantages of Audit ProgramsDisadvantages of Audit ProgramsCategories of Audit ProgramsStandard Audit programsProgressive Programs.AUDIT EVIDENCEMethods of obtaining audit evidenceObtaining of evidence through conducting audit testTypes of Audit EvidenceSufficiency, Relevance and Reliability of Audit Evidence

An Evaluation of the Performance of Nigerian Stock Exchange in the Economic Development of Nigeria

The purpose of this project is to evaluation of the performance of the Nigerian stock exchange (NSE) in Nigeria and to the overall financial development of the economy. It would be noted that the success of an industry of firm depends largely on the capital recourses available to the industry and this will also be reflected in the development of the economy. It has been noted that with the cost importance of the capital market a lot has been achieved by the nation. It can be noted that ...

Effect of Workplace Flexibility on Employee Engagement: A Study of Covenant University

The aim of this research is to examine the relation between the availability of flexible work arrangements employee engagement of academic staff of Covenant University.  The stud employed a survey research design. Simple random sampling technique was used in selecting 246 respondents for the study. The data for the study were collected through the use of structured questionnaire. The data generated were analyzed with the using descriptive statistics of mean, regression and spearman ra...

Impact of Fundamental Factor on Stock Price of Nepalese Commercial Bank

This study is carried out with the objective of determining the impact of fundamental factors on stock price of Nepalese commercial banks. The fundamental factor in this study includes Return on Assets (ROA), Return on Equity (ROE), Earnings per Share (EPS), Non-performing Loan to Total Loan (NPL) and Credit Deposit Ratio (CD). The fundamental data and stock price data of past 4 years i.e. (2013-14 to 2016-17) of 14 banks selected on the basis of judgement sampling has been taken for the purp...

THE EFFECT OF EXTERNAL AUDITING EXPENDITURE ON THE PROFITABILITY OF NIGERIAN BANKS: A STUDY OF FIRST BANK (2002-2016)

ABSTRACT The research titled “Effect of external auditing expenditure on the profitability of Nigeria Banks” highlights the relevance of external auditing in improving performance of Nigerian banks. The cardinal objective of this study is to ascertain the effect of external auditing expenditure on the profitability of Nigerian banks. The study aims at achieving the following specific objectives which includes: ascertaining the effect of external audit expenditures on profit after...

EFFECT OF FINANCIAL ANALYSIS ON INVESTMENT DECISION IN A MANUFACTURING COMPANY A STUDY OF DANGOTE GROUP OF COMPANIES (DANGOTE CEMENT FACTORY)

1.1    BACKGROUND OF STUDYFinancial Statement Analysis is a method of reviewing and analyzing a company’s accounting reports (financial statements) in order to gauge its past, present or projected future performance. This process of reviewing the financial statements allows for better economic decision making.Globally, publicly listed companies are required by law to file their financial statements with the relevant authorities. For example, publicly listed firms in ...

Effect of Government Regulations on Export Business in Enugu Metropolis.

ABSTRACTThis research work is focused on the effect of government regulations on export business in Enugu Metropolis.Microfinance provides people with capital to start and or expand their businesses as small businesses with microfinance support have grown into Medium Enterprises creating employment opportunities for others.The general conceptual framework, theoretical framework, empirical literature methods were used by the researcher during the course of gathering data.  Research...

Effect of Lending and Loan Recovery on the Performance of Microfinance Bank in Enugu State (A Study of Bethel Microfinance Bank Enugu 2007-2017)

ABSTRACT This research is focused on impact of microfinance bank on unemployment in Nigeria. Microfinance provides people with capital to start and/or expand their businesses, as small businesses with microfinance support have grown into medium enterprises creating employment opportunities for others. Survey research design was used to carry out the study. This study reveals that there is a casual relationship between lending and loan recovery in microfinance banks and there is a sig...

EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGES FACING OWNERS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES IN A RECESSIVE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IN ENUGU METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT This study, the effect of organizational challenges facing owners of medium enterprises in a recessive business environment in Enugu metropolis. The effect of organizational challenges were carefully examine and the aim of the study is to assess the organizational challenges facing owners of the medium scale enterprises in a recessive business environment. The survey research design was adopted and a sample size of 270 (two hundred and seventy) was gotten using Yamene 1964 f...

The Effect of Fiscal Policy on Economic Growth in Nigeria.

Background of the StudyThe Nigeria economy has been plagued with several challengesover the years. Researchers have identified some of these challenges as; Gross mismanagement/misappropriate of public funds (Okemini and Urata,2008). Corruption and ineffective economic policies (Gbosi, 2007); jack of integration of macroeconomic plans and the absence of harmonization and coordination of fiscal policies (Onoh,2007); inappropriate and ineffective policies (Anyanwu,2007). Imprudent public ...


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