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APPLICATION OF ACCOUNTING RATIOS IN MEASURING SOLVENCY OF SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES IN THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR OF CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA

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Title Page – – – – – – – – – i
Approval Page – – – – – – – – ii
Certification – – – – – – – – – iii
Dedication – – – – – – – – – iv
Acknowledgements – – – – – – – – v
Table of Contents – – – – – – – – vi
List of Figures – – – – – – – – ix
List of Tables – – – – – – – – x
Abstract – – – – – – – – – xviii
CHAPTER I: INTRODUCTION
Background of the Study – – – – – – – 1
Statement of the Problem – – – – – – – 8
Purpose of the Study – – – – – – – 9
Significance of the Study – – – – – – – 10
Research Questions – – – – – – – 12
Null Hypotheses – – – – – – – – 12
Delimitation of the Study – – – – – – – 13
CHAPTER II: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
Conceptual Framework – – – – – – – 15
Theoretical Framework – – – – – – – 42
Application of Liquidity Ratios in Measuring
Short-term solvency of Business Enterprises – – – 51
Application of Gearing (Stability/Leverage) Ratios in
Measuring long-term solvency of Business Enterprises – 57
Application of Profitability Ratios Applied in Measuring
Performance and effectiveness of Business Enterprises – 64
Application of Activity Ratios in Measuring Efficiency with which
Business Enterprises utilize assets to generate cash flow – 73
Application of Cash Flow Statement in Reporting Cash
Flow of Business Enterprises – – – – – 82
Accounting Records Maintained by Business Enterprises – – 90
Problems Associated with Application of Accounting Ratios
in Business Enterprises – – – – – – 99
Manufacturing Industry – – – – – – – 104
Review of Related Empirical Studies – – – – – 110
Summary of Literature Review – – – – – – 117
CHAPTER III: METHODOLOGY
Design of the Study – – – – – – – – 120
Area of the Study – – – – – – – – 120
Population for the Study – – – – – – – 121
Instrument for Data Collection – – – – – – 121
Validation of the Instrument – – – – – – 123
Reliability of the Instrument – – – – – – 124
Method of Data Collection – – – – – – 124
Method of Data Analysis – – – – – – – 124
CHAPTER IV: PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA
Research Question 1 – – – – – – – 126
Research Question 2 – – – – – – – 131
Research Question 3 – – – – – – – 136
Research Question 4 – – – – – – – 141
Research Question 5 – – – – – – – 146
Research Question 6 – – – – – – – 149
Research Question 7 – – – – – – – 154
Null Hypothesis 1 – – – – – – – – 160
Null Hypothesis 2 – – – – – – – – 169
Null Hypothesis 3 – – – – – – – – 181
Null Hypothesis 4 –

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