IGCSE Students’ Attitudes toward Learning Accounting: Its Relation to their Competencies in Business Management
The study entitled “IGCSE Students’ Attitude toward Learning Accounting: its Relation to their Competencies in Business Management”, analyzed and sought answers to the following problems: students’ attitudes toward learning accounting, students’ competencies in business management and determining the correlation of students’ attitude and their competencies in business. The study utilized the descriptive method of research and employed the use of survey
– questionnaire as a primary data gathering, collected, analyzed and interpreted using descriptive for weighted means and inferential statistics for pearson’s correlation coefficient. The research made use of a non probability - purposive sampling and has included forty (40) respondents who were identified as IGCSE students and who are enrolled in the IGCSE program in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The study has inferred that IGCSE students’ attitude towards learning accounting as favorable in many ways such as accounting is very important, learning accounting leads students toward doing effective business and accounting becomes one of the great professions nowadays. This was concluded by the respondents with an average weighted mean of 4.17 and with a description of Agree (A). It was also noted that students’ competencies in business management can be achieved considerably such as developing and improving skills in entrepreneurship, marketing, organization, communications, interpersonal relations, leadership and literacy in technology and computers. This was inferred by the respondents with an average weighted mean of 4.22 and with a description of Agree (A).
2. Borrington, Karen (2007), IGCSE Business Studies. 3rd Edition, Hodder Headline
3. Coucom, Catherine (2008), IGCSE and O Level Accounting. University of Cambridge
International Examinations, India Press Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi.
4. Millon, Theodore (2003), Handbook of Psychology, Personality and Behavior. John
Wiley and Sons, Inc. New Jersey.
5. Babor, Eddie R. (1995), The Human Person: Not Real but Existing.
6. Cruz, Corazon L. (1995). Contemporary Ethics, 3rd Edition. Manila: National
Books Store, Philippines.
7. Wikipedia, Internet/Online Referencing
8. www.cie.org.uk/ISO9001 - Adapted from Syllabus of CIE 2017 – 2019
9. Hilgard, H. (1962), Skinner’s Behaviorism Theory
10. Gerris and Zimbabwe, (2010). Learning Language
11. Bauzon, Prisciliano T. (2002). Handbook in Social Philosophy. San Juan Metro Manila.
12. Senge, Peter (2008), The Fifth Disciplines.
13. Dela Cruz, sonai G. (2005). National Service Training Program. Books Atbp Publishing
Company, Mandaluyong City, Philippines.
14. Andres, Tomas (1986). Philippines Values Digest “The Journal for Values Publication”,
Volume 2, No. 1
Author(s) and co-author(s) jointly and severally represent and warrant that the Article is original with the author(s) and does not infringe any copyright or violate any other right of any third parties, and that the Article has not been published elsewhere. Author(s) agree to the terms that the IJRDO Journal will have the full right to remove the published article on any misconduct found in the published article.