Ethical Code of Conduct

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INSTITUTE OF ACCOUNTACY ARUSHA
(IAA)

RESEARCH PROPOSAL

TOPIC: ASSESMENT OF ETHICAL CODES OF CONDUCT IN PROCUREMENT

PRACTICES IN PUBLIC ORGANISATION.

CASE STUDY: MINISTRY OF FINANCE

SUPERVISOR: MR. A. MIBAZI

PREPARED BY: KISIMA, GENUINE

3rd YEAR ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN PROCUREMENT

AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT.

2009/2010

ARESEARCH PROPOSAL SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSNESS MANAGEMENT IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT FOR THE AWARD OF ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN PROCUREMENT AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT.

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Abstract
The study will be conducted at the Ministry of Finance submitted at the Institute of Accountancy Arusha fore award of advance diploma in procurement and logistics Management (ADPLM). The study specifically intend to assess whether the procurement of goods, works and services is done by considering all ethical code of conduct, to examine whether the staff involves in public procurement they are aware of the ethical code of conduct, to understand the importance of following ethical code of conduct in procurement practice and to ascertain if there is any disciplinary measure taken to the procurement professional for not following ethical code of conduct.

Both quantitative and qualitative research approach will be used for the study. It will be will be structured by methodology that will survey the existing literature and quantifiable observations that will lead to statistical analysis. By using various data collection method including questionnaire, interview, observation and documentary the researcher was able to collect relevant data and reach in to conclusion.

The research is expected to be done for four months starting from October. On the basis of the findings the researcher will be able to asses the ethical code of conduct in procurement practice on public organization.

ABBRIVIATION AND ACCRONYMS

ADPLM - Advance diploma in procurement and logistics management.

NBMM - National board of Material Management.

PPA - Public procurement Act.

PSRP - The public service Reform Program.

PPRA - Public Procurement Regulatory Authority

PE - Procuring entity

SPSS - Statistical Packages for social science.

MOF - Ministry of finance.

CPAR - Country procurement Assessment Report.

IAA - Institute of Accountancy Arusha.

URT - United Republic of Tanzania.

CPAR - Country Procurement Assessment Report.

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DEFINITION OF TERMS

• Procuring Entity means a public body or any other body, or unit established and mandated by government to carry out public functions. • Registered supplies officer means a supplies officer whose name is for the time being entered in the register • Stock verifier means any person holding himself out as trained, qualified or experienced in the verification of stock of the business of any person • Supplies officer means any person qualified or holding himself out as trained or qualified to undertake responsibility for all specialized aspects of materials management.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Abstractii
ABBRIVIATION AND ACCRONYMSiii
DEFINITION OF TERMSiv
CHAPTER ONE1
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY1
1.0Introduction1
1.1 Background of the problem1
1.2 Statement of the research problem2
1.3 Research questions3
1.4 Research objectives3
1.4.1 General objective3
1.4.2 Specific objectives3
1.5 Significance of the study3
1.6 limitation of the study4
CHAPTER TWO5
LITERATURE REVIEW5
2.0Introduction5
2.1 Theoretical review5
2.1.1 Conceptual...
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