Research Papers/Topics in Accounting and Finance

Credit Management and Loan Performance in Selected Commercial Banks in Bujumbura, Burundi

ABSTRACT  This study was aimed at determining the effect credit management on loan performance. The study was based on four specific objectives; to assess the effect of credit standards on loan performance in commercial banks, to determine the effect of implementation of credit policy on loan performance in commercial banks, to analyze how credit terms affect loan performance in commercial banks and to establish the effect of collection policies on loan performance in commercial banks in Bur...

Loan Management and Financial Performance of Selected Savings and Credit Cooperatives in Kampala District, Uganda

ABSTRACT  The study delved into Loan management and financial performance of the selected Savings and Credit Cooperatives (SACCO5) in Kampala District, Uganda. Specifically, the study sought: to determine the extent of loan management in the New Vision and Toyota Uganda’s SACCOs; to determine the level of financial performance; and to establish if there was a significant relationship between the extent of ioan management and level of financial performance of the New Vision and Toyota Ugand...

Capability Requirements on Fraud Prevention in the Nigerian Public Sector: The Perception of Professional Accountant

The objective of the study is to investigate the knowledge, skills, and ethics from the perception of Professional Accountant on fraud prevention in the Nigerian public sector. The primary data was collected from a Professional Accountant in the Office of Accountant General and Auditor General for the Federation in Nigeria through a self-administered questionnaire. Five hundred questionnaires were distributed, out of which 312 were retrieved from respondents. This study employed the Statistic...

The Use of Financial Distress and Financial Structure Ability as a Determinant of Financial Manipulations Level among Public Listed Companies in Malaysia

Financial manipulations are growing exponentially due to the dynamic complexities of businesses. This influenced a huge number of jobs and fund losses and renowned worldwide corporate scandals right from Health South and Freddie Mac, WorldCom, Cendant Corp and Tyco Scandals in 2002, Enron Scandal and Waste Management Scandal among others. However, if not detected early, and prevented, it could lead to a gradual loss of investor’s confidence. Therefore, this study examines the influence ...

Inventory Management Practices and Organizational Performance of National Medical Stores, Entebbe Municipality, Uganda

ABSTRACT  MUSISI PETER, School of Graduate Studies, Bugema University, Kampala, Uganda. October, 2015. “INVENTORY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF NATIONAL MEDICAL STORES, ENTEBBE MUNICIPALITY, UGANDA” Supervisor: Abuga Mokono Isaac, PhD The study objectives were: to establish the level of inventory management practices by NMS, Entebbe Municipality, to assess the level of organizational performance of NMS, and to establish the relationship between inventory manageme...

Internal Auditing and Financial Management in Selected Private Electricity Supply Companies in Puntland, Somalia

ABSTRACT  The study was carried out to investigate the Relationship between Internal Auditing and Financial Management of three private electricity supply companies selected purposively and 122 employees in those companies selected by systematic method of sampling. This study was based on four objectives that were; 1) To determine the profile of the respondents in terms of gender, age, marital status, educational level, position in the company, number of years in the company and employment s...

Risk Management and Profitability of Commercial Banks A Case Study of Salam Bank in Mogadishu, Somalia

ABSTRACT  The study sought to assess the effect of risk management on profitability of commercial banks in Mogadishu-Somalia. It was guided by three specific objectives, that included i) determining the effect of risk identification on profitability of commercial banks in Mogadishu Somalia; ii) examining the effect of risk assessment on profitability of commercial banks in Mogadishu Somalia and (iii) to establish the effect of risk monitoring and control on profitability of commercial banks ...

Computerized Accounting Systems and Quality of Financial Reports of Selected Commercial Banks in Hargeisa, Somaliland

ABSTRACT  This study aimed at investigating the effects of computerized accounting systems on financial reports of selected commercial banks in Hargeisa Somaliland. It was guided by three specific objectives, that included (i) To establish the effect of Accounting data processing on the quality of financial reports in Somaliland, (ii) To establish the effect of Accounting data Storage on the quality of financial reports in Somaliland, and (iii) To establish the effect of Accounting data retr...

Financial Management Skills Among Staff and Quality of Financial Reporting in Selected Commercial Banks in Mogadisiju, Somalia

ABSTRACT The Purpose of the Study was to ~tabiish the relationship between financial management skills among staffs and quality of financial reporting in selected commercial banks in Mogadishu Somalia. Four research objectives have been formulated to guide the study namely to determine the level of financial management skills among staff of the selected commercial banks, to determine the quality of reporting in selected commercial banks, to determine if there is relationship between the level...

Budgetary Controls and Efficiency in the Bank of South Sudan, Juba.

ABSTRACT  The study examined the relationship between budgetary controls and efficiency in the Bank of South Sudan, juba. The specific objectives of the study were; To examine the relationship between budgetary participation and efficiency in the Bank of South Sudan, Juba; To assess the relationship between budgetary monitoring and efficiency in the Bank of South Sudan, Juba and to establish the relationship between budgetary evaluation and efficiency in the Bank of South Sudan, Juba. The st...

Accounting Information System and Management Decision Making in Selected Telecom Unication Firms in Borama District, Somaland.

ABSTRACT  This study determined the correlation between accounting information system and management decision making in Somaliland by taking the information of Teleson and Somtel Telecommunication firms in Borama District. This study sought to: to determine the profile of the respondents in terms of age, gender, qualification, experience, in the telecommunication companies determine the extent of accounting information system and th,e level of management decision making in Telesom and Somtel...

Adapting to Change and Organizational Growth in Small and Medium Size Enterprises in Microfinance Deposit Taking Institutions in Central Uganda.

Abstract  This 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 size of 109. Data was col...

Internal Control System and Fraudulent Practices in the Nigerian Public Sector; A Survey of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Nigeria.

ABSTRACT  The researcher investigated the relationship between ‘internal control system and fraudulent practices in the Nigerian public sector, a survey of Nigerian National petroleum Corporation (NNPC)’. The purpose of the study was to determine the Effect of Internal Control system on fraudulent in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Nigeria. The specific objectives were to determine the relationship between internal control system components (Control Environment, Risk Assessm...

Internal Control Systems and Revenue Collection A Case of Uganda Revenue Authority, Bushenyi Branch

ABSTRACT  This study was done to establish the relationship between internal control systems and revenue collection in Uganda, through a case study of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Bushenyi Branch. The objectives of the study were; to find out the relationship between the control environment and revenue collection at URA, Bushenyi Branch, to establish the relationship between risk assessment and revenue collection at URA, Bushenyi Branch, and to establish the link between control activities...

Working Capital Management and Managerial Performance of Selected Real Estate Companies in Mogadishu, Somalia

ABSTRACT  This study investigates the extent to which working capital management impacts on the managerial performance of the selected real estate companies in Mogadishu, Somalia. To achieve the research purpose, the following research objectives were formulated and these included: to examine the effectiveness of working capital management among the selected real estate companies in Mogadishu; to assess the level of managerial performance in selected real estate companies in Mogadishu; to es...


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