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Usage of accounting information among Malaysian bumiputra small and medium non-manufacturing firms


Ismail, Noor Azizi and Mat Zin, Rosliza (2009) Usage of accounting information among Malaysian bumiputra small and medium non-manufacturing firms. Journal of Enterprise Resource Planning Studies, 2009. pp. 1-7. ISSN 2155-4781

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Abstract

This paper reports the results of a descriptive study which investigates usage of accounting information and computerized accounting information system (AIS) among non-manufacturing bumiputra small and medium sized firms (SMEs) in Malaysia,Using mail questionnaire survey,data was collected from 136 firms. Findings from this study suggest that uses of accounting information among the firm are varied,while uses of computerized AIS is minimal.Only a very small percentage of firm that prepared accounting information internally use computerized AIS.Furthermore, very few firm seek financial advice from accounting firm.This study provides important insights into the practice of financial management among bumiputra SMEs,which has received little attention thus far from academic, governmental and professional bodies.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Noor Azizi Ismail
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2010 01:00
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2016 07:11
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1751

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