Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Assessment of Indigenous Entrepreneurs in International Business (A Study of Coal Camp, Enugu)

ABSTRACT This study is on performance of indigenous entrepreneur in international business in Coal Camp Enugu. The survey research design was adopted and a sample size of 171 (one hundred and seventy one) was gotten using Taro Yamani formula. Questionnaire were administered to the respondents and 50 was returned, which was used for the analysis. The data for the study was analyzed using simple descriptive statistics of SPSS. Hypotheses were tested using the Chi-square. The study reve...

Assessing the Role of Small Business Enterprises for Sustainable Development (A Case Study of Hians Technology Enugu Urban)

ABSTRACT The topic of this research work is geared towards the impact of small business in Enugu Urban Area of Enugu state. The aim of this study is to examine and identify in detail the problems, prospects, effects and the importance of the development of small business in the area under study. This work has five chapters, with each chapter focusing in a specific objective. Chapter one talks on a brief history of small scale business, chapter two highlights other researcher’s work...

Assessment of the Economic Impact of the Development of Shopping Mall on the Existing Retail Business in Enugu Metropolis (A Case Study of Shoprite Enugu)

BACKGROUND OF STUDY Retail in Nigeria was once confined to traditional open markets and small local storekeepers loosely referred to as the informal retail sector of the Nigerian economy which serviced communities. Between 1960 and the early 1980s, there were standard retail malls which operated chain stores across the country; their number reduced because of the harsh business environment and the decline in business in that era, leaving the country without standard malls for retail bus...

Monitoring & Evaluation in Business

IntroductionMonitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is used to assess the performance of projects, institutions and programmes set up by governments, international organizations, and NGOs.  It goals is to improve current and future outputs, outcomes and the impacts. Monitoring is the continues assessment of programmes based on early detailed information on the progress or delayed of the ongoing activities. An evaluation is the examination concerning the relevance, effect...

Financial Strategy Implementation and Profitability of Small and Medium Entreprises in VOI

ABSTRACTFinance is a major challenge for the prosperity of SME’S. Implementing revenue, cost and investments financial strategies are major drivers for improved profitability performance in SME’S. Achieving SME profitability by utilizing SME resources in certain situations and circumstances requiring strategic action over time is paramount. Implementation theory provides a way of integrating information from different agents involved in financial strategy implementation. Designing of syst...

Government Use of Economic Stimulus to Aid the Country during Times of Recession

IntroductionGovernment’s reaction to changes in the gross domestic cycles is critical to the survival of a country’s economy. Implications of government’s action in policy making to tackle recessionary states in the economy have far-reaching consequences.  There are few studies that scarcely illuminate the problem of whether the government should use economic stimulus to aid a country regain economic strength during times of recession.  Economic stimulus incl...

Market Efficiency and WACC: Efficiency of the London Stock Exchange Market

 INTRODUCTION An efficient capital market is one in which it is not possible to earn a higher return on assets (shares, bonds, treasury bills, options, etc.) invested in than the market return Allen, Brealey and Myers (2011). In an ...

Macro-Prudential Liquidity Management and Financial Distress Resolution in the Nigerian Banking Industry: An ARDL Approach

This work evaluates the extent banking system liquidity enhances financial distress resolution in Nigeria.

An Assessment of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty Programme in the Bongo District, Ghana

It assesses the implementation of the livelihood empowerment against poverty program ( LEAP) in the Bongo District, GhanaABSTRACTGhana has drafted and is implementing a National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS)aimed at protecting its vulnerable population. A major component of the NSPS is theLivelihood   Empowerment   Against   Poverty   Programme   (LEAP).   LEAP   is   both   a conditional and  u...

Organisation Behaviour: A Case Study of Primark

Table of ContentsIntroduction Overview of the company Diagnosing Primark’s culture Organisational Culture Framework Paradigm Theory Organisational Practices Practices to improvise the effectiveness of the organization IntroductionOrganizational behaviour is the main component that determines the culture of an organization or a company. The culture often assists in the motivation of employees and plays a very important role to bridge the communication gap between the employees. In the presen...

Effect of Workforce Diversity on Employee Performance in Nigerian Banking Industry (A Study of First Bank Nigeria Ltd, Ota Branch)

The purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of workforce diversity on employee performance. The survey research design method was adopted for the paper. The instrument used to gather relevant data for the study was the questionnaire. The study centred on the Nigerian Banking Sector to examine the level of diversity practiced in terms of gender, age, ethnicity and educational in Nigerian Organizations. First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Ota, Ogun State was the focal organization. A total ...

Time-Varying Volatility Modeling of Stock Returns During COVID-19: The Nigeria Empirical Evidence

AbstractThis study models time varying volatility in the Nigerian stock exchange (NSE) investigating whether it has been affected during the Covid-19 periods. We examined the persistence of volatility and the presence of leverage effects in Nigerian equity market before and during the period of Covid-19. It wad found that there is GARCH effects in the stock market before and during the Covid-19 periods. However volatility was pooling and spiky more during the Covid-19 giving the verdict that ...

Analysis of the Opportunities and Challenges of Businesses Towards the Establishment of Operations in Different Countries With a Logistics and Supply Chain Approach

INTRODUCTION   Globalization is a strong engine room that transformed the world from its old method of transaction to a modern one without stress. Globalization has made companies to grow wider, bigger and better in size, length, purchasing power and affluence and it is in a logistically method to match each culture and tradition for result oriented reason. Porcile (2020). Globalization is playing a role of supply chain management by transferring businesses from a location...

Students Perception on Career Choice in Office Technology and Management

ABSTRACT This research project was carried out student’s perception on career choice in Office Technology and Management, using the Taraba State Polytechnic Suntai as case study. Categories of students were used to gather information on above topic. Questionnaire and interviews were methodology adopted. It was discovered that student’s perception of their career can be exposed personally to the various opportunities due to the availability of modern technological resources. The s...

Naads And Economic Development Among Women In Ngora District. A Case Study Of Kapir Sub-County

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to examine the effect of NAADS on economic development ofwomen in Kapir sub-county, Ngora district.The objectives of the study were to examine how new agricultural technology affects economicdevelopment of women in Ngora district, to determine how new breeds of animals, birds andcrops affect economic development of women, to find out how NAADS training promoteseconomic development among women and lastly to identify the challenges NAADS programmeare fa...


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