AN ANALYSIS OF THE INTER RELATIONSHIP AND IMPACT OF STOCK MARKET, MICRO AND MACROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS ON STOCKPRICING IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   1.1       Background to the Study The occurrence and existence of bubbles have gained reasonable academic attention (examples include, Froot and Obstfeld, 1992; Allen and Gorton, 1993; Biswanger, 1999; Chen, 1999; Abreu and Brunnermeier, 2003). The existence of stock market bubbles and crashes dates back to the 1600s. The Dutch tulip mania […]

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AN ANALYSIS OF THE IMPEDIMENTS TO STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN THE NIGERIAN BANKING INDUSTRY

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Strategic management is a field that deals with the major intended and emergent initiatives taken by general managers on behalf of owners, involving utilization of resources, to enhance the performance of firms in their external environments (Nag et al,2007). It entails specifying the organization’s mission, vision […]

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COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF PROFESSIONAL VALUES ENDORSED BY HOSPITAL AND UNIVERSITY BASED NURSING STUDENTS, SOUTH EAST, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to comparatively assess the professional values endorsed by hospital and university based nursing students.  Descriptive survey was adopted for the study. No sampling was done as all the subjects who met the inclusion criteria, 233 nursing students were included in the study. Informed written consent was obtained prior […]

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ANALYSIS OF JOB SATISFACTION OF PROFESSIONAL NURSES IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Title Page …. …. …. i Approval Page …. …. …. ii Certification …. …. …. iii Dedication …. …. …. iv Acknowledgements …. …. …. v Table of Contents …. …. …. vii List of Tables …. …. …. xi Abstract …. …. …. xii CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION Background to […]

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AN ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF TEACHER’S MOTIVATION ON STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE IN ENUGU EDUCATION ZONE OF ENUGU STATE

TABLE OF CONTENTS   CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION Background of the study ……………………………………………………. 1 Statement of the Problem …………………………………………………… 3 Objectives of the Study ……………………………………………………… 5 Research Questions …………………………………………………………. 5 Hypothesis of the Study ……………………………………………………5 Significance of the Study …………………………………………………..6 Scope of the Study ………..………………………………………………….6   CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1   Introduction …………………………………………………………………… 7 2.2   Conceptual […]

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ANALYSIS OF TRADE UNIONISM AND WAGE DETERMINATION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT  The purpose of this research work was to investigate the statement that workers who are unionized significantly earn higher wages than workers that are not unionized. It also assesses what factors encourage workers’ unionism. Union – nonunion wage differential (wage gap) and Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition technique were employed for the analysis while also controlling for […]

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ANALYSIS OF MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AMONG ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Until the early 1980s there was a general resistance to investment in manpower development in tertiary institutions. This is because of what Stahi (2004) posits was the belief that “employees hired under a merit system must be presumed to be qualified because they were already trained for […]

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ANALYSIS OF GROWTH STAGES IN SMALL FIRMS A STUDY OF SELECTED FIRMS IN ENUGU METROPOLIS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACK GROUND OF THE STUDY Every business passes through identifiable stages in its life span. Several growth strategies related to business management approaches have been presented in the literature. Managing growth is a major strategic issue for a growing firm (Arbaugh and Camp, 2000). Strategy is the most important determinant of […]

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