Accounting Information System and Performance of the Non- Governmental Organizations (Ngos)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ........................................................................................................................... iv

APPROVAL .................................................................................................................................... v

DEDICATION ............................................................................................................................... vi

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................................................................ vii

LIST OF TABLES ....................................................................................................................... viii

LIST OF FIGURES ....................................................................................................................... ix

LIST OF ACCROMYMS/ ABBREVIATIONS ........................................................................... x

ABSTRACT .................................................................................................................................. xi

CHAPTER ONE ............................................................................................................................ 1

INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Back ground of the Study .......................................................................................................... I

1.2 Statement of the Problem ........................................................................................................... 5

1.3 Objectives of the Studies ........................................................................................................... 5

1.3.1 General objectives ................................................................................................................. 5

1.3.2 Specific Objectives ................................................................................................................. 5

1.4 Research Questions .................................................................................................................... 6

1.5 Significance of the Study ........................................................................................................... 6

1.6 Scope of the Study ..................................................................................................................... 6

1.6.1 Geographical Scope ................................................................................................................ 6

I .6.2 Content Scope ......................................................................................................................... 7

1.6.3 Time frame .............................................................................................................................. 7

I. 7 Conceptual Framework .............................................................................................................. 7

CHAPTER TWO ........................................................................................................................... 8

LITERATURE REVIEW ............................................................................................................. 8

2.0 lntroduction ................................................................................................................................ 8

2.1 Definition of Concepts ............................................................................................................... 8

2.2 Relationship between Accounting Information Systems and Performance .............................. 9

2.3 Difference between Computer Hardware and Account Software ........................................... 10

2.4 The impacts of accounting information systems on the performance of Non ......................... I 0

Governmental Organization (NGOS) ............................................................................................ 10

2.5 The major phases involved in the development of accounting information system ................ 12

CHAPTER THREE ..................................................................................................................... 14

METHODOLOGY ...................................................................................................................... 14

3.0 Introduction .............................................................................................................................. 14

3.1 Research Design ...................................................................................................................... 14

3.2 Research Study Population ...................................................................................................... 14

3.2.1 Sample Size .......................................................................................................................... 14

3.3 Instruments of Data Collection ................................................................................................ I 5

3.3.1 Questionnaires ...................................................................................................................... I 5

3.3.2 Interview ............................................................................................................................... 15

3.3.3 Observation ........................................................................................................................... 16

3.4 Sources of Data ........................................................................................................................ 16

3.4. l Primary sources .................................................................................................................... 16

3.4.2 Secondary sources ................................................................................................................ 16

3.5 Data Processing ....................................................................................................................... 16

3.6 Data Analysis ........................................................................................................................... 17

3.7 Ethnical Consideration ............................................................................................................. 17

3.8 Conclusion ............................................................................................................................... 17

CHAPTER FOUR ....................................................................................................................... 18

PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS FINDINGS .................................................................... 18

4.1 lntroduction ................................................................... , .......................................................... 18

4.2 Effects of Accounting Information Systems on Performance ................................................. 21

4.3 The different principles of Accounting Information Systems present in Nongovernmental

organization at Pride Uganda, Entebbe branch .............................................................................. 23

4.4. Contributions of Accounting Information Systems ................................................................ 24

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CHAPTER FIVE ......................................................................................................................... 26

SUMMARY OF THE MAJOR FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS .............................................. 26

RECOMMENDATIONS ............................................................................................................ 26

5. I lntroduction ............................................................................................................................. 26

5.2. Summary ................................................................................................................................. 26

5.3 Conclusions ............................................................................................................................. 27

5.4 Recommendations .................................................................................................................... 27

5.4.1. lntroduction .......................................................................................................................... 27

5.4.2 Board members ..................................................................................................................... 27

5.4.3 Donor Staff. .......................................................................................................................... 28

5.4.4 Employees ............................................................................................................................. 29

5.4.5 Local community .................................................................................................................. 29

5.4.6 General recommendations .................................................................................................... 29

5.4.7 Area for future researchers ................................................................................................... 30

RE FE REN CES ............................................................................................................................ 31

APPENDIX A I. INSTRUMENTS ................................................................................................ 32

APPENDIX A 2 ............................................................................................................................. 36

APPENDIX B ................................................................................................................................ 39

TIME FRAME ............................................................................................................................... 39

APPENDIX C ............................................................................................................................... .40

BUDGET FRAME WORK .......................................................................................................... .40  

ABSTRACT The topic was based on the effects of Accounting Information Systems on the Performance of Non-governmental organization (NGO). The objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship between Accounting Information Systems and Performance of the Non-governmental organization, to investigate the effects of Accounting Information Systems on the Performance of Non-governmental organization (NGO), the difference between computer hardware and computer software and principles of Accounting lnforrnation Systems. The research design used was descriptive in nature because the study was airned at describing the effects of AIS on the Performan:;e of Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) the qualitative and quantitative research designs were used. The research was carried out using different rnethods through instruments such as Interviews, direct observation, questionnaire. A sample size of 30 respondents was selected by the researcher frorn different departments. Out of the 30 informants or respondents, l 5 were men and 15 were female as there was gender balance within the organization. The findings of the study showed the presence of Accounting Information Systems and its principles guiding its use in Pride Uganda, Entebbe branch which had led to the average Perforrnance of the Non-governmental organization (NGO) at Pride Uganda. There was evidence of Accounting Information Systerns promising on service delivery and to maximize contributions if principles were adopted by various development paiiners such as Donor staff, Local Governrnent authorities, ernployees and the community at large. The research recornrnends continuous monitoring of ernployees; need to recruit well qualified staff, carrying out either internal and external audits or checks, encouraging quarterly meetings so as to increase awareness and appreciation of the need to have Accounting Information System in place. In conclusion, it was evident that Accounting Information Systems had a lot of tremendous effects on the Performance of the Organization especially at Pride Uganda, Entebbe branch as responded by over 73% of the respondents. x

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ONGEL, A (2022). Accounting Information System and Performance of the Non- Governmental Organizations (Ngos). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/accounting-information-system-and-performance-of-the-non-governmental-organizations-ngos

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ONGEL, ACAN "Accounting Information System and Performance of the Non- Governmental Organizations (Ngos)" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/accounting-information-system-and-performance-of-the-non-governmental-organizations-ngos. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.

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ONGEL, ACAN . "Accounting Information System and Performance of the Non- Governmental Organizations (Ngos)". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/accounting-information-system-and-performance-of-the-non-governmental-organizations-ngos >.

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ONGEL, ACAN . "Accounting Information System and Performance of the Non- Governmental Organizations (Ngos)" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/accounting-information-system-and-performance-of-the-non-governmental-organizations-ngos