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Nigeria Journal of Management Sciences (NJMS), Benue State University

Nigeria Journal of Management Sciences (NJMS)



Examining Sexual Harassment Experiences in the Ghanaian Work Environment: Behavioral Responses and Effects on both Women and Men Josephine Ganu, Ph.D and Peter Agyekum Boateng, MBA 1
Gender Difference and Entrepreneurs Performance Level: The Nigerian Perspective Sam B.A. Tende, Ph.D 13
The Role of Entrepreneurial Orientation on Entrepreneurial Innovativeness in Small and Medium Scale Entreprises In Lagos Metropolis. AKANBI, Paul Ayobami 28
The Role of Women in the Development of Small Scale Businesses in Benue State-Nigeria Wombo, Dinnah Ngovenda and Sev, Joseph Teryima 42
An Examination of the Role of Diversity on Organisational Commitment Owoseni, Omosolape Olakitan 49
The Impact of Human Resource Management on the productivity of employees: A Comparative Analysis of the private and public sector in Cameroon Abangma James Arrey, Ph.D. and Ochugudu, Achoda Ipuele, Ph.D and Ayuk Priciline Bessem 59
An Appraisal of the Marketing Strategies Adopted by Mobile Service Providers in Nigeria Emerole, G. A. Ph.D and Edeoga, G.I. 72
The Impact of Service Quality on Customer Loyalty in the Nigerian Mobile Telecommunication Industry Ode, Egena 81
The Effects of Product Line Extension on Customer Retention in Fast Moving Consumer Goods Adeyeye, Tolulope Charles 91
Corporate Governance, Capital Structure and Firm Performance in Nigeria Iorpev, Luper and Kwanum, Isaac. M 102
Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Growth in the Nigerian Economy: The Foods and Beverages Sector in Perspective. Barde B.E. Ph.D 114
Effects of Working Capital Management Polices on the Financial Performance of Cement Companies Listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange Paul Aondona Angahar Ph.D and Agbo Alematu (Mrs) 124
Rethinking Voluntary Sustainability Reporting: An IFRS Framework for Monitoring Environmental Behavior of Global Firms Onoja, Anthony 136
Earnings Management and Value Relevance of Accounting Information: An Empirical Review Agbo, Alematu (Mrs.) 147
Assessment of the Contributions of Capital Market to Economic Growth in Nigeria: A VECM Approach. Andohol Jerome Ph.D and Gbahabo Paul 160
Banks' Credit and Economic Performance in Developing Nations: Empirical Evidence from the Production Sector of the Nigerian Economy. Eleje, Edward Ogbonnia Ph.D and Ani Wilson Ph.D 172
The 2005 Bank Consolidation and the Performance of the Manufacturing Sector in Nigeria. Okwori, Joseph 187
Assessment of Economic Reforms in Nigeria: The New Contributory Pension Reform In Perspective Rotimi Mathew Ekundayo and Fashagba Matthew Olasehinde 197
Oil Production and Rentierism in Nigeria: A Retrospective Analysis (1958-1989). Ibrahim Yusuf-Didamson and Idoko Ahmed Itodo 205
Determinants of Traffic Congestion in the Metropolis of Douala: The Cyclical trap of Urban Growth with Monocentricity Assc. Prof. Njimanted, Godfrey Forgha, Ph.D and Mbohjim Othniel Mobit 218
Economic and Socio-cultural Implications of divorce in the coastal region of Mtwara Mikindani Municipality-Tanzania Doki Naomi Onyeje Ph.D, John Chrisostom Pesha and Gilbert A. Msangi 232
The Role of Government in Promoting Sustainable Environmental Management practices in Cameroon Fuamenya, A. Francis, Ph.D and Ochugudu, A. Ipuele, Ph.D 245
The Impact of Trade Policies on the International Trade of Nigeria Onwusiribe Ndubuisi C. and Ayogu Deborah Uche 255
Female Genital Mutilation: A Cultural Practice or an Act of Violence Against Women? Nkongho Elizabeth 265
Regional Economic Integration amidst Globalization Challenges: An Introspective Analysis of Central Africa. Martin Sango Ndeh, Ph.D 274
The Impact of Downsizing on Organisational Performance. Utor, Victor and Mtswenem, Paul Shimadoo 287
The Role of Human Resource Managers in Enhancing Performance in Manufacturing Organisations. Sev Joseph Teryima Ph.D, Abanyam Emmanuel Igbawase and Wombo Dinnah293
Effect of Mergers and Acquisitions on Nigerian Banks' Liquidity Patience Ote Ola 304


