Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Inventory Management Systems and Performance of Selected Foreign Super Markets in Kampala, Uganda

ABSTRACT The study sought to assess the effect of inventory management systems on performance of super markets in Kampala Uganda. It was guided by three specific objectives, that included; to determine the effect of just-in-time inventory on performance of super markets in Kampala Uganda, to establish the effect of vendor managed inventory on performance of super markets in Kampala Uganda and to establish the effect of material requirements planning on performance of super markets in Kampala...

The Effectiveness of Clearing and Forwarding Procedures on the Procurement Efficiency Case Study Somalia Port Authority

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An Assessment of the Contribution of Vsla to Poverty Reduction in Masaba Sub-County Busia District

Abstract  Delivery of appropriate financial services is one of those public services that have come under immense pressures to effectively respond to the challenges posed by recent trends in the global poverty. This study investigated the contribution of VSLA to poverty reduction in Masaba sub-county Busia district. Systems in improving access of affordable financial services to the poor with a focus to community owned micro-finance. It was intended to establish how the VSLA interventions ha...

Implementation Of Vision 2020 Umurenge Program (Vup) and Poverty Reduction in Nyarugenge District, Rwanda

ABSTRACT  The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between implementation of Vision Umurenge Program and Poverty Reduction in Nyarugenge district, Rwanda. In fulfilling the purpose of the study, the study determined the profile of the respondents; extent of effectiveness of Vision Umurenge Program; level of poverty reduction; and lastly, relationship between implementation of Vision Umurenge Program and poverty reduction in Nyarugenge district was established. Descriptive ...

Business Strategy and Performance of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Kaabong District, Karamoja - Uganda

ABSTRACT  The study sought to establish the relationship between business strategy and performance of small and medium enterprises in Kaabong district. The study was guided by three specific objectives, that included i) determining the extent of business strategy; ii) level of performance of small and medium enterprises and (iii) the relationship between business strategy and performance of small and medium enterprises in Kaabong district. This research employed descriptive correlational des...

Institutional Capacity and Local Government Revenue Collection in Kira Town Council Wakiso District Uganda

ABSTRACT  The study was set out to assess Institutional capacity on local government revenue generation and service delivery in Local Government in Kira Town Council, Wakiso district- Uganda. The objectives of the study were; to assess whether there is technical capacity to generate and handle the local government revenue, analyze whether there is management capacity to handle the generated local government revenue and to assess whether there is planning capacity in Kira Town Council concern...

Abusive Supervision, Work Tension and Overload as Predictors of Counter Productive Work Behaviour.

ABSTRACT The study investigated abusive supervision, work tension and work overload as predictors of counter productive work behaviour (CWB). Three hundred and one (301) secondary school teachers participated, who were randomly drawn from Urban Girls Secondary School, Nsukka; Nsukka High School, Nsukka; St. Teresa’s College, Nsukka; Queen of the Rosary Secondary School, Nsukka; Community Secondary School Obukpa, Nsukka; Model Secondary School, Nsukka and Community Secondary School Isienu, ...

Islamic Fundamentalism and National Security in Nigeria Analysis of Boko Haram, 2009-2014

ABSTRACT  The contemporary Nigerian state is enmeshed in social problems which has deepened the developmental problems that plagued it over the years. Among these problems are kidnapping, armed robbery and terrorism. However, this study investigated the Islamic fundamentalism and national security in Nigeria with particular emphasis on the Boko Haram terrorist group from 2009- 2014. The specific objectives of the study are: (1.) To examine if the Islamic fundamentalism acted as preparatory g...

Trade Liberalization and the Nigerian Automotive Industry (2000 2011)

ABSTRACT  This paper examined the impact of the new wave of trade openness on the Nigerian automotive industries. We observed that states who adopt trade liberalization policy are required to first of articulate and put in place a sound trade management framework that will serve as both external trade defense mechanism and internal stimulator for industrial global competitiveness, without which their economies will remain a dumping ground for more proactive and industrialized countries. Asid...

The Impact of Motivation on Employee Performance in Organizations, A Case Study of Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company Ltd, Enugu (2000-2008).

ABSTRACT  This study is an attempt to investigate the impact of motivation on employee performance, using Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company Ltd, Enugu (Mercedes Benz Anammco) as a case study. This is with a view to ascertaining whether the motivation strategies and techniques used by ANAMMCO management has any impact on their employees performance. The researcher commenced this study by carrying out a critical exposition on the background of the study which constitutes the origin of motiva...

Obstacles to the Development of Ibaji Local Government. A Way Forward

ABSTRACT In Nigeria about eighty percent of the citizens live in the rural communities and they depend mainly on subsistence agricultural activities and petty-trading. In other countries, only about twenty percent of the population live in urban centres. unfortunately, this higher percentage of the population dwell in the rural areas and languish in diseases and chronic ill-health due to poverty, ignorance and lack of other basic social amenities that would have improved their standard of li...

Foreign Private Investment, Capital Formation and Economic Growth in Nigeria.

ABSTRACT  This work studies the relationship between foreign private investment, capital formation and economic growth in Nigeria. One objective is to determine how foreign private investment affects capital formation in the domestic economy and the other objective is to estimate the impact of capital formation and foreign private investment on economic growth in Nigeria. In order to achieve these objectives, we estimated the model of capital formation and economic growth for Nigeria. We fou...

Manpower Development and Productivity in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria A Study of Kogi State College of Education, Ankpa

ABSTRACT  One of the topical issues of discussion in the recent times in most organizations is manpower development and its retention for increased productivity. This project is geared towards studying manpower development and productivity in Kogi State, using the Kogi State College of Education, Ankpa, as a study area. The research explained the concept of manpower development and productivity and its application to any organization. In the course of this study, it was discovered that one o...

Management of Public Enterprises in Nigeria A Case Study of NTA, Awka

ABSTRACT  Management in all ramifications has been noted as a critical and indispensable element in all organizations. Nevertheless, public enterprises are in dilemma of some management constraints, which tend to hinder their goals and objectives. Against, the background of the above explication, this research work empirically explored into the management of public enterprises in Nigeria with a particular reference to Nigeria Television Authority, Awka. The purpose of which is to investigate...

The Impact of Interest Rate Liberalization on Investment in Nigeria

ABSTRACT  The importance of investment in economic growth cannot be overemphasized. This has led to an upsurge in the study of its determinants. This research therefore, seeks to investigate the impact of interest rate liberalization on investment in Nigeria from 1970-2012. Using the Error Correction Model (ECM), the result indicates that a long run relationship exists among the variables. The result further reveals that all the variables have significant impact on investment. The study equa...


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