European Scientific Journal

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List of Papers (Total 14,802)

Assessing the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Menstrual Hygiene Management Among Junior High Schools Adolescent Females in the Yendi Municipality in the Northern Region of Ghana

Introduction: Every year, different batches of adolescent girls between the ages of 10-19 years experience menarche often unprepared to manage the menstruation hygienically. In Ghana, most girls enter adolescence when they are in basic schools, which make menstrual hygiene among girls in Junior High Schools very important. This study examined the knowledge, attitudes, and...

Diversity Pattern of Swallowtails Butterflies in Okomu National Park Edo State in Nigeria

Swallowtail diversity sampling in Okomu National Park was carried between July 2012 and June 2014 using butterfly nets and pollard methods (Pollard, 1977) along 1 km by 0.005 km of eight (8) transects in the various ranges (Igwonwan, Arakhuan, Julius Creek, Babui) of the park. Five hundred and fifty five (551) individuals grouped into two genera of twelve species were collected...

Identification D’un Substrat Adequat Pour La Germination Du Fuzz De Canne A Sucre (Saccharum officinarum L.) A Ferkessedougou

An alternative solution to the importation of high performing varieties, integrating the importation of sugar cane fuzz, and the germination of these followed by a selection would be the beginning of a response to the low competitiveness of Ivorian sugar. In order to identify a substrate for fuzz germination and plant growth, three substrates (TKS1, Biofertil and Ecume) were...

Resource Isolating Mechanisms and Sustainable Competitive Advantage Among Commercial Banks in Kenya

Kenyan commercial banks are facing intense rivalry within the industry due to dynamic changes in the external environment. For survival in the industry, it is important that banks respond to the changes in the external environment. Sustainable competitive advantage has become the core focus of corporate strategy, has increasingly gained much attention in strategic management and...

Risques et Rôles en PME Exportatrice : La Notion De Veille Stratégique

This paper focuses on analyzing the contribution of Environmental Scanning System to the risk management of the export operations of SME. From a methodological point of view, we have mobilized a theoretical exploration based on a meta-analysis research concerning the risks faced by SME exporters and the efficient role to set up the Environmental Scanning System for these business...

How Does User’s Learning Style Impact the Effectiveness of Online Customer Service?

National culture determines the shared learning style of its people. In a particular culture, people may learn best when content is made of videos, graphs, pictures, charts. In another culture they learn better by talking, discussing and chatting. In another culture, by reading and writing, and in other cultures by experimenting and practicing. At the same time, transactional web...

Accelerating Economic Development and Improving the Current Account Balance: What Roles can Industrial Policy Play in The Gambia?

The Gambia has been running continuous current account deficits since the 1970s owing to large merchandise importation. The GMD (Gambian money dalasi) is on a continuous gradual nose-dive. By employing a vector autoregressive model (VAR) for export determination, and a general to specific linear regression for import determination, for the period 1980-2017 and 1966-2017...

Autoconcepto Físico, Personal, Social Y Académico En Adolescentes Chihuahuenses

The aim of this study consisted in determining the differences and similarities among Mexican high school students concerning their selfconcept. A total sample of 544 participants, 264 women and 280 men, with a mean age of 12.96 years (DS= 0.94) and 12.85 years (DS= 0.98) respectively. A quantitative approach with a descriptive and transversal survey design was used. All the...

Math Online: Student’s Perspective Based on Survey

In online education, technology replaces some or all face-to-face interactions as self-paced content is delivered online. The assessment of technology in education is challenging because measuring learning is difficult and, it is hard and sometimes impossible to attribute learning to any one element, due to many confounding factors. In our paper, we discuss results of a student’s...

Factors Affecting Bank Performance: Empirical Evidence from Morocco

This study empirically examines the effects of bank-specific characteristics, bank governance, financial market structure, and macroeconomic conditions on Moroccan banks’ performance. Moroccan banks’ performance is measured by return on assets (ROA) and return on equity (ROE). For this aim, panel data method (fixed effects model) is applied to data which is obtained from a sample...

Consommation De Boissons Desalterantes Et Risques Sanitaires Dans Les Colleges De La Ville D’abomey (Republique Du Benin)

This research aims to analyze the health quality of thirst-quenching drinks such as fruit juices produced, sold and consumed in schools. The research was conducted on a sample of 222 learners selected in a classroom setting plus 6 randomly selected female sales representatives in schools. The microbiological analyzes were carried out on samples of different juice drinks made in...

Sensibilité des populations d’ Aedes Aegypti vis-à-vis des organochlorés, pyréthrinoïdes et des carbamates dans la commune de Natitingou au Nord-Est du Bénin

Insecticide treatments for crop protection have often be cited as the main factor of the resistance selection of Aedes aegypti. This is however the main vector dengue fever. To verify this hypothesis, bioassay tests was performed on adults collected from the field (2 urban and 2 rural areas) at Natitingou to assess the susceptibility of dengue vectors to insecticideimpregnated...

