Improving productivity in the Nigerian economy through effective planning and research

proceedings of the Seventh Annual DPRS Directors Conference, held in Ibadan, from 26-30 June 2000 by DPRS Directors Conference (7th 2000 Ibadan, Nigeria)

Publisher: National Centre for Economic Management and Administration in Ibadan, Nigeria

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    • Labor productivity -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic policy -- Congresses.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 1970- -- Congresses.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Mike I. Obadan, Basil O. Oshionebo, Edu O. Uga.
      LC ClassificationsHC1055.Z9 L33 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 144 p. ;
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3732620M
      ISBN 109782785970
      LC Control Number2003391390

The ATA was a good platform to re-engage key stakeholders in Nigerian agriculture to shift focus towards how a self-sustaining agribusiness focused economy could be built. The ATA focused on how to make Nigerias agriculture more productive, efficient and effective. It set a target of creating File Size: 1MB. productivity, or lack there of, is one of the construction industry’s most prevalent problems. Due to the nature of construction projects, its importance to society and the existing economic resources, more emphasis should be given to improving productivity. Main Goals of This StudyFile Size: KB.   Access to clean modern energy services is an enormous challenge facing the African continent because energy is fundamental for socioeconomic development and poverty eradication. Today, 60% to 70% of the Nigerian population does not have access to electricity. There is no doubt that the present power crisis afflicting Nigeria will persist unless the government diversifies the energy Cited by: The power of investing in agriculture is clear: Agricultural development is two to four times more effective at reducing hunger and poverty than any other sector. Helping farm families grow more is the smartest way to fight hunger and poverty. It is essential to addressing the need to feed a growing population and improving their Size: 2MB.

leadership-productivity nexus, the paper argues that situations usually determine the leadership style that may be applied to motivate higher productivity among employees in work organisations. The paper posits that due to poor style of leadership, productivity of workers in both public and private sectors has remained by: 1. development roles in the Nigerian economy, while becoming competent and competitive players in African regional and global financial systems. Many banks recapitalized to meet the new minimum share-holders' fund requirement through private placements, right issues and public offers. The reforms have led to a series of merger and takeovers as banksFile Size: 80KB. This paper examines governance, employee engagement and productivity in the Nigerian public sector. Amidst the high expectations of the citizenry from the new administration of the 6th republic in the Nigerian civilian administration, the reality on ground at the commencement of the new administration in the 6th Republic calls for questions raised by governance in the past administration and. This chapter presents the concept and meaning of construction productivity and the techniques used in measuring workforce skills productivity in the construction industry. There are three major methods highlighted for monitoring and measuring productivity in the construction industry. The first relates to visual recording that requires taught watchers to be available on location to monitor and Author: Rex Asibuodu Ugulu, Stephen Allen, Andrew Arewa.

2. to assess the level of productivity in the Nigerian manufacturing sector. 3. to identify the major constraints confronting the Nigerian Manufacturing sector. 4. to find out the various policies measures available to the government that can be used to redress the persistent decline in . research through the review of empirical literature as well as the regression results that economic growth in the Nigerian economy is basically a fiscal policy phenomenon, as generally held. Consequently, based on findings from the research, the Government should pay priority attention toAuthor: Samira Abdulrahman. agricultural productivity and the reduction of rural poverty. Public research and development (R&D) spending in Nigeria has been low and unstable since independence, and the government budget process for funding agricultural research is complex. The time between the submission of planned budgets by research agencies and the approval and release. The issue, which this research set out to investigate, is the reason for differences in productivity in private and public sectors in Nig&eria today. It is against this backgrowid that it is necessary to identify the reasons for productivity differences in the private and public sectors with a view toFile Size: 5MB.

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Improving the funding of the Nigerian universities, incentives for staff, poverty reduction, frontal attack on corruption, as well as robust commitment to the development and maintenance of the.

Nigerian economy is mono-economy, depending on oil. Good percentage of Nigerians live in abject poverty, unemployment is on the high and productivity is at its lowest level.

See the 7 ways to improve Nigerian economy. There is some ideas that could help make Nigerian economy fly, if Nigerians both at home and abroad would love to follow some of these rules, I am about to highlight in this article, and I am convinced, the Nigerian economy will improve, things would get better.

From a broader perspective, increased productivity increases the power of an economy through driving economic growth and satisfying more human needs with the same resources. Increased gross domestic product (GDP) and overall economic outputs will drive economic growth, improving the economy and the participants within the economy.

Abstract: Production Planning has existed in the Nigerian manufacturing industry over the years but has failed to deliver the promised goods of accelerated development of the economy.

This paper investigates the relationship between Production Planning and Corporate Productivity Performance of the Nigerian. An experienced management practitioner with over 20 years of post-graduation experience spanning the manufacturing and service sectors of the economy.

Odeyemi is a specialist in material management, employee's motivation, productivity improvement, customer service and quality management. The Strategies for Improving Productivity programme, is approved as a 'Vital Importance Programme' by the Board of Centre for Public Service Productivity and Development (CPSPD) and organizations participating with their employees, who satisfy the CPSPD's criteria, are entitleod to a full subsidy, thus, may attend this programme without any cost.

The World Bank is helping to fight poverty and improve living standards for the people of Nigeria with more than IBRD loans and IDA credits since A key regional player in West Africa, Nigeria accounts for about half of West Africa’s population with approximately million people and one of the largest populations of youth in the.

top economy can only be achieved if Nigeria also makes the transi-tion to a new economy based on knowledge, productivity, and innovation that will enable it to be competitive in a 21st century context. Knowledge has always been central to development. Traditionally, cultures that knew more than others were better able to adapt to theirFile Size: KB.

