Research Papers/Topics in Accounting And Finance

Financial Decentralization And Quality Of Financial Reporting In Uganda. A Case Study Of Kamp Ala City Council

ABSTRACTThe study examined the effect and relationship between Accounting information system,financial decentralization and quality of financial reporting in Kampala city council. The AISand financial decentralization were the independent variables while quality of financial reportingwas the dependent variable. The study adopted a triangulation design consisting of a correlationdesign which was quantitative in approach and cross sectional in nature. The study populationconsisted of two h...

Effect Of Internal Audit Controls On Performance Of Smes In Nakawa Division: A Case Study Of Mbuya 1 Parish

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVAL IDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivTABLE OF CONTENTS vLIST OF TABLES viULIST OF FIGURES ixCHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.0 Introduction 11.1 Background to the study 11.1.1 Historical perspectives 11.1.2 Theoretical perspective 3L1.3 Conceptual perspective 41.2 Contextual perspective S1.3 Statement of the problem S1.4 Purpose of the study1.SResearch Objectives 61.6 Research questions 61.7 Scope of the Study 71.7.1 Geographical scope 71.7.2 Theoretical scope 71.7.3 Cont...

Adapting To Change And Organizational Growth In Small And Medium Size Enterprises In Microfinance Deposit Taking Institutions In Central Uganda.

AbstractThis study investigated the effect of adapting to change and organizational growth in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in selected Micro-Finance Deposit Taking Institutions (MDis) in the central region in Uganda. The parameters of change included technology, innovation, research and development and competent management. Growth was considered in terms of revenue, profitability and liquidity. The population consisted of 150 respondents with a sample siz...

Microfinance Services On Women Entrepreneurship In South Western Uganda: A Case Study Of Kisoro District

ABSTRACTThe study sought to examine the Micrqflnmwe services on women entrepreneurship in SouthWestern Uganda: A case stud~v of Kisoro District. The study objectives were; to assess theeffects of microfinance services on women entrepreneurship in Kisoro District, Uganda, toinvestigate the business challenges facing microfinance services on women entrepreneurshipin Kisoro District, Uganda and to examine the various financial strategic practices that microfinance institutions use to ii~fl...

Computerized Accounting And Financial Reporting In Financial Institutions In Uganda A Case Study Of Stanbic Bank, Wandegeya Branch

ABSTRACTThe study sought to examine the computerized accoimtirag and financial reporting in financial institutions in Uganda: A case study of Stanbic Bank, Wandegeya Branch. The study objectives were; to establish the computerized accounting systems being used at Stanbic Bank, Wandegeya Branch, to establish the contributions of computerized accounting on financial reporting at Stanbic Bank, Wandegeys Branch and to examine the relationship between computerized accounti...

Microfinance Services On Women Entrepreneuship In South Western Uganda: A Case Study Of Kisoro District

ABSTRACTThe study sought to examine the Microfinance services on women entrepreneurship in SouthWestern Uganda: A case study of Kisoro District. The study objectives were; to assess theeffects of microfinance services on women entrepreneurship in Kisoro District, Uganda, toinvestigate the business challenges facing microfinance services on women entrepreneurshipin Kisoro Distric4 Uganda and to examine the variousfinancial strategic practices that microfinance institutions use to influenc...

Appraisal of Accounting System in the Public Sector (A Study of Board of Internal Revenue of Enugu State)

ABSTRACT This research aims at providing an insight of the accounting system in the public sector, a study of Board of Internal Revenue of Enugu state. The purpose of this research is to examine the Board whether it is efficient and effective. The method employed for data collection in this study is survey method which include: questionnaires direct interview and the methodology used to determining the sample size is sample percentage. The statistics were employed to analyze method ...

The Impact Of Capital Structure On Performance Of Small And Medium Enterprises In Tanzania

ABSTRACT Despite the improved access of financing institutions to SMEs, their performance has stood very low in Tanzania. This prompted this study to assess the impact of capital structure on performance of SMEs in Tanzania. The study particularly examined the impact of long-term debt, short-term debt, and equity on performance of SMEs in Tanzania. The study adopted causal research design compounded by the quantitative approach to generate data from SMEs registered by BRELA that were s...

Factors Influencing Taxpayers’ Voluntary Compliance In Tanzania: A Case Of Dodoma Region

ABSTRACT This study examined the factors influencing taxpayers’ voluntary compliance in Dodoma Region. The specific objectives of this were to find out the effect of cost on taxpayers ‘voluntary tax compliance, to determine the effect of the tax rate on taxpayers’ voluntary compliance, to find out the influence of the electronic tax administration system on taxpayers’ voluntary compliance, to determine the extent to which tax system promotes taxpayers’ voluntary compliance and...

Contribution Of Computerized Internal Control System To The Public Sector Financial Management: A Case Of Dodoma City

ABSTRACT This study focused on the contribution of computerized internal control systems to the public sector financial management in Dodoma City. The general objective of the study was to assess the contribution of computerized internal control systems in the public sector financial management. The study employed a case study design, which provided opportunity to deeply study on the individual case of Dodoma City Council. Data were collected through questionnaire and interviews. The sa...

Attitude Toward Self-Service Technologies Among Retail Customers Of Commercial Banks In Tanzania: The Case Of National Micro-Finance Bank

ABSTRACT This study informs of the attitude toward Self-Service Technologies among retail customers of commercial banks in Tanzania using the data generated from the retail customers of the National Micro-finance Bank. It attempts to uncover the types of Self-Service Technologies offered by National Micro-finance Bank, the attitudes of retail customers towards Self-Service Technologies, and the most preferred SelfService Technologies offered by the bank. The cross-sectional design wa...

Implementation Of Accrual Based International Public Sector Accounting Standards In The Public Corporations: A Case Of Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation

ABSTRACT The study assesses the implementation of Accrual-Based International Public Sector Accounting Standards in Public Corporation. The study specifically focused on the influence of custom value factors, applicative, and demographic factors towards the implementation of IPSAS. This study employs primary data to attain its objectives. Data were analysed through the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS), whereby the principal component analysis and multiple regression were u...

The Effect Of Asset And Liability Management On Profitability Of Commercial Banks In Tanzania

ABSTRACT Asset and Liability Management (ALM) becomes an important and critical issue in financial institutions particularly in commercial banks. The uncertainty of returns expected from their assets, risks associated with those assets and the need of liquidity enforces banks to give more attention for their assets and liability composition. Therefore, this study sought to examine the effect of asset and liability management on profitability of commercial banks in Tanzania. Specific obj...

Effects Of Credit Assessment Determinants On Credit Uptake In The Agricultural Financing Sector In Kenya: A Case Of South Imenti Sub County, Kenya

Food Security is a vital cog in every fiscal and monetary growth of all countries worldwide. It is a state when all people have economic, social and physical access to nutritious, safe and sufficient food that meets food preferences and dietary needs for a healthy and active life at all times. Lack of funding confines farmers’ productivity and improved income hence a major impediment for farmer’s especially small-scale farmers in third world countries. The purpose&nbsp...

The Relationship Between Portfolio Selection And Performance Of Large Capitalization Stocks In Kenya

ABSTRACT Stock markets form a very important component of wealth generation and wealth redistribution in the Kenyan economy. Given that Kenya is one of the fast Developing countries Africa, it has attracted a wide range of investors both local and foreign who have a high appetite in investing in local firms which have a high growth potential. Moreover, the Kenyan economy is growing at a significantly positive way reflecting to an increase in disposable income for the population such that they...


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