Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Public Private Partnership an alternative option for infrastructural development in Nigeria (Case study of Lagos State)

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle Page iCertification iiDedication iiiAcknowledgement iv-vTable of Content vi-viiCHAPTER ONE1.1 Introduction 1-31.2 Statement of Problem 41.3 Objectives of the Study 51.4 Significance of the Study 5-61.5 Scope of the Study 61.6 Statement of Hypotheses 6-71.7 Limitations of the Study 7-81.8 Definition of Operational Terms 8-9CHAPTER TWO2.0 Literature Review 11-132.1.0 Definition of Publ...

THE PERCEIVED EFFECT OF QUALIFICATION MISMATCH ON EMPLOYEE JOB PERFORMANCE

ABSTRACTThis research deals on the perceived effect of qualification mismatch onemployee job performance in Seedvest Limited. The company continues toemploy   people   from   the   labour   market   irrespective   of   their   academicbackground.   This   paper   therefore   sought   to   determine   the   effects  &nbsp...

Summary of IFRS 8 - Operating Segement

This paper contributes to the discussion on IFRS 8 especially on its applicability within Nigeria business environment. The paper will give a summary of the standard and will critically look at the standard vis-à-vis decision making in an organization. Thereafter, the paper will discuss the reason why users of financial statements may find segment reports useful as required by the standard and then it concludes by analysing the scope of the standard, stating the entities required ...

A CRITICAL ANALYSIS ON THE EFFECT OF INCENTIVES AND FRINGE BENEFITS ON EMPLOYEE’ PERFORMANCE IN FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA LIMITED

ABSTRACTThis study critically assesses the effect of incentives and fringe benefits on employee’s performances in an organization. First Bank of Nigeria Limited was used as a case study.  Five (5) research questions were generated and Three (3) hypotheses were stated. The population consists of all the employees in the Head Office of the bank in Lagos- Island. Simple random technique was used to select Six (6) Departments out of the Nineteen (19) departments in the bank. All the staf...

THE IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC BANKING IN NIGERIA BANKING SYSTEM

ABSTRACT The banking industry in Nigeria is now facing unprecedented competition from non-traditional banking institutions, which now offer banking and financial service over the internet. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of electronic banking on the Nigeria banking system. This study among other reasons would help to enlighten operators in the banking sector and other concerned individuals and organization on the adoption of Electronic Banking. The research basica...

THE IMPACT OF ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS AND CONVENTIONS IN FINANCIAL ANALYSIS OF AN ENTERPRISE

Abstract Accounting could become an intelligible and commonly understood language if itis based on generally accepted accounting principles. Hence, one must be familiarwith   the   accounting   principles,   concepts   and   conventions   behind   financialstatements   to   understand   and   use   them   properly.   Therefore,   conce...

EFFECT OF TREASURY SINGLE ACCOUNT (TSA) ON SELECTED FEDERAL PARASTATALS IN KANO METROPOLIS

Abstract  The study examines the effect of Treasury Single Account on some selected government parastatals in Kano metropolis. Opinion of respondents were seek using a likert scale structured questionnaire. 86 questionnaires were administered to staffs of some selected Federal parastatals in Kano metropolis which include Bayero University Kano, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Kano state secretariat, Nigerian Postal service, Federal College of Education (FCE) Kano, and Feder...

EFFECT OF INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF PRIVATE SECTOR IN NIGERIA AN EMPIRICAL REVIEW

This study was centered to investigate the effect of internal control systems on the financial performance of listed deposit money banks in Nigeria stock exchange. This study examined whether the internal control systems leads to increase financial performance of the banks. In this study, internal control system is measured by control environment, internal audit functions, risk management control, internal control activities corporate governance and moderating effect of government polic...

THE IMPACT OF GLOBAL ECONOMIC MELTDOWN ON THE FINANCIAL SECTOR OF NIGERIAN ECONOMY

Background: A financial crisis which was brewing in the United States as a result of defaults in mortgage loans became a global phenomenon by mid 2007. The resultant factors include fall in global stock markets and the collapse of some financial institutions across the globe. To this effect, it will be necessary to determine the impact of the global economic crisis on the financial sector of Nigerian Economy.Methods: The stratified random sampling technique in selecting the samples u...

Active portfolio management: A case for technical analysis

This paper asks the question why technical analysis rather than other theoretical models in active portfolio management. Using the CRSP-Cap Based portfolio returns between 2008 and 2013 we check for the level of weak-form efficiency by using a serial correlation test and an Augmented Dickey –Fuller test. There was mixed evidence, but on the whole there was strong evidence of inefficient market. Also we analysed size effect using technical analysis but do not support the view that small-cap ...

Organizational development and organizational performance in the Nigerian telecommunications industry.

 1   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION  1.1  Background to the Study Today’s  business  organizations  are  characterized  by  increasingly  dynamic technological and communications networked environment, continuous challenges such as  competition,  development,  general  instability,  mergers  and  reengineering  of  work processes. These forces challenge organizations to re-evaluate their ...

Impact Of Demographic Characteristics On Fast-Food Patronage.

CHAPTER ONE1.0 INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The popularity of fast food is indicative of changing lifestyles, the growingtrend of convenience and consumers needs for value for money.Despite all the threats that fast food industry is currently facing like risingcommodity prices, an excessive supply of fast food outlets, in the market, loadshedding and hygiene scandals, the fast  food  industry is still shaving remarkablegrowth. There is a perceived increase in the number o...

The Impasse of Democracy and Human Rights Abuse in Nigeria (1999-2019)

AbstractDespite adoption of democracy in Nigeria in 1999 and its constitutional provisions for human rights, there is still a colossal human rights violation in the country. Human rights in Nigerian democracy have been subjected to unabated violations by Nigerian government, security forces Boko Haram and Fulani Herdsmen. The study explored the impasse of democracy and human rights abuse in Nigeria and provided workable suggestions on how to confront the menace. The study provided feasible in...

THE CARD READER MACHINE AND THE 2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS: A CASE STUDY OF EDO STATE (NIGERIA)

ABSTRACT The issue in the 2015 general elections in Nigeria was the use of the Card Reader Machine. The Card Reader was a critical component in the elections. It was used for the first time in the electoral process of Nigeria and it remains one of the greatest technological innovations of the 2015 general elections. The Card Reader is a technological device setup to authenticate and verify on Election Day a Permanent Voter Card (PVC) issued by Independent National Electoral Commission (I...

The Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility on Firms Financial Performance in Kano Metropolis: A Conceptual Model

Abstract: The motive of every firm is to maximize the wealth of owners by providing benefits to the society when society faces any trouble. There are lot of examples in the world that many firms share the loss of society when there is natural or any other disaster in that society. This study will examine the impact of CSR on Banks' financial performance. After analyzing the different studies in literatures, a sample size of 5 banks out of 15 being listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange with th...


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