Research Papers/Topics in Accounting Education

The Effect of the Cedi Depreciation on Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Ghana (A Case Study of Small Scale Importers in Kumasi)

ABSTRACTThe research study seeks to examine the effects of cedi depreciation on the activities of small scale businesses in the country. The aim of the research is to examine the impact of cedi depreciation on imports, income, size and the growth and performance of the small scale industries. In addition the research work aims at finding out the extent to which small scale businesses depend on imports. SMEs found in some selected localities in Kumasi Metropolis are used. Literatures were...

AN ANALYSIS OF RISK ASSOCIATED WITH BANK LENDING (A CASE STUDY OF ECOBANK, GHANA)

 ABSTRACT This study examines the credit appraisal process and repayment of Bank loans at Ecobank. Specifically, the study investigates the appropriateness of the credit appraisal process of Ecobank, the relationship between loan officers and customers and the effect of loan officer – customer relationship on the credit appraisal process. The study also identifies strategies to help improve the credit appraisal process of the Bank. A face-toface household-level...

ASSESSING BUDGET AND BUDGETORY CONTROL PRACTICES IN SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST HOSPITAL KWADASO - KUMASI

ABSTRACT Budgeting is a form of financial planning and a control mechanism in an organization. Thus, it is utilized to impose the strategy of an organization. Consequently, a budget is composed of different functional plans that could help both short and long term development of an organization. The Kwadaso SDA Hospital is decentralized private organization and it engages in the preparation of annual budgets to facilitate its financial operations. However, the budget preparation, ...

EFFECT OF CORPORATE LIQUIDITY ON FIRM PERFORMANCE: EVIDENCE FROM LISTED FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ON THE GHANA STOCK EXCHANGE

ABSTRACT Liquidity management has always proven to be one of the difficult management function that business leaders have to deal with in their business operations. Interestingly, there is no conventional wisdom as to the required threshold of liquidity a business have to maintain in order to remain sustainable hence, every business entity will require its own liquidity management policy. The study investigated how corporate liquidity management affect firm performance using listed finan...

REVENUE MOBILISATION AND ITS MANAGEMENT AT A NEWLY CREATED ASSEMBLY: A CASE OF KWADASO MUNICIPAL ASSEMBLY

ABSTRACT Decentralization is assumed to bring about better efficiency in the distribution of public goods and services at the local level. Interestingly, this acclaimed position of decentralization depends largely on the belief that local governments will in practice exercise much fiscal discretion when it comes to the allocation of resources than the central government. However, to the shock of many, local assembly’s fiscal discretion appears to be very controlled in the sense that most lo...

INVESTMENT APPRAISAL TECHNIQUES UNDERLYING GHANAIAN OIL MARKETING COMPANIES INVESTMENT DECISIONS: A CASE OF GOIL COMPANY LIMITED

ABSTRACT Firms’ investment appraisal techniques have become a great area of interest to both academics and practitioners alike. For instance, common opinion among scholars and practitioners is that, a business future success and sustenance largely depend on its ability to get its present investment decisions right. This means that, the decisions inherent to investments are critical to the growth and sustenance of every company be it a private or public entity. Accordingly, this study l...

USING FINANCIAL RATIOS TO ANALYSE THE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN GHANA: A CASE OF GUINNESS GHANA BREWERIES

ABSTRACT In today‘s financial world, financial performance is a requirement amongst the perspective of various stakeholders, be it in the management, lenders, owners and investors‘ perspective. Financial performance is crucial for taking financial decisions related to planning and control. Hence, it forms the basis as one of the importance for taking financial decisions effectively. Manufacturing Sector plays an important role in economic development of a country. The manufactu...

Cost Benefit Analysis on Installing Solar Energy Systems for Residential and Commercial users in India

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The global energy market is looking for new sources of  non-conventional energy whereby existing methods of energy generation like Solar Photovoltaics have technologically surged. This advancement has led to higher adoption by  consumers in  residential and commercial sectors. Government policies have also been favourable in support of implementation Solar Energy Generation Systems. In such a scenario there exists a need to analyse the economic potential&...

ASSESSING THE PROPER USE OF IMPROVISED INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITIES FOR TEACHING BUSINESS STUDIES IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN BAUCHI METROPOLIS

ABSTRACTThe research was carried out in assessing the proper use of improvised instructional facilities for teaching business studies in junior secondary school in Bauchi metropolis. Three research questions were formulated to guide the researcher in carrying out the study. Cross sectional survey research design was used, sample of twelve Junior Secondary Schools in Bauchi Metropolis were used for the research. The instrument of data collection was a structured questionnaire and a check list....

UTILIZATION OF ICT BY BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS ON IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATION IN BAYELSA STATE

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to find out the extent of utilization of information and communication technology by business education students on the improvement of education in Bayelsa State.  The descriptive survey research design was used for the study. Four research questions were raised to guide the research. A total of 200 business education students were selected from the universities were used for the study. The data collection instrument was a 28 item questionnaire that was...

The Determinants of Demand for Mobile Phones Among Undergraduates in Nigeria (Case Study of Lagos State University)

ABSTRACT  This study examines the determinant of demand for mobile phones among undergraduates in Nigeria with special reference to Lagos State University, main Campus. In order to accomplish the objective of the study, a sample of 215 respondents were taken using simple random sampling technique. Primary data was mainly used and some secondary data from internet and book sources were explored. Five important variables such as: price, product features, brand name, social influence an...

Resource funding provision and students performance in secondary school in Yakurr LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, CROSS RIVER STATE

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to ascertain resource funding provision and students performance in secondary school in Yakurr Local Government Area, Cross River State. Three null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance using chi-square (x2) analysis. The instrument used for data collection was the questionnaire on resource funding provision and students performance (RFPSP). The sample comprised of two hundred (200) respondents drawn from five (5) schools in the study area....

Appraisal of Financial Information As An Aid To Prospective Investment Decision in Industrial General Insurance (IGI) PLC Lagos

ABSTRACT This research work “appraises financial information as an aid to prospective investment decisions” questionnaires were administered on the fifty members of staff Industrial General Insurance PLC to get relevant data that will be of help to the researcher. Frequency counts and percentage mean weighted techniques were used to analyze the collected data. Results indicated that financial information aids that decision of the prospective investment. Conclusion was reached on th...

The Pursuit of Good Governance and the Anti-Financial Corruption Blitz in Nigeria: A Study of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) (2003-2016)

   The Pursuit of Good Governance and the Anti-Financial Corruption Blitz in Nigeria: A Study of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) (2003-2016) 

AN APPRAISAL ON THE IMPACT OF OIL INDUSTRY ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY SPDC)

ABSTRACTThis study centre’s on the impact of oil industry in the Economic Development of Nigeria. In investing the above data were obtained through questionnaires administration method. The mean analysis method was used to analyzed the responses, elated from respondents and meaningful conclusion drawn from it, it was discovered that factors like the oil industry serves as the government revenue by paying tax, granting loan to farmers to improve agriculture, creating employment opportun...


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