“Does Universities Resource Utilization and Generation are Well Controlled” The Case of Assosa University

Mesfin Yemer


In today’s, the country is tremendously expanding higher education system despite of the  persistent underfunding, the universities must carefully consider all aspects of universities operations to minimize fund misuse or waste and enable to meet its mission.. This paper used qualitative approach to understand the controlling systems of Universities Resource Utilization and Generation. Unstructured interview was used to collect data from the interviewees to achieve the research objectives.  Particularly, this study tried to investigate whether the university has a well controlling systems that enable the university to Utilization and Generation Resource in well manner that help the university pursuit it mission shortly. The findings indicated that the university has serious problems in resource utilization and controlling. For instance, lack of planned and transparent procurement and poor monitoring and evaluation systems as a result of sources of resource wastage, wasteful procurements, high administrative poor management of services, and underutilization of resource accompanied by inefficient use of the available resources. This misallocation of public funds could imply the fact that the institution has not been established proper managing mechanism or controlling system. Universities highly depend on the adequate and timely availability of all the necessary resources and materials. This is because universities are service providers not producers. So, they need materials and all the necessary facilities to provide the service. However, if no material on time, the service will be hampered. For this, they need, among others, strong controlling systems, a well-planned and organized procurement system to minimize fund misuse or waste and enable to meet its mission.

Keywords: Resource Utilization and Generation, Controlling System, Assosa University

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