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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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The Factors Affecting The Implementation Of Students’ Records Management System To Higher Learning Institutions In Tanzania A Case Of The Institute Of Accountancy Arusha

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Karisha D. Kavuta, Samwel Nyamanga



Students’ records, Students Records Management System (SRMS), Institute of Accountancy Arusha (IAA),



This study was designed to find out the factors affecting the smooth implementation of Students’ Records Management System (SRMS) to Higher Learning Institutions. The study followed the single case study and was conducted at the Institute of Accountancy Arusha (IAA). The study specifically wanted to disclose the contribution of SRMS to Higher Learning Institutions on students’ records keeping, the challenges which hinder Higher Learning Institutions from implementing SRMS smoothly, and to recommend the strategies which can be used to overcome those challenges. We used questionnaires, observation, interviews, and reviewed archived document as sources of data. 202 respondents were selected using purposive and random sampling technique from both students and IAA staff. Descriptive statistical analysis was applied in data analysisof this study. The results revealed that,the adoption of SRMS to Higher Learning Institutions in manipulating students’ records especially at this technological era is inevitable. In addition, we discussed factors deter the smooth implementation of SRMS to some of the Higher Learning Institutions. Furthermore, in this article we discussed the number of issues which are to be adhered by the system’s stakeholders (such as top management, supporting technical team and end users )in order to implement the SRMS smoothly.



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