AN INVESTIGATION INTO RECORDS MANAGEMENT IN SELECTED BUSINESS ORGANIZATION IN OWERRI METROPOLIS

(A CASE STUDY OF CONSOLIDATED BREWERIES PLC.)

TABLE OF CONTENT

Title page

Approval page

Dedication

Acknowledgement

Table of content

CHAPTER ONE 1.0   Introduction

1.1   Overview (brief history of organization of case study.)

1.2     Background of the Study

1.3     Statement of the Problem

1.4     Objective of the Study

1.5     Significance of Study

1.6     Research Questions

1.7     Definitions

1.8     Delimitation

1.9     Definition of Terms

CHAPTER TWO

2.0     Literature Review

2.1     Record Management System

2.2     Filing Systems and Personnel

2.3     Data and Information

2.4     Information at various levels of management

2.5     Value of Information

2.6     Information Management

2.7     Information Technology (IT)

2.8     Records Retention Schedules

2.9     Summary of Literature Review

CHAPTER THREE

3.0     Research Methodology

3.1     Design of the Study

3.2     Area of Study

3.3     Population

3.4     Sample and Sampling Techniques

3.5     Instrument for Data Collection

3.6     Data Analysis

3.7     Method of Data Analysis

CHAPTER FOUR

4.0   Data Presentation and Analysis

CHAPTER FIVE

5.0     Summary, Conclusion and Recommendation

5.1     Summary of Presentation and Analysis

5.2     Conclusion

5.3     Recommendation

References

CHAPTER ONE

1.0  INTRODUCTION

1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

The ever-increasing volume of records being created as well as the rapidly increasing costs of maintaining these records necessitate the utilization of efficient records management.  The smooth functioning of an organization is greatly dependent upon the efficient utilization of information.  For any business organization to survive, progress and to continue in existence, there must be records of the part issues, events, stories etc., which must be kept and also maintained.

This is further buttressed by Oliverio and pasework (1977) that all records will be important to the contained successful operation of your firm.  The records become part of the memory of the organization.  Not only do the record provide the history of the transaction but also form the basis for future decision.  Records refer tot he informational documents utilized by an organization in carrying out its various functions.  It is generally used in the office to refer to documents, specific information and data which form the basis of an organization’s operations and transaction.  Types of records commonly utilized include forms, letters, memorandums, reports and manuals, minutes of meetings.  It is also used to refer to those documents from which a business organization derives its legitimacy, powers and substation like acts of parliament, memorandum of association, certificate of incorporation etc. records management is one of the fundamental