Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

The Assessment of Employees Discipline on Organizational Performance in Nigeria. A case Study of Bauchi State Investment and property Development Company Limited

Abstract:The whole concept of organization orderliness is discipline. This involves tacking rightful and wrongful doing in the Company; as such disciplinary action is taking against the wrongful staff. Also discipline and disciplinary action is the most vital aspect in any organization.In order to ensure the success of the management staff should be discipline so that to maintain continuity and also keep the organization going.Furthermore, the disciplinary procedures of the organizatio...

The External Auditor and the Financial Statements of Public Sector in Nigeria

THE EXTERNAL AUDITOR AND THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS OF PUBLIC SECTOR IN NIGERIAA Research Project Submitted ByOKELEKE, CHIDINMA EZINWAMatric No_; RUN10-11/2987ToThe Department of Financial Studies,College Of Management Sciences,Redeemer’s University,Km 46, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Redemption City, Mowe, Ogun State, NigeriaIn Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of the Degree of Bachelors of Science (B.Sc.) Honours in AccountingJuly, 2014.DECLARATIONI, Okeleke Chidinma Ezinwa,...

Impact of Total Quality Management (TQM) Strategy on Attracting and Retaining Customers in a Financial Service Organization

AbstractTotal Quality Management (TQM) has been practised in diverse industries from manufacturing to services. But its important in banking sector has attracted only few researchers. By providing the best service quality in Banks higher organizational performance will be expected. So customer satisfaction plays a major role to survive in the intense competition. The present research attempts to close the gap of relationship between TQM and customer satisfaction. So the objective is to find o...

Role of Entrepreneurship Education on student’s Entrepreneurial Intention: Case Study of Bayero University, Kano

ABSTRACTFor most graduates of tertiary institutions in Nigeria, Government is still the most attractive employer of labour. However, economic reforms over the last years have seen the civil service cut in size  and the majority of graduates remain unemployed which poses a critical problem to the country both economically and socially. In an impact to address this problem, the Nigerian Government  in 2007, through the National Universities Commission  (NUC) introduced a policy t...

Entrepreneurship as a mechanism for addressing youth unemployment in Botswana: A reality or idealism

Increasing unemployment in most of the developing countries has become main hindrance behind decreasing livelihood standards and poverty. Worldwide, within the framework of potential efforts and strategies to boost employment and job creation for young people, literature shows that entrepreneurship is increasingly accepted as an important means and a valuable additional strategy to create jobs and improve livelihoods and economic independence of young people. With an unemployment rate ...

Emergence of cooperatives and the future of the social enterprises sector in Botswana

The concept of integrating social aims with profit-making is an emerging trend in the world today, especially in the wake of the 2007-2009 financial crisis which shone the spotlight on the problems of pure profit maximisation. Social enterprise is at the very core of this new movement to integrate social aims with profits, taking root in an increasing number of circles. The Botswana situation is marked by social enterprise being almost non-existent as a concept in the general consciousn...

Lived experiences and consequences of unemployment on young women in Mahalapye, Botswana

The purpose of the present study was to identify factors that contribute to unemployment among young women aged 20-35 in Mahalapye village, investigate the effects of being unemployed, determine sources of support available to unemployed young women, and identify the gaps in state assistance in this regard. The study utilized a survey research method and adopted a descriptive research design. Cluster sampling was used with the sample size being one hundred (100) unemployed young women i...

Alcohol and substance abuse in schools in Botswana: The need for social workers in the school system

The study explored social work interventions on alcohol and substance use amongst students in Botswana. The objectives of the study were to identify social work interventions on alcohol and substance use, to explore the prevalence of alcohol and substance amongst students, to ascertain students knowledge of the interventions, and to recommend effective and efficient social work interventions. The sample was made up of 100 students. A group administered questionnaire with closed ended a...

Sexual abuse of children in schools: The need for social work intervention

The present study explores sexual abuse of school children by teachers in senior secondary schools in Botswana. It adopts a cross-sectional quantitative approach. Data was collected from 3 senior secondary schools in the capital city of Gaborone, where the study was conducted. A survey questionnaire was self administered to 330 randomly selected participants of which 300 were students and 30 teachers. Each school comprised 100 students and 10 teachers. The study utilised social exchange...

Life after institutional care: Implications for research and practice.

The present study sought to investigate the lived experiences of care leavers from institutional care facility in Botswana. The study objectives were to explore the challenges faced by children after leaving the institutional care, and to identify services that can be offered to them in preparation for life in a society in general. The study adopted a cross-sectional qualitative research approach and data was collected through in-depth interviews which were qualitatively analysed. A to...

Improving youth employment in Botswana: The need for evidence based policy and programme development

Youth unemployment is a major policy concern that deserves urgent attention because it has become a threat to the social, economic and political stability of the country. It leads to a variety of social ills, including; poverty, alcohol abuse, crime and social unrests. Policy and programmes response to the problem of youth unemployment are many and varied but have almost always taken the form of social welfare provision and less on promotion of practical education and skills training. ...

Challenges to social policies: A critical analysis of youth intervention programmes in Botswana

Young people are an important human resource and Botswana is no exception. The critical challenge facing Botswana is to raise the rate of economic growth to levels incorporating broad based improvement in the standards of living and well-being of youth. The country faces high levels of poverty, unemployment and inequality which have hit the youth group so hard. Significant pockets of poverty remain, especially in rural areas. The living conditions of the vast majority of Botswana are d...

Economic Impacts of M-Pesa in a Develping Economy: A Case Study of Nairobi CBD

ABSTRACTAccess to financial services in a country is essential for economic growth. The term access to financial services refers to the ease with which an individual can use financial services if theywant to. It is thus distinct from usage; an individual may have access to financial services but choose not to use them. It is also possible for an individual to face access constraints even if they are using a financial service. For example, an individual may have a bank account, but may face co...

Effect of Emotional Intelligence on the Employee Performance Among Civil Servants in Osogbo, Osun State

ABTRACT Emotional intelligence is seen as an important factor for an organisation’s performance and development and it plays an important part in the performance of any organization today. The aim of this research is to investigate the impact of emotional intelligence on employees’ performance among the Civil Servants In Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. A structured questionnaire was administered to 240 respondents and 176 were dully filled and returned representing 73% response rate. The d...

IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON ACCOUNTING SYSTEM IN A MANUFACTURING COMPANY

 ABSTRACTThe study was attempted to look at impact of information technology on accounting system in a manufacturing company (a case study of Nigeria bottling company plc, Lagos). The development in information technologies, which have had numerous impacts on both individual and social life and business, have also had an important impact on accounting information system and accounting application in term of every aspect such as concept, scope and operation. The researcher employed the ...


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