Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Eagle Airlines Case

The scope of this report is to provide advisory content to Eagle Airlines regarding the profitability of investment in a new aircraft, Piper Chieftain, as well as general recommendations on the profitability of operations. For the purposes of the analysis, several methods were employed in order to evaluate how changes in uncertain input parameters affect profitability: case scenarios, one-way sensitivity analysis, two-way sensitivity analysis and Monte Carlo simulations. Sensitivity ana...

Oil Price – Inflation Nexus: A Case Study of South Africa and Nigeria

The goal of this research is to examine the impact of oil price on inflation rates in South Africa and Nigeria- thereby comparing inflation nexus between oil rich and non-oil rich African nations. To accomplish this task the authors have utilized yearly oil price and inflation data from the period of 1987 – 2016 (source: World Bank), thus providing 30 data observations.An ARDL modeling approach has been deemed most appropriate in this analysis due to limited sample data. Our result revealed...

Self-esteem and Parent-Child Communication on Sexuality as Aelected Factors Associated with Risky Sexual Behaviour among Late adolescents in Obafemi Awolowo University.

ABSTRACTThis study assessed Risky Sexual Behaviour and its relationship to Self-esteem and Parent-child communication among Late Adolescents in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. It also ascertained the demographic determinants of Self-esteem, Parent-child communication and Risky Sexual Behaviour of the students. These were with a view to providing information on the role of Self-esteem and Parent-child communication on Risky Sexual Behaviour of the students in the study area.The study empl...

Natural Gas Pipelines in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

The discovery of large gas fields off the coasts of Israel, Cyprus and Egypt could have significant implications, not merely in addressing the countries 'energy needs, but also for geopolitical relations in the region and with Europe. Such results have already played a major role in the reconciliation agreement and established a new context in which talks can be restarted.

FACTS AND FIGURES OF BOSSO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA 2020

This is a research carried out in accordance with section (1a) as provided by the Fourth schedule 1999 constitution which states one of the function of the local government council as; the consideration and making of recommendations to a state commission on economic planning. three aspects of the economic where look into andrecommendations where made based on those three aspects. These are; population growth rate (indigenous and non-indigenous) and housing figures of Bosso...

Total Quality Management As a tool for Organizational Effectiveness in the Nigerian Public Service

It is not news to say that the image of public service is fraught with red tapism, tribalism, nepotism, quota system, ethnicity and geo-political zone concept.  In fact, the issue of federal character (1999 Constitution, S. 14(3) which is a deliberate policy of federal government aimed at ethnic balancing in public sector (Inyang, 2000:142) has resulted in the sacrifice of professionalism, quality service, merit, and standard for a myopic, selfish and patronage public service. It is wi...

The Challenge of Ministerial Appointments in Nigeria

The issue of ministerial appointment in Nigeria has become a “special meal ticket”, where whosoever gets the plum appointment is made for life or better still, as some people would say, has arrived. The person begins to call the shot, easy money follows, and becomes connected with people in the position of authority and most importantly, juicy contracts come his/her way. This is so because appointive or elective position in Nigeria confers on the person a special status.

THE IMPACT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) ON FRAUD MANAGEMENT IN ACCESS BANK PLC GBOKO BENUE STATE

ABSTRACTThe study is centered on The Impact of Information Communication Technology on Fraud Management in Access Bank Plc Gboko, Benue state as a case study. The framework is built in five chapters. Thus, chapter one featured introduction of the research with information about background of the study, the statement of the problem, purpose of the study, significance and scope of the study as well as definition of terms peculiar to the study. Chapter two however deals with the review...

A STUDY OF PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH REVENUE GENERATION AND MMANAGEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCILS IN BENUE STATE (A CASE STUDY OF GUMA LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL).

                                                        ABSTRACTThis research work is centered on “A study of problems associated with Revenue Generation and Management in Local Government councils in Benue st...

THE EFFECT OF SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISE ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN VANDEIKYA TOWN OF BENUE STATE

ABSTRACTThis research work structured in five chapters is centered on the effects of small scale enterprises on socioeconomic development of Vandeikya town of Benue state, Nigeria. Findings have revealed that individual and group enterprises are the common types of small scale enterprises operated in Vandeikya town. It also showed that the start up capital of these enterprises mostly come from personal savings, loan from banks and support from the government. Findings had discovered...

THE ROLE OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEES PERFORMANCE

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FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE NEED FOR TRAINING IN COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY KENYA.

ABSTRACTThis study seeks to find the factors that influence the need for training in Communications Authority Kenya. Library research, questionnaires and the internet will be used to gather the information needed. The problem that the Communications Authority Kenya undergoes with training is highlighted. It is more of a positive problem statement where we can view what makes the organization want to continue training its employees. The company’s history of where training begun as it was bei...

THE NIGERIA EDUCATION WITH REGARDS TO IT’S PHILOSOPHY, EDUCATIONAL POLICY, IMPLENTATION OF THE POLICY AND RESULT

AbstractChanges in comparative advantage should reflect changes in factor endowment, but increasingly, changes in trade policies also affect a region’s trade performance. Based on the arguments in Balassa’s stages of comparative advantage thesis, this paper looks at the comparative cost advantage empirical evidence from Asia. Although the RCA measurement may not distinguish between the factor endowments effects from the trade policy effect, i argue that RCA measures provide indi...

RETIREMENT POLICY AND PROBLEM OF IMPLEMENTATION IN NIGERIAN PUBLIC SECTOR (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE CIVIL SERVICE)

ABSTRACTThe study Retirement policy and the problem of implementation in Nigerian public sector was aimed at determining the effects of old pension schemes (pay-as-you-go-defined benefits) and they are corruption and inflation, weak institutional capacity and non-compliance of stakeholders which lead to non-implementation of the previous pension scheme, thereby growing rise to the contributory pension scheme (PRA 2004), as a way of strengthening the powers of the operators of the schem...


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