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- ItemFinancial Innovations And Financial Inclusion Among Commercial Banks in Uganda(International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Management, 2023-05-26) moses AgabaThis study was carried out to ascertain the impact of financial innovations by commercial banks on financial inclusion in the Kabale district. The specific goals were to ascertain the relationship between institutional innovations and financial inclusion, examine the relationship between process innovation and financial inclusion among rural households, and examine the relationship between product innovation and financial inclusion among rural households. The studies descriptive and cross-sectional research designs combined qualitative and quantitative methods for data collecting and analysis. Using questionnaires and interviews, data was gathered from a sample of 396 respondents as well as additional important informants. Microsoft EXCEL and SPSS Version 21.0 were used to analyze the data and produce both descriptive and inferential statistic . The study's findings support the statistically significant link between commercial banks' financial innovations and rural families' access to credit. As more clients choose mobile banking, the report advises banking institutions to develop measures to improve security in the platform. The report also advises making these platforms straightforward and simple to use in order to attract more users to the business. Additionally, because mobile banking has an impact on financial inclusion, banks should make sure to support mobile banking services by incorporating mobile phone usage as one of their innovations
- ItemHuman Capital Growth and Employee Performance in Local Government in Uganda(International Research Journal of Economics and Management Studies Published by Eternal Scientific Publications, 2023-03-27) moses AgabaIn the local government of the Kisoro area, this study looked at the relationship between workplace performance and employee-related factors. The purpose of this study was to determine the connection between employee performance and the development of human capital. Therefore, the research touched on the basic attributes derived from the conceptual framework and focused on his four goals that inform the ultimate goal of the research results related to the 'dependent variable'. These attributes include qualifications, experience, knowledge and work methods. They may influence an employee's performance in a positive or negative way. The research goals are: a) establishing the relationship between qualifications and employee performance; b) investigate whether experience influences employee performance; c) determining the relevance of knowledge relevant to employee performance; d) Determining the relationship between work methods and employee performance, both at the individual level and in relation to the entire local government. This survey employed a descriptive survey design in which 162 (162) respondents were civil servants and civil servants selected from her 280 (280) population size. The sample size of 162 respondents included her 16 (16) administrators/top managers, 24 (24) civil servants/politicians for her targeted sampling, and 122 (122) for a simple random sample. It was This study sought to determine whether human capital development influences improved employee performance, and thus the correlation between human capital and human capital development. The association is in fact significant at the two-tailed 0.01 threshold. The same studies also included a comparison between increased employee performance and human capital development. The correlation is in fact statistically significant at the 0.05 (two-tailed) level. Results for the association of human capital development to improved employee performance showed r = 0.954, p-value = -0.005, with a correlation coefficient of 0.05. The results therefore show clear evidence of a moderately positive relationship between the variables, implying that human capital development does not directly affect employee performance. Research recommended. Improve the quality of employees by updating to new systems such as management information systems and policy regulations. Employees are rewarded for their outstanding performance and expertise in their field. Civil servants and local governments should include on-the-job training, such as coaching, while improving working conditions, such as motivational incentives. Compensation types should be performance-based payments, unlike the current working model, which is based on substantive considerations. About executives and occupations.
- ItemMicrofinance Institution Services and Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Kabale District Uganda(International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Management, 2023-05-20) moses AgabaThis study evaluated the performance of small and medium businesses in Kabale District in relation to microfinance institution services. The precise goals were to determine how financial literacy education, managerial skill development, and marketing assistance provided through SME clubs and marketing associations affected the performance of small and medium-sized businesses. The study was descriptive in nature, and the data collecting and analysis methods used were quantitative. A questionnaire was used to collect data from a sample of 71 different SME owners and other relevant informants. Microsoft EXCEL and SPSS Version 22.0 were used to analyze the data and produce both descriptive and inferential statistics. The study concluded. Savings literacy, debt literacy, and investment literacy programs helped business owners safely manage their income, expenses, and savings, make clear financial decisions, repay loans on time, and diversify their investments, all of which boosted the performance of SMEs. By enhancing SME governance, boosting business vision through achieved goals and plans, and inspiring employees to work hard for better, the development of managerial skills positively impacted the performance of small and medium-sized enterprises. This ensured SMEs' capacity to compete, survive, and thrive in a dynamic environment. The study further supported the idea that SMEs performed better when marketing was facilitated through SME clubs and marketing groups.