Developing Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) in the South West Region of Cameroon: Problems and Perspectives Francis A. Fuamenya1
Entrepreneurial Development: A Strategy Influencing Rural Economic Growth Olowofeso, Edamisan13
Qualitative Assessment of the Challenges of Small and Medium Scale Entreprises in Nigeria. Avanenge Faajir, Ph.D, Nuhu Sunday Jika And Ana V. Ugba22
Determinants of Profitability and Growth of Micro and Medium Scale Agribusiness Enterprises In Abia State, Nigeria Fashina, Adebisi A; Onwusiribe, Ndubuisi C and Emerole, Ahamuefula G30
Effects of Pay Disparity on the Performance of Commercial Bank Employees in Nigeria: A Study of Union and Diamond Banks Plc Paschal-Adighije Jane Nkechi and Emerole Gideon Ahamefula39
Interrogating the Strategic Relevance of Information Communication Technology (ICT) Adoption In Nigerian Banks Ochugudu Achoda Ipuele, Ph.D50
Effects of Micro-finance Bank Credit Facility on Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) Sales Volume in Makurdi Metropolis Neji, Matthew Terzungwe and Adagba, David Teryisa63
Effects of Cash and Material Management on the Performance of Agribusiness Enterprises In Imo State, Nigeria Etuh, Sunday P., Lekan, Akomolafe and Onwusiribe, Ndubuisi C73
Effects of Staff Recruitment and Selection Models on Labour Turnover in the Media Industry: A Case of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria Ukonu, Ifeanyichukwu Ojeka80
The Impact of On-The-Job Training on Organizational Performance, Growth and Development Edwin Ode Ogaga, Ph.D 95
Impact of Inadequate Power Supply on the Performance of Small and Medium Manufacturing Enterprises in Kano Metropolis Akorga, Mamkpega Clement, Dewua, Philip and Kureve, Luper Kelvin102
Determinants of Customers Satisfaction in the Fast Food Industry in Eastern Part of Nigeria Egbule A. C. Solomon, Igweh Florence Konye and Igbesi Emeka F.116
Perfecting a Marketing Plan for Small Scale Business Enterprises in Nigeria Dennis Ayaga, Ph.D 127
Determinants of Capital Structure Decisions of Nigerian Listed Manufacturing Firms Paul Aondona Angahar, Ph.D, Kasimu Abudu and Umoh Aniebo Justin 132
Determinants of Financial Performance of Listed Agricultural Firms in Nigeria Modibbo Abubakar and Ndagisalihu 145
Enhancing Accountability through Budget Monitoring and Evaluation at the Local Government Setting in Nigeria Paul Aondona Angahar, Ph.D 157
Effect of Liquidity Management on Corporate Profitability of Listed Industrial Goods Firms in Nigeria Patience Ote Ola and Agbo Henry Onyike164
Cost Benefit Analysis and Measuring Private Returns to Investment on Medical Doctor's Education and Training in Nigeria N waorgu, Innocent Augustine Ph.D 172
Youth Unemployment in Nigeria: Study of Makurdi Metropolis Benue State Fanen Anande-Kur and John O. Igoli 182
Assessing the Nexus Between Triple Bottom Line Reporting and Sustainability Reporting and Social Impacts of Organizations Iorun, Justin Iorakpen188
Effect of Treasury Single Account on Budget Implementation in Nigeria: Content Analysis Perspective. Nwaorgu, Innocent Augustine Ph.D and Nnubia, Innocent Chukwuebuka200
Taxation and its Contribution to Economic Growth of Nigeria: A Time Series Analysis Pavtar, Agi 208
Effects of Accounting Ethics on Audit Quality: A Literature Review Jacob O. Ame (FCA, Ph.D) 218
Determinants of Corporate Social Responsibility of Nigerian Listed Non-Financial Firms Kajola Sunday O, Ph.D 226
Impact of Agriculture Value Added on the Growth of Nigerian Economy Simeon T. Asom and Victor Ushahembaijirshar 238
Transformation of Agricultural Education in Nigeria: Implication for Food Security Adama, I. J. Ph.D and Ohwofasa, B.O. 246
Impact of Budgeting on Educational Growth in Nigeria: A Study of Wukari Local Government Area, Taraba State, Nigeria Eche, Emmanuel, Adi, Daniel and Emmanuel Wunuji257
Globalisation and the Openness of the Nigerian Economy: A Case for Production Expansion Joseph Okwori, Ph.D and John Abu 268
The Impact of Infrastructure Development on Economic Growth in Nigeria Ogbaro, Eyitayo Oyewunmi and Omotoso, Damilola Christiana 279
Socio-Economic and Demographic Characteristics of People Living with HIV in Benue State: Evidence from Four Local Government Areas Samuel Ogo Ominyi, Ph.D286
Effects of Globalization on Management Education in Nigeria Bemaa, Terkura Titus 295
Assessment of Entrepreneurial Competencies of Benue State University Students Clement C. M. Ajekwe; Adzor Ibiamke 304
The Efcacy of Corporate Governance Mechanisms on Earnings Management: Evidence From Manufacturing Firms Listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Emmanuel Igbawase Abanyam 317


