European Scientific Journal

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List of Papers (Total 14,748)

THE USE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN AQABA FOR ACCOUNTING INFORMATION IN INVESTMENT DECISIONS IN THE TOURIST COMPANIES

This study came to demonstrate the extent to which Aqaba banks depend on accounting information in investing decisions in tourist companies, a questionnaire was designed for this purpose and distributed to the banks and After analyzing the collected data some conclusions were reached the most important on of them is that, banks use accounting information in tourism companies they...

INCLUSIVE STAKEHOLDERS APPROACH: BASIS FOR ACCEPTABLE AND SUSTAINABLE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ENVIRONMENT IN NIGERIA

The paper highlights some of the several reforms put in place by the present Civilian administration. It tagged the administration, reforms regime. It contends that several of reforms have far reaching implications for the practice of industrial relations in Nigeria. It observes that the authors of the reforms assume away the impacts of these reforms on the various stakeholders...

A HISTORICAL SURVEY OF AMALGAMATION OF THE NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN POLICE DEPARTMENTS OF NIGERIA IN 1930

This paper examines the historical dynamics that metamorphosed into the amalgamation of the Northern and Southern Police Departments of Nigeria by the British colonial government in 1930. The paper posits that the reform was largely part of the British extant colonial policy directed at the exploitation of Nigeria. The paper argues further that the amalgamation was desired more...

A HISTORICAL SURVEY OF SOCIO-POLITICAL ADMINISTRATION IN AKURE REGION UP TO THE CONTEMPORARY PERIOD

Thepaper examines the political transformation of Akureregion from the earliest times to the present. The paper traces these stages of political development in order to demonstrate features associated with each stage. It argues further that pre-colonial Akure region, like other Yoruba regions, had a workable political system headed by a monarch. However, the Native Authority...

ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROJECT MONITORING AND EVALUATION IN NIGERIA:THE WAY FORWARD

Project monitoring and evaluation are important components of local government councils’ functions. Given the need to take governance to the grassroots, projects are regularly executed by this level of government. However, empirical evidences show that most local government councils incur huge financial losses and alienation of the citizenry due to poor project monitoring and...

THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE AFRICAN UNION

The problem of socio-economic development, political stability and social cohesion in the African sub-region has necessitated the paradigm shift from the old order of doing things to a more dynamic approach aimed at correcting the wrongs bedeviling the black race. Africa, generally known as the „dark continent‟ by most scholars with western orientation has suffered a plethora of...

THE ROLE OF GERMANY IN EUROPEAN SECURITY AFTER REUNIFICATION

The end of the Second World War brought a new kind of system and of stability in Europe that they never had experienced before. The war, occupation, and postwar European institutions transformed Germany profoundly both internally and externally by linking its foreign and security policy to multilateral frameworks. The new Germany is not a major military power like the old German...

MOTIVATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES IN NIGERIA

In every organization, whether large or small, governmental or non-governmental, employees work enthusiastically or with zeal and cooperate amongst themselvesand with the leadership to achieve the laid down objectives. This is primarily due to the job satisfaction they derive in the conduct of their routine activities. The local government system, within the so-called three tiers...

LA VIOLENCE DANS LES RITES FUNERAIRES EN MILIEU RURAL BETE (Côte d’Ivoire)

We try in this article, to describe the new forms of violence which have more and more runs in the funeral to bete. It arises from the analysis that these violences, generally perpetrated by the young people, are a form of desacralization of the funerary rites at the point where they mark in a certain manner not only the end of the respect due to deaths, but more especially put...

HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF WATER SCARCITY IN NIGERIA

Nigeria is blessed with abundant water resources but largely untapped. In spite of the abundant water resources, government at all levels (federal, state and local) have not been able to successfully harness these resources to ensure a sustainable and equitable access to safe, adequate, improved and affordable water supply and sanitation to its population. Water and sanitation...

INFLUENCE OF BOILING TEMPERATURE ON THE PANELS LVL (LAMINATED VENEER LUMBER) QUALITY MADE WITH OAK (CANARIENSIS) ALGERIA WOOD

The panels LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) are less used in construction, which are produced by peeling trunk of trees, undergone baking operation which one determined the quality of plating and LVL panels made by gluing. Our study here consist to vary the boiling temperatures ranging from 40C°, 50 C°, 60 C°, to 70 C° (two panels are drawn for each temperature, and 14 specimens (20...

IN-DEPTH DEBATE INTO LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

In this paper three different debates which are related to language and culture will be discussed with illustrations of how each debate impacts on the chosen context. The chosen context is Iraqi students; who currently are studying English language as a foreign language at the secondary school. Firstly, a comparison of between EFL and EIL will begiven. Secondly, a discussion...

CADRE INSTITUTIONNEL ET ORGANISATIONNEL DE LA MISE EN OEUVRE DE LA GESTION COMMUNAUTAIRE DE LA FORET DES MARAIS TANOE-EHY AU SUD-EST DE LA COTE D’IVOIRE : FORCES ET CONTRAINTES.

