The Role of Accounting Information on Investment Decision: A Case of TANESCO Morogoro Municipal

Thuhoye, Leoson Deus (2017) The Role of Accounting Information on Investment Decision: A Case of TANESCO Morogoro Municipal. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of accounting information on investment decision the case study at TANESCO Morogoro. The study employed both qualitative and quantitative research paradigm. The study population was 50 persons who are the member of staff of the TANESCO Morogoro. The researcher also made use of primary methods of data collection which include questionnaires. Secondary methods of data collection involved library research of relevant materials. Data collected was then analyzed by using SPSS software. The study revealed that there is significant relationship between accounting information and investment decisions and all the selected areas significantly depend on accounting information for investment decision. It was also observed from the analysis of the opinion of the respondents where 83.3% of the respondents said always use accounting information for investment decision. It was discovered that the quality of accounting information in terms of its accuracy, adequacy, reliability and mode of disclosure is a major determinant of the level of efficiency of the investment decision making. The study recommends that public organization should use accounting information always to increase the accuracy of their investment decision making. The researcher recommends that TANESCO at Morogoro should consult the accounting information before making investment decisions, and also all interested parties to accounting information should use required financial ratios analysis for investment decision making. It is concluded that for Hypothesis I that, there is a significant relationship between Accounting information and investment decision making.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Accounting and Finance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2018 09:52
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2018 09:52
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2253

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