- ItemSocial-Cultural Factors And Coffee Consumption In Rukungiri District Uganda(ADPEBI International Journal of Business and Social Science, 2023-04-19) moses AgabaThis study adopted a cross-sectional survey research design and involved quantitative and qualitative methods which enabled the study to evaluate the relationship between the study variables in a snapshot. A sample of 123 respondents was selected using simple random and purposive sampling techniques. The quantitative data were analyzed using SPSS Version 23.0 and the thematic analysis method was used to analyze the qualitative data. Quantitative results in form of descriptive statistics, correlations and regressions were presented in tables based on the study objectives. The study found that social-cultural factors were positively and significantly related to coffee consumption (r =. 764, P≤.01). The social-cultural factors status in terms of Social class of people/reference groups, Occupation and Life Style and as such, coffee consumption is influenced by these factors. The study further concluded that embedded beliefs, that the people of Rukungiri District should go back to their tradition of coffee consumption since it was their own from the beginning
- ItemSocial-Cultural Factors And Coffee Consumption In Rukungiri District Uganda(ADPEBI International Journal of Business and Social Science, 2023-04-19) moses Agaba
- ItemStakeholder’s resource mobilization and sustainability of government funded agricultural projects in Uganda: A case study of potato projects in Kabale District(African Journal of Business Management, 2023-04-26) moses AgabaThis study sought to determine the impact of resource mobilization by stakeholders on the viability of government-funded agricultural initiatives, using a case study of the Kabale area. The lack of stakeholder participation in resource mobilization and decision-making has an influence on the long term viability of donor-funded potato projects in the Kabale district. This study required a prior study of the cross-sectional survey in order to lead to expected outcomes. 75 respondents provided information, and we integrated quantitative and qualitative analysis. The analysis, which was conducted at three separate levels, utilized descriptive, bivariate, and multivariate approaches. The descriptive analysis required the presentation of just one variable and its properties, frequency tables were used to illustrate the data. A Pearson correlation matrix was used to analyze the bivariate correlations between the dependent variable and the predictor components. At the multivariate level, the dependent variable was regressed against the updated predictor factors of sustainability of government projects. The results of a regression analysis showed that resource mobilization from stakeholders has a positive impact on the effectiveness of potato initiatives in Kabale District (coef = -0.890, p-value = 0.000). The main finding of this study is that resource mobilization by stakeholders has a substantial impact on the sustainability of potato projects. The study recommends putting greater attention on implementing stakeholder resource mobilization by defining the provision of capital, human resources, and availability of land in order to assure the sustainability of potato projects.
- ItemThe Effect of Economic Factors on Coffee Consumption in Rukungiri District, South-Western Uganda(Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Studies, 2023-05-05) moses AgabaRukungiri District production and marketing department has pursued campaigns to educate the public about the health benefits of coffee, including its high antioxidant content, potential to prevent certain malignancies, and potential to lower type 2 diabetes risk. Despite these efforts, the District still has a low level of coffee consumption. This study tried to determine whether economic variables could be responsible for the low consumption. Through the use of both quantitative and qualitative methods and a cross-sectional survey research design, this study was able to quickly assess the relationship between the study variables. Simple random and purposeful sampling methods were used to choose a sample of 123 respondents. The thematic analysis method was utilized to assess the qualitative data, while SPSS Version 23.0 was used to analyze the quantitative data. Based on the study's aims, quantitative data were presented in tables as descriptive statistics, correlations, and regressions. The study discovered a substantial positive association between economic parameters and coffee intake (r = 0. 876, P.01). Coffee consumption is influenced by the economic status in terms of higher incomes, wages, and general standards of living because these factors have a tendency to affect people's consumption habits. The study also came to the conclusion that raising the economic standing of residents of the Rukungiri District is what will drive up coffee consumption.
- ItemThe effect of participatory project design on project success in government funded project in Uganda: A case study of parish development in Kabale District(African Journal of Business Management, 2023-03-08) moses AgabaThe objective of this study was to examine the effect of participatory project design on project success in a government-funded project in Uganda, a case study of Parish Development in Kabale District. A cross-sectional survey was done. 75 respondents provided information, and we integrated quantitative and qualitative analysis. The analysis was conducted on three separate levels and included descriptive, bivariate, and multivariate approaches. The bivariate correlations between the dependent variable and the predictor components were examined using a Pearson correlation matrix. The dependent variable was regressed against the revised predictor factors at the multivariate level (project success). An analysis of the data was done using a linear regression model. Results of the regression analysis demonstrate that participatory project design has a beneficial effect on the effectiveness of parish development models in the Kabale District (coef = -0.780, p-value = 0.000). The main conclusion of this study is that parish development model project success in Kabale district is significantly influenced by participatory project design. In order to guarantee the sustainability of the project success of the parish development model, the study suggests that more emphasis should be placed on adopting participatory project design through defining project goals, determining results, identifying risks and constraints, and refining project strategy.
- ItemThe impact of internal controls on SACCO performance in Rukiga, Uganda(Annals of Management and Organization Research (AMOR), 2023-04-27) moses AgabaPurpose: The research on the internal controls of Rukiga SACCO was conducted in Rukiga District to examine the segregation of duties, determine the impact of independent checks, and assess the risk management on the financial performance of the organization. Research methodology: This research was carried out after the cross-sectional survey. The bivariate correlations between the predictor components and the dependent variable were examined using a Pearson correlation matrix, and a linear regression model was used to fit the data. Results: The regression model results showed that segregation of duties (R=762), independent checks (R=676), and risk management (R=899) had beneficial influence on Rukiga SACCO performance. Furthermore, the performance was impacted by risk management, separation of roles, and independent checks. Limitations: The structured questionnaire, which was administered by the participant, served as the primary data collection tool. The probability of non-responses occurred due to the loss of control over the questionnaire after submission to respondents. This situation had a significant impact on the data analysis and the generalizability of the findings. Contribution: Task segregation, independent auditing, and risk management should be considered to achieve loan portfolio expansion, profitability development, and market share increase, which were crucial elements of Rukiga SACCO performance.