Effect of Slum on Property Values in Nigeria

Effect of Slum on Property Values in Nigeria (A Case Study Aguowa in Enugu, Enugu State)

History of Recognition of Slum

The history of recognition of slum and blighted environment became very pronounced with the introduction in Britain of the town and country planning act of 1944. Historically, there are other environmental degradation which relate to slum and therefore ought to be mentioned while discussing slum. These include blight, twilight areas and obsolescence.

OBSOLESCENCE

The word obsolescence comes from the Latin word “obsolescence” to grow old. For a building may be obsolete in the context of one time and place but not in another. The causes of obsolescence are divers and may be grouped into three categories but for the purpose of this work, the researcher has to be brief. They are physical, functional and economic physical obsolescence. This is the easiest to appreciate and relate to the wear and tear on the fabrics of a building.   Read More »

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Impact of Co-Operative Organization in the Economic Development

Impact of Co-Operative Organization (Multi-Purpose) in the Economic Development of Enugu State. (A Case Study of Enugu Metropolis)

Literature Review

2.1     Historical Background

Co-operative organization has become a house-hold name in Nigeria because people get essential commodities and their products easily without being cheated through the services of co-operative organization.

According to Agubike, Co-operative is a voluntary association of persons for the satisfaction of their economic needs.

Co-operative organization has existed even in the ancient world. The ancient people had joint action and mutual aid they had their own customary arrangement for security assistance from neighbors. Their assistance include joint savings and lending, joint possession of crops and animals and joint management.

They developed so many methods of mutual assistance to each other, which was of their custom, and tradition and this is by the authority of the elders. Read More »

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Impact of Employees Participation in Decision Making and Organisational Productivity

Impact of Employees Participation in Decision Making and Organisational Productivity (A Case Study of Anammco Company Enugu)

Chapter Three

Research Design and Methodology

Research Design

The research design used in any study is determined by the nature of the research problems and by the objectives of the study.

As this study is focused at investigating productivity using Enugu, the use of descriptive survey method is considered logically sound, library techniques is also adopted.

AREA OF THE STUDY

The research is to be carried out at Anamco Company, Enugu.  This company is situated along Emene road Enugu, Enugu State is one of the states in Eastern Region of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and it is encapsulated with the following neighbouring state, Ebonyi State, Anambra, Imo and Abia state respectively. Read More »

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Impact of Foreign Debt Management on Nigerian Economy

Impact of Foreign Debt Management on Nigerian Economy

The Evolution of Nigeria’s External Debt Management

External debt management refers to the establishment of the conditions of issue and redemption of foreign loans. It follows that debt itself is not evil but lack of optimal utilization of externally derived fund should be associated with proper debt management and servicing problem (Mutallab, 1984). In other words, it is not wrong to be a debtor; after all there is no country in the world as a whole that is self-sufficient and so countries engage in trade with one another in order to acquire what is lacking in their country. This trade between countries renders a country indebted to one another. Read More »

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Impact of Human Resource Management on Total Quality Management

Impact of Human Resource Management on Total Quality Management. Case Study, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital

Abstract

In the service industry, the success or failure of the organisation depends on how they fulfill consumers’ needs and wants. The main purpose of this study is to determine the impact human resource management on total quality management. This study in an assessment of the purpose used deductive approach in which qualitative and quantitative surveys were carried out on the employees and patients in the U.I.T.H. The survey was intended to get their responses on what they feel about the quality of services they get from the hospital. In this light, the study sets to identify the perception of employees and patients about the implementation of TQM by HRM.

A sample size of 100 respondents comprising both in and outpatients was chosen from  whom information to measure their perception about services quality in the UITH as a result of impact of human resource management on total quality management were captured. Similarly, a sample of 50 staffers of the institution was also selected to elicit data on the views of employees towards the implementation of total quality management through human resource management. A biased sample of one hundred patients, i.e. fifty in and out patients was selected until the desired sample size is reached depending on the condition and disposition of the patients. While fifty staffers were randomly selected from the staff population. Simple random sampling involves selecting cases (staffers) until the desired sample size is reached. Read More »

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The Impact of Oil Industry on the Performance of Economic Growth in Nigeria

The Impact of Oil Industry on the Performance of Economic Growth in Nigeria (1970 – 2000)

Research Design and Methodology

Methodology

This research is designed specifically to measure the relative effect of oil industry on the economic development in Nigeria.

It focuses on the model adopted in the estimation and description of the instrument used for the presentation and analysis of the data. Consequently, the study depended on secondary data for an in-depth study and analysis   of the data collected, the common structural patterns have firmly been established on the basis of analytical, statistical and econometric techniques, and testing of the relationship on aggregate oil output-revenue and its selected indicator, GDP. Read More »

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Impact of Poor Revenue Generation On The Development Of Local Government Areas

Impact of Poor Revenue Generation On The Development Of Local Government Areas.  (A Case Study of Umuahia North Local Government)

The Implication of Revenue Generation on the Development of Local Government Areas

Local government as the grassroots level deserves serious attention from the federal government so as to be able to deliver essential services to the rural communities. It is in recognition of this fact that the 1976 reforms gave local government the constitutional recognition of a third tier of government. The local government was vested with the power and the responsibilities of providing essential services to the rural communities which would help to make life more meaningful thereby curbing rural-urban migration.

Within the Nigerian political system, local government constitutes the most variable instrument for effecting a viable and sustainable rural transformation. Read More »

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Impact of Small and Medium Scale Industries on the Economic Growth of Nigeria

Impact of Small and Medium Scale Industries on the Economic Growth of Nigeria (1986 – 2010)

Literature Review

Theoretical Literature

Historical facts show that prior to the 19th century, cottage industries, mostly small scale industries controlled the economy of Europe. The industrial revolution changed the status and introduced mass production. The twin oil shocks during the 1970’s undermined the mass production model, which triggered the unexpected reappraisal of the role and importance of small sized industries in the global economy. Findings, by economist over the years show that small firms and entrepreneurship play very significant role in economic growth and development.

The history of indigenous business in Nigeria is same as that of small scale and medium scale. Theoretically, business s we know is said to stem the theory of “Laissez faire” capitalism propounded by Adams Smith in 1776 (John, 1999). Read More »

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Impact of Supervision of Effective Bank Management

Impact of Supervision of Effective Bank Management (A Case Study of Uba Plc, Main Branch, Station Road, Enugu)

Literature Review

In this chapter, opinions of experts and scholars on what supervision entails is reviewed.

The following sub-headings have been chosen for a clear direction of the work.

Concepts and purpose of supervision

Organization and management strategies of banks

Developing effectiveness in supervision

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Impact of the Oil Sector on the Nigerian Economy

Impact of the Oil Sector on the Nigerian Economy (A Case Study of Delta State)

Review of the Related Literature

In the process of reviewing past studies on the impact of crude oil on the Nigerian economy. There is the need to make certain classifications.

Nigeria as pointed out in the industry chapter is a member of OPEC and a major oil exporter in the world. The nation is also a developing country based on the fact that natural and human resources abound for development; if effectively and efficiently managed.

If the above characteristics of the nation in taken into cognizance; a through review can be carried out. This is because these have been studies on “developing oil-exporting countries.” Read More »

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