Journal of Finance and Marketing

Research Article - Journal of Finance and Marketing (2018) Volume 2, Issue 3

Assessment Of The Effectiveness Of Accounting Information As A Tool For Management Decision In Manufacturing Companies In Osun State, Nigeria

This study examined the relationship between accounting information and management decision with emphasis on the effect of accounting information on economic order quantity decision, human resources management decision and marketing decision of selected manufacturing organizations. Data were sourced primarily with the aid of structured questionnaire from one hundred and fifty top management staff statistically selected from the selected manufacturing companies in Osun State, Nigeria. Empirical research designs and inferential analysis were carried out with the aid of statistical package for social sciences (SPSS version 20). The t-test results carried out confirmed a positive relationship between accounting information and management decisions in manufacturing organizations. Based on this, the study recommends that adequate awareness and effective utilization of various accounting tools should be incorporated into decision making processes as this will impact on human resources investment and enhance appropriate strategies for introduction of new products into markets.

Author(s): Akinniyi A Bukunmi, Akinola A Olusola, Olagunju Adebayo

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