Research Papers/Topics in Accounting Education

An Analysis of Credit Management in the Banking Industry

ABSTRACT Credit extension is an essential function of banks and bank management strive to satisfy the legitimate credit needs of the community it tends to serve. This study is aimed at analysing the credit management in the banking industry in Nigeria with particular reference to first Bank of Nigeria PLC. The importance of credit in the economic growth and development of a country cannot be overemphasized. Despite the important role played by credit in the economy, it is associated with a ca...

An Analysis of Human Resource Planning and Its Effect On Organizational Effectiveness

ABSTRACT The study was to examine the effectiveness of Human Resource Planning (HRP) and its effect at Information Services Department (ISD). The study which contains the research design, research population, sample and sampling procedure and data gathering instruments. It also sought to find out whether there are HRP policies and practices in the ISD; to establish whether the Human Resource Planning practices and procedures within ISD are functioning effectively; and to find out the challeng...

An Assessment of the Impact of Manufacturing Sector On Economic Growth in Nigeria

ABSTRACT This research work examines econometrically the impact of manufacturing sector on economic growth in Nigeria, from 1981 to 2010. It assesses the effect of manufacturing output (mangdp), investment (inv), government expenditure (govexp) and money supply (m2) on log of real gross domestic product (lrgdp). Appropriate multiple regression model is specified with parameters, which are estimated using the ordinary least square (OLS) technique. Test of hypothesis is carried out and the resu...

Budgeting and Budgetary Control as A Tool Accountability in Government Parastatals

ABSTRACT This research work was focused on investigation on the use of budgeting and budgetary control as tools for accountability in government parastatals. ( A case study of Enugu State Housing Development Corporation). Budgetary control is a quantitative expression of plane of action prepare in advance of period to which it relate. The organization is face with the problem of lack of budgeting while planning and controlling their activities. The objective of the study is to determine if bu...

The Role Of Monetary Policy And Its Impact On Nigerian Financial System (A Case Study Of Central Bank Of Nigeria)

Abstract The growing importance of the modern state at ensuring adequate provision for' living and the need for economic growth in large part of the world have contributed to the entrance of the prestige of monetary policy as an important instrument of economic policy. This write up will examine and explain various monetary policy instruments that have been used in Nigeria since the. inception of the Central Bank of Nigeria (C.B.N) which is the regulator^ body u6ecl by the Federal Government...

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

ABSTRACT The 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. Literature...

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 survey of 142 responde...

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, implementat...

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 financia...

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 look...

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 manufacturing syste...

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  of  solar  ...

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

ABSTRACT The 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 lis...

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

ABSTRACT This 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 st...


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