Government Regulation And Control Of Business In A Developing Economy.(A Case Study Of Nigeria Breweries Enugu)
The significance of government regulation and control of business in a developing economy lies in the fact that with laid down rules (laws) guiding the operation of business organization particularly in developing economy, their would be all sort of business malpractices that will not hinder the growth and development but also drawn the economy. Continue reading Government Regulation And Control Of Business In A Developing Economy
Public Relations Practice In Local Government.A Case Study Of Mabaitoli LGA.
Groups of people made of males and females families including the in the village, towns and cities working and doing things with one another form the society. In public Relations practice, take (Mbaitoli Local Government in Imo State as a case study) people both employees and the employer would want to work in Continue reading Public Relations Practice In Local Government
The Poverty Alleviation Programme In Nigeria,A Case Study Of Ani nri Local Government Area.
This research was carried out to examine poverty alleviation programmes in Aninri Local Government Area. The objective of the research is to analyze the level, nature and extent of poverty in Aninri Local Government Area Viz-a-viz programmes implemented over the years to alleviate poverty in the council.
In order to arrive at an accurate comprehensive conclusion to all analysis involved, the buferma approach in his work on poverty alleviation programmes and strategies was adopted. hence, this research propose to make use of data derived from questionnaires and his historical data and similar studies. therefore, primary and secondary source of data was employed. the survey methods used were interview and questionnaire while the population of the study consist of inhabitants of Aninri L.G.A and the sample size was determine using the yamani formaular. Continue reading The Poverty Alleviation Programme In Nigeria,A Case Study Of Ani nri Local Government Area.
INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION AND SUSTAINABLE DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA POLITICAL SYSTEM (A STUDY OF 2011 GENERAL ELECTION).
This study focused on independent national Electoral Commission and Sustenance of democracy in Nigeria with particular reference to 2011 general election. Electoral commission is an independent body set up by government to plan, organize and supervise the conduct of elections. It was established under section 153(1) of the 1999 constitution. Both primary and secondary source of data were used in order to provide useful research.. Primary sources include the use of questionnaires, interview and observation, while secondary source include review of other write-up on the subject matter. The population was sampled using random sampling, 150 staff and non-staff of INEC were randomly selected and the selected populations were administered with questionnaire to seek their opinion. Their responses were analyzed using simple percentage methods. Result of the research shown that lack of acceptability and corruption has registered more disastrous consequences on productivity and development of INEC officers and such quantitative work cannot take place in an atmosphere where corruption has eaten so deep into the system and ethical value been eroded. Thus the researcher suggested that apart from providing necessary incentive and motivation so as to boost the morale of independent national electoral commission (INEC) officers, they must be allowed to carry out its statutory functions without hindrance. The role of independent National electoral commission in the sustenance of democracy in Nigeria cannot be over emphasized. The roles of the commission include the following: the screening and registration of political parties and candidates for elections. It also organized, undertakes and supervises all election into the offices of president, senate, Governors, Members senate and house of assembly of the state in federation. The commission formulates and public election equipment and materials. It is also responsible for the registration of all the eligible voters. Thus the major concern of this research work is to investigate the roles of independent national electoral commission in sustenance of democracy in Nigeria. For clarity and easy comprehension of the research, the researcher has organized it in five chapters. One is mainly concerned with the major task work. It embrace, introduction, the background, purpose of the study and rest of others, chapter two is also concerned with literature review, here the researcher tries to look into what other authorities have written in relation to the subject matter. Chapter three focus on the research methodology. Chapter four is concerned on presentation and data analysis. Chapter five deals with the summary, conclusion and recommendation.
1.0 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
Electoral commission is an independent body set up by government to plan, organize and supervise the conduct of election; it is established under section 153(1) of the 1999 constitution of federal republic of Nigeria.
