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JIMMA UNIVERSITY

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE


COURSE RESEARCH - METHODS IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE (ACCT 631)

STUDENT NAME - SHEWAMENE HAILEMARIAM Laybel ID No -

Assignment in the development of Research Topic

Step 1

Identify a Broad Field or Subject Area of Interest

I am interested to conduct further study in Subject area of

Accounting cycles

Step 2

Dissect the Broad area into Subareas

The accounting cycle can be further classified as, Expenditure cycle Revenue cycle Production cycle Human resource cycle Financing cycle

Step 3 Select what is of most interest to you?


From the above Subareas of accounting cycle I prefer The Production Cycle

Step 4 Raise Research Questions


For further study I need to raise the following research questions 1. What are the activities performed in the production cycle? 2. What are the techniques that the company uses to increase its production capacity? 3. What are the major obstacles that lead to your company under production? 4. How the companies control its actual production with the expected production?

Step 5 Formulate Objectives Main Objectives


To Evaluate the production cycle of the company

Specific objectives
1. To assess the transactions performed in the companys production cycle. 2. To describe the techniques taken to increase the production capacity. 3. To assess the major obstacles that decreases the production capacity.
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4. To evaluate the controlling methods of activity.

its production

Step 6 Assess the Objectives


I select this research topic because of, The study can be taken in any production company It needs adequate financial capacity to collect data and study It needs from three to Six months to proceed the study It needs accounting professions and expertise

Step 7 Double- checks.


Finally I have reached to conduct the research because of, It is related to my profession. I have enough time to collect data and study I have enough financial capacity to make further study I have technical expertise to make this study