Foreign Capital Flows and Industrial Development in Nigeria. Olalekan Victor Daniyan, Ayodele Kolade, and Terkura Titus Bemaa Oreoluwa Kehinde Daniyan1
Organisational Commitment: The Roles of Employee Cynicism and Job Stress Owoseni, Omosolape Olakitan, Ph.D15
The Role of Employees' Benefits as a Motivational Tool in Enhancing Productivity among Higher Institutions in Cameroon: A Study of the University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon Francis A. Fuamenya, Ph.D24
Justifying the Performance Improvement Paradigm using Strategic Management Hypothesis in Manufacturing Organizations Ochugudu Achoda Ipuele, Ph.D37
Exploring the Adequacy of Leadership in Facilitating and Effecting Change. Ukonu, Ifeanyichukwu Ojeka Obi, Chinwendu Vera, Edeoga, Georgina I., and Prof. Emerole, Gideon A.51
Effect of Privatisation on the Performance of manufacturing Organisations. Utor, Victor, Dewua, Philip, Mtswenem, Paul Shimadoo63
Human Resource Management in Nigeria Public Sector Organization: A Case Study of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Nigeria. Ndubuisi Uchechukwu and Otusile Elizabeth74
Towards a Valid Measurement of Industrial Democracy for Employee Satisfaction. Edwin Ode Ogaga Ph.D82

Human Resource Development Practices and Organizational Commitment in Nigerian Manufacturing Sector. Ovini Oshiole Pogoson, Ugbomhe .O. Ughbomhe Ph.D and Aguwamba, Sunday M. (Ph.D)


Effects of Inventory Management on Corporate Profitability: A Study of 7up th Bottling Company Plc, 9 Mile Plc, Enugu Plant. Shakpande Comfort, Adagba, David Teryisa

Impact of Emotional Intelligence on the Promotion Factor of Job Satisfaction among Nursing Professionals in Hospitals within Jos Metropolis, Nigeria 2 Priscilla Swatdunio Mshellia and Bello Sabo & Kabiru Jinjiri Ringim,113
Achieving Youths Economic self-reliance through Youth Entrepreneurship Education in Nigerian Madza, Mark Aondona and Akpera, Dinah Mgushir120
Correlational Analysis of Workers Extra-Role Behaviour and Organizational Socialization: A Study of Road Passenger Transport Operators in Umuahia, Abia State Assoc. Prof. Ikechukwu Dialoke and Edeh Friday Ogbu128
Influence of Product Knowledge on Consumers' Perception of Quality of Local Brands of Portland Cement in Nigeria Richard Jimin Agema142

Determinants of Mathematics Achievement among Female Mathematics Students in Tertiary Institutions in Delta State. Agboma Dennis, Egbule A. C. Solomon

The Dynamics of Money supply and Inflation in Nigeria Osemene Florence Ph.D, Adekunle Ahmed, Gbadebo Adedeji, Oyeleye Funke161

Perception on Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standard for SMEs in Nigeria. Iorpev, Luper and Agbo, Alematu

Board Diversity and Financial Performance: Evidence from Nigerian Firms Akhalumeh, Paul Ph.D, Ohiokha, Friday Ph.D and Ireghan, Muktar181
A Review of the Impact of Sustainability Reporting on Corporate Performance in Nigeria Ephraim Aondoakaa Kwaghfan, Ph. D, FCA. and Isaac Mbanongun Kwanum193
Board of Governance and Credit Risk Management of Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria Hauwa Sanusi Junaid and Modibbo Abubakar204
Public Expenditure: Implication on Economic Growth in Nigeria (1990-2014) Paul Aondona Angahar, PhD and Jacob Sesugh Angahar219

A Comparative Analysis of Personal Income Tax Act 2004 and 2011: Effects on Personal Income of Employees in Nigeria. Nwarogu, Innocent Augustine Ph.D

