Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

THE RELEVANCE OF POPULATION CENSUS TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL AREAS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe project is on the relevance of population census to economic development of rural areas in Nigeria (a case study of Orumba north local government of Anambra state) the zone comprises of 16 rural communities namely; Ajalli, Ufuma, Ndike, Ndiowu, Omogho, Oko, Amaokpala, Awa, Amaetiti, Awgbu, Ndiukwuenu, Ndiokolo, Okpeze, Ndiokpalaeze, Nanka and Ndiokpalaeke these formed the area of the study:In this research work, a sample population was selected and administered with questionnaire ...

THE ROLE OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL AREAS (A CASE STUDY OF COMMUNITY SELF-HELP ORGANIZATION IN AWGU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

ABSTRACT This research work is designed primarily to examine and assess the roles being played by non-governmental organizations in the development of rural areas. The work is also designed to identify the causes of the low rate of involvement of the non-governmental organization in the development activities and the possible ways of making them more ideally effective. The study was carried out principally by community self-help organization in Awgu local government area. A total populat...

THE ROLE OF ACCOUNTANT IN THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF ORGANIZATION (A STUDY OF NIGERIAN BOTTLING COMPANY ONITSHA)

ABSTRACTThe main purpose of this project is to find out the Role of accountants in the economic development of Nigeria with particular reference to the Nigeria Bottling Company Onitsha. The Role of accountants in the management of business organization varies and highly challenging. The accountants who make use of the concepts and principles of account concerns themselves with the recording, analysis, directing and co-operate the preparation of forecast, budget and other financial plans. Sinc...

THE IMPACT OF TAXATION ON SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE BUISINESS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe study was carried out to find out the impact of taxes on small and medium scale business enterprises in Nigeria.The study aimed at assessing the performance of business enterprises in Nigeria, finding out if tax payers are aware of all their tax obligations, policies and problems affecting them as well as their businesses. The study applied both qualitative and quantitative research designs where interviews and questionnaires were used. Data was collected from both primary and sec...

THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING REPORT ON THE CORPORATE PERFORMANCE (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA BREWERIES PLC)

ABSTRACTThe research work “The Impact of Financial Accounting Report on the Corporate Performance”, basically aims at how financial accounting reports has helped in advancing the objectives of corporate organizations. In the process, it investigated the effect financial accounting bears on the performance of a business. Furthermore, it sought to ascertain the compliance of relevant statue by corporate organizations and the overall satisfaction on stakeholders in a corporate organizations....

THE IMPACT OF BANK LOANS ON SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThis project work was carried out primarily to assess the role of commercial banks in financing small scale industries with particular reference to UBA Plc Awka Branch. In this exercise, two vital categories of functional areas were investigated. The two groups under investigation were the staff and customers of UBA. They were considered to stand better chances of evaluating the Impact of Commercial Banks Loans in Financing Small Scale Industries. The instrument of data collection was...

IMPACT OF PURE WATER PRODUCTION ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACTAlmost every nook and cranny in Nigeria is littered with sachet water nylon, popularly called “pure water”, As noted by Edoga et al. (2008), about 70 percent of Nigerian adults drink at least a sachet of pure water per day resulting in about 50 to 60 million used daily across the country. this has significant impact on the economy of Nigeria. This study recommends that the pure water business should be allowed to thrive. This is because it provides employment for labour and p...

FINANCIAL PROBLEMS AND SURVIVAL STRATEGIES OF SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISES IN AWKA SOUTH L.G.A, ANAMBRA STATE

ABSTRACTThe study was carried out to examine the financial Problems and Survival Strategies of Small Scale enterprise in Aguata  Local Government Area of Anambra State. The purpose of the study is to find out the financial problems and survival strategies of small and medium scale enterprises. Four research questions and four null hypotheses were raised. The sample size was 140. The questionnaire was used to collect the data. Frequency tables, percentages, and z-test were used to analyse...

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF MANAGERIAL EFFECTIVENESS OF PRINCIPALS OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN AWKA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to compare the managerial effectiveness of principals of private and public secondary schools in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State. The study was guided by four research questions and one null hypothesis. The sample was made of 499 respondents; consisting of 37 principals and 462 teachers from 19 private and 18 public secondary schools in the area of study. The 499 respondents represented 92.92% of the entire population of 537 of study. The i...

CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF TAX EVASION AND AVOIDANCE ON THE ECONOMY (A CASE STUDY OF BOARD OF INTERNAL REVENUE IN ABIA STATE)

ABSTRACTThis study was on the causes and effect of Tax Evasion and Avoidance on the economy (Board of Internal Revenue in Abia State). The major objective of the study is to identify the causes and effect of Tax Evasion and Avoidance in the state and how it is done. It also the aim of the study to suggest ways of at least minimizing this ugly incidence in the state, and the study sought the opinions of the staff (Senior and Junior) of the organization. The population size of the research work...

Taxation and its effect on the Nigerian economy

ABSTRACTThe aim of this study was to investigate on taxation and its effects in the Nigeria economy. One of the objective carried out by the researcher was to examine peoples perception on taxation. Taxation is seen as a tool aimed at improving the performance of the national economy by such means as altering the balance between current consumption and capital investment.It looked at the work of other  authors in order to make the exercise richer. Their different views were seen in ...

Effectiveness of survival strategies on business growth of SMEs in an emerging economy: Evidence from Abuja restaurant business

AbstractThe main interest of this seminar paper is to identify business survival strategies and investigate their effectiveness on business growth with emphasis on small and medium-scale restaurants operating within Abuja metropolis. This paper also aims at illustrating the benefits of applying some of the identified strategies in terms of customer satisfaction, loyalty, and growth in the short and long term that the strategies brings into context when applied correctly. This research made us...

Relationship between Ownership structure and performance of Quoted Cement firms in Nigeria

AbstractThis research work is a study of the relationship between the ownership structure of quoted cement manufacturing companies in Nigeria and their financial performance. Studies on ownership structure and firm’s financial performance have been conducted in different parts of the globe with different findings, some of which are inconclusive. The researcher adopted both theoretical and empirical research Design for this study to evaluate studies and findings related to the subject. In Ni...

MNEs Business Expansion and Entry Strategies into Foreign Markets: Study of MTN

AbstractThis research is a study of MTN, a multinational telecommunications company and its strategy for entering the Nigerian Telecommunication market. This study considers the rationale behind the decision to enter the market and it examines the implementation process. This study also looks at the historical development of MTN, the company’s main expansion steps, and the modes of entry to foreign markets with focus on Nigeria. The objectives range from securing dominance of growth markets...

Effect of Outsourcing Strategies on Organizational Performance of SMEs: Study of selected Fst Foods Business in Abuja

AbstractOutsourcing is a management strategy by which an organization delegates major or non-core business functions to specialized and efficient service provider. This paper examines outsourcing service as a strategic tool for organizational performance of small and medium enterprises using data from ten (15) fast food businesses operating in Abuja, Nigeria. Statistical methods developed to test the formulated hypotheses and analyse data collected is the Pearson moment correlation on SPSS ve...


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