Research Papers/Topics in Business Administration

Assessment Of Transparency In Tax Payment After A Pressure For Electronic Usage Of Efd Machines In Tanzania: A Case Of Registered Traders In Dodoma Municipal

ABSTRACT The study was based on assessing transparency in tax payment after a pressure for electronic usage of EFD machines in Tanzania. It was conducted in Dodoma Municipality. This study specifically focused on four issues which are, to assess contribution of EFD’s machines in tax payment, to assess factors affecting the use of EFD’s machines in tax payment,  to assess the attitude of the tax payers on the use of EFD’s machines and to assess the implementation of the u...

Credit Risk Management For Salaried Loans To Government Employees: A Case Of Tanzania Postal Bank

ABSTRACT This study focused on credit risk management for salaries loans to government employees using a case of Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB). It aimed at examining how the Bank grants loans to employees in public owned institutions, identifying the trend of non-performing loans (NPLs) at TPB, finding out the reasons behind the rising problem of non-repayment of loans and examining measures that could solve the problem of non-performing loans. Interviews, questionnaires and observation wer...

The Use Of Information And Communication Technology In The Performance Of Ministries: A Case Of Public Sector Of Zimbabwe

ABSTRACT  The purpose of the research was to make a survey of the use of Information and Communication Technology in the performance of ministries in the Public Sector of Zimbabwe with  specific reference to the 5 selected Ministries .The backgrounds reviewed up to the global level of ICT. The proliferation of ICT indicates a low average due to insuffient budgets. The availability of ICT in ministries is not improving the performance of Ministries. There is lack of mana...

Project Selection And Prioritisation: A Case Of Power Generation In Zimbabwe

ABSTRACTThis study investigates the various decision methods and models used by the Government of Zimbabwe in the process of identifying and prioritising national power generation projects for capitalisation purposes. The selection and prioritisation process was considered to be central to the pooling and channelling of resources towards optimal electricity generation in the country in the context of ZIMASSET power projects. The study’s main objective was to address the identified disconnec...

Determinants Of Financial Performance Of Processing Small And Medium Enterprises In Kitui County

ABSTRACTThe SMEs play critical role in creating job opportunities and growth of the economy.Currently, the rate at which the new firms formed have stagnated and those with lessthan 5 years are closing down is very high. This has triggered research on thefinancial performance of the SMEs especially in areas with high levels of povertysince most studies concentrate on developed economies and urban centres. This studyinvestigated the determinants of financial performance of processing SMEs in Ki...

Impact Of Prudential Regulatory Framework On Financial Performance Of Deposit Taking Saccos In Kenya

ABSTRACTRegulation of the financial sector is critical aspect of consideration by the regulatingauthority. This is because the financial sector tremendously influences theperformance of the entire economy. The study aims at determining the impact of aprudential regulatory framework on the financial performance of SACCOs in Kenya.The specific objectives in this case are; to determine the relationship betweenliquidity requirements and performance of deposit taking SACCOs in Kenya, toestablish t...

Effects Of Job Design On Employees Performance (A Case Study Of Equity Bank)

ABSTRACTThe world is changing: the evidence is all around us. Markets are growing and becomingmore competitive and dynamic. The systems and methods that once served to holdorganizations together are now more likely to inhibit communication and demotivateemployees. Managers now need to take account of the changing attitudes and expectations ofemployees. They need to find new ways to organizing work so that it allows more flexibilityand brings motivation and job satisfaction to employees. For a...

Effect Of Microfinance Services On Poverty Reduction In Makueni County

ABSTRACTPoverty is a condition in which a person of a community is deprived of the basicessentials and necessities for a minimum standard of living. Poverty reduction hasbeen a major concern for successive governments in Kenya over the years because itis believed to be the universally accepted way of achieving economic growth in thecountry. The intended purpose is to raise the living standards of the people andimprove upon their quality of life. The Kenyan government has been implementingpoli...

Influence Of Social Media Strategies On Organizational Performance Of Commercial Banks In Makueni County

ABSTRACTOver the last two decades, there has been a tremendous increase in the development and use of various social media tools in sharing of information, discussions of issues concerning the day-to-day life of the people. A review of previous studies on the use of social media tools has revealed its impact on the organizational performance of different institutions. However, there is very little that has been done in relation to the impact of social media tools on the organizational perform...

Internal Factors Affecting The Implementation Of Strategic Plans In Faith-Based Healthcare Institutions In Kitui County

ABSTRACTThis study sought to investigate the internal factors affecting implementation of strategicplans in faith-based healthcare institutions in Kitui County. The objectives of the studywere to: examine the effect of human resource management practices on theimplementation of strategic plans in faith-based healthcare institutions, to establish theinfluence of organizational culture on implementation of strategic plans in faith-basedhealthcare institutions and to establish the effect of orga...

Influence Of Perfomance Contracting Strategies On Examination Performance In Technical Training Institutes In Eastern Region, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out on the influence of Performance contracting strategies onexamination performance in Technical Training Institutes in Eastern region, Kenya. Thepurpose of this study was to establish how the introduction of Performance Contracting inTechnical Institutions has impacted on external examinations performance. A descriptivesurvey design was used. A sample of three institutions was selected using simple randomsampling method, out of which a sample of two hundred an...

Factors Influencing Employee Turnover In The Hotel Industry In Machakos Town, Machakos County

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was an attempt to understand the factors influencing turnover in the hospitality industry in Machakos Town in Machakos County. The main objective of the study was to establish the factors influencing employee turnover in the hotel industry in Machakos town in Machakos County. The specific objectives of the study were to establish the influence of organizational factors, individual factors and job related factors to employee turnover in the hotel industry in M...

Effect Of Motivational Strategies On Employee Job Satisfaction: A Case Study Of Public Universities In South Eastern Kenya Region

ABSTRACTThis study examined the influence of training and development, recognition andreward, working environment and leadership on employee satisfaction in PublicUniversities in the South Eastern Kenya Region. The study adopted descriptiveresearch design taking on a case study where data was collected from three PublicUniversities namely; South Eastern Kenya university, Kenyatta University (KituiCampus) and Machakos university College. Respondents were sampled throughstratified sampling tech...

Employment-Related Factors Influencing Membership To Voluntary Pension Schemes Among National Gorvernment Civil Servants In Kitui County

AbstractThe study was on employment- related factors influencing membership to voluntary pensionschemes among national government civil servants in Kitui County. The target population wascivil servants performing national government functions i.e functions that are not devolved to theCounty Government of Kitui. It however excluded employees of parastatals and those servingunder the National Police Service Commission. In particular the researcher sought to establishwhether the independent vari...

Influence Of Customer Retention Process Onprofitability Inthebanking Industry: A Case Of Kenya Commercial Bank

ABSTRACTCustomer retention is reflected on three crucial business attributes which include increased revenue, lower customer acquisition costs and increased referrals. Today, with rising customer acquisition costs, businesses are getting innovative and starting to take a proactive role in retaining their clients. Experts in service recovery and customer retention have documented that when service providers succeed in getting a high Customer retention, they not only attract more customers but ...


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