Ife Psychologia

IFE PsychologIA is a peer-reviewed journal published semiannually by African Journals Online. Founded in 1951, this publication focuses on Psychology.

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 2, September

Africa-Specific Factors Influencing the Decision to Adopt Work-Family Policies: Exploring the Field in Nigeria
A few organizations in Nigeria have begun to show an interest in work-family policies; however, many others remain indifferent. This article seeks to identify environment-specific factors, not found in the Western literature, influencing organizational...
An Integrative Model of Individual Predisposition and Contextual Factors of High-Tech Entrepreneurial Opportunity Recognition
This paper presents a conceptual model of the relationships between individuals' dispositional and contextual factors in opportunity recognition. It argues that most literatures on entrepreneurial opportunity recognition focus on one or two contextual...
A Review of the Effects of Armed Conflict on Children- Psychological Implications
The end of the 20th century ushered in wars and armed conflict between nations and civil strife within nations. War as used in this paper refers to armed conflict between two or more governments or states. Report shows that more than the world's children...
Barriers and Facilitators to Research Utilization as Perceived by Business Educators in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria
The purpose of this study was to examine business educators' perceptions of barriers and facilitators to research utilization. A cross-sectional survey design was used and business educators participated (response rate 89%, n = 180/210). One questionnaire,...
Context, Moral Orientation and Self-Esteem: Impacting the Moral Development of Senior High School Students
The purpose of this study was to compare moral orientation and a measure of self-esteem with the degree of consideration given to certain contextual elements of the moral dilemmas presented. One research question guided the study. The sample consisted...
Corporate Social Responsibility of Multinational Oil Corporations to Host Communities in Niger Delta Nigeria
The volatile nature of corporate-community relations, which has meant significant loss in oil revenue for government and decline in corporate profit for multinational oil corporations (MNCs), has elevated the obtaining of a 'social licence to operate'...
Effects of Felt Obligation on Occupational Burnout among Employees of Post-Consolidation Banks in Akure, Nigeria
Most researches on post-consolidation in the Nigerian banking industry focused more on how it affects the health of banks and employees' job attitudes, and productivity. Less research attention has been paid on the health of bank employees in the post-consolidation...
Entrepreneurship Education and Undergraduates' Attitude to Self-Employment: A Case Study of a Nigerian University*
Entrepreneurship Education (EE) and undergraduates' attitude of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria, (OAU), to self-employment were examined. Over one thousand students enrolled for the special electives in 2006/2007 academic session. These students...
Establishing the Reliability and Validity of Perceived Youth Empowerment Scale
The psychometric characteristics of the 24-item perceived youth empowerment scale were examined in a Nigerian sample of 180 undergraduates (62 men and 119 women). Results indicated a three-factor solution, consistent with those from other studies. The...
FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF PENSION SCHEME REFORMS IN NIGERIA FROM 1946 to 2006
The paper content analyzed all available pension reform schemes in Nigeria as a matter of urgency as the public concern is growing over pension allowances. The need to carry out this research was exaggerated because most pensioners die while queuing...
Influence of Shari'ah on Socio-Cultural and Economic Development of Marketing Practices in Northwestern Nigeria
This study investigated the socio-economic influence of Shari'ah marketing practices in Northwestern Nigeria for security and Nigeria's development. The study was conducted in Jigawa, kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States of Nigeria...
Influence of Social Support, Self-Efficacy, and Personality on the General Health of Retirees in Lagos, Nigeria
The influence of social support, work overload, and parity on psychological well-being of pregnant career women was investigated. Retired civil servants (N475) attending monthly pensioners' meeting in Lagos were selected following multi-stage sampling....
Locus of Control and Self-Esteem as Predictors of Teachers' Frustration in Lagos State Secondary Schools
Individual's perception of self has potential to enhance or impede his or her success at work. In view of this, there is a need to examine the relationship between locus of control and self-esteem as they jointly influence teachers' frustration in Lagos...
Prevalence of Impulsivity among Junior Secondary Students in Lagos, Nigeria
The study sampled 200 early adolescents (120 males and 80 females) using a developed and tested model that provided a causal explanation on Five-Factor Model of personality (neuroticism, extraversion, openness to expression, agreeableness, and conscientiousness)...
Problems of Adolescents in Inclusive Secondary Schools: A Comparative Analysis
This study examined the problems of students with and without disabilities in inclusive secondary schools in Lagos state. The instrument used to collect data was the Student Problem Inventory (SPI), which measured the respondents' problems from their...
Psychological Predictors of Conflict Management Behaviour of Labour Leaders in Lagos State, Nigeria
The study examined the joint and relative effects of emotional intelligence and communication skill on conflict management behaviour of labour leaders in Lagos State, Nigeria. A descriptive survey research design was adopted using questionnaire as the...
Relationship between Perceived Self-Efficacy and Information Literacy among Library and Information Science Undergraduates in a Nigerian University of Education
Information Literacy is a critical input in today's learning environment and indeed for lifelong learning. Information literacy could be contingent upon an intrinsic element such as self-efficacy belief. Thus, this study investigates the relationship...
Risk Perceptions among Users of Commercial Motorcycles in Cities of Southwestern Nigeria
Motorcycles have constituted a significant proportion of modal choice of commuters in many cities in Nigeria. Motorcycles transport possess several unique features which have lead to their general acceptance as a source of employment among the urban...
Self-Esteem, Perceived Control and Communal Relationship Strength as Predictors of Emotional Distress in Nigerian University Students
This study attempted to determine whether self-esteem, perceived control and communal relationship strength would predict emotional distress in Nigerian university students. 148 students from a Christian university and 158 students from a Secular university...
Teacher Characteristics as Predictor of Attitude towards Inclusive Education in the Cape Coast Metropolis of Ghana
Teachers are the principal players and actors who make inclusion happen and succeed in any country. Can there be an effective inclusive education practice in Ghana without positive teacher dispositions? Teacher characteristics were examined for their...
The Impact of Contingent Employment on Organizational Citizenship Behaviour
The study examined the impact of contingent employment on organizational citizenship behaviour. Seven hundred and fifteen (715) participants, drawn from a commercial bank and an oil company in southwest, Nigeria, participated in the study. Organizational...
The Relative Effect of Field Dependent and Field Independent Learning Styles on the Academic Performance of Undergraduate Students of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana
The main focus of this study was to find out the relative effect of Field Dependent and Field Independent learning styles and a combination of the two on academic performance of undergraduate students of the University of Cape Coast. The quasi-experimental...
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