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Title: Financial management Systems in Local Government in Garowe Puntland Somalia
Authors: Mohamud, Farah Hassan
Keywords: Financial management
Local Government --Somalia
Issue Date: Aug-2016
Publisher: Kampala International University, School of Humanities and social sciences
Abstract: The study investigated financial management systems in the local governments of Garowe, Somalia. There were four objectives that guided the study. They sought to establish the role of four factors namely accounting systems, budgeting, management practices, and employee capacity in detennining the integrity of financial management systems in the local governments. The study adopted a descriptive survey design which involved both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Using this method, the researcher used a structured questionnaire (close ended). A research population of 140 was identified and a sample size of 104 respondents was arrived at by ' use of the Slovene's formula. In selecting the respondents, the researcher used stratified and purposive sampling techniques. The key findings suggested that accounting systems had a high, positive, and significant effect on the integrity of financial management systems in the local governments. It was also established that budgeting had a high, positive, and significant role in the integrity of financial management systems. Management practices were also found to have a high and significant effect on the integrity of financial management systems. Finally, employee capacity was found to be significantly but lowly influential in determining the integrity of financial management systems in the local governments of Garowe, Somalia. The study concluded by stating that all the four factors were significant determinants of financial management systems in the local governments in question. The recommendations suggested updating the accounting systems, Increase in the budget allocations made to financial management systems, Better management practices in the financial management systems department and Capacity building on the employees working in the financial management systems department
Description: A Thesis Report Submitted To The Directorate Of Higher Degrees And Research In Partial Fulfillment For The Requirements Of The Award Of A Master’s Degree In Public Administration Of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/12166
Appears in Collections:Masters of Public Administration and Management

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