Records Keeping and Performance of Small Scale Businesses in Bushenyi District: A Case Study of Bushenyi Town Council.
The most outstanding aim of this study was to find out the contribution of records management towards the development of small-scale business in Bushenyi town council. The study was carried out in Bushenyi town council and data was collected from 100 respondents inclining records assistants, business administrators and clients of the businesses. Some administrators were given questionnaires and interview schedules to those who were very busy and could not get enough time to answer questionnaire. The collected data was checked and analyzed, tabulated and calculated in percentages and degrees. The result obtained indicated that records management had a great importance towards the development of small-scale business. The major findings about the set objectives indicated the role of records as promoting accountability, decision-making, legal security, service delivery, reference purposes and easy access to information .And some challenges were identified and analyzed such as inadequate funds, lack of storage equipment’s, and unqualified personnel. However some possible solutions and recommendations were also given. Following the data analysis and discussion of the results, it was indicated that there were relationship between records management and the development of small-scale business. The study indicated the ways on how records can be streamlined to improve the development of records. However also there was need to address some problem like lack of enough storage equipment’s, inadequate funds to mention but a few. Lastly, recommendations and conclusion were made.
A Research Report Submitted to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of a Diploma in Records Management of Kabale University.
Small Scale Businesses, Records Keeping
Natunkunda, A. (2014). Records Keeping and Performance of Small Scale Businesses in Bushenyi District: A Case Study of Bushenyi Town Council. Diploma Report, Kabale University, Uganda.