Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Impact of Foreign Aid through NGOs for Sustainable Development of Rural Communities in Central Uganda. A Case Study of Caritas International - Lugazi Catholic Diocese

ABSTRACT  The aim of this research report was to find out whether sustainable development can actually be realized when aid is passed through NGOs. Three objectives were used during the study. That is; to find out the various forms aid received, to identify the best forms of aid, and to find out how the various forms of aid complement each other to lead to rural development Caritas an international NGO working in Lugazi Catholic diocese in Uganda was used as a case study. Data was collected ...

Corporate Social Responsibility and Company Image in Selected Petroleum Companies in Uganda

ABSTRACT  This topic of the study was Corporate Social Responsibility and the Company Image in selected petroleum companies in Uganda. The study concentrated at Tullow and Total oil companies. The objectives of the study were to examine the level of corporate social responsibility in terms of company image, to assess the level of company image in terms of corporate social responsibility and to determine the level of significant difference between Corporate Social Responsibility and Company I...

Change Management and Employee Turnover in Somtel Telecommunication Company, Bosaso Somalia

ABSTRACT  This study was undertaken to the impact of change management on employee turnover in Somtel Telecommunication Company Bosaso, Somalia. The study was motivated by the fact that there was a high rate of employee turnover at the company. The objectives of the study were to 1) to determine change management techniques, 2) to assess the rates of employee turnover, and 3) to establish the relationship between change management and employee turnover at Somtel Telecommunication Company of ...

Logistics Support and Achievements of Concern Worldwide Programs in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo

ABSTRACT  The study establishes the relationship between Logistics support and achievements of Concern Worldwide programs in Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo. The study was guided by the following objectives:- To determine the demographic profile of the respondents in terms of: gender, age, educational qualification and length of experience in procurement and supply activities; to determine the level of Logistic support in Concern Worldwide programs in terms of;-communication, ...

The Impact of Maritime Fraud on Shopping Operations in the Nigerian Port Authority

A STUDY OF MARITIME FRAUD  Abstract: This study examined maritime fraud and its effects on world seaborne trade. The Nigeria port authority is in charge of seaport and other marine elements in Nigeria and responsible for the regulations of shipping and other international trade in the country. This study adopted a doctrinal method. That is, library oriented using a qualitative research design. The internet was also consulted. Materials consulted are statute books, international treaties, t...

Community Participation and Conflict Resolution in Mogadishu Somalia

ABSTRACT  Conflict has been a part of the world from time immemorial. The need for not only conflict resolution but effective conflict resolution has been the preoccupation of the African continent and indeed the world at large. It has been argued that the world today is more in conflict than at peace even though the world has not experienced a major war. Matters conflict resolution has overtime been left to men. This is due to the fact that many decision making roles have been handled by me...

The Impact of Training on Performance of Community Based Organisation A Case Study of Community Empowerment Programme for Rural Development (Ceford) in Arua District.

ABSTRACT  This study analyzes the impact of training on the performance of Community Based Organization, an analysis of Community Empowerment for Rural Development in Arua District. The purpose of the study was therefore to analyze the relationship between training and the performance of Community Based Organizations. The objectives of the study were to investigate the training approaches used, the practice of performance appraisal, measures taken to improve performance and how often the org...

Gender Mainstreaming and Development in Bushenyi District

ABSTRACT  This study investigated the correlation between Gender Mainstreaming and Development in Bushenyi District. Specifically, the study determined the; (1) Profile of the respondents in terms of gender, age, marital status, level of education, employment status and years of service;(2) level of gender main streaming;(3) analyse to the level of development in Bushenyi district;(4) significant difference in the level of Gender Mainstreaming and Development;(5) Relationship between Gender ...

The Effectiveness of World Vision in Rural Sustainable Development in Bugesera District, Eastern Province of Rwanda

ABSTRACT  This research is based on “The effectiveness of World vision in rural sustainable development in Bugesera district, the Eastern province of Rwanda”. The study was guided by three objectives namely: to investigate the influence of World vision Rwanda on sustainable development activities in Bugesera district, to examine the Role of World vision Rwanda in promoting Unity, Reconciliation and Peace Building in portion sustainability of development in the area of study, and then, to...

Citizen Participation and Implementation of Local Government Policies in Mogadishu-Somalia

ABSTRACT  This research examined the relationship between citizens’ participation and implementation of local government policies in Mogadishu, Somalia. The research was guided by three objectives; (i) to examine the effect of participatory agenda setting on implementation of local government policies in Mogadishu, Somalia, (ii) to establish how participatory decision making affects the implementation of local government policies in Mogadishu, Somalia, (iii) to examine citizens’ particip...

Leadership Styles and Organizational Transformation in Selected Remittance Companies in Mogadishu, Somalia

ABSTRACT  The purpose of the study was determine the leadership styles and organizational transformation in selected remittance companies in mogadishu, Somalia. The Leaders have clear visions and they communicate these visions to their employees, means working with and through people by providing them with a vision of the future which is meaningful to them and motivating. Studies on leadership styles have proposed that leadership is both strategic and pragmatic and encourages all members of ...

Compensation and Employees Performance in Nationlink Telecom Somalia

ABSTRACT  In this study, the researcher studied Compensation and employees’ performance in NationLink Telecom Somalia. The study was guided by three research objectives which were to investigate the relationship between financial compensation and employees; performance, to find out the relationship between non-financial compensation and employees’ performance and to determine the role of axillaries of compensation to performance. The researcher used correlation research design. Data was ...

Rural Community Participation in Micro-Projects and Poverty Reduction in Ngara District of Tanzania

ABSTRACT  This study looked at community participation in micro-enterprise projects as a tool for poverty reduction in the rural Ngara District of 'Tanzania. Although much effort has been put in empowering and financing micro-enterprises to kick start pro-poor growth in rural areas in recent years, the level of pove1ty has remained unacceptably high. This study has identified participation in microenterprises as an important factor in the fight against poverty. Empirical data were collected ...

The Influence of Alcoholism on Agricultural Performance A Case Study of Artwotcek Sub County in Amolatar District

ABSTRACT The topic of the study was the impact of alcoholism on agricultural performance. The study  was conducted in Artwotcek Sub County in Amolatar District. The study was guided by three objectives: To assess causes of alcoholism on agricultural performance; To assess the effects of alcoholism on increasing agricultural performance; 3) To determine the possible solution to alcoholism on agricultural performance. The study used questionnaires to collect the required information. The rese...

Credit Management and Loan Performance in Selected Commercial Banks in Bujumbura, Burundi

ABSTRACT  This study was aimed at determining the effect credit management on loan performance. The study was based on four specific objectives; to assess the effect of credit standards on loan performance in commercial banks, to determine the effect of implementation of credit policy on loan performance in commercial banks, to analyze how credit terms affect loan performance in commercial banks and to establish the effect of collection policies on loan performance in commercial banks in Bur...


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