Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

AN ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIA PRISON INMATE AND RECIDIVISM AMONG OFFENDERS

The project is on “An assessment of Nigerian prison inmates and recidivism among offenders”, using Kuje Convict Prisons Abuja as a case study. It starts with the introductory chapter, discussed background of the study, statement of the problems and purposes among which are; to examine how effective is prison rehabilitation to inmate, to examine the causes of recidivism; and research questions was meant to examine how effective is prison rehabilitation on inmate?, what are the cause...

DEVELOPMENT OF CYBER CRIMES: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF THE CYBER CRIMES ACT IN NIGERIA

All over the world today, we celebrate technology as being an indispensable part of the modern world. One of the products of technology is the internet. The internet today is akin to a web that brings the whole world together through its information and communication technology. The internet development necessitated a change in virtually everything that once obtained in our world so that any business, administration, organization or country that is not abreast of the workings of the internet ...

THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL LITERACY ON THE PROFITABILITY OF SMALL-SCALE ENTERPRISES IN CALABAR MUNICIPALITY, CROSS RIVER STATE

ABSTRACT The focus of this research is on the impact of financial literacy on the profitability of some small-scale enterprises in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State. An inquiry into their level of adoption of financial literacy was also studied. A review of related literature was carried out to examine the extent of work done in the field. A carefully structured questionnaire was used to collected data on the level of adoption of financial literacy and also a financial literacy te...

Critical Analysis of the Impact of the National Industrial Court on Employer-Employee Relations

Crippled until the milestone enactment of the Third Alterations Act 2010, the National Industrial Court of Nigeria is vested with the special jurisdiction over labour and employment matters in Nigeria. In this work, we critically considered the implications of some constitutional provisions as it relates to providing a veritable platform for the NICN to make great impact on some global trends in Nigeria's labour realm. 

Introduction to Management

Management is diversified; and its requirement is in all we do in life. Management involves a group of people whose activities is to direct the efforts and activities of other people. - Mary Parcker Follet. On a larger platform, management covers Production, Marketing, Finance and Human Resources. This work aim(s) is to trace management from traditional management to Strategic management.

International Marketing Management Module 2

This module is geared towards unveiling the elements that causes international marketers to succeed, and how investors can develop strategies and special marketing mix in the international market arena, which can in return give them a huge market-share.The module also addresses the issue of cultures of the world and how they are related to customer purchasing behaviour. Not leaving behind the legal issues that are involved in the international market, and how foreigners can access justic...

Introduction to Leadership and Motivation Theory

It was Peter Drucker that said: “The problem of the bottle is also at the top where it is small” once the top of the bottle is opened, one can gain access to the content. The study of leadership and motivation is both research and practical skills encompassing the ability of an individual, organization to lead or guide other individuals, team, or the entire organization successfully. These represent ideas and principles that explain how power is acquired, and the dealings that oc...

International Marketing Module 1

Introduction to Marketing Management and how to engage into international markets.

ASSESSMENT OF FISCAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

AN ASSESSMENT OF FISCAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

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In this data article, an analysis on the strategies for talent retentionin Covenant University and the corresponding effects on employ-ees’attitude to work was presented. The study population inclu-ded the academic staff of Covenant University, which has apopulation of 530 employees, but a sample size was determinedusing Yamen's formula. The data obtained through survey ques-tionnaires were analysed using Statistical Package for Social Sci-ences (SPSS). Linear regression was used to model t...

Perception of organisational politics, organisational support and counter productive work behaviour

  Abstract This study investigated the relationship between perceived organizational politics, perceived organizational support and counterproductive work behavior among Vandeikya Local Government Staff. The study adopted survey research design. A total of 400 participants completed their questionnaires and returned to the researcher. The participants comprises of male 309(76.5) and female 9(23.5) the sampling technique used was Taro Yamane sampling technique. The instrum...

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF TRAINING AND MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT,NTA,ZARIA

In the broadcasting industry such as Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) training and manpower development cannot be over-emphasized. According to Iheachu and Uche(2012) the kind of the type of revolution that the Nigerian Broadcasting industry is experiencing and the current challenge of o digitization for matching manpower to the complex and fragile equipment's that are coming in. Every aspect of Broadcasting requires some special skill to handle. Reporting, editing, programming, cam...

Household and Neighourhood Response to House Buglary in Ibadan

House burglary is a prevailing issue in Nigeria owing to the inefficiency of formal security institutions in dealing with incidences of urban household burglary. This study examines households and neighbourhoods’ responses to household burglary in Ibadan, Nigeria. In-depth interviews and household questionnaires were the primary data collection tools. A cross- sectional survey design was adopted while a multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 299 respondents. Analysis of Variance ...

Theosophy of Peace as Social Spirituality(2)

Peace is an integral part of human development. It’s a social spirituality because it’s a gift from God and the fruit of human spirit and effort. Being faithful to the complex nature of the global world, this research chooses the word “theosophy” to discuss peace as an enduring fruit of the dialectics of Faith and Reason. The task before this research is very simple and direct. Its mission is to justify that Peace on earth is a social spirituality desired by men of Goodwill for integr...

The effect of smallholder livestock production on income of farm households in northern Ghana

This paper investigates the effect of smallholder livestock production on income among farm households in northern Ghana. Questionnaires were administered to 300 household heads and ordinary least squares estimation technique was applied to the dataset. The dependent variable was income and measured by total annual income received from farm and non-farm activities by household heads. The independent variable of interest was tropical livestock unit measured by flock size. We also included farm...


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