Faculty of Social Sciences

Recent Submissions

  • Managerial Leadership: X-Ray Of Issues And Facts 

    Ajila, C. O.; Ibukun, C. O. (2019)
    Managerial leadership pervades the theory and practice of work organizations. It integrates the characteristics of a good leader and the expertise and competence of a manager. Thus, amalgamating and advocating the functions ...
  • Employment testing and Human Resource Management. 

    Ajila, C. O.; Okafor, L. (2012)
    The objective of testing particularly for staff recruitment, selection and placement is to solicit further information to assess the employee’s suitability to the job. Employment testing therefore is the practice of ...
  • Mediating Effect of Work Self-Efficacy on the Relationship Between Psychosocial Safety Climate and Workplace Safety Behaviors Among Bank Employees After Covid-19 Lockdown 

    Akanni, Abimbola A; Ajila, Chris O.; Omisile, Idowu O.; Ndubueze, Kelechi N. (2021)
    Purpose: Studies find that psychosocial safety climate is positively associated with workplace safety behaviors. However, the mechanism through which psychosocial safety climate exerts its effect needs further investigation. ...
  • Demographic Factors, attitude to work and productivity: A case study of some selected manufacturing companies in Lagos State, Nigeria 

    Ajila, Chris O. (2000)
    This study attempts to find out the relationship between employees attitude to work and productivity. It also examines the influence of employees sex, marital status and occupational status on attitude to work. The findings ...
  • Cause of Drug Abuse among in-school adolescents in Ondo State, Nigeria 

    Ajila, C. O. (1992)
    This study examines the causes of drug abuse among in-school adolescents in Ondo State, Nigeria. Specifically, it examines why in-school adolescents in Ondo State abuse drugs, and whether there is any difference between ...
  • Line-Staff Organizational Structure in Local Government 

    Ajila, C. O. (1995)
    This article addresses two main issues: first, it examines (theoretically) organizational structures, and also evaluates the relationship between line and staff structures vis-à-vis their functions and relevance to the ...
  • Achieving Effective Leadership in Nigeria 

    Ajila, C. O.; Adegoke, A. A. (1998)
    This paper examines what leadership is, and the extent to which the Western theories of leadership are applicable to Nigeria. It also examines the inadequacies of Nigerian leadership and suggests possible ways of achieving ...
  • Creating Hope 

    Ajila, Chris O. (2004)
    This article examines the role of communication in fostering hope among the Yoruba speaking people of Nigeria. Specifically, the article focuses attention on the use of proverbs, cognomen, prayers and names in hope fostering ...
  • Relationship between perceived job motivation factors and determinant of productivity: 

    Ajila, C. O. (1996)
    This study investigated the relationship between employees’ perception of job motivation factors and determinants of productivity. The results showed that there is a significant positive relationship between employees’ ...
  • Drug Abuse and the Environment: 

    Ajila, C. O. (1999)
    This article examines the extent of drug abuse among secondary school students in Ondo State, Nigeria. It also examines the type of drugs abused and the influence of the location of schools (i.e environment in terms of ...
  • Workplace Counselling: 

    Ajila, C. O.; Omotayo, H. O. (African Journals Online, 2013-07-25)
    Workplace counseling is the provision of brief psychological therapy for employees of organizations. Counselling service in most organizations in Nigeria has not received adequate attention. The reason for this is not ...
  • Games and early childhood in Nigeria: 

    Ajila, C. O. (Taylor & Francis Online, 2006-07-07)
    This article which focuses on some Yoruba traditional children's (indoor and outdoor) games also attempts at defining game in spite of its definitional elusiveness. It also examines how the highlighted traditional games ...
  • Relationship between job satisfaction and working conditions among University workers; 

    Ajila, C. O. (1998)
    This article examines the relationship between job satisfaction and working conditions among workers of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Respondents used for the study were one hundred workers drawn from all the faculties ...
  • Impact of parents’ socio-economic status on University students academic performance 

    Ajila, Chris; Akinyede, Olutola (2000)
    This study examines the impact that parents’ socio-economic status (SES) has on the academic performance of university students. Subjects for the study were one hundred Obafemi Awolowo University Students. Results show no ...
  • Influence of Age, Gender and Education on Employees' Commitment to Work 

    Ajila, Chris O.; Okeowo, Oluwaseyi (2004)
    The concept of organisational commitment has received increased attention in recent years, as both managers and organizational analysts seek ways to increase employee performance. This study examined the influence of age, ...
  • Motivating Factors Amongst Dentists - Applicability of Herzberg's Motivation Concept 

    Folayan, M. O.; Ajila, C. O.; Oribabor, P. (2000)
    For any organisation, the aim of its management is to motivate its employees so as to improve productivity. This study attempts to find out what factors would motivate the dentists, a group of professionals. Also, it aims ...
  • Workers’ Attitude Towards Disciplinary Actions in Business Organisations 

    Ajila, Chris O.; Omotayo, Saliu (Taylor & Francis Online, 2002)
    This study examined the attitudes of workers towards disciplinary actions in business organizations. Subjects for the study were one hundred and five (male and female) workers drawn from International Breweries Plc, Ilesha, ...
  • Wife Battering Among the Yoruba-Speaking People of Southwestern Nigeria 

    Ajila, Chris O. (Taylor & Francis Online, 2002)
    This study examined beliefs related to wife battering by the Yoruba-speaking people of southwestern Nigeria. Cultural beliefs about the role of the wife beater were reviewed and contemporary views on the topic explored. ...
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs Theory: 

    Ajila, C. O. (1997)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the applicability of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Human Needs to the Nigerian Industrial Setting. And, also to find out whether there is, any relationship between employees’ lower-order ...
  • Psychological Investigation into Yoruba Honorific System 

    Ajila, C. O. (1998-11)
    This paper examines the use of expressions implying respect in the Yoruba language. In doing this, the paper analyzed (comparatively) the use of pronouns and pronominals in English and Yoruba. It examines some of the ways ...

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