Government as a Key Duty Bearer in Transition Reforms from Socialism to Capitalism-The Case of Albania

The paper “Government as a key duty bearer in transition reforms from socialism to capitalism – the case of Albania”, addresses the way in which the government should exercise its power to ensure that citizens have equal access to social welfare services, enjoying their rights. Albania, like other Central and Eastern European countries experienced the past socialist system, which...

Caracterización De Los Consumidores De Ropa De Moda

This study is a Marketing work about the life style of the consumers related to their fashion clothing purchases. For that an instrument is applied using a scale proposed by Chegedzai, Manillall and Lawrence Mandhalazi (2014) who identified seven constructs for the typology: Fashion Aware, Hedonist, Brand Aware, Innovative, Quality Aware, Undecisive and Brand Loyalty. Its a...

Impact Des Facteurs Intersubjectifs Sur L'engagement Des Cadres Ivoiriens Au Développement De Leur Localité d’Origine

Despite the policy of developing localities initiated by the Ivorian state, disparities between rural and urban populations are still obvious. The lack of interest in this process of development from localities’ native executives is highlighted. The present survey tempts to examine this lack of personal commitment from executives in relation with intersubjective factors such as...

Variabilite De La Coloration Du Tegument Des Graines De Voandzou Cultivees Au Burkina Faso Et Les Noms Locaux Associes

Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdcourt specie is a traditional African legume, grown in all parts of Burkina Faso. It plays a huge role in the resilience of poor people to food and nutritional insecurity. In order to contribute to the safeguarding of the genetic resources of this specie and to better valorize it in the selection and varietal improvement programs, a study on the...

Oil Price Shocks, Agriculture and Household Welfare in Nigeria: Results From an Economy-Wide Model

Following the recent plunge in the price of crude oil in the international market and its attendant implications on oil-exporting countries, this paper simulated the impact of a fifty per cent decline in world oil price on agriculture and household welfare using a general equilibrium model, and data from a social accounting matrix (SAM) for Nigeria. Results show that gross...

Is the UNDP Declared Human Development for Everyone Possible in Real Life?

The law of normal distribution applied to human development states that an equal level of development of countries (regions, and people) at one point in time cannot be achieved, and under any level of average development there will always be those lagging behind this level and those ahead of it. The main research issue within the framework of this article is the following: what...

Insertion Des Jeunes À Risque À Travers Les Opportunités D’activités Économiques Offertes Dans Le Secteur Des Transports En Commun À Abidjan

The study aims to show that the public transport sector in Abidjan, constitutes a pool of jobs likely to allow the social integration of young people at risk of committing crimes and offenses. To achieve this goal, 207 people were interviewed empirically from a judgment sample through municipalities in the city of Abidjan. The data collected were analysed and processed...

Analyse De La Contribution Des Collectivités Territoriales Au Développement Local En Côte D’ivoire : Cas Du Département D’agboville

This study focuses on the contribution of local authorities to the development of the Agboville department. It allows the two (02) levels of communities involved in the planning and development of that department. These are the former general counsel of Agboville and the regional council of Agneby-Tiassa. The first was involved in the planning and development department said 2002...

Sexual Fluidity: An Integrative Review

Historically, sexuality had been considered a fundamental, biologically determined characteristic of humans. Lately, better protection of human rights and recognition of non-traditional relationships have been leading to acceptance towards gay, transgendered and bisexual people. Nonetheless, little advancement has been made into fully understanding the intricacies of human...

Utilisation de paramètres bioécologiques pour analyser la biodiversité ichtyologique de l’Aire Marine Protégée (AMP) de Joal-Fadiouthau Sénégal et sa périphérie non protégée à la pêche

With global changes, concerns about marine ecosystems and population dynamics are of increasing interest to researchers. As such, knowledge of the specific biodiversity of exploited marine ecosystems is generally considered a key factor in their resilience. This paper is a comparative study that focuses on analyzing the bioecological effects of MPA Joal-Fadiouth on fish...

The Effects of an Advanced Movable Restraint Design on the Elderly Residents at Long-Term Care Facilities in Taiwan

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects, both initially and after 6 months, of an “advanced movable restraint” with openended palm sleeve restraint bands for the elderly residents at long-term care facilities in northern Taiwan. Background. Elderly residents in long-term care facilities are often forced to remain bed-ridden by traditional bed restraint...

Fiche technique de l’impact de l’amendement du substrat en poudre de coquille d’œuf de poule sur la reproduction de Archachatina marginata (Swainson, 1821)

This study consists in looking for an improvement of Archachatina margina reproductions performances by amendment of the breeding substrates. As a result, five types of substrate were prepared by soil amendment at different rates (0%, 10%, 20%, 30% et 40%) with chicken egg shell powder. On these substrates, snails were raised from spat stage until they were laid. Reproductive...

Diagnostic de l’Etat de Fertilité des Sols Sous Culture Cotonnière Dans les Principaux Bassins de Production de Côte d’Ivoire

The study was conducted to assess the fertility potential of cotton soilsin Côte d’Ivoire. A total of 500 plots of cotton farmers in 5 regions of thecotton basin was selected for soil sampling in the horizon 0-20 cm. Thechemical analyzes of soil samples in the laboratory were performed on thefollowing parameters: particle size, pHwater, organic matter, total N, availableP, K, Ca...