European Scientific Journal

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List of Papers (Total 14,403)

THE ROLE OF THE STADARTIZED ACCOUNTING INFORMATION IN THE FINANCIAL ANALYSIS OF THE ECONOMIC UNITS

There are many reasons for a necessary detailed analysis of financial statements. The financial statements are multi-aim statements. They are prepared to be used by potential groups, state owned agencies and managers. These different groups take decisions which are different from each other; such as, investing (potential shareholder) or lending (potential creditor) or there is...

URBAN POOR WOMEN AND GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

Currently, urbanization has increased at an alarming rate in Nigeria. This situation has created so many urban poor women who are living on the margin of the society. Due to the hegemonic patriarchal cultural values and practices, women are deprived of access to land, credit, inheritance and other means through which they can be gainfully employed. Many of these women migrate to...

VIEWS OF NIGERIAN SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATORS ON THE AMERICAN MINIMUM PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE STANDARDS FOR SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATORS

Efforts were made in this study to find out the views of science teacher educators in Nigerian Universities and Colleges of Education on the American minimum professional knowledge standards for science teacher educators. Ninety-three teacher educators participated in the study. Thirty three came from the Universities while 60 were from the Colleges of Education. The instrument...

TOWARDS ACHIEVING FUNCTIONAL ADULT LITERACY IN NIGERIA

Education is not only a social service but a transformative act which is fundamental to social and personal development because when there is access to education, there is an increase in social and political awareness and heightened aspirations, self assurance and self assertiveness. The main role of education in man’s life is to expand people’s knowledge base thereby helping us...

ATTITUDES OF MANICIPALITIES’ MANAGERS TOWARD THE EFFECT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) ON ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION-MAKING EFFECTIVENESS: A CASE STUDY ON JORDAN VALLEY AREA MANICIPALITIES

This study aimed at illustrating the attitudes of the managers working in the municipalities sector in Jordan toward the effect of the information technology (IT) on the administrative decision-making effectiveness; with an empirical study on the Jordan Valley area municipalities. The study underscored the relationship between the administrative decisions in this sector and the...

THE MYTHIC METHOD AND INTERTEXTUALITY IN T.S. ELIOT’S POETRY

The concept of intertextuality emerges in literary theory several decades after T.S. Eliot had written some of the most influential poems and pieces of criticism of the twentieth century, but the notion is nevertheless applied both theoretically and in practice to Eliot’s work.This paper sheds light on Eliot’s mythic method and its conceptual similarities to intertextuality and...

THE IMPACTS OF AGGLOMERATION ON THE IMMEDIATE ENVIRONMENT, USING THE LAGOS REGION AS A STUDY CASE

Scholars who are interested in the geography of innovation have emphasized the idea that firms that cluster in geographic space benefit from external economies and grow faster than do isolated firms. In contrast, the possible negative effects of industrial agglomeration on the immediate environment have not received attention, thereby leaving a crucial lacuna in understanding of...

THE IMPACT OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS (AIS) DEVELOPMENT LIFE CYCLE ON ITS EFFECTIVENESS AND CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS

The objective of this research is to investigate the impact of information accounting system development lifecycle on its effectiveness and critical success factors. Balanced scorecard was used to evaluate the accounting information system effectiveness. The card included all the necessary requirements for the accounting information system. The dimensions included tangibility...

REALITY ORIENTATION APPROACH IN THE REDUCTION OF SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION AMONG WOMEN IN THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, ARO-ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

This study investigated reality orientation in the reduction of symptoms of depression among women in community mental health center, Aro-Abeokuta. Eighty (80) women whom were discharged temporarily from psychiatric hospital Aro- Abeokuta to community mental health center for further observation participated in this study. Depression symptoms questionnaire (DSQ) developed by the...

QUALITATIVE SYNERGISM OF MULTI-AGENT SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE AND SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Software architecture design and requirement engineering are core and independent areas of engineering. A lot of research, education and practice are carried on Requirement elicitation and doing refine it, but it is a major issue of engineering. QSMSR (QUALITATIVE SYNERGISM OF MULTI-AGENT SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE AND SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS) model act as a bridge between requirement and...

HISTORICAL AND CURRENT PATTERNS AND PRACTICES IN PAID AND UNPAID LABOUR IN RELATION TO GENDER ISSUES IN NIGERIA

Gender which is used to describe socially constructed roles and behavior for males and females has a broad evolutionary record which dates far back into periods when our ancestors were hunters and gatherers. Then it was easily conceptualized that men are better adapted to some activities and women better adapted to others (Maiolo, et al, 1991). It is important to state that...

THE DETERMINANTS OF CONSUMPTION PATTERN AMONG RURAL DWELLERS OF ONDO STATE (CASE STUDY OF AKOKO NORTH WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT)

This study, which was conducted in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State, examined the determinants of consumption among rural dwellers. The study considered the influence of some selected variables as identified by literatures related to consumption on the level of consumption in the study area. Data was obtained through primary and secondary sources. A well...