Productivity has such a variety of interpretations across sectors of the Australian economy that the principles underlying a discussion about improving productivity in the public sector bear little relation to the way market focused sectors would think about the issue. The structure of the Nigerian economy is typical of an underdeveloped country.

Between andthe primary sector, in particular the oil and gas sector, dominated GDP, accounting for over 95 per cent of export earnings and about 85 per cent of government revenue.

The industrial sector accounts for 6 per cent of economic activity, while inthe manufacturing sector contributed only. Improving rural infrastructure such as roads is crucial to raising productivity through reductions in shipping costs and the loss of perishable produce.

Meanwhile, providing better incentives to farmers, including reductions in food subsidies, could raise agricultural output by nearly 5%. Make better use of information technology. Research Hypotheses To facilitate the study, the following hypotheses were formulated and tested: Ho:There is no relationship between quality product/service and the level of customer’s satisfaction and loyalty.

Total Quality Management In The Nigerian Banking Industry. The New Economy: Post Mortem or Second Wind’, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 16 (2), Spring, 3–22 5. Nicholas Oulton (), ‘ICT and Productivity Growth in the United Kingdom’, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 18 (3), Autumn, –79 6.

Kevin J. Stiroh (), ‘Information Technology and the U.S. ProductivityFile Size: KB. In a country like Nigeria, where among scores of natural resources only one - crude oil accounts for over 90 percent of its total export trade, there is no other route to achieving a national sustainable economic growth other than to find the appropriate ways to diversify the export base.

Since this paper regards every commodity exportable, emphasis on exports of non-oil products is not going Author: Osondu Chimezie Nworu. The National Planning Commission of Nigeria (also known as the Ministry of National Planning), is an institution in the Nigerian Government with the core responsibility of formulation medium term and long term economic and development plans for the Nation.

Research can simply be defined as an attempt to find out in a systematic and scientific way. The term Research and development (R&D) is a term encompassing three key activities: basic research, applied research, and experimental development.

Basic research is experimental or theoretical work undertaken primarily to acquire new knowledge. Productivity is important in economics because it has an enormous impact on the standard of living. Higher productivity increases wages. Technology plays an important part in.

Get free Research Paper on A Critical Analysis Of The Impact Of Population Growth On The Economy Of Nigeriaproject topics and materials in Nigeria.

This is approved for students in accountancy, business, computer science, economics, engineering, arts. The importance, effect, causes, relationship, comparison, history, role, solutions are discussed. IMPACT OF BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT ON ORGANIZATION PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA- A STUDY OF UNION BANK OF NIGERIA Ola () classified Nigerian business environment as the Nigerian economy since the businesses are established and managed within an Management’s development of objectives through the planning process is a powerful mechanism of co.

evaluating the impact of federal government expenditure on economic growth in Nigeria. The scope of study as well as the method of analysis makes the research work a dependable reference material for students and researchers who may want to embark on a similar study.

Scope and DelimitationFile Size: KB. employee productivity in Nigeria public enterprises. REVIEW OF RELEVANT LITERATURE ON PLANNING, HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING AND EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY The term planning is used in so many different ways that there is often confusion about what people actually mean when they talk about planning or when they use the words such plans and Size: KB.

It also shows the growth rate as an engine to the development of economies of developing countries like Nigeria in this 21p century. ICT services have help in the improvement of the markets, reduction in transaction costs and increase productivity through better management in both public and private : Oladimeji Tt, Folayan Gb.

Nigeria’s economic crisis: The way forward. spells doom for the Nigerian economy which is beginning to have a toll on businesses, investment and the people of. - the public sector hardly spends money on social responsibility, research and development; - the private sector brings numerous damages to the public sector through tax evasion.

As it is mentioned in in a study by David Hall and Emanuele Lobina from The Greenwich University it cannot be said that there is a significant difference in. Research Model This study will give attention to the effectiveness of training and development on Employees’ Performance and organizational competitiveness in some selected banks in Lagos.

However as obtained in the literature reviewed above, we proposed the following model depicted in figure 1. Improving Productivity, Opportunity, and Growth in the New Economy entire economic cycle (since ), roughly 75% of that pay less than $32, annually.1 Nationally, about 66% of total job growth since has been in low-wage jobs.

(See Exhibit 1) 1 1 Chicago region is the Chicago Metropolitan division, which encompasses an eight county region. minimizing defective product through effective production planning and control in defence industries corporation of nigeria: badm employee benefits and it effects on employee productivity (a case study of first bank nigeria plc, uyo branch) badm Improving Public Sector Efficiency: Challenges and Opportunities by Teresa Curristine, Zsuzsanna Lonti and Isabelle Joumard* This article examines key institutional drivers that may contribute to improving public sector efficiency and focuses on one of them in more.

Determinants of Economic Growth in Nigeria Kazeem B. Ajide1 This paper investigates the role of Frazer Economic Freedom Index on FDI-growth relationship over the period spanning through using annual time series data. A Multivariate Regression approach was employed to File Size: KB.

The Research Productivity of New PhDs in Economics: The Surprisingly High Non-success of the Successful by John P. Conley and Ali Sina Önder. Published in vol issue 3, pages of Journal of Economic Perspectives, SummerAbstract: We .Gas flaring and Nigerian economy: Iwayemi and Adenikinju, () identify the theoretical condition linking resource rents to economic sustainability.

However, despite the various ways in which natural gas can be used in Nigeria, approximately 75% (by ), 63% (by ) and % (by ) of the total gas output were flared.Improving TFP in manufacturing, in particular, is recognized as an effective way of enhancing the overall performance and catching up with other better performers, i.e., the convergence hypothesis.

Manufacturing is capable of experiencing rapid productivity .