Assessment of records management system in Tororo District Local Government Registry
Omuge, Andrew Moses
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ABSTRACT The research was carried out at Tororo District Local Government and focused on the assessment of records management systems with an aim of looking at the systems in use and how records are handled. The research therefore had the following objectives; Examine the existing records management systems used in Tororo district local government, Determine the types of records kept in Tororo district local government, Establish the challenges facing the efficient implementation of records management systems at Tororo district local government, and Propose and recommend strategies for coming up with a proper system that can be used to manage records at Tororo district local government central. The study was qualitative in nature and it used observation, and interview methods to collect data that was used to generate the findings. The data collected was analysed and findings were presented under themes in relation to study objectives. The study discovered the current records management systems in use, the different types of records managed at TDLG which included administrative records, personnel files, subject files, legal files. The study revealed that the current system used doesn’t satisfy the management because it is related with a lot of problems and the findings highlight the necessity for employment of computerized system to ensure better service delivery and improved records management system in the Local Government.