Majority of the industries that exist in developing countries like ours are still in the small and medium scale stages. This type of industries has numerous problems facing them.
This study “the problems and prospects of small-scale industries” is aimed at identifying these problems and also finding solutions to them the researcher using GEMICO COMPANY LIMITED ABA IN ABIA STATE AS A CASE STUDY.
The researcher’s instrument in carrying out this research work is constructed questionnaires. The questionnaires were administered to 25 (twenty five) staff and workers of the organization for the purpose of gathering more information that could not be conveniently gather through the interview.
After the conduct of the study by the researcher, it was discovered that the Gemico Company Limited had the problem of inadequacy of finance, which started from the establishment of the firm.
This work is divided into five chapters, the chapter one dealing with the background of the study, stating the statement of the study, stating the scope, the research questions, research hypothesis, limitation of the study and defining some irrelevant terms. Chapter two reviewed the related literature, chapter three stated how the work was designed and method of data collection, while chapter four dealt with the analysis of the data collection using some statistical measures and the last chapter which is the fifth chapter discussed the findings, conclusions, made recommendations and also suggested area of further study.
This work cannot be said to be perfectly correct, especially as it was conducted under a limited time and finance. So the researcher will welcome any mistakes discovered.
In recommendation, the prospects for the development of Gemico Company Limited are still great. However in order to enhance its rapid growth and development (and not just more existence or survival) suggestions are made or directed towards what is expected of the company to do so that they can remain viable and attract loans at cheaper credit terms from financial institutions for expansion and diversification of their product line.
TABLE OF CONTENT
TABLE OF CONTENT
CHAPTER ONE – INTRODUCTION
1.1Background of the study:
1.2Statement of the problem
1.3Purpose of the study
1.4Scope of the study
1.7Significance of the study
1.8Limitations of the study
1.9Definition of terms
CHAPTER TWO – REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
2.1The History of small-scale industries developmentin Nigeria
2.2Definition and characteristics of small scale enterprises:
2.3Structure of small scale industries in Nigeria:
2.4The importance of small scale industries in economic
2.6General problems encountered by small scale and industries in Nigeria
2.7Prospects and viability for promotion of small scale
Industries in Nigeria
2.8Brief history of the organization
3.2 Area of the study
3.3Population of the study
3.4Sample and sampling procedures/Techniques
3.5Instrument for data collection
3.6Validity of the instrument
3.7Reliability of the instrument
3.8Method of data collection
4.1Presentation and analysis of data
4.2Test of Hypothesis
4.3Summary of Result
5.1Discussion of result/Findings
5.3Implications of research findings
5.5Suggestion for further research