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Records management and accountability versus corruption, fraud and maladministration

Records management and accountability versus corruption, fraud and maladministration Organisations and governments rarely see the connection between records management and the prevention of corruption, fraud and maladministration. This article gives an overview of what corruption and fraud entail and points out the importance of records management in ensuring accountability and providing a safeguard against corruption, fraud and maladministration. Good records management systems are essential to support financial management and financial accountability. Records management also ensures the public sector‘s ability to function effectively and provides documentary evidence to assist in ensuring accountable and transparent government. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Records Management Journal Emerald Publishing

Records management and accountability versus corruption, fraud and maladministration

Records Management Journal , Volume 10 (2): 12 – Aug 1, 2000

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0956-5698
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000007256
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Abstract

Organisations and governments rarely see the connection between records management and the prevention of corruption, fraud and maladministration. This article gives an overview of what corruption and fraud entail and points out the importance of records management in ensuring accountability and providing a safeguard against corruption, fraud and maladministration. Good records management systems are essential to support financial management and financial accountability. Records management also ensures the public sector‘s ability to function effectively and provides documentary evidence to assist in ensuring accountable and transparent government.

Journal

Records Management JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 2000

Keywords: Records management; Accountability; Ethics

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