Audit Reputation and Market Valuation of Listed Firms in Nigeria Patience Ote Ola and Nnubia, Innocent Chukwuebuka.240
ffect of Corporate Governance on the Dividend Policy of Firms in Nigeria Nwarogu, Innocent Augustine Ph.D249
Accountability and Transparency as a tool for Enhancing Better Work Environment Emmanuel Igbawase Abanyam258
Developing Environmental Taxation in Cameroon: Practice-Problems & Perspectives Francis A. Fuamenya, Ph.D267
Managers' Opportunistic Behaviour and Operating Cashflows: Evidence from Nigeria Alematu Agbo (Mrs) Ph.D281
The Relevance of Capital Structure on Corporate Performance: A Study of Selected Quoted Manufacturing Companies in Nigeria (2004-2013) Aime Tile Emmanuel and Yakubu, Susan Erdoo289
Effect of Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme Fund on Agricultural Development in Nigeria Fanen Anande-kur MSc, MBA301
Determinants of Dividend Policy of Nigerian Breweries Gbegi, Daniel Orsar, Ph.D and Pavtar, Augustine Agir312
Impact of Deposit Money Banks Credit on the Performance of Agricultural Sector Simeon T. Asom and Victor Ushahemba Ijirshar331
Impact of Interest and Exchange Rates on Nigeria Manufacturing Sector Eche, Emmanuel, Sunday Aboh Okoh and Helen Douglas342
Theories of Corporate Executive Fraud Clement C.M. Ajekwe, Adzor Ibiamke349
Credit Financing and Small and Medium Enterprises in Nigeria Oladotun Larry, Anifowose and Taiwo Akinyemi, Ayedun367




Effective Management during Recession    
Egberi Agbarha Kelvin and Eruteya Ernest Ejiro
Social Relevance and Integration as Predictors of Profitability among Selected Five-Star Hotels in Nigeria     
Kwahar Nguwasen and Onov Philip A.
Effect of Environmental Factors on Business Performance     
Adagba, David Teryisa and Shakpande Comfort
Impact of Organizational Conflict on Employees Performance: Evidence from Dangote Cement Plc, Gboko Plant Dr.     
Edwin O. Ogaga
Effect of Sub-Contracting on the Profitability of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMES): Empirical Evidence from Selected Enterprises in Benue State     
Diaka Sarah Hembadoon, Anza Calvin Nyianshima and Isichei Ejikeme Emmanuel
Effective Management of Flooding In Nigeria (A Study of Selected Communities in Anambra State)     
Dr. Mrs. Ezezue Bernadine Oluchi, Dr. Mrs Agha Nancy Chinwe, Mr. Ndieze James and Rachel Serieke Dickson, PhD
Effect of Total Quality Management on the Performance of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Nigeria     
Prof. G. Emereole Ph.D, Chukwu Bonaventure B.Sc, M.Sc and Nwaoligbo Victoria C
Relationship between Strategic Human Resource Management and Knowledge Management Practices in Selected Fast Moving Consumers Goods (FMCG) Industries in Nigeria     
Dr. Edward G. Eromafuru, Egbule A. C. Solomon and Bridget Ibobo
A Comparative Analysis of the Effect of Transformational and Transactional Leadership on Employee Performance in Manufacturing Companies     
Ogbe Abel l. O. and Dr. Dedekuma S. E.
Interrogating the Nexus between Training and Development and organisational Performance in Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria     
Joseph Teryima Sev and Emakwu John
Creating a Culture of Performance in Organizations through Organizational Change: An Empirical Study     
Nwamaka P. Ibeme (Ph.D)


