Tag: effect

EFFECTS OF DIVORCE ON WOMEN IN NIGERIA

Demographers predict that more than 45% of first-time marriages in the 21st century will eventually end in divorce (Amato, 2010; Cherlin, 2010; Clarke-Stewart & Brentano, 2006). Research is plentiful on the topic of divorce, particularly as they affect children of the divorcees. However, there are limited data and scholarly works on the impact of divorce on women in Nigeria. It is on this basis that this study addresses the impact of divorce on women with specific reference to financial status, emotional well-being, and self-esteem.

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 […]

Social Media Usage as Predictor of Examination Malpractices among Students in Nigeria

PROPOSAL 1.1 Background to the Study Scholars have indentified age of the student (Achio, 2012);gender of the student (Nwafor, 2009); as well as test anxiety (Omotere, 2011) as traditional predictors of examination malpractices among students. Other predictors of examination malpractices that have equally received the attention of scholars include peer group pressure, poor study habit, […]