SMALL GOVERNMENT AND BETTER SERVICE DELIVERY IN LIBERIA: AN APPRAISAL OF THE 2008 CIVIL SERVICE REFORM

TABLE OF CONTENTS Content Page Title page i Certification ii Dedication iii Acknowledgements iv Abstract v Table of Contents vi List of Tables ix List of Figures x CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study 1 1.2 Statement of the Problem 3 1.3 Objective of the Study 4 1.4 Research Questions 4 1.5 Justification […]

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ASSESSMENT OF INTERNAL CONTROL STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA

ASSESSMENT OF INTERNAL CONTROL STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLE PAGE                                                                                                                         i APPROVAL PAGE                                                                                                               ii CERTIFICATION                                                                                                                 iii DEDICATION                                                                                                                       iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS                                                                                                   v TABLE OF CONTENT                                                                                                         vi LIST OF TABLES                                                                                                                 ix LIST OF FIGURES                                                                                                               x ABSTRACT                                                                                                                           xi CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION                                                                                1 Background of the Study                                                                                           1 Statement […]

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CORPORATE PLANNING AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES (SMES) (A STUDY OF DE-PIUDENTCOM AND MULTICOM CONCEPTS NIGERIA LIMITED ENUGU)

CHAPTER   ONE: Introduction BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Planning is an inescapable  part of all rational human activity. Since  business is one of those rational human activities, planning is of great importance to ensure efficiency in the discharge of business responsibilities. Apart from being one of the basic  elements of  management, planning has an aspect, which […]

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ASSESSMENT OF ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET ON THE SUSTAINABILITY OF SELECTED SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN SOUTH-EAST, NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Interest in the functioning of the human mind can be traced back to Plato and Aristotle who dealt with issues of perception and motivation. While the Greeks may have contemplated the human condition, the modern study of the human mind can be traced back to Sigmund Freud (1900) […]

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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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THE ROLE OF NATIONAL DIRECTORATE OF EMPLOYMENT AND SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISES IN REDUCING UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE ECONOMY

CHAPTER ONE 1.1   INTRODUCTION The population of every economy is divided into two categories, the economically active and the economically inactive. The economically active population (labor force) or working population refers to the population that is willing and able to work; including those actively engaged in the production of goods and services (employed) and those […]

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THE FAILURE OF SMALL-SCALE BUSINESS IN NIGERIA: CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS (A STUDY OF SELECTED COMPANIES IN ENUGU, STATE)

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY For many years now, most organizations especially those in Enugu State may have been subjected to incompetence, unprofitability and unproductivity following the inabilities of the managements of such enterprises to determine the causes of the failure of such enterprises.   It was Iwejuo (2002:18) that maintains that […]

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THE EMPOWERING OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – A STUDY OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN LAGOS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   1.1       BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY There is no doubt that small and medium scale enterprises constitute the real fabric of a nation’s economy. Ever since the country’s (Political) independence, this has been so, and even today the entire economic system is exclusively held in place by small and medium scale […]

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SMALL-SCALE INDUSTRIES AS A CATALYST TO RURAL ECONOMIC EMANCIPATION (A STUDY OF AROCHUKWU AND OHAFIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

TABLE OF CONTENTS Content                                                           Page Title                                                                 i Certification                                                     ii Dedication                                                       iii Acknowledgement                                            iv Abstract                                                           v-vi Table of Content                                              vii-viii   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   Background of the Study                                         1-9 1.2   Statement of Problem                                              9-10 1.3   Objective of the Study                                              10 1.4   Research Question                                                   10-11 1.5   Research Hypothesis                                                       11-12 1.6   Significance of the Study                                         12 […]

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PROSPECTS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES UNDER THE MICROFINANCE PROGRAMME OF THE PRESENT ADMINISTRATION

ABSTRACT This study is basically concerned with the analysis of the prospects of small and medium scale enterprises under the microfinance regime of the present government.  The attempts made by various personalities and institutions towards explaining the concept was given proper attention.  Moving ahead, the researcher in his efforts aimed at carrying out a paper […]

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