Corporate Governance Indicators and Firm Value

Corporate Governance Indicators and Firm Value

Corporate Governance Practices

There are many definitions of corporate governance. Tricker (2000) defined it as “essentially the exercise of power over the modern corporation (large and small), holding company and subsidiary, listed and private.” In other words, Corporate Governance describes the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented) in a company. Hereby, private institutions conduct their affairs, manage resources, and guarantee the realization of peoples’ rights. Good governance accomplishes this in a manner essentially free of abuse and corruption, and with due regard to process, procedure and for the rule of law. [Read more…]

Implications of Audit and Quality Assurance in Government Establishment

Implications of Audit and Quality Assurance in Government Establishment Issues, Challenges and Strategies

Abstract

This study has x-rayed the effect of Audit and quality assurance in government establishment which is the responsibility of auditors in auditing public establishments and its issues, challenges and strategies. The study explains the diagnostic role and importance of audit (auditor) in government establishment. The study also brought to limelight the views of other auditors of both local and international level. Questionnaire method was used to collect data. Testing the hypothesis, four hypothesis were formulated to serve as a guild to make a better conclusion at the end of study. The formulated hypothesis was tested using chi-square test formula. Conclusion it was observed that, there are positive implications of audit and quality assurance in government establishment likewise issues, challenges and strategies are to be observed.   [Read more…]

Effectiveness of Budget and Budgetary Control in the Local Government System

 Effectiveness of Budget and Budgetary Control in the Local Government System With Reference To Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State

Abstract

Budget and budgetary control is very crucial to the effective planning and control in an organization, this is because Government at any level announces their budget before the beginning of every financial year, they state the objectives they anticipate to attain the objectives. In the statement of the problems, the study focused on the attempt to investigate budget and budgetary control in the local Government, it tends to discover how local government can make use of a prepared budget to achieve effective and efficient result and the budgetary techniques that can result effectively. [Read more…]

Effect of Company Income Tax on Investment Decisions

Effect of Company Income Tax on Investment Decisions. (A Study of Coca-Cola Aba in Abia State)

Review of Related Literature

This chapter is designed to present an extensive review of related literature on the subject matter, effect of company income tax on investment decision of company. This will provide a theoretical framework of the study. The review is presented in section for ease of understanding and simplicity. [Read more…]

Relevance of Internal Control in E-Banking System

The Relevance of Internal Control in E-Banking System

Introduction

General Description of the Study

It has been interesting to note that our economy of recent times in replete with various kind of business. The researcher deems this fact as unstable economy, considering the scope of business venture particularly in E-banking system. The concept of electronic money in Nigeria was introduced in 1990 when the central bank of Nigeria (CBN) gave approval to them. The active users of E-banking system use it because it is convenient, easy to use, saves time and meet their transaction needs (Adesina and Ayo, 2010) with the adoption of E-banking customers have been encouraged to use banking services more effectively. [Read more…]

Usefulness of Data Base in Financial Institution

The Usefulness of Data Base in Financial Institution

Abstract

 This project work is aimed to reveal the usefulness of database in financial institution which will store all relevant information of all its work, process necessary document retrieved, edit and update information concerning worker and customers. [Read more…]

Agricultural Finance Development Problems and Prospects: Role of Central Bank of Nigeria

Agricultural Finance Development Problems and Prospects: Role of Central Bank of Nigeria Plc

Proposal

The role of Central Bank of Nigeria in Agricultural Finance Development, problems and Prospects.

This topic provides for conceptual frame work of the role played by CBN in the development of Agricultural sector of the Nigeria economy as the primary purpose. The secondary purpose is to assess the performance of the policies and programs of the CBN to the development of Agricultural financing in particular and Agricultural development in general. [Read more…]

Training and Development on Employee Performance and Productivity

Training and Development on Employee Performance and Productivity in Zenith Bank Nigeria Plc, Umuahia Branch

Abstract

According to Abah, (2000) Employees are major assets of any organization. The active role they play towards a company’s success cannot be underestimated. As a result, equipping these unique assets through effective training becomes imperative in order to maximize the job performance. Also position them to take on the challenges of the today’s competitive business climate. Although extensive research has been conducted in the area of Human Research Management, the same cannot be said on employee training especially as it concerns developing countries. [Read more…]

The Impact of Monetary Policy on Economic Growth in Nigeria

 The Impact of Monetary Policy on Economic Growth in Nigeria

Literature Review

Definition of Monetary Policy

Several authors have defined monetary policy in different ways. However, some of these definitions are reviewed below.

According to Uzoaga (1981), monetary policy is the management of the expansion and contraction of the volume of money in circulation for the specific purpose of achieving certain declared national objectives.

G Ranlett (1965) from his own perspective defined monetary policy as the deliberate management of the money supply for the explicit purpose of attaining a specific objective or set of objectives. [Read more…]

Role of Budgeting In the Public Sector of the Nigeria Economy

Role of Budgeting In the Public Sector of the Nigeria Economy (A Case Study of Nkanu West Local Government Area)

Administration of Budgets

When budgets are prepared but not implemented, or administrated, then it is better not to prepare it.  In line with the above statement, Hongren (1988) captured the need for budget administration in the quotation below.

“Budgets help, managers, but budgets need help –manage your budget, do not let your budget manage you.

Budgets should not be prepared in the first place if they are ignored buried to be filed, or improperly interpreted”. [Read more…]