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Evaluation of the Usage of ICT in the Church Finance in Nigeria

Kuboye B. M., Oloja S. V., Obolo O. A. in Information Sciences

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication: 2019
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors:Kuboye B. M., Oloja S. V., Obolo O. A.
10.5120/ijais2019451801
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  1. Kuboye B M., Oloja S V. and Obolo O A.. Evaluation of the Usage of ICT in the Church Finance in Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 12(23):20-34, September 2019. URL, DOI BibTeX

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    	author = "Kuboye B. M. and Oloja S. V. and Obolo O. A.",
    	title = "Evaluation of the Usage of ICT in the Church Finance in Nigeria",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	issue_date = "September, 2019",
    	volume = 12,
    	number = 23,
    	month = "September",
    	year = 2019,
    	issn = "2249-0868",
    	pages = "20-34",
    	url = "http://www.ijais.org/archives/volume12/number23/1063-2019451801",
    	doi = "10.5120/ijais2019451801",
    	publisher = "Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA",
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Abstract

The use of Information Technology (IT) based services within the structured of church management is rapidly progressing and is now becoming the hub of church administration. However, the IT adoption varies across different denominations, departments and church groups. This paper examines the adoption of IT in church financial management for proper accountability and integrity. It analyzes the perception of church leaders, ushers and bursary on IT usage for church financial management. It also, examines the adoption of accounting software, electronic banking in this critical sections. Questionnaires were administered to church leaders, ushers accountant, account clerk and members. Thereafter, the questionnaires were analyzed and evaluated via Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS). Chi-square was utilized in the tests if the hypotheses propounded. The results were interpreted and conclusion and recommendation were drawn.

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Keywords

Finance, Questionnaires, Chi-square, ICT, Church