EFFECT OF SOME PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES-ANXIETY AND TENSION ON THE LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE OF BASKETBALL AIMING SKILLS FOR DEAF PLAYERS IN JORDAN

The aim of this study is to identify the impact of anxiety and tension on the level of performance of basketball aiming skills for deaf players in Jordan, because its appropriateness for this study the researcher used the descriptive approach, a deliberately sample composed of 10 practitioners of the game of basketball players from the Prince Ali Deaf Club (Zarka) was chosen, a...

INFLATION TARGETING IN AN EMERGING MARKET VAR AND IMPULSE RESPONSE FUNCTION APPROACH

This study examines the inflation targeting in developing countries, using Nigeria as a case study. Methodologically, an Auto-Regression (VAR) and impulse response function (IRF) model were used to analysis the nature of the impacts, where consumer price index (CPI) is presumed to depend upon changes in its determinants. The Auto-Regression process including the consumer price...

APPRAISING THE ROLE OF EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT IN INITIATING AND SUSTAINING A VIABLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Provision of a viable entrepreneurship education for national development will not only assist greatly in ameliorating the problem of unemployment among the school leavers and graduates of tertiary institutions, but also minimize the various crimes often committed by many jobless Nigerian youths. Acquisition of entrepreneurial skills, through viable entrepreneurship education...

AFRICAN-AMERICAN IDENTITY AGAINST THE SURGE OF NEO-RACISM`s HIDDEN THREAT IN TWO SELECTED NOVELS

This study attempts to explore an issue that has become the source of embarrassment for one of the greatest empires in history, an empire that prides itself on the one hand for being the leading democracy of the world while at the same time harboring glaring social injustice and racial discrimination. The problem of discrimination or racism will be traced in two novels that...

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT : A PROPOSAL FOR EVANGELISTIC AGENDA

The paper considers all the process of ministering the entrepreneurial personality, right from childhood to the time of retirement from active entrepreneurial practice, if ever possible, as development. It also specifies development as a construct used to explain economic expansion. It posits an agenda of developing the entrepreneur from cradle to the grace which involves active...

E-BOOKS vs. P-BOOKS: WHO'S PROFITING?

The Internet has had profound effect on changing consumers’ behavioral patterns, not least by making consumers more involved in creating the content and offering products themselves using Internet. Web 2.0 applications as well as latest generation of hardware such as iPads, are enabling Internet users to invent, produce and sell content with more practicality and speed, often...

CAN METAPHYSICS BE OUTMODED? A REVIEW OF METAPHYSICS AS A FOUNDATION FOR EDUCATIONAL THOUGHT

Philosophy and education are recognised in this paper as interrelated disciplines that share the concepts of knowledge and values in relation to man and development. Metaphysics as a speculative branch of philosophy was examined to be a foundation for education. The paper appreciates the scientific approach to investigation in education but calls attention to the need for...

MPLS BASED MOBILITY MODEL FOR MOBILE IPv6

These days the major tackle for the next generation is to provide the excellent mobility organization techniques. So the IPbased wireless system can avail all the advantages of IP-based technologies and the aim is to give global roaming handed by mobile IP protocols, and this suffers long handover latency and it is because of the tunneling process between mobility agents and...

SCHOOL FACILITIES AS CORRELATES OF STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT IN THE AFFECTIVE AND PSYCHOMOTOR DOMAINS OF LEARNING

The study examined the relationship between school facilities and students’ achievement in the affective and psychomotor domains of learning. The study was a descriptive research design of the survey type. The population consisted of all the teachers in public secondary schools in south-west Nigeria. The sample was however made up of 1200 teachers from 60 secondary schools...

FEATURES OF APPLICATION META-GRAMMAR FOR THE FORMAL DESCRIPTION OF PROTOCOLS TO TRANSFER DATA IN GRID SYSTEM

The main features of the application of the Meta-grammar theory for formal description of the standard data transmission protocols in Grid Systems are determined. The elements of Meta-grammar specifying the syntactic structure of telematics standard systems protocols used in existing Grid systems are considered.

TOWARDS A VIABLE LANGUAGE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISM IN NIGERIA

This paper explores the possibilities of achieving a viable language of human rights activism in contemporary Nigeria. It argues that the style of language of human right activists is predominantly violent, harsh and incapable of achieving the crucial goals and visions of human right activism in Nigeria: The methodology is analytical and empirical. In its analytical approach, it...

MANAGEMENT EFFICIENCY OF PRIVATE UNIVERSITY FACILITIES: A STUDY OF COVENAT UNIVERSITY`S RESIDENTAL ESTATE

Facility efficiency is an integral part of the overall management of any organisation as the actualization of its goal and objectives require the provision, maximum utilization and appropriate management of facilities. To this end, the need to study and ascertain the efficiency in management of facilities in Nigerian private universities was undertaken. In achieving the aim of...

ACADEMIC RANK AND FACULTY UTILIZATION OF INTERNET INFORMATION IN RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS IN THE SOUTH SOUTH NIGERIA

The primary importance of Internet tools and services for the University faculty lies not in machines that will think for scholars but in scholars using such tools to amplify collective intelligence, bringing many minds together for more effective collaborative research and teaching. The adoption of the Internet has significantly influenced the research productivity of academics...