A Proposed Attendance Monitoring and Payroll System

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CHAPTER 1
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
Context of the Study
In our life today, computer is one of the many inventions that greatly affected our way of living. In fact, it is regarded as an essential tool in many areas including business, industry, government, sciences, education, school, home, and in almost any organization and establishment that exists. It can perform operation and process data rapidly, accurately and reliably and by using these machines, spending a lot of time and effort in doing certain task is minimized. Computer nowadays has become the most popular needs of data and information processing. Computers have been very useful to many fields of work and study. It certainly helps man to make his task much easier and with great precision. In business, computers are used to maintain the standard flow of data and information, checking the credit status of the costumers and the transfer of funds electronically. In industrialization, computer are very useful in performing a great task in data and information processing, securing files, data and information of the company and people belongs to it, manufacturing processes and business management in making a good service. Computer programmers now a day try to build and develop high quality systems that are very useful. A computerized management system in a company maintains the standard flow of data and information with highly secured and make data processing faster and easier. The system allows the company to add and retrieve records that is most commonly in attendance monitoring and payroll management system. A system needs a good database connection where the records of data are being stored by the user and use it as resources of information. Other systems work online like business advertising in promoting products and services. In our daily life we used online services like gathering of information through the use of internet as our own resources of data and information. By the used of the online systems we could buy and sell online, work a job online, communicate with our love ones inside or outside the country. Online systems need a highly secured database that can’t be hacked to maintain the proper online processes of an online system or the so called “Website”. These computerized systems helps one person, company, organization or any types of management agency throughout the world to improve and develop its general profile. The business environment has grown increasingly and fiercely competitive to meet the emerging challenges and face the competence of the opposite team. The situation has forced companies to go for outsourcing way and to concentrate on the core competency. However, there are certain activities that companies want to keep with themselves as it is considered to be integral part of the company's existence. When it comes to the maintenance and welfare of the employees, a company cannot take any risk and likes to have a continuity perspective. Keeping in mind the difficulty of tax calculation, various regulatory formalities and salary structure variation, companies are looking for a whole sole payroll management system that can take care all of it. Many companies have come forward to extend their lending hand in developing a payroll software solution, suitable for all salary processing matters.  Considered as one of the vital factors in any working environment, is tracking the working hours of employees for their payroll. Tracking the working hours is a prime necessity for computing wages. The record keeping tracks of some companies were long handled by using diversity of manual system. Although today’s technology is far more advanced, most working environment is still using manual method commonly known as the punch cards and payroll sheet. This method is good, but tedious and time consuming. The need for fast, efficient and accurate way of monitoring time and computing the salary is prevalent. Modern means must be implemented to improve...
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