Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Influence of Gender-Based Violence on Absolute Poverty Among Women in Madogo Ward, Tana River County, Kenya

AbstractGender inequality oppresses development among women and girls and is worsened by absolute poverty among women in Kenya. Poverty denies people choices and opportunities to participate in economic, political, and social activities while gender inequality denies women and girls equal opportunities as men and boys. Despite numerous interventions by the government through policies and laws gender inequality is on the rise and a great hindrance to development. Many women-headed households a...

Cooperatives and Agricultural Development in Elgon Region: A Case Study of Bugisu Cooperatives Union (BCU)

ABSTRACT This report presents the role of BCU towards agricultural development in the Elgon region. The study was based on three specific objectives; to establish the contribution of cooperative unions towards Agricultural development in region. Determine the challenges faced by cooperative unions in Elgon region. Suggest measures to the challenges faced by cooperative unions in Elgon region. It was based on a descriptive case study design basing on the use of qualitative and quantitative ap...

Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction in the Manufacturing Sector; The Case of Lweza Clays Ltd Kajjansi

ABSTRACT With the increasing pressure to remain competitive in this era of globalization, companies are now rethinking of incorporating quality aspects in their operations. This examined the impact of quality management on customer satisfaction at Lweza Clays-Kajjansi. The objectives of this study were to: identify& the quality management dimensions, assess the benefits of quality management and, to establish the relationship between quality management and customer satisfaction. A descriptiv...

Credit Management and Loan Performance of Saccos in Kampala, Uganda: A Case Study of Uganda Cooperatives Savings and Credit Union (UCSCU).

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of credit management on loan performance of Uganda Cooperatives Savings and Credit Union (UCSCU). The study was based on the following 4 objectives; (I) To assess the effect of credit terms on loan performance of Tropical Bank in Uganda; (II) To determine the effect of credit standards on loan performance of Tropical Bank in Uganda; (III) To determine the relationship~ between credit policy and loan performance of Tropical Bank...

Community Participation and Community Empowerment in Mugoye Sub County: Kalangala District Centraluganda

Abstract The study aimed at assessing the effectiveness of community participation as a model for community empowerment in Mugoye Sub-County Kalangala District. The specific objectives were; To examine the contributions of community participation to community empowerment in Mugoye Sub County; To assess the obstacles hindering community participation in Mugoye Sub County and To identify! suggest ways how community participation can be improved on to achieve community empowerment in Mugoye Sub...

Effects of Internal Control Systems On Financial Performance in an Institution of Higher Learning in Uganda: A Case Study of Kampala International University

ABSTRACT The study was made to investigate and establish the relationship between internal control systems and financial performance in an Institution of higher learning in Uganda. Internal controls were looked at from the perspective of Control Environment, Internal Audit and Control Activities whereas financial performance focuses on Liquidity, Accountability and Reporting as the measures of financial performance. The Research was set out to establish the causes of persistent poor financia...

The Relationship Between Agricultural Inputs/Extension Services and Household Crop Production in Uganda (1990-2017)

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this study was to ascertain the nature of the relationship between agricultural inputs/extension services and house hold crop production in Uganda. In doing so, the study sought to unravel the short-run and long-run dynamics between the variables. The study reviewed both theoretical and empirical aspects of relationship between the variables. The study found out co integration between agricultural inputs/extension services and house hold crop production. The exis...

The Effect of Job Rotation On Employee Job Performance in Uganda: A Case Study of Printing and Publishing Corporation, Entebbe, Wakiso District

ABSTRACT This research was carried out in 2015 in order to study the effect ofjob rotation on employee performance in Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation, Entebbe. It was guided by a set of objectives which included: establishing the level of job rotation in Uganda printing and Publishing Corporation, investigating whether there is a significant relationship between employee job rotation and employee job performance and also to find out the challenges faced by Uganda printing and publ...

Food Production, Arable Land Size and Population Growth in Uganda from 1990 To 2010

ABSTRACT This study set out to investigate the relationship between food production, arable land and population growth. The objectives of this study were; to examine the relationship between Food Production, Arable Land Size and population growth in Uganda, determine the level of food production in Uganda from 1990 to 2010, and determine the level of arable land size in Uganda from 1990 to 2010, and the level of population growth in Uganda from 1990 to 2010. The study employed a cross-sectio...

Provision Of Financial Services and Performance Management Practices of Express Savings and Credit Cooperative Limited, Kireka,W Akiso,Uganda

Abstract Express SACCO Ltd is a member-owned and controlled Savings and Credit Cooperatives Society. It offers a diversity of financial services which include loaning to members [ emergency loans, commercial loans, school fees loans, and agricultural loans], savings and credit facilities, front office services, and risk management. Reports from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperative [Cooperative Department] the SACCO census of 2011 indicated that membership at Express SACCO was decl...

Impact of Material Handling Systems On Suppliers Efficiency in Heavy Commercial Transport; A Case Study of Sdv Transami, Ntinda Naka.Wa Division

ABSTRACT Purpose of the Impacts of Material Handling Systems on Suppliers Efficiency in Heavy Commercial Transport at SDV Transami to establish the Impacts of Material Handling Systems on Suppliers Efficiency in Heavy Commercial Transport at SDV Transami. The study was guided by the following objectives:- To examine the materials handling and storage methods at SDV Transami Ntinda Nakawa Division; To establish the important safety measures of SDV Transami, Ntinda Nakawa Division; To identify...

The Impact of Effective Communication On Production in an Organization A Case Study of Posta Uganda

ABSTRACT This research was based on investigating the impact of effective communication and the production of an Organisation. It was conducted in Posta Uganda. It covered top administrators and employees as its respondents. The research was interested in this topic because managers and organisations have used different or various resources to acquire effective communication for better performance and hence production but still there is low production and performance. This research was based...

Debt Management Policies and Performance of Small Scale Businesses in Jinja District-Uganda

ABSTRACT The study sought to assess the effect of debt management policies on the performance of small-scale Businesses in Jinja-Uganda. It was guided by three specific objectives, which included I) to determine the effect of reviewing interest rates on the performance of small-scale businesses in Jinja district~, to establish the effect of negotiating with suppliers on the performance of small-scale businesses in Jinja district and to establish the relationsh4~ between debt management polic...

The Role of Information Technology (It) In Improving Business Performance. A Case Study of Abacus Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Nakawa-Kampala

ABSTRACT The study was about the role of information technology (it) in improving business performance in Abacus Pharmaceutical Limited Nakawa, the study intended to find out the determinants/factors that can improve business performance, the role of IT in Business/the business value of IT, the linkage between IT investment and business performance and to evaluate and realize the business value of IT. The population for this study was defined as users of IT in each of the selected department...

Accounting Information Management and Decision Making in Post Bank Uganda

ABSTRACT The study was to investigate the effect of accounting information management and decision-making in post banks. The objectives were o determine the level of accounting information management in terms of information planning, and information for control in post bank. to establish the level of decision making in terms of the operation of the organizations and to establish the effect between accounting information management and decision making in organizations. The study was conducted...


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