Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Youths Empowerment in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria
Journal of Human Resource Management
Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2020, Pages: 39-48
Received: Feb. 15, 2020; Accepted: Feb. 28, 2020; Published: Mar. 10, 2020
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Matthew Ayodele Olatunle, Department of Management Studies, College of Business and Management Studies, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria
Adamu Micah Gumus, Department of Management Studies, College of Business and Management Studies, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria
Lazarus Zungwe Wanjuu, Department of Social Sciences, College of Administrative and Social Science, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria
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This paper examines the impact of corporate social responsibilities practice on youth’s empowerment in Niger Delta Region. A descriptive and survey research design was adopted for the study. The total population of the youth within the four LGAs was estimated at 793,175 based on the 2006 census estimate extracted from the website of National Population Commission (NPC), out of the population a sample size of 384 Youths were drawn as sample size using Krejcie and Morgan (1970) table for determining sample size. Structured questionnaire was the primary instrument used for data collection. A total of 384 copies of questionnaire were administered to the respondents only 340 questionnaires were returned while 44 were not returned. Data collected were analysed using multiple regression statistical tools with the aid of SPSS version 23 to minimize errors. Findings from the study show that, social amenities and employment opportunity were found to have significant statistical relationship with youth empowerment in Niger Delta Region while scholarship scheme and skill acquisition were found to be negatively related and of no significant effect on youth empowerment. The study therefore recommends among others that, Management of the oil companies should concentrate their efforts toward embarking on good CSR practices that will have direct bearing on youth empowerment. When youth are gainfully empowered its advantages to the company, society and government are enormous.
Keywords
Corporate Social Responsibility, Skill Acquisition, Youth Empowerment
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Matthew Ayodele Olatunle, Adamu Micah Gumus, Lazarus Zungwe Wanjuu, Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Youths Empowerment in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 8, No. 1, 2020, pp. 39-48. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.201200801.16
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