Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies (Print ISSN: 1078-4950; Online ISSN: 1532-5822)


How Mergers With International Companies Can Help Local Companies Grow? A Case of Pel and Panasonic

Author(s): Ali Nasir

Bullying is inappropriate behavior that children and adolescents face daily in schools all around the world. It is prevalent in today's schools and is commonly found in secondary schools. It is a complicated social problem that can have serious negative implications for both bullies and victims, especially when the victim is physically or psychologically harmed. The study utilized the Social Learning Theory by Albert Bandura to explain the causes of bullying among students. Therefore; the study examines the effective strategies that could be used to curb bullying in secondary schools among selected secondary schools in Alimosho local government area, Lagos, Nigeria. A survey method was utilized using the structured questionnaire as an instrument of data collection. Utilizing a simple random sampling, three hundred and fifty questionnaires were administered to students in the four secondary schools. Quantitative data was analyzed utilizing the descriptive statistics with the aid of the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) version 23. The analysis of the questionnaire was based on descriptive analysis with the use of frequency counts and percentages. Findings of the study shows that one of the strategies that can curb bullying is by educating teachers, parents, and teachers on the dangers of bullying, and setting distinct rules against bullying is another strategy to prevent bullying in schools. Therefore, teaching empathy and encouraging victims to make timely reports on incidence of bullying are crucial to mitigating bullying and its consequences in secondary schools in Lagos state

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