Month: June 2014

Awareness of Medical Laboratory Science as a Career among Secondary School

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1             Background of the Study The Medical Laboratory profession has its roots in clinical pathology. In fact, “the practice of modern medicine would not be possible without the professional services of medical technologists, also known as clinical laboratory scientists” Muelhlenkamp (as cited in Kirby, 2007). In the 21st century, clinical laboratory science […]

INFLUENCE OF SHARED LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISORY TRUST ON WORKERS’ COMMITMENT IN AN ORGANIZATION

PROPOSAL 1.1       Background to the Study Leadership and supervisory trust have become important issues in the determination of organizational commitment. In recent years, there has been an increase in competitive pressures on organizations to increase productivity which demands higher level of commitment from the workforce (Obiwuru et al, 2011: 100). From a social information processing […]

AGE, GENDER, AND YEARS OF EXPERIENCES AS PREDICTORS OF JOB PERFORMANCE AMONG NON-ACADEMIC STAFF ADMINISTRATORS IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES

ABSTRACT This study centers on how age, gender, and years of experiences predict job performance among non-academic staff administrators using Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun as case study. Job performance is among the most explored concepts in employee and organizational research (Igbaria and Shayo, 2007). There is, however, a lack of job performance research […]

AN ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF DEREGULATION OF PETROLEUM PRICE ON NIGERIAN ECONOMY

PROPOSAL 1.1             Background to the Study The Nigerian oil industry has continued to play a significant role in the nation’s drive towards economic growth and development. The sector has become the mainstay of the economy, pivoting other sectors and accounting for about 90% of the country’s foreign exchange earnings (Aghalino , 2012). Nigeria, OPEC’s sixth […]

IMPACT OF MOTHER'S CAREER ON CHILD REARING AMONG WORKING MOTHERS IN NIGERIA

PROPOSAL 1.1 Background to the Study Research suggests that many working women experience significant emotional distress during the child-rearing years. For example, epidemiological research has indicated that one in five women experience a depressive episode at some point in the lifespan (Goodman & Gotlib, 2002), and additional research suggests that child-rearing may pose unique challenges […]