Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Non-performing Loans and the Profitability of Deposit money banks in Nigeria

This study examined the relationship between non-performing loans and the profitability of banks, with focus on certain deposit money banks (DMBs) in Nigeria. The study adopted a descriptive research design. Data relating to the periods 2008-2017 were collated from the Financial Statements of the relevant banks. The Pearson Product Moment Correlation, as computed via the SPSS, was used to test the four hypotheses holding the study. Non-performing loans, as measured by the ...

THE IMPACT OF MARKET SEGMENTATION ON ORGANISATIONAL PROFITABILITY

ABSTRACTThe objective of the study was to establish the effect of market segmentation on the corporate profitability of telecommunication companies. The researcher had intended to establish the effect of market segmentation on the corporate profitability of telecommunication companies. The questionnaire was used as the survey method of collecting primary data for the study. Data was collected from primary sources and multiple regression was used for data analysis. The regression result of the...

The Impact of Social Network Sites on Employee Productivity (A study of UAC Nigeria Plc)

ABSTRACTThis study assessed the impact of social network sites on employee productivity with special reference to UAC Nigeria Plc. The objectives of the study were to find out the influence of social networking sites on employee performance, to investigate the effect of social networking sites on employee organizational commitment and examine the effect of social networking sites on employee productivity. Bases on the objectives of the study three research questions were posed which also led ...

The existence of asymmetry in exchange rate pass-through to consumer prices in Nigeria

The present study investigated the existence of asymmetry in exchange rate pass-through to consumer prices in Nigeria by collecting monthly data over the period of 2001 to 2015 from various sources. Owing to the absence of a long-run relationship, results showed that, over the short term, consumer prices in Nigeria have adaptive expectations; the case of imported inflation was also found; partial/incomplete exchange rate pass-through was found over the short term and the pass-throug...

ASSESSMENT OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN NIGERIA: AKWA IBOM STATE EXPERIENCE IN POVERTY REDUCTION, UNIVERSAL EDUCATION AND GENDER EQUALITY

Abstract: The study sought to assess the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria with Akwa Ibom State as case study. This study adopted Basic Needs and Organizational Partnership theories as the theoretical framework to achieve the purpose of this study. Research questions were raised which preceded the hypotheses. Statement of the problem of this study was based on numerous problems faced by Nigerian, such as, high illiteracy rate, poverty rate, gender disparity, high mortality and maternal ...

Election and Democracy in Benue state, a Study of Logo Local Government Area

ABSTRACTThis study examines Election and Democracy in Benue State with reference to Logo Local Government Area. This study utilized both primary and secondary sources of data and also adopted Elite theory as its framework of analysis. The findings from this work revealed that,   Political parties in Nigeria continue to undermine democratic system through unwholesome/sharp practices like electoral fraud, malpractices, electoral violence/crises among others. Again, lack of electoral disciplin...

The 2015 Historic Presidential Election in Nigeria: A Contribution to African Revolutionary Framework

ContentsDedication--- --- --- --- --- --- --- iiiForeword--- --- --- --- --- --- --- viiAcknowledgements--- --- --- --- --- --- ixPreface--- --- --- --- --- --- --- xiiiIntroduction--- --- --- --- --- --- --- 1Conceptual and Theoretical Perspectives--- --- --- 4Background to Party Politics in Nigeria--- --- --- 23The 2015 Revolutionary Presidential Election XE "Presidential Election"  in Nigeria--- --- --- --- --- --- --- 32Towards Consolidating Nigerias 2015 Democratic Revolution XE "Rev...

Impact of Non Financial Incentives as Motivational Strategy in Achieving Organizational Objectives (Case Study of Guaranty Trust Bank PLC)

CHAPTER ONE1.0. INTRODUCTION 1.1    Background of The StudyThe first chapter of this study gives a brief introduction on the subject matter,followed by the statement of problem, purpose of the study, as well as researchquestions   and   research   hypothesis.   Furthermore,   we   take   a   look   at   thesignificance of the study, then we analyse the scope and limitations of the stu...

Effect of Packaging on Consumers Buying Behaviour (A Case Study of Nestle Nigeria Plc)

ABSTRACTThis research work focuses on the effect of packaging on consumer buying behaviour, a case study of Nestle Nigeria PLC. The objective of this study was to examine “Effective of packaging on consumer buying behaviour”. Questionnaire was distributed to the sample size of 80 respondents. The sampling technique was simple random sampling. The hypotheses were tested using simple percentage method. Based on the research, the findings revealed that; there is a significant relationship be...

A STUDY EXAMINE FACTORS INFLUENCE EMPLOYEES MOTIVATION THAT EFFECTS JOB PERFORMANCE IN SRILANKAN APPAREL INDUSTRY

Abstract In today's context, human resources management activities are becoming more crucial due to the employees knowledge about organization activities and the need to increase job performance is important for organisations success,  hence employees need to be motivated to actualize this.  Motivation is one of the main subjects and concepts in human capital management and many work and writings about it have been introduced by different scientist. However employees motivation is describe...

The role of civil service in policy implementation

ABSTRACTThe study is design to identify the role of civil service in policy implementation. Civil Service is a body of permanent officials appointed to assist the political executive in formulating and implementing governmental policies. Various authors work were reviewed in line with the existing literatures on civil service and its impact on policy implementation. The researcher used primary and secondary sources to collect data for the research while questionnaire were distributed to the 3...

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Towards Contraceptives Among Secondary School Students

The idea of sex and contraceptives among secondary school students in Nigeria has become an issue of growing concern.  In the past, sex and contraceptives used to be a thing for only married couples.   This primary knowledge has guided some people to believing that secondary school student do not have sex and at such need no contraceptive.  This kind of belief may not be correct.   Due to urbanization, modernization, industrialization, and the wide spread use of social media around the wo...

Patient Satisfaction of Healthcare at New Abirem Government Hospital: A Case Study at New Abirem

ABSTRACTThis study sought to examine the various factors that influence the perception of patients towards the quality of healthcare. Over the decades, the Ministry of Health in Ghana has always sought to improve the services of the hospitals so that everyone is taken care of and their life expectancy increased. It is in light of this that the government of Ghana, liaising with the Ministry of Health introduced the National Health Insurance Scheme so that patients can receive treatment withou...

Women, but treated as sub-humans: Sexually-degrading Widowhood Practices in some Nigerian societies.

Married life is a much desired status in Nigeria for both men and women in Nigeria. However, nothing prepares one for widowhood. Apart from the fact that widows go through considerable amount of emotional and psychological stress, rather than be sympathized with, or even assisted, they are subjected to inhumane sexually-degrading widowhood practices. Such practices include being forced to have sex with the dead body of the deceased partner, being made to take public baths or tr...

Indiscriminatory Waste Disposal and Health Hazards in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State: Causes and Effects

The study generally investigated indiscriminatory waste disposal and health hazards in Ado-Ekiti, State. Specifically, the research work assessed the challenges of waste management, the causes and effects of indiscriminatory waste disposal, practices related to indiscriminatory waste disposal and the relationship between indiscriminatory waste disposal and health hazards.The research adopted a descriptive and exploratory-cross-sectional-non-experimental survey design. Data...


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