Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Impact of Information Technology (IT) on the performance of employees in General Hospital Nasarawa (GHN), Nasarawa State.

Abstract:Information Technology (IT) is expected to provide quality services to the employees at the time that the service is seriously needed but this is often not achieved in practice because accessing the services is still entangled with internal and external constraints. The main objective of this study is to determine whether the application of Information Technology offer satisfactory performance of employee in General Hospital Nasarawa. Data was collected using a well struc...

Relationship Between Credit Management and Bank Performance: Study of 10 Listed Banks in Nigeria

The study tends to verify if there's any relationship with credit managements and banks performance which took into consideration the study of 10 listed banks in Nigeria and their 5years financial statements. CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYThe United States Supreme Court (Austen) in 1899, defined a bank as an institution, usuallyincorporated with power to issue its promissory notes intended to circulate as money (known asbank notes); or to receive the money of others o...

Understanding the Influence of Planned Obsolescence on Consumer Society

ABSTRACTThe consumption of and divestment of consumer goods is accelerating rapidly, placing enormous pressures on both the environment and individual consumers. Behind it all is the term planned obsolescence, being used as an incentive by companies to make durable goods obsolete in a very rapid manner. Within this context, this study investigates planned obsolescence and consumer disposal behaviour that includes the various reasons for premature replacements. First section addresses the theo...

THE CHALLENGES OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT IN THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF MICRO INSURANCE BUSINESS IN NIGERIA

The challenges of product development in the growth and development of micro insurance business in Nigeria is a commercial complex, which is based on four chapter, while the underwriter should study the need of product developments and micro insurance in the entire environment and design the product (policies cover) that will help the insurance industry.TABLE OF CONTENTSTITLE PAGETitle Page iCertification iiDedication iiiAcknowledgment iv Table of Con...

Does Interest Rate Influence Demand for Money? An Empirical Evidence from Ghana.

This paper investigates whether interest rate influence demand for money in Ghana using annual time series from 1980 to 2016. Demand for money is measured by broad monetary aggregate (M2+) whilst the rate of interest is proxied by the 91-day Treasury bill rate. Other variables included in the study are real income, inflation and exchange rate. The bounds testing approach to cointegration within the autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) framework is employed as the estimation technique. T...

ELECTORAL CRISIS AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA FOURTH REPUBLIC

ABSTRACTThis study examines electoral crisis and  democratic consolidation in Nigeria’s fourth republic. In carrying out this research, the study aimed at finding out the causes of electoral crisis in Nigeria, with emphasis on the issue relating to election and democracy in Nigeria.The study also based on the use of secondary data, books, articles, ideas expressed in Journals, Newspapers, documentation of various publications including sourcing for expert opinions through their publica...

INVESTIGATION OF BALANCED SCORECARD ON THE PERFOMANCE OF SELECTED SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES IN ILORIN

 Abstract Small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) are very important in any economy and doubly so in a developing economy such as Nigeria, more also balanced scorecard is a framework which has been widely used during the last decade for performance measurement in different disciplines. There for the study aimed to investigate whether there is any relationship between the internal business process and financial perspective of balanced scorecard on the performance of SMEs in Ilorin;...

Effect of Employee Relations on Organizational productivity

ABSTRACTThe   aim   of   this   study   was   to   determine   the   effect   of   employee   relations   onorganizational productivity. In every organization, activities revolve around twomajor groups, the employer and the employee, therefore co-operation is necessaryif the organization must realize its corporate goals.  Taking into account the aim ofthis stu...

THE IMPACT OF NGO in the development of communities

ABSTRACT The  increasing  role  of  Non-Governmental  Organisations  (NGOs)  in  the  development  of  communities and  the  attention  they  attract  globally  have  made  them  indispensable  in  the  current  political,  social  and economic  dispensation  in  Ghana  and  the  world  at  large.  However,  the  question  of  the  impact  of  NGOs‟ projects  or  interventions  on  rural  communities  has  been  a  major  issue  of  conc...

Public Perception of Employees’ Performance In Social Welfare Agencies in Nigeria: A Study of Enugu State

ABSTRACT  In recent times, the performance record of the employees of Nigerian public social welfare agencies has been a catalogue of disappointment and failure. This situation has, therefore, called for a drastic intervention through public perception to draw the attention of the employees to their responsibilities of providing services to the people in the most satisfactory manner and move the country forward in the attainment of the millennium development goals. This is the major...

VEHICULAR INSURANCE: IMPACTS ON ROAD SAFETY MANAGEMENT (NIGERIA AS CASE STUDY)

ABSTRACTMotor vehicle insurance was developed to take care of possible loss that may arise from the utilization of vehicle for some purposes. This study examines motor insurance and its impact in ensuring road safety, taking Nigeria as a case study. Primary data source was adopted. Method of data collection was through the distribution of questionnaires to targeted respondents from selected insurance broking firms in Lagos, Nigeria. A sample size of fifty was deployed through multi-stage samp...

Effect of Queuing Model on Service Delivery in Total Filling Station Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.

Abstract:Waiting lines are common phenomenon in our daily life especially in the organization that provides services for profit making. The paper shows that to ensure quality service delivery a good and unique queuing system is necessary in the filling stations which ensure a good flow of customers at the service points. The main objective of this study is to determine whether the application of queuing model shortens the waiting times of customers in Total Filling Station, Keffi. T...

Impact of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) usage on Service Delivery in First Bank Jos Branch, Plateau State, Nigeria.

Abstract:The Automated Teller Machine(ATM) is expected to provide quality services to the customers at the time that the serviceis seriously needed but this is often not achieved in practice because the proportion of customers needing the services on a daily basis continues to increase and the available capacity to meet the challenges is grossly inadequate.The main objective of this study is to determine the effectiveness of ATM usage on customers’ satisfaction.Data was collecte...

An Empirical Assessment of Loanable Funds Market in Nigeria (2001 – 2015)

Abstract: This paper investigates the impact of loanable funds market on economic growth in Nigeria. Data from 2001 – 2015 were used. This was obtained from CBN bulletin and Bureau of Statistics. The analysis was done using multiple regressions. The growth in line with a priori expectation. The study also affirms a positive relationship between interest rate and economic growth. The coefficient of determination R2 is 95.7% while the Durbin Watson statistic of 2.25 shows minima...


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