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Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries, Pokar Khemani, Jack Diamond

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Abstract
In the past decade, developing countries (DCs) have been encouraged to reform their public expenditure management systems and have increasingly embarked on major projects to computerize their government operations. Most popular among these have been projects to computerize government accounting and payment operations, by introducing government financial management information systems (FMISs). This paper investigates the reason for almost universal failure to implement and sustain FMISs in DCs. It starts with a review of the "received wisdom" in implementing these projects, and then analyzes problems in its application in the DC context to identify key factors to explain why FMIS projects have been so problematic. Based on the identified negative factors, suggestions for addressing them are offered in the hope of improving success rates
Table Of Contents
""Contents""; ""I. THE IMPORTANCE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS ( FMISS)""; ""II. FEATURES OF AN FMIS""; ""III. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FOR INTRODUCING AN FMIS IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY""; ""IV. REQUIREMENTS FOR INTRODUCING AN FMIS""; ""V. COUNTRY EXPERIENCES WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF FMISS""; ""VI. WHY DO FMIS PROJECTS STALL IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES?""; ""VII. PRECONDITIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF AN FMIS""; ""VIII. CONCLUSIONS""; ""REFERENCES""
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
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Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (33 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9786613823847

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