Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Copyright management industry in Nigeria

ABSTRACT Copyright management under the law in Nigeria is an area of law that has not yet been fully explored. This is not because the law is not known, but because people are so reluctant to deal with the law and also the awareness has not so much been canvassed. Copyright faced lots of problems in Nigeria and these problems are causing losses of income to musicians, authors, actors, publishers, amongst others. However, in order to understand the reasons behind this development, wh...

JOB EVALUATION PROJECT REPORT FOR A PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTIONJob evaluation is a method for comparing different jobs to provide a basis for grading and pay structure. It is an assessment of the relative worth of various jobs on the basis of a consistent set of job and personal factors, such as qualifications and skills required and it aims at determining which jobs should get more pay than others. Several methods such as job ranking, job grading and factor comparison are used in job evaluation. Research indicates, however, that e...

Effectiveness of the audit committee to quality financial reporting in Nigeria

Effectiveness of the audit committee to quality financial reporting in Nigeria.CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYFinancial reporting is the preparation of published report for users of financial statements. Theissues relating to financial reporting could be traced back to 1975 with the advent of what wasthen known as corporate report, in England. In Nigeria, following the increasing demand forfinancial   information   on   companies,   ...

NIGERIA FOREIGN POLICY IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC

CHAPTER 1NIGERIA FOREIGN POLICY IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC 1.1 INTRODUCTIONThe year 1999 is very significant in the history of politics in Nigeria. It marks the beginning of a new political generation in Nigeria which is the birth of democracy. The birth of democratic system of government in Nigeria was greeted with high hopes and expectations in the belief that a new dawn has eventually been ushered. Such expectations were informed by the fact that democracy is reputed as the best form of govern...

AUDITOR AND LAW: CONCEPT AND IMPLICATIONS (A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC, OKPARA AVENUE, ENUGU, NIGERIA)

ABSTRACTThis research project is designed to bring out the importance of audit to   the effective working of the organization using First Bank Nigeria Plc Okpara Avenue,Enugu State. In pursuant to this, data were collected by personal interview, questionnaires and through researcher’s observation. Secondary data were collected from journals, publications and related works. Also, findings showed that all the strategies for effective working operations are applicable in  the case stu...

SERVICE MANAGEMENT AND CUSTOMER CONTENTMENT: A CASE OF KEYSTONE BANK PLC. GOMBE STATE NIGERIA

AbstractCustomer contentment and service management is a well-established concept and has long been a topic of high interest in both academia and practice in several areas like marketing, banking, consumer research, economic psychology, welfare-economics, and economics. This paper attempts an examination of service management and customer contentment in a service firms using Keystone Bank Plc, Gombe state as a case study. SERVQUAL model of dimension of service quality is adopted as fram...

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECT OF SMEs ON EMPLOYMENT GENERATION IN GOMBE METROPOLIS

ABSTRACTThis research examined the Effects of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on Employment Generation in Gombe Metropolis. The Personality Based Theory, Human Capital Theory and the Goal Setting Theory were adopted as theoretical framework for this study. Data for the study were obtained through questionnaire designed on a four (4) point Likert scale. In all, one hundred respondents were used for this study. The responses were analyzed empirically using descriptive statistics for m...

An Examination of Budget of Gombe State 2018 on Critical Sectors

Budgeting in the public sector is a document or a collection of documents that refers to the financial condition of the government (Turns, 2006). A budget is prospective in the sense that it refers to expected future revenue and expenditure. This assignment write-up  examines Gombe state 2018 approved budget tagged “Budget of Enhance Economic Growth and Development” as what could be partly referred to as a follow up budget of the erstwhile 2017 budget tagged “Budget of Sustainab...

AWARENESS ON MALARIA AMONG RURAL WOMEN IN ENUGU STATE

Abstract This study focused on rural women (most especially pregnant mothers) because they aremostly prone to malaria partly because of the low level of awareness and sensitization on thedisease at the grass root level by healthcare providers, government and the media.  Malaria isa global disease and over 40% of the world’s population live where there is risk of malaria.The disease is however widespread in sub Saharan Africa and causes pre-mature death andsuffering, imposes financ...

EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CAUSES OF SMALL BUSINESS FAILURE IN IBADAN

ABSTRACT The general objective was to conduct an empirical analysis of the causes of small business failure in Ibadan, Oyostate, Nigeria while the specific objectives of the study was to identify the factors that lead to the failure of small businesses in Ibadan, Oyostate, Nigeria; to evaluate the extent to which these factors are attributable to the government and business owners and to identify measures that can be used to address the problems of small business failure.  ...

ASSESSMENT OF COMPLIANCE WITH INTERNAL CONTROL MECHANISM BY MICROFINANCE BANKS IN THE NORTH CENTRAL STATES OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACT   The study is aimed at the assessment of compliance with internal control mechanism by Microfinance Banks in the North Central States of Nigeria.  Data were collected through the use of structured questionnaire which contained 45 items. Descriptive statistics, mean, standard deviation and t-test were used for data analysis.  Simple random sampling was used to select three states (Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau) and Abuja out of the six states in the...

TERRORISM AND CHILDREN: PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF THE IMPACT OF BOKO HARAM ON CHILDREN IN THE NORTH EAST OF NIGERIA.

Global terrorism is an extremely dangerous new threat in human history. Ben steadily on the rise, particularly in use unstable regions such as Africa and the Middle East. This study examine the primary investigation of the impact of boko haram on children in the north east of Nigeria to achieve the following objectives were set; to investigate the social psychological impact of boko haram on children, impact of boko haram violence on ...

Stock Price Movements and the Value of Firms in Nigeria: Theoretical and Empirical Realities

This study investigates Stock Price Movements and the Value of firms in Nigeria using secondary data research design and pooled data study approach. Five firms were selected for the study between 2005 and 2015. Data were analysed using Ordinary Least Square (OLS) regression technique. Variables used were Shareholders’ Fund (dependent variable), Earnings Per Share, Dividend Per Share, and Return on Shareholders’ Funds. EPS shows a positive and significant relationship at Mobil Oil Nig Plc;...

Investment Portfolio of Banks and Economic Growth in Nigeria

 In this study, the relationship between investment portfolio of banks and economic growth in Nigeria was examined. The work was designed to find out the structure and trend of bank investment portfolio in Nigeria and to establish the relationship between gross domestic product, unemployment rate, per capita income and bank investments in treasury bills, bonds and shares in Nigeria from 1985 to 2015. The desk research design was used and secondary data obtained from the Central Bank of N...

Capital Market Performance and Economic Growth in Nigeria

 This study examines the causal relationship between stock market performance and economic growth in Nigeria for the period 1987 -2014, using annual secondary data. Economic growth is proxied by gross domestic product (GDP) while capital market performance is measured by market capitalization, total new issues, volume of transaction and listed equities. The objective is to empirically analyze, using link between capital market performance and economic growth (i.e. whether stock market pe...


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