Development of a Budget Management Model for Managers in Public Hospitals in the Limpopo Province, South Africa


Nkhumeleni Mathobo, Mashupye Herbert Maserumule, Kabelo Boikutso Moeti

Abstract


Budget management remains a challenge in public hospitals with regard to the delivery of cost effective health services. This article is based on a study undertaken to develop a budget management model for managers in public hospitals in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. The question is: How can the management of the budget in public hospitals be improved? The study investigates budget management in the public hospitals. The research methodology used for this study is both quantitative and qualitative research design to generate data required to achieve its aim and objectives. The targeted population for the study was all public hospitals in the Limpopo Province, which comprises 40 public hospitals. The findings showed that, as there is improvement in budget management, much needs to be done to improve budget management in the public hospitals. In this study a budget management model is recommended for consideration by managers.

Keywords


Budget planning, Budget control.

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Title

Development of a Budget Management Model for Managers in Public Hospitals in the Limpopo Province, South Africa

Keywords

Budget planning, Budget control.

DOI

10.20448/journal.500.2018.53.87.90

Date

2018-04-23

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Journal

Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Management Studies
Vol 5, No 3 (2018) Page: 87-90

Print ISSN

2518-0096

Online ISSN

2313-7401

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Nkhumeleni Mathobo
Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria
South Africa

Mashupye Herbert Maserumule
Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria
South Africa

Kabelo Boikutso Moeti
Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria
South Africa


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