Canadian Social Science

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 4, 2013

Anomalies of the Nigerian Federalism
AbstractThe focus of this paper is to highlight the irregularities inherent in the Nigerian Federalism right from the time of its formation that have made it extremely difficult to function properly. Nigeria's Federalism is a classic case of federalism...
A Public Service-Oriented Government Building Path in Chinese City: A Example from Public Rental Housing of Chongqing
AbstractA public service-oriented government has become the core purpose of Chinese municipal government's reform, central and local government has tried many times to explore, but effective paths are still in short. Chongqing City puts forward to improving...
Gossip Has It! an In-Depth Investigation of Malaysian Employees on Gossip Activities at Workplace
AbstractThis qualitative study aims at understanding the reasons for conception of gossiping phenomenon among private and public sector employees in Malaysia. Data for this research was gathered through in-depth interviews, which involved 15 informants...
Leadership in Public Sector: A Discussion from Theoretical and Practical Aspects
AbstractLeadership is a critical component of good public governance (OECD, 2001). Effective leadership can bring greater efficiency and quality of service for the organization as well as the increase in personal satisfaction at work. Moreover, it can...
Linguistic Expression of Religious Identity and Ideology in Selected Postcolonial Nigerian Literature
AbstractOne of the greatest threats to national development and the rights of individuals and groups in Nigeria and some parts of Africa is the growing increase in religious fundamentalism by major religious in the continent. The worsening economic fortunes...
Modelling of Evaluation in the Social Contribution of Higher Education Based on K-K-T Optimization
AbstractEvaluation method based on Karush-Kuhn-Tucker (K-K-T) optimization for social contribution of higher education is presented in this paper. By considering both direct and indirect contribution, a comprehensive evaluation model including social...
The Concept of Justice in the History of Iran's Islamic Revolution
AbstractThe concern of the emergence of an equitable life has always been with mankind throughout the history. Therefore, different approaches and how to implement the concept of justice in society have raised, especially among Islamic and Western scholars....
The Influence Study of Transformational Leadership in University on Teacher's Organizational Commitment: The Construction and Verification of a Theoretical Model
AbstractThere is close relationship between teacher's organizational commitment in university and educational quality. How did the leadership in university take effect on teacher's organizational commitment? It is an urgent problem to explore and solve....
The Status and Strategies of Income Distribution regarding Frontline Employees: Liaoning Province, China Serves as an Example
AbstractThe incomes of frontline employees are critical low and huge gaps of Income Distribution were found among companies and enterprises in Liaoning province. The main factors of this phenomenal are the absence of legal grounds, time lag of regulatory...