Accounting information system in a transport organization has been a great problem to the third world countries in general, which Nigeria as a country has its own share.
This research work, “Accounting information system in a transport organization [ a case study of Nigerian Railway corporation]”, suggests ways of minimizing the effects of the problems of inefficient accounting information. It is believed that an improvement in this regards will enhance the performance of the corporation.
To enable the researcher find solution to the problem of this study, some questions were raised in form of hypothesis, which were developed comprising the null and alternative hypothesis.
Ho :- Accounting information is dispensable in the management of Nigerian Railway corporation.
Hi :- Accounting information is dispensable in the management of Nigerian Railway corporation.
Ho :- The activities of unqualified accounting officers are responsible for the poor performance of the accounts department in NRC.
HI :- The absence of computer system application dose not affect the timeliness, accuracy and availability of accounting information in N. RC.
AS A result of detailed analysis, study has reveal so many important phenomena in respect to accounting information system in Nigeria Railway corporation.
The method of data collection were primary and secondary methods. The data collected was analyzed by means of chi – square testing of hypothesis.
With respect to the research findings, the following recommendations are made to the possible ways of improving the efficiency of the accounting information in NRC
1.There should be a periodic training to enhance the performance of staff of accounts department of NRC
2. The corporation should employ the services of qualified and competent accounting personnel.
3. There should be the introduction of computer system application in account department of NRC.
4.There should be payment of salaries to the employees as at when due.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table of content
List of figures
Background of study
Statement of the problem / research question
The purpose / Aim of the study
Statement of study
Significance of study
Scope limitation and constrains of the study.
Definition of terms
The concept of Accounting information system
The importance of Accounting information
The user of Accounting information
Criticisms of Accounting information system in Nigerian Railway corporation
The output of an information system and the users
The outline of the information Generation process and source Documents.
Application of computer systems
Account Department in the Nigerian Rail-way corporation Officers of the Accounts Department
disagreement between Accounts officers and managing/heads of Departments.
Accounting system in the Nigerian Rail-way corporation.
3.0 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
Data Analysis Technique
DATE PRESENTATION AND INTERPRETATION
Summary of Findings, Recommendation and conclusion
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