Management of financial records at the Judicial Service Commission
Najjuma, Norah Irene
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The study was about the management of financial records a case study judicial service commission. The purpose of the study was to assess the proper management of the financial records and therefore to archive this purpose, the study was guided by four specific objectives; a) to determine the types of records kept at the judicial service commission, b) to determine the importance of these financial records, c) to understand the challenges affecting the management of the financial records and d) to make suggestions for the best practices in the management of financial records at the judicial service commission. The study adopted a non- experimental descriptive study design therefore the choice of the research design was influenced by the type of research, the target population, sampling method and data collection methods. The respondents were selected purposively from appropriate department. The study results revealed that 10 out of 12(83%) respondents agreed that good records management practice brings about smooth of administrative duties while only 2(17%) of the respondents disagreed which implied that judicial service commission is conscious of the importance of good records management on administrative discharge. The satisfaction level of respondents in relation to records management was examined and it indicated that majority 7(58%) of the respondents are not satisfied with the management of financial records at the commission. The study was concluded that there were challenges of record keeping in the institution such as improper records management, improper security for records among others and therefore measures should be put in place to provide training in records management for workers when they are employed to take charge of the records in the institution among others.