The Impact of Decentralization of Authority in Industrial Management A Case Study of National Electric Power Authority in Anambra State
The politics of Revenue allocation in Nigeria, 1946 - 2002 were
' examined. It was discovered that "New Federalism" operating in Nigeria has
two principal implications, which Nigerian Government must, fully
addressed. First, there is the increased dependency of the sub-national
centers of government on the federal government for fiscal resources to
enable them discharge their functions. Second, there appear to be some
doubt whether the constituent units are now operating as co-ordinates of
central government or as appendages of unitary administration.
The federal government could possibly justify its retention of more
fiscal resources by pointing to the fact that the scope and magnitude of its
activities have increased substantially in recent years. The assumptions of
these responsibilities have by no means lessened the financial burden of the
lower tiers. This is because they still have to contend with the problems of
infrastructures and the transformation of their rural economies.
The politics of Revenue allocation in Nigeria, 1946 - 2002 were examined. It was discovered that "New Federalism" operating in Nigeria has two principal implications, which Nigerian Government must, fully addressed. First, there is the increased dependency of the sub-national centers of government on the federal government for fiscal resources to enable them discharge their functions. Second, there appear to be some doubt whether the constituent units are now operating as co-ordinates of central government or as appendages of unitary administration.
There is no organization that can survive for a long time without a
maintenance culture and local government as a public sector, is not an exception. The level of dilapidated, linking roofs and deterioration of buildings like administrative blocks, education unit blocks and agricultural unit. blocks calls for urgent attention (Nwankwo, 1998). Also decay of infrastructures and
equipments like motor vehicles, Tractors, Bucker loaders, Bulidozers, Grader,
Tipper, excavator, crane, overhead tank, tap, tables type-writer, computer
system, refrigerator and steel carbonate need concerted effort to improve their
Impact of Decentralization of Authority in Field Administration A Case Study of National Directorate of Employment (N.D.E.) Anambra State
Agricultural Development Projects: A Case Study of Cassava Yams, Poultry and Fishery Farms at Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area, Imo State
The government of most underdeveloped countries in the world, including Nigeria, have, for better for worse, adopted programmes of heavy and increasing government spending.
A Critical Analysis of the 1988 Civil Service Reform as it Affects the Imo State Civil Service Commission
The governments of most underdeveloped coumtries in the world, including Nigeria have , for better or worse, adopted programmes of heavy and increasing government spending. To this end, therefore, government decided to source more forms of revenue generation by introducing personal income taxation.
It has been expanded by scholars such as Rudin Hargreaves, lewis, Kofele Kule and Evans that Cameroon as a nation with a complex historical background was administered first by Germans 1884-1914 and followed by Anglo_French Trusteeship Joint Venture 1916-1960.
This research is aimed at finding why the university of nigeria cannot absorb and upgrade some of its staff who have returned to the service of the university after their training. In order to find explanation to this problem we went into the evaluation of manpower planning in the University of nigeria nsukkka.
Motivation is of enormous importance with regard to enhancing performance in organization. It is mostly used in organizations to increase job performance and consequently job satisfaction among workers. The activities of any organization are determined by the human resources of that organization. If the human resources are not well managed and maintained, it will have a disadvantageous effect on that organization. Local government system in Nigeria is an Organization where workers employed are not committed to the organizational set goals and objectives due to lack of motivation, rather they indulged in indisciplinary act like lateness to work, unwillingness to work, ghost workers etc which led to low performance within the local government system. This study assessed the impact of motivation on performance in Nigeria local Governments: A study of local governments in Abia state. 580 respondents from six local governments across the three senatorial zones in Abia state was used for the study. Relevant literature of erudite scholars were reviewed, the study adopted Abraham Maslow needs theory as a theoretical framework. Hypotheses formulated were carried out in order to generate data from the study area. Chi square was used to test the three hypotheses. The result obtained from the analysis showed that there exist a significant relationship between motivation and performance. The findings of the study reveals that poor motivation of workers hinders their performance. The researcher recommends that all local government system in Nigeria should motivate its staff with good incentives like promotion, training, medical facilities, good housing etc in order to increase their level of performance towards achievement of organizational goals.
Corporate social responsibility, which is the set standard adopted by companies to positively impact on the society has the potential to contribute to poverty reduction and sustainable development in the world. With the advent of economic globalization, firms no longer act as independent entities without regarding the interest of the general public. States, civil societies and businesses among others, are now considered the key agents of sustainable development; and business has become more successful and seems to be playing a leadership role. The objective of this thesis is to therefore to examined the Corporate social responsibility of MTN and Glo in Anambra and Enugu States from (2003- 2013). In the light of the above, the study specifically examined why the MTN and Glo companies engage in corporate social responsibility, the impact of MTN and Glo corporate social responsibility on the stakeholders in Anambra and Enugu States and how MTN and Glo can enhance their corporate social responsibility in order to achieve greater stakeholder’ satisfaction in Anambra and Enugu States. Data collected for this study are from both primary and secondary sources Primary data were obtained from pretested questionnaire administered to 250 respondents in Anambra and Enugu states of Nigeria using both stratified and purposive sampling technique. Data was analyzed using chi- square. The analysis of data and the interpretation of results reveal that the corporate social responsibility activities of MTN and Glo have impacted positively on stakeholders in the states; although the awareness level is still low. The study however concluded that the corporate social responsibility activities of MTN and Glo are relatively inadequate in the states when considered from the enormous profit generated by the companies in the states.
The study examined the Prison Reforms and management in Nigeria and its impact on the welfare of inmates with emphasis on Enugu prison. Nigerian prisons under the military leadership lost its correctional values and become more or less a miniature hell and far from what is obtained in a modern society. The state of the prisons attracted both national and international condemnation and upon the advent of the fourth Republic, the Federal Government in 2001 initiated a Reform roadmap for Nigerian prisons. Prison congestion was identified as the bedrock of the prison crisis. In this regard, the problem became how to identify among the various reform programmes, the one that most positively impacted the inmates, particularly Enugu prison inmates. The data for the study were generated from primary and secondary sources. From the data generated, the study discovered that the reform programmes to a large extent positively impacted the prison authority and the inmates, particularly Enugu prison inmates. The study concluded that caution should be taken against corruption which is the bane of development in Nigeria and recommended retraining of Nigerian police, crime prevention, community service among others as ways of sustaining the reform programmes.
Multinational Corporations are now globally accepted business firms which have adopted various cultures and take responsibility for their host communities socially. The appraisal of multinational corporation to the contribution of community development became necessary to evaluate the extent of exploration carried out by multinational corporations in Nigeria. The study investigated Oil Exploitation by Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited and socio-economic activities of the people of Akwa Ibom State, 2000-2014. The study adopted Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as it theoretical framework of analysis. Corporate Social Responsibility is seen as a continuing commitment by business to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as the local community. It is one of the newest management strategies where companies try to create a positive impact on the society while doing business. Data for the study were gathered through primary and secondary sources. The research findings based on our empirical investigation revealed among others that available social development indicators in Akwa Ibom State point to inadequate, unavailable, and poor quality infrastructure and social services, from water to telecommunication, the historical neglect of the region’s development poses a steep barrier to attaining socio-economic transformation . The study recommended among others that government should provide adequate mechanism that would monitored the activities of the oil companies in the area. The affected communities should be provided with an alternative livelihood since their environment has been devastated due to oil companies activities.