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EFFECT OF RECORD KEEPING ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (SMEs) (A CASE STUDY OF SUNYANI MUNICIPALITY GHANA)

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CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1. BACKGROUND OF THE

1.2 STATEMENT OF

  1. MS OF THE

The major purpose of this study is to examine the effect of record keeping on financial performance of small and medium scale enterprises. Other general objectives of the study are:

  1. To examine the extent to which accounting information is being used to measure financial performance of Small Medium Enterprises.
  2. To examine the attitude of small and medium scale enterprises owners towards record keeping in Sunyani Municipality, Ghana.
  3. To examine the effect of record keeping on financial performance of small and medium scale enterprise in Sunyani Municipality Ghana.
  4. To examine the financial keeping practices of small and medium scale enterprise in Sunyani Municipality, Ghana
  5. To examine the relationship between maintained by small and medium scale enterprise and their financial performance in Sunyani Municipality Ghana.
  6. To examine the problems associated with recordkeeping and financial performance in a small and medium scale enterprise.
  7. To examine the measures that could be adopted to ensure effective financial keeping practices in small and medium scale enterprises

1.4 RESEARCH QUESTION

  1. What is extent to which accounting information is being used to measure financial performance of Small Medium Enterprises?
  2. What is the attitude of small and medium scale enterprises towards record keeping in Sunyani Municipality, Ghana?
  3. What are the effects of record keeping on financial performance of small and medium scale enterprise in Sunyani Municipality Ghana?
  4. What are the financial keeping practices of small and medium scale enterprise in Sunyani Municipality, Ghana?
  5. What is the relationship between maintained by small and medium scale enterprise and their financial performance in Sunyani Municipality Ghana?
  6. What are the problems associated with recordkeeping and financial performance in a small and medium scale enterprise?
  7. What are the measures that could be adopted to ensure effective financial keeping practices in small and medium scale enterprises?

1.5 RESEARCH HYPOTHESES

Hypothesis 1

  1.  There is no significant effect of record keeping on financial performance of small and medium scale enterprise in Sunyani Municipality Ghana.
  2. There is a significant effect of record keeping on financial performance of small and medium scale enterprise in Sunyani Municipality Ghana.

Hypothesis 2

H0: There is no significant relationship between maintained by small and medium scale enterprise and their financial performance in Sunyani Municipality Ghana.

H1: There is a significant relationship between maintained by small and medium scale enterprise and their financial performance in Sunyani Municipality Ghana.

1.6 SIGNIFICA OF THE

The finding of this research can assist in identifying the grey areas if any in the way SMEs keep their business in order to offer relevant advice and aid in decision making. It also can create an opportunity for SMEs to appreciate the played by accountants in a business entity. The tax authority through this study can determine the extent of reliance of financial statements prepared from SMEs available . Lenders can gain a general overview of the reliability of information made available from SMEs financial .

The findings will be of great use to the academia, especially those who carried out further research on record keeping and financial performance in small business enterprises. It built on the existing body of literature and knowledge. The study provided information related to record keeping improvement in the small business enterprises which brought good performance of small business enterprises.

The study will contribute to the existing wealth of knowledge on financial performance and thus stimulates further research in both record keeping and financial performance in small business enterprises. Finally this research will established if SMEs financial performance is in any way linked to record keeping.

1.7    SCOPE OF THE  

The study is based on effect of record keeping on financial performance, a case study of selected small and medium scale enterprises in Sunyani Municipality Ghana.

1.8 LIMITATION OF

Financial constraint– Insufficient fund tends to impede the efficiency of the researcher in sourcing for the relevant , literature or information and in the process of data collection (internet, questionnaire and interview).

Time constraint– The researcher will simultaneously engage in this study with other academic work. This consequently will cut down on the time devoted for the research work.

1.8 DEFINITION OF TERMS

Financial performance: Is a subjective measure of how well a firm can use assets from its primary mode of business and generate revenues. This term is also used as a general measure of a firm’s overall financial health over a given period.

Record Keeping: Is a tematic procedure, by which the of an organization are created, captured, maintained, and disposed of. This system also ensures their preservation for evidential purposes, accurate and efficient updating, timely availability, and control of access to them only by authorized personnel.

Small and Medium Scale Enterprises: Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are non-subsidiary, independent firms which employ less than a given number of employees. This number varies across countries. The most frequent upper limit designating an SME is 250 employees, as in the European Union. However, some countries set the limit at 200 employees, while the United States considers SMEs to include firms with fewer than 500 employees.

Records management: According to Millar, Roper, Stewart () is; the area of general administrative management concerned with achieving and efficiency in the creation, maintenance, use and disposal of the of an organization throughout their entire life cycle and in making the information they contain available in support of the business of that organization.

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