THE RELEVANCE OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION TO THE GROWTH OF A FIRM IN NIGERIA. A CASE STUDY OF KOGI STATE POLYTECHNIC, LOKOJA.

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ABSTRACT

The recent years, the most organizations continue to increase spending on information system and their budgets continue to rise. Moreover, economic conditions and competition create pressures about cost so information. Generally, information system is developed using information technology to aid an individual in performing their job effectively. Therefore, the most organizations focus on developing information system in order to decision support system, communication, knowledge management, as well as many others. The key part of information system needed for decision making in organization is accounting information system.
Accounting information system (AIS) is one of information systems that produce many amounts of data for use by decision makers both within and outside organization. Since accounting information is able to measure and present economic events to users financial statement for judgments and effective decision makings. Americans Accounting Association (AAA) address accounting information system (AIS) is one part of management information system (MIS) that gather, classify, and comply data for internal and external decision making. Hence, accounting information system has importance and widely use in accounting profession (Marriot, 2000; and Ismail, 2007). Accounting manager need to exploit accounting information for job success of their organizations (Ismail, 2009; Dastgir et al, 2003) therefore, job success must be obtaining reliable, relevant, timely and effective accounting information for effectiveness decision making (Kharuddin et al; 2010).

TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page————————————————————————— i
Approval page———————————————————————- ii
Dedication ————————————————————————— iii
Acknowledgement —————————————————————– iv
Abstract —————————————————————————— v
Table of content——————————————————————— vi
CHAPTER ONE
1.0 Introduction—————————————————————– 1
1.1 Background of the study————————————————– 1
1.2 Statement of problem—————————————————– 4
1.3 Objective of the study—————————————————– 5
1.4 Research questions——————————————————– 6
1.5 Hypothesis of the study—————————————————- 7
1.6 Significance of the study————————————————— 8
1.7 Scope and limitation of the study—————————————- 8
1.8 Definition of terms———————————————————- 9
CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1 Conceptual Framework
2.2 Empirical Review
2.3 Theoretical Framework
2.4 Users of Accounting Information
2.5 Accounting As a Source of Finance Information
2.6 Objectives and Function of Accounting Information
Reference
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
3.1 Research design————————————————————— 55
3.2 Sources of data —————————————————————- 56
3.3 Research instrument———————————————————- 57
3.4 Reliability and Validity of research instrument————————- 58
3.5 Population ——————————————————————— 58
3.6 Sample size/ techniques—————————————————– 60
3.7 Administration of research instrument———————————– 63
3.8 Method of data analysis——————————————————- 64
3.9 Decision criterion for validity of hypothesis—————————— 65
CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS………… 68
4.1 Data presentation———————————————————– 71
4.2 Testing of hypothesis——————————————————- 87
CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1 Summary of findings——————————————————— 96
5.2 Conclusion———————————————————————- 98
5.3 Recommendation————————————————————- 98
Bibliography————————————————————————- 100
Appendix —————————————————————————– 102