Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

A formation program for effective leadership development of Nigerian youth
by Oyejola, John A., M.A., Saint Mary's College of California, 2013, 72; 1536159
Abstract (Summary)

Nigeria is a country blessed with human and natural resources; but, due to the miss-management of her resources, Nigeria is crippled with massive unemployment an issue that continues to exact a considerable toll on its socio-economic prospects. The population that is mostly affected with the situation is the youth, who are unable to secure decent employment and progress in life. The immediate symptoms of the socio-economic situation in the country are evident in the palpable rise in organized crime, armed insurgency, vandalism, terrorism, kidnapping and drug trafficking. Given the abundant natural and human resources that Nigeria possesses, she can attain her full potential and bring development to the citizens by overcoming the following challenges: poor utilization of oil money, bridging the widening gap between the urban rich and the rural poor, and encouraging talented Nigerians to stay in the country. To respond adequately to the challenges, the present leadership style has to change, and a new form of learning and engaging people in leadership is required. The proposed group presented in this

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Sosa, Gloria Aquino
School: Saint Mary's College of California
Department: School of Education
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 51/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: African Studies, Management, Developmental psychology, Psychology
Keywords: Formation, Leadership, Youth
Publication Number: 1536159
ISBN: 978-1-303-03869-3
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