The effects of record keeping on public procurement performance; a case study of Iganga district local government:

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Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management.
The study sought to examine the effects of records keeping in the public procurement performance in Iganga District and specific objectives were to find out the methods of record keeping at Iganga Local Government,to assess the other factors affecting procurement performances and too establish the relationship between records keeping and public procurement performance in Iganga District local govenrment. The findings of the study revealed that at Iganga district Local government, there are various methods used in record keeping as respondents agreed to most of the statements that were used to measure this objective. However it was realised that research record keeping is not fully done and also that administrative record keeping is not done at the district.The findings of the study also revealed that there are various factors that affect procurement performance the major one being one being the nature of control system and the least accepted was Evaluation of suppliers. Furthermore, the study respondents agreed that record keeping affects procurement performances. Therefore an improvement in record keeping improves procurement performance at Iganga District local government. The study recommended that the government should ensure that employees carry out administrative record keeping, the employees should carry research record keeping on a daily basis in order to attain more knowledge various areas, the government should ensure that the control system that is both the internal and the external control systems are good enough as it affects the procurement performance of the district and that the management of Iganga district local government should ensure that record keeping is done on a daily basis as it generally improves that procurement performance.
a research report submitted to the college of economics and management in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of bachelor of procurement and supplies chain management of Kampala international university.
record keeping, public procurement, Iganga district, local government