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Title: An assessment of corporate governance and financial accountability of ngos in Kenya case study of Kisii central district
Authors: Thomas, Abuga Ong’era
Keywords: Business administration
Corporate governance
Financial accountability
Kisii central district
Issue Date: Aug-2010
Publisher: Kampala international international: College of Economics and Management
Abstract: The study has assessed corporate governance and financial accountability of NGOs in Kisli central district in Kenya based on primary data collected. The general objective of the research was to assess the relationship between governance and financial accountability of NGOs in Kisii Central District in Kenya, while the specific objectives were; I) to assess the financial accountability structures of NGO funds; ii) to identify forms of mismanagement, management weaknesses of NGOs; 3. To assess the governance structures of NGOs within Kisii Central District; 4. To investigate recruitment and training of personnel within the NGOs. The scope of the study focused on issues concerning employees, employers, governors of the NGO sector, funds, their source, their accountability and reporting. The study uses a descriptive case study of NGOs within the District with an aim of generalizing it to the NGOs working in Kenya. Data collected was analyzed using descriptive statistical tools. The statistical package for social sciences (SPSS) was used and the findings have been presented using frequency tables, histograms, bar charts and pie charts. The study identifies weaknesses in the governance structures in the NGO sector and recommends steps to rectify the problems and make the NGOs more Accountable. The study also identifies future challenges as anticipated in NGO governance and financial accountability.
Description: A thesis presented to the school of postgraduate studies and research Kampala international university Kampala, Uganda in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of masters in business administration (mba) ngo management
Appears in Collections:Master of Business Administration - Main and Ishaka Campus

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