Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Impact Of Social Networking Sites On Workplace Productivity

ABSTRACTThis study examines the impact of social networking sites on workplace productivity. Objectives of the study include: to examine the effect of social media on employees’ productivity; to identify the impact of using social media as a strategic communications tool on employee productivity and cost effectiveness; to identify the positive and the negative consequences of employees’ individual media use; to evaluate the potential benefits of social networking ...

PERSONALITY TRAITS, SOCIAL SUPPORT AND FITNESS BEHAVIOUR OF SENIOR NON TEACHING STAFF OF UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

ABSTRACT Lifestyle of every individual is susceptible to constant changes as a result of what we encounter during our lifetime with such changes also peculiar to Personality trait which is not also stable and changes much more quickly during childhood, which is often referred to as temperament in children. Temperament is regarded as the precursor to personality. Self-efficacy has been found to be related to the personality traits of extroversion and subjective well-being. There are well-docum...

THE IMPACT OF CORRUPTION ON NIGERIA’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: AN ERROR CORRECTION MECHANISM (ECM) APPROACH (1996-2017)

AbstractThis research investigates the impact of corruption on Economic growth in Nigeria  from  1996-2017.  Data  were  collected  from  the  Central  Bank  of Nigeria  Statistical  Bulletin,  Debt  Management  office  and  Transparency International. The study examines the stochastic characteristics of each time series  by  testing  their  stationarity  using  Augmented  D...

MERGER AND ACQUISITION AS A GROWTH STRATEGY IN ORGANISATIONS

ABSTRACTThis research takes a look at the adoption of merger and acquisition as a growth strategy   in   business   organization.   There   is   no   gainsaying   the   fact   that   many companies have been having financial problems. The reason is not far fetched.This is as a result of mismanagement and economic meltdown. In order to save such unhealthy situation in such companies fr...

TALENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMES AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN STACO INSURANCE PLC

The work critically examined the issus of talent management programs and career development opportunities. SCOPE AND DELIMITATION OF THE STUDY This study spans the activity of organisations in managing and developing talents. This study specifically examines the management and development of talents in Staco Insurance Plc. This study will focus on the staff in every department. This study is delimited to only permanent employee of Staco Insurance Plc who are lawfully recognized as e...

Executive Compensation; Meaning, Content, Theoretical Frameworks, Regulations, and Samples Drawn from Nigeria Private Sector

This paper work examined the issue of executive compensation in n Nigeria private sector. The meaning  and content of executive compensation as well as the selected theoretical frameworks win explaining the critical issue of executive compensation was extensively examined. The regulations both internal and external regulations were examined and samples from Nigerian private sector was drawn. 

Effects ot Leadership Styles on the Productivity of Factory Workers. (A Case Study of Setraco Nigeria Limited Auchi)

AbstractThis research determines the effect of leadership styles on the productivity of factory workers in the organization and how effective leadership contributes to efficiency. Several literatures were reviewed on the concept of leadership, theory of leadership, leadership styles, factors of leadership etc. The population size was 200 and the sample size was 133. Data were collected from both primary and secondary sources (questionnaires, internet materials an...

INFLUENCE OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY

ABSTRACTEmployee motivation has captured the interest of researchers, business leaders, as well as human resource managers. There are many presented information regarding the theory of motivation and how it affects the performance of employees in organisations. Accordingly, motivation can significantly change the nature of work of an employee and can entirely change the workplace. Aside from the changing effects of motivation, there are still some remaining benefits that an organisation can r...

Effects of Leadership Styles on the Productivity of Factory Workers (A Case Study of Setraco Nigeria Limited Auchi)

This research determines the effect of leadership styles on the productivity of factory workers in the organization and how effective leadership contributes to efficiency. Several literature were reviewed on the concept of leadership, theory of leadership, leadership styles, factors of leadership etc. The population size was 200 and the sample size was 133. Data were collected from both primary and secondary sources (questionnaire, internet materials and past projects). Collected were present...

INFLUENCE OF EMPLOYEES’ ORGANIZATIONAL CITIZENSHIP BEHAVIOUR (OCB) AND PERSONALITY TRAITS ON CUSTOMER RETENTION OF GCB BANK LIMITED- GHANA

This study is a quantitative survey research which sought to investigate the Influence of Employee Organisational Citizenship Behaviour and Personality Trait on the Customer Retention of GCB Bank in Madina. The objective of the study was to examine the relationship between Employee Personality Trait and Customer Retention. Another objective was to examine the relationship between Employee Organisational Citizenship Behaviour and Customer Retention. Data was gathered from sampled custom...

Managing Buyer Supplier Relationship to Increase Supply Chain Value

ABSTRACT Managing buyer supplier relationship plays a significant role in supply chain value creation. This study  is  aimed  at  using  the  two  basic  types  of  relationship  that  is  collaborative  or  long-term relationship and competitive or short-term relationship and how they affect supply chain value. The specific objectives of the study were to determine the nature of relationship management, to identi...

LITERACY: THE MISSING LINK IN BOKO HARAM INSURGENCY

In spite of the efforts of governments and international organisations in fighting insurgents and insurgencies as exemplified by the Boko Haram war in Nigeria, there are some missing links. Efforts like recruiting armed officers and expending money to buy arms and ammunitions are acts but to fight insurgency there is need for instituting a process. This process which has been practiced in many instances with sustainable results is called a literacy process.  Without the process, insurgen...

The role of Civil Service Commission on the Implementation of Policies in the Nigerian Civil Service (a study of Civil Service Commission Awka)

TITLETHE ROLE OF CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF POLICIES IN THE NIGERIAN CIVIL SERVICE (A STUDY OF CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION AWKA)A RESEARCH WORK PRESENTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIESFEDERAL POLYTECHNIC OKOANAMBRA STATEIN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTSFOR THE AWARD OF HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONBYMMADUEKE PETER KOSOLUCHUKWUFPO/HND/PAD/R2/014/037DECEMBER, 2016APPROVALThis project has been read and ...

An Evaluation of the Effect of Manpower Training and Development in Service Organizations. A Case Study of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) Plc Enugu Zone

       ABSTRACT   This research work was designed to study training and development of employees in service organization.  This study titled “An Evaluation of the effect of manpower training and development in service organizations. A case study of power holding company of Nigeria (PHCN) PLC Enugu Zone is of/with the view of finding out the way by which training and development can be conducted.  The objective of the study is to highlight the advantages of human resource training an...

THE ROLE OF NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE IN THE VALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF BUSINESS ENTERPRISE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA STOCK EXCHANGE IN ENUGU, ENUGU STATE)

ABSTRACT The research study is structured towards the role of Nigerian stock exchange in the valuation and management of business enterprise in Nigeria from 2002 – 2014. Some of the objectives like the reason for the establishment of the capital market, the modes of operation, were highlighted in this research work. To accomplish the study, a well-structured questionnaire and interview were used in the data collection. On the data analysis, a simple percentage was used for each of the ...


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