After walking surveys conducted in the Ivorian forests in 2004, the Tanoe-Ehy Forest (TEF) has been identified by the Program of Research and Actions for the Safeguard of Primates in Côte d'Ivoire (RASAP-CI) as a site of high conservation value. Despite its importance in terms of biological, socio-economic, cultural and ecological aspects, the forest is subject to strong...

RELIGIOUS INTERACTION AMONG THE AKOKO OF NIGERIA

This paper discusses Religious Interaction among the Akoko of Nigeria. The work explores Christian-Muslim relationin Akokoland and specifically examines why Christians and muslins have lived in peace since inception till date.The paper defines the Geographical location and the people of Akokoland. It discusses the advent of Islam and Christianity in Akoko. It examines the...

RELIGION AND POLITICS IN THE CONTEMPORARY KENYA

The term church refers to a group of people governed by similar rules and beliefs, who congregate in recognition of a higher Being. In most cases the term church and religion are used synonymously. While religions is domesticated by morals that are illuminated by faith, most states are guided by politics whose orientation is generally practical empirical. In most cases the church...

THE LINGUISTIC ETIQUETTE OF GREETING AND LEAVE-TAKING IN JORDANIAN ARABIC

This paper investigates the sociolinguistic politeness of greeting followed by Jordanian people in day-to-day social interactions. Politeness is one of the most important aspects of human communication in which human beings have to observe the basic conventions of politeness if they want to exist in peace together. Jordanians genuinely tend to oil the wheels of social interaction...

EXTENDING GENSTAT CAPABILITY TO ANALYZE RAINFALL DATA USING MARKOV CHAIN MODEL

Rainfall is of critical importance for many people particularly those whose livelihoods are dependent on rain fed agriculture. Methods of analysis of daily rainfall records based on Markov chain models have been available for many years and their value is widely recognized. However they are rarely used because of the complexity of their analysis. This paper describes how these...

A BIBLIOGRAPHIC SURVEY OF HISTORICAL ARTICLES IN THE ETHIOPIAN HERALD (1943-1963)1

The period that followed the end of the Second World War was important for Ethiopia. There were many sweeping changes in the political life of the country. After the return of the Emperor Haile Selasssie I to Ethiopia from exile (England), there were many changes introduced in an effort to strengthen the central government and modernization. However, much of what has been said in...

AUTOMATIC TECHNIQUES FOR IDENTIFICATION OF MINUTIAE’S IN MORPHOLOGY STUDY OF TERRAIN

Morphological aspect of a terrain hosts different categories and different types of patterns. These patterns are represented in different color code for visual interpretation. These patterns are referred to as minutiae's. These identified minutiae's play pivotal roles by assisting researchers in making qualitative assessment of the terrain during various purpose specific...

RESTRUCTURING IN THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY: IMPLICATIONS FOR HR PRACTITIONERS

Management of people and organizations requires some specialist attributes. In managing these vital resources, there has to be a distinctive philosophy of providing and enhancing people-oriented organizational programmes. Restructuring is one of such activities or programmes. This activity is essentially designed to reconstruct or reorganize the structure of the business...

ETHNICITY AND THE POLITICS OF STATE CREATION IN NIGERIA

Political competitions and access to power, in plural societies like Nigeria, takes different forms and dimensions. Ethnic pluralism in Nigeria has more often than not been characterized by contestations and struggles for access to power and the resources of the Nation-State. Nigeria has therefore become a „cake. to be shared among the various nationalities, while nobody cares...

MANAGEMENT SKILLS – TOOLS FOR LEADERSHIP IMPERATIVES IN DEMOCRACY

In attaining the mission and vision of organizations, the employment of management skills are essential tools for leadership. The imperatives of such skills in dynamic organizations suggest effectiveness and efficiency. Democratic societies and organizations are expected to possess hybrid skills in the management of their affairs. It is no longer good for any organization to have...

AIDS PANDEMIC: THE VOICE OF THE YOUTH IN THE KISWAHILI NOVEL

It is argued that there is little agreement among the youth about how the continuity of life can be maintained and what order should be created or restored concerning their health. So long as the world is rapidly changing and affects the way the youth think about themselves, it is claimed that a parallel change should be realized to empower the youth and enable them to positively...

SERVING JIHAD: HAMAS AND THE INSTRUMENTALITY OF VIOLENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Since it emergence on the international scene more than two decades ago, Hamas has stuck to its guns, labouring tirelessly to establish a Muslim state based upon the principles of Jihad, and to propagate Jihadi values in all aspects of life as outlined in its 1988 Charter. On its path to realize its ultimate goals, and acting upon the credo that “Islam is the Solution,” Hamas has...

A SOCIAL ANALYSIS OF THE TRANSFORMATION AGENDA OF PRESIDENT GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN

There have been a number of visions and policies pursued by previous Heads of Government of Nigeria from Independence to the present democratic dispensation of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan took oath of office on 29 May, 2011 amidst thunderous expectations of a new dawn, given the mountain of problems that characterized the nation. Realizing...