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The study examined the information management practices in organisations in Ghana and how they are influencing organisational performance from a management perspective. Well-established theories such as the Resource Based View (RBV) and Organisational Information Processing (OIP)   underpinned the study. The theoretical bases for the research and conceptual framework of the study were established through an extensive review of literature. The study employed positivism as research philosophy and a survey design.  A quantitative method was adopted and this led to the use of questionnaire to collect data from the staff and management of selected organisations in Ghana using simple random sampling method. The data for the study were obtained from 939 respondents selected from the then ten regions in Ghana. The data collected were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings of the study established that information management practices made a significant contribution in predicting organisational performance. Standard multiple regression was employed   for the analysis and the results indicate that there were different variables that form information management practices. These variables included information management policy, information management strategy, managerial factor and technological factor, and all these variables were identified to have positively contributed to organisational performance. However, the correlation values produced by these variables were very weak.  In order to maximise the benefit of information management, the study recommends that, organisations should invest more in information