Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Examination of the Financial Record Management Practices in Local Assemblies: A Case Study of Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly, Greater Accra Region of Ghana

The general objective of this research was to examine the financial record management practices in local Assemblies using the Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana as a case study. The study utilised a sample size of 100 respondents. The research design was quantitative which utilised a questionnaire as the instrument for collecting primary data. Findings from the study revealed that, in relation to the types of financial records that the Ayawaso West Municipal...

International Business Trends Emerging Out of COVID-19

Organisations are constantly striving to grow and develop thus, invest heavily to drive this agenda. In 2019, the world was caught offguard when the COVID-19 virus struck. Nevertheless, businesses across the globe managed to survive, giving rise to new international business trends. This study focused on International Business Trends Emerging Out of COVID-19 in which three research questions were posited. These were; finding out some of the international business trends emerging out of COVID-...

Gender Inequality in Nigerian Governance: A Case Study of the 2015 General Elections

ABSTRACT The African women cane described as the most endanger species of our world. The culture condition has subjected them to a life of submission, subservient and discrimination against her natural inclination for freedom and self determination. Women are discriminated and their rights violated in many ways. The study attempted to examine the factors responsible for gender inequality in Nigerian governance. Method: the study employed quantitative research approach using survey design. Q...

Representation - A Concept of Democracy

Is Britain a Democratic Country? 1) Introduction Equality When and how did democracy evolve? 2) Is Britain democratic? Characteristics of democracy Socialism Thatcherism (freedom/independence) Ombudsman United Nations European Union 3) What would make Britain an undemocratic country? Privatisation/nationalisation Class/capitalism Trade Unions (Arthur Scargill - TUC) Fascism: Political Parties (BNP) Pressure Groups: CND, Greenpeace Terrorism 4) Conclusion Democracy transient or a red herring? ...

An Empirical Analysis of the Relationship between Exchange Rate and Stock Prices in Nigeria

ABSTRACT  This study examines the causal relationship between exchange rate and stock prices in Nigeria using quarterly data for the period of 1990-Q1 to 2009-Q4. The ADF and PP tests suggest that the series are random work processes in their level form. Pair-wise Granger Causality was tested within multivariate co-integration and vector error correction model (VECM) framework. Three different stock exchange indicators were used as proxy for stock prices to test the direction of causality be...

Structure and Composition of Domestic Debt and the Impact on Private Investment in Nigeria.

ABSTRACT  This study sets out to investigate and elaborate the empirical issues pertaining to the structure and composition of domestic debt and its impact on private investment in Nigeria. The study employed multiple regression models using secondary data from 1970 to 2012. The study found that domestic debt has inverse significant impact on domestic private investment in Nigeria. Results also show that domestic debt has inverse significant impact on foreign private investment in Nigeria wi...

Poverty Alleviation Programme in Kogi State

ABSTRACT  Poverty is general phenomenon in less developed countries including Nigeria. It is a common problem that cannot be easily wiped out but can be alleviated through concerted effort by stake holders. The problem of poverty has brought about low standard of living of people in both rural and urban area that attention of individual, Federal, States and Local Government has been drawn to alleviate it to better the living standard of the rural area. This work was undertaken to look into t...

The Impact of Monetization of Fringe Benefits on the Productivity of Nigerian Workers: The Case of Federal Polytechnic, Idah-Kogi State

ABSTRACT  This study centers on the Impact of Monetization of Fringe Benefits on the Productivity of Nigerian Workers with specific focus on the Federal Polytechnic. Idah. In carrying out the study, three hypotheses were formulated to guide the researcher. They are briefly stated as follows: Proper Implementation of the Monetization Policy will lead to positive change in work attitude, thus, enhancing productivity of workers; there is a relationship between monetization of fringe benefits an...

The Impact of Staff Evaluation on the Productivity and Performance of Public Organisation Workers ( A Case Study of Enugu State Civil Service Commission).

ABSTRACT  This study was carried out to find out the extent to which staff evaluation could be used as a veritable tool in improving the performance and productivity of public organization workers with Enugu State Civil Service Commission as the case study. The research was guided by four hypotheses which were drawn from the statement of problem and the objective of study. Related literatures were reviewed in the study. The data were sourced from both the primary and secondary sources availa...

Challenges of Manpower Development and Utilization in the Rivers State Local Government, 1999- 2011

ABSTRACT  This study focused on the challenges of manpower development and utilization in the Rivers State Local Government system. The study was interested in examining the extent inadequate manpower development affected productivity in the Rivers State Local Government system; ascertaining whether manpower development programmes were based on the manpower needs of the Rivers State Local Government system; and determining whether educational training could serve as manpower development stra...

Leadership and Public Policy Making Process in Nigeria. A Case Study of Chimaroke Nnamani Administration. (1999-2007)

Abstract  The study examined the impact of leadership on the public policy making process in Nigeria, using Enugu state as a case study. The study made use of primary and secondary data collection to gather information. In view of this it concluded by discovering that there is significant relationship between leadership style of Chimaroke and public policy process also discovered that unaccountable leadership encourages inefficient policy making in Enugu state. This study Recommends these tw...

Knowledge and Use of Contraceptive Methods among Youth in Abuja Metropolis

ABSTRACT  Unwanted pregnancy followed by unsafe abortion can be avoided by using different contraceptive methods. Information on knowledge, attitude and practice of contraceptives among youth is particular important because of high rates of teenage and unwanted pregnancies as well as soaring STI and HIV.AIDS rates. Unfortunately, in Nigeria, the case is not different as significant proportion of youth who engages in premarital sex, either lack basic knowledge of contraception, or are ignoran...

Corruption in the Nigerian Public Service A Study of Imo State Civil Service (1999-2012)

ABSTRACT  One of the fundamental problems of contemporary Nigeria is corruption. It has thrived; progressed and flourished unabated. Corruption has been institutionalized to the point of accepting it as part of our system. This study examined the incidence of corruption in the Nigerian Public Service with particular focus on Imo State Civil Service from 1999 to 2012. Specifically, the study investigated whether motivational incentives provided for civil servants contributes to their greater ...

Institutional Reforms and Economic Growth Performance in Nigeria.

Abstract.  This study makes an empirical case that the level of sensitivity of economic growth to political and economic institutional reforms in Nigeria matters for sustained and sustainable economic performance both in the short, medium and long term. We first document the empirical evidence that successive regimes in Nigeria were indifferent to the impact of institutional reforms on economic growth. Several regimes both military and civilian pursued time bound and ambitious economic goals...

An Evaluation of Staff Training and Development in the Kogi State College of Education (Technical), Kabba. (2010-2014)

ABSTRACT  The improvement in management sciences and technology, which demands complex skills, knowledge, and experience, has made Staff Training and Development a compulsory task. It is because of this trend that this work is being carried out in order to evaluation the training and development programmes in Nigeria public sector with special reference to Kogi State College of Education (Technical) Kabba, Kogi State. The research equally probes into the implementation and effectiveness of t...


61 - 75 Of 18655 Results