Factors influencing accountability practices in managing NGOs funds

The case of Yemen

Authors

  • Abdulwahed Hamoud Department of Accounting, Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3290-5931
  • Zaini Zainol Department of Accounting, Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8074-1313
  • Norsyahida Mokhtar Department of Accounting, Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6759-143X

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36096/ijbes.v4i4.361

Keywords:

Accountability, Information technology, Computerized accounting, perceived motive, funding competition, NGO

Abstract

This study examines the factors influencing accountability practices in funds management of local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Yemen. A total of 75 local NGOs operate in Yemen, receiving local and foreign funding. A structured online questionnaire was employed for data collection. This study found that accountability was not widely practiced among the NGOs in Yemen. The level of accountability practices of these NGOs was significantly influenced by funding competition and perceived motive. The results of the study offer important implications for both policymakers and NGOs. The relevant regulatory bodies must formulate policies to enhance the NGOs’ accountability for improved efficiency and transparency. The NGOs, on the other hand, are expected to be transparent in ensuring the resources are well managed, and services are delivered efficiently and effectively to the recipients.

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Published

2022-10-09

How to Cite

Abdullah Ahmed, A. H., Zainol, Z., & Mokhtar, N. (2022). Factors influencing accountability practices in managing NGOs funds: The case of Yemen. International Journal of Business Ecosystem & Strategy (2687-2293), 4(4), 108–117. https://doi.org/10.36096/ijbes.v4i4.361

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Financial and Accounting Ecosystem