FACTORS INFLUENCING IMPLEMENTATION OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM PROJECTS IN TERTIARY LEVEL ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS IN MOMBASA COUNTY, KENYA
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The study is about the factors influencing implementation of management information system in
tertiary level academic institution in mombasa. The study explains how management information
system are implemented and the institutions and how it is beneficial to the organization.
The objective of the study will be to determine the factors that influence the implementation of
MIS projects in tertiary level academic institutions in mombasa and to determine how these
institutions improve their operations after they implement MIS
To satisfy the research objectives, the author used a descriptive research design comprising of a
survey study of the tertiary level institutions in mombasa. According to the ministry oh higher
education there are 109 tertiary level academic institutions in mombasa.
The population of study comprised of all the tertiary colleges in mombasa which were classified
in to public, private professinal and technical colleges where the researcher went to only one
specific personnel who has wealth of information about the implementation of management
information system in their institution and mostly this was the Director or Heads of management
information system in every institution
Primary data was collected using semi-structured questionnaires. The questionnaires were
dropped and picked up later. Once the data were collected the researcher carried out the analysis
of the same using SPSS tool. Where applicable presentation were done in graphs and pie charts .
The study established that the factors that affect implementation of MIS projects in tertiary level
academic institution includes but not limited to inadequate top level suport where top level
manager do not support the MIS project and do not want a chance of operations and the expenses
involved. The problem with the MIS project implementation fund also affect the implementation
of such pprojects. The technical aspect involved in the implementation of MIS projects touching
on need to network the operation, need for database that will ensure control of operation, need
for internet for communication within and even global communication and the web site for
marketing. The is also need for qualified personnel to assist in the process of MIS project
implementation and also the use of the the system without incuring other cost of trainin