Effect of Forensic Accounting Evidence on Litigation Services in the Nigerian Judicial System     
Daniel Orsaa Gbegi Ph.D and Ezekiel Habila
Stakeholders' Perception on Resolving a Deterministic Budget Benchmark in Nigeria: A Case for Tax Based Budgeting     
U. I. Mafiana, Phd, CNA and E. Jeroh, Phd, ACA
Firm Characteristics, CEO Characteristics Andthe Adoption of Management Accounting Tehniques by One-Man Owned Furniture Companies in Nigeria     
Alexander Olawumi Dabor and Eguasa Beauty Ekiomado (PhD)
Personal Income Tax and the Performance of Internally Generated Revenue in Benue State – Nigeria     
Tyoakosu, Simon Aondoakaa and Awuhe, Patrick Orbanga
Effect of Firm Characteristics on Environmental Reporting Practices of Listed Manufacturing Firms in Nigeria     
Uyagu David Benjamin, Joshua Okpanachi, Terzungwe Nyor and Muhammad Liman Muhammad
Socially Responsive Endeavour And Tax Evasive Behaviour of Quoted Firms In Nigeria     
Prince Umor C. Agundu; PhD and Akeem A. Siyanbola
Effect of Audit Quality on Performance of Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) In Nigeria     
Gabriel M. Tyokoso PhD, Martin M. U-ungwa and Anaja G. Ojonimi
Effect of International Financial Reporting Standards Disclosure Compliance on The Quality of Financial Reporting of Deposit Money Banks In Nigeria     
J. F. Adebisi PhD, F. O. Otuagoma and A. O. Abah
The Impact of Credit Risk Management on Deposit Money Banks Performance in Nigeria     
Patrick Ojiakor Njoku PhD, FCA, CISA, Ikenna Jude Ezeudu, PhD and Ekemezie Livinus Ifeanyichukwu, PhD
Are Earnings and Cash Flows Dividends Smoothing Agent in The Listed NonFinancial Firms in Nigeria?    
Maryam Ahmed Jibril
Effect of Accounting Estimates on the Profitability of Listed Firms in Nigeria     
Nwarogu, Innocent Augustine (Ph.D)
The Effect of Corporate Board Size on Financial Performance of Nigerian Listed Firms    
Kajola Sunday O. (PhD), Onaolapo Adekunle A. (PhD) and Adelowotan Michael O. (PhD)
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Evaluating the Effect of Viral Marketing on Customer Brand Equity: An Empirical Evidence     
Dr. Olannye, A.P and Onobrakpeya, A.S .
Start-Ups Brand Building strategies     
Bemaa Terkura Titus PhD
Public Relations Strategies and Image Management in Time of Organizational Conflict     
Iyadi, Rollins C. (Ph.d) and Okolie Chiyem


The Impact of Entrepreneurial Orientation on Small Business Performance in Makurdi, Benue State – Nigeria
Ochanya Blessing Adegbe
Promoting Rural Livelihood through Cooperative Society in Lagos State: A Study of Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative Societies in Ojo L.G.A of Lagos State Nigeria    
Lawal Kamaldeen A., Taiwo Abdulahi Olabisi and Katagum Bilkisu
Entrepreneurial Skills As A Tool For Economic Growth In Modern Day Nigeria     
Nwosu, Ndubuisi Levi, Onwumelu Odinakachi Philip and Dialoke Ikechukwu PhD


The Impact of Infrastructure Development on Economic Growth in Nigeria     
Ogbaro Eyitayo Oyewunmi and Omotoso Damilola Christiana
Banks Credits and Manufacturing Growth in Nigeria     
Gbadebo Adedeji Daniel, Adekunle Ahmed Oluwatobi, Muritala Taiwo and Fadeyi Folarin Julius
Savings as a Predicator for Sustainable Economic Growth in Nigeria     
Dr. Samuel O. Ominyi and Inalegwu Emmanuel Okoh
Agriculture as an Accelerator for Nigeria Economic Sustainable Development     
Oladotun L. Anifowose
Exchange Rate Volatility and Stock Market Performance in Nigeria     
Dr. Fapetu Oladapo, Dr. Adeyeye Patrick Olufemi, Seyingbo Oluwagbenga Abayomi and Owoeye Segun Daniel
308 viii
Tourism-Economic Growth Nexus in Nigeria: Implications for the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan     
David Terfa Akighir PhD and Ateata Aaron
Stylised Facts on Nigerian Economy: Public Capital Expenditure, Economic Growth and Unemployment (1970-2015)     
Okpachu Emmanuel, Ph.D.
Monetary Policy and Macroeconomic Determinants of Interest Rate Spread in Nigeria     
Tyona Timothy, Ucherwuhe Samuel I. and Awuzie Ijeoma
Unemployment Challenges and Economic Growth in Nigeria     
Eche Emmanuel, Ibrahim Magaji and Ishaku R. N.


Variability of Voting Pattern among Ethnic Nationality in the 2015 Gubernatorial Elections of Delta State    
Ikenga, F. A.
An Assessment of the Roles of Government and Non-Governmental Organizations in the Prevention and Management of Hiv/Aids in Nigeria, 2000-2006     
Ugbegili I. Sylvester
Assessment of the Implementation of Nigeria's Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) In Transition to a Low     
Carbon Economy Okoh A. I. Sadiq, Daniel Mulumo and Orokpo Ogbole Francis E (PhD)
The Role of Interventionist Agencies in Addressing Poverty and Development Challenges in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria    
Efebeh Eseoghene Vincent

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