In the first Republic electoral commission was known as federal electoral commission (FEDECO) National commission (NEC) in the second republic and currently independent national Electoral Commission (INEC). Continue reading INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION AND SUSTAINABLE DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA POLITICAL SYSTEM
THE PROBLEMS OF STAFF RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING AND THE IMPACT ON PRODUCTIVITY IN FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, OKO
The problems encountered by many organizations regarding staff recruitment and training has been a challenging one to these organization. the role of recruitment and training of staff is regarded as the most challenging exercise in an organization because it provides the organization with workers, which is most valuable asset of an organization, although the importance of recruitment and training should not be overemphasize, bout it is pertinent to express that recruitment injects and install new employees in an organization and organization attain its goals and objective. Recruitment helps fill up status which is caused by transfer, death, resignation and retirement of old employees making use of organization employment standard. in the other hand staff training deals with brings up the knowledge and skill standard of the recruitment. Though to the dynamic nature of management technique, technology and innovation, training becomes pertinent and posses indispensable for the effective growth of an organization. But quite unfortunate, this important function of management has being considered of less important and treated with less care by many organizations. the effects of this ill regard have fed to the selection and placement of wrong calibers of workers and also have increased in rate of liquidation among organizations. It is against this background that the researcher wishes to find out actually he prospects and challenges of staff recruitment and training and using federal polytechnic, Oko as a case study. In order to conduct a were administered to selected 52 respondents from the organization (a case study) from the response obtained. factors such as god fathers, poor recruitment and inadequate training were research and conclusion made, recommendation were also made in order to facilitate the organization institution and other institution of higher learning in Nigeria state with regards to its recruitment exercise.
In the word of Koonz of all (1992) management is the act of getting things done through other people. In this affects the people used in that definition is simple the staff personnel.
Staffing according to Igboeli (1990) includes recruiting, selecting, placing, developing and training, appraising, control and compensating of employees within an organization.
It is relevant to understand that “recruitment” and “training” are two separate areas of research but now combined in this work as a single topic in order to meet up with the solution to the ignorance of the principle as portrays by many organization. Continue reading THE PROBLEMS OF STAFF RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING AND THE IMPACT ON PRODUCTIVITY IN FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC
EFFECTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL CONFLICT ON WORKERS’PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIAN PUBLIC SERVICE (A STUDY OF NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA)
This research is aimed at examining the effect of organizational conflicts on workers’ performance in Nigeria Tertiary institution, using Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka as a study. To achieve this aim, the researcher generated five research questions, explored various relevant literature by different scholars. The researcher also made use of self structured questionnaire and interviews to elicit relevant data needed for the research. The population of the study was 2770 workers’ but the sample size was 200 workers’. This was gotten through simple random sampling technique. Data collection were analyzed using simple percentage. From the findings, it was found that a poor working condition is a major cause of organization conflict. The study also showed that conflict is reducible in organization, therefore, it was concluded that conflict is part of organizations and with the application of right conflict resolution technique, it would be reduced. It was therefore recommended by the researcher that there should be proper study of conflicts so as to minimize its occurrence. Furthermore, it was recommended that government should try and make service attractive to the public by looking into the mode of hiring and the conditions of service.
Organizations are conceptual formations. They are legal entities whose existence is made possible by the statutory provisions and the people who work to ensure their continuity.
Organizations have been know to be prone to continued conflicts. Tertiary institutions are organization and as such, not left out of the experience.
Many organizations approach the management of conflicts by assuming that conflict is unavoidable, it produce inappropriate reactions by the person incurred and it creates a polarization within the organization. However conflicts are perfectly natural and should be expected to occur. Continue reading EFFECTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL CONFLICT ON WORKERS’PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIAN PUBLIC SERVICE
THE ROLE OF WOMEN STRUCTURES IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (A STUDY OF EHA-ALUMONA IN NSUKKA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)
Government neglect to the development of rural areas have led to the backwardness of many areas. This situation attracts the attention of women structures to chart the course of development and embark on self-help projects to uplift their communities. Therefore, the scope of the research work is concentrated on the role of women structures in community development with a particular attention drawn to Eha-alumona, Nsukka local government area Enugu state. To gather information, the researcher distributed questionnaires to the sample population and personally interviewed the leaderships of the women structures and others in the community to ascertain their view on the impact of women structure in their community. The data collection reveals that women structures have contributed immensely to the development of the community. Their efforts have led to the building of schools, church, market, health care centre, award of scholarships, federal roads, electricity, pipe borne water, moderation of excessive culture, installation of security, maintenance of peace and order, resolution of conflicts etc. the researcher recommends that the governments (local, state and federal), traditional rulers, leaders of towns should give total support to the women organizations. The women structures should abhor corruption among themselves. The government should give matching grants and technical assistance when the need arises. It is quite evident from the foregoing analysis that women structures have made giant strides towards socio-political, economic and technological upliftment of some communities they have maximize the opportunities around them via the mobilization of available human, material and non-material resources in their environment.
For quite a long time, the rural people have been living in a poor state of existence. Many communities lack the presence of basic amenities in their areas. The provision of this amenities statutory were meant to be made available by the three tiers of government (Federal, state and local).
In most cases, the governments concerned look so adamant on the well being of the people living in the rural areas. Owing to this particular fact, rural populace especially some of the organizations like human structure were pitched to provide a relief to the problem facing their locality. These stem from their desire to embark on alternative means of developing their areas through embarking on self-help projects as an alternative to make life worth living. Continue reading THE ROLE OF WOMEN STRUCTURES IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
THE EFFECT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION ON GRASS ROOT DEVELOPMENT IN ANAMBRA STATE PRODUCTIVITY: (A CASE STUDY OF IDEMILI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE 2004-2014)
When the researcher choose this topic: the Effect of Local Government Administration on Grass Root Development, she was inspired by the high rate of embezzlement, poor leadership, low rate of accountability, generally laxity of the finance department and corruption in Anambra Local Government, and Idemili North Local Government in particular. To this, the researcher developed three (3) research questions. This questions were administered in form of questionnaires to 195 staff who were selected as a sample of the population. Apart from this, face to face interview were used to enable the researcher acquire factual information, consumer evaluations, attitudes, preferences and other information coming out during the conversation with the respondents. In organizing and presenting data collected, tables and percentages were used as well. The data analysis revealed that the effect of local government administration and grass root development had created a negative impact in Idemili north local government area. The researcher therefore recommended that the revenue available to local government should be handled by honest and accountable personnel, those who posses sound knowledge and revenue generation and effectiveness. The outcome would be an effective and efficient management and administration of local government revenue in such a way that, they would deliver the needed development of the rural areas.
Nigeria as a sovereign nation operates a federal system of government i.e the federal government, state government and the local government councils. Onwo (1992) observed that each level of the three tiers of government derive its powers not from the magnanimity of the central government but from the constitution; each level of government has defined responsibilities assigned to it by the constitution. The implication of this, is that the three segments of governments are mutually interrelated in a unified effort to make life worth-while for the masses. Continue reading THE EFFECT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION ON GRASS ROOT DEVELOPMENT IN ANAMBRA STATE PRODUCTIVITY
AN EVALUATION OF PENSION ADMINISTRATION IN THE NIGERIAN PUBLIC SERVICE (A STUDY OF THE IMO STATE CIVIL SERVICE FROM 2004-2009)
This study is to evaluate the pension administration in Nigerian public service. the administration of workers retirement benefit in Imo state civil service. to ascertain the problems facing the administration of pension in public service. to create a uniform set of rules, regulation and payment of recruitment benefit for the public services. and to give useful suggestions as to how efficiency in pension administration can be brought in the Imo state civil service. to effectively do this, the primary and secondary source was the questionnaire, oral interview while the library materials and internet formed the secondary source of data. the findings of the study revealed that having seen the problems which bedaubed the contributory pension scheme and the perceived inherent benefits in the new contributory pension scheme, the researcher is of the option that the new contributory pension scheme when enforced, following the recommendation given in this work can be sure way in repositioning pension administration in Nigeria.
1.0 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Pension as a scheme is designed to carter for the welfare of the pensionable workers.
In other words, pension is said to mean a periodic payment made by employer to it’s retired employer until his death, in consideration of past services rendered to the establishment. For pension to be paid to a deserved employee, certain conditions must be attained under which pension can be administered to be retired workers.
It is paid to officers who have served for ten (10) years or more and have attained the age of 45 years. Officers who retired on health ground having been pronounced by the medical board. Officer who is permanently disabled while in service pension is paid to officer who retired for public interest. Continue reading AN EVALUATION OF PENSION ADMINISTRATION IN THE NIGERIAN PUBLIC SERVICE