ANALYSIS ON THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF OIL COMPANIES IN THE HOST COMMUNITIES IN THE NIGER DELTA REGION OF NIGERIA: (A CASE STUDY OF SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY)

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ABSTRACT

This contains the impact of social responsibilities of Oil Companies in the host communities of the Niger Delta region of Nigeria: A case study of shell petroleum Development Company. It is true that most corporate organizations especially multinational companies are not living up to expectation in solving the problems contributed in the region by their activities. Their oil exploration had causes pollution in the area, which has caused untold hardship to the people. Thus, the objective of the study was to explore how best to use the practice of public relations in solving these challenges. Both primary and secondary data were collected. Instrument used to collect primary data were personal interviews, questionnaires and observation. Secondary data were collected from textbooks, journals, magazines, newspaper and libraries. Questionnaires administration and interview methods were the principal methods used for collecting data. Descriptive research methods and survey technique were adopted by the researcher. The research findings of the project work reviewed that social responsibilities programmes are necessary. The findings also unyield that shell company earnies out its social responsibility programmes in its host community. The researcher recommended that the company should increase and expand its social responsibility programmes and government should help in the development of the communities in which most multinational companies exist.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page – – – – i
Certification – – – – ii
Dedication – – – – iii
Acknowledgments – – – – iv
Abstract – – – – vi
Table of Contents – – – – vii
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1. Background of the Study – – – – 1
1.2. Statement of the Problem – – – – 3
1.3. Objectives of the Study – – – – 3
1.4. Research Questions – – – – 4
1.5. Formulation of Hypothesis – – – – 5
1.6. Significance of the Study – – – – 6
1.7. Scope of the Study – – – – 6
1.8. Limitation of the Study – – – – 7
References – – – – 9

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1. Theoretical Framework – – – 10
2.2. Historical Background – – – 14
2.3. Current Literature on Theory Postulated – – 25
References – – – 40
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
3.1. Research Design – – – 41
3.2. Sources of Data – – – 42
3.2.1. Primary Sources of Data – – – 42
3.2.2. Secondary Sources of Data – – – 43
3.3. Population of the Study – – – 44
3.4. Sample Size Determination and Sampling Technique 46
3.4.1. Sample Size Determination – – – 46
3.4.2. Sampling Technique – – – 48
3.5. Methods of Data Collection – – – 49
3.6. Method of Data Presentation and Analysis – – 49
CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
4.1. Presentation of Data – – – 50

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1. Summary of Findings – – – 70
5.2. Conclusion – – – 72
5.3. Recommendations – – – 73
BIBLIOGRAPHY

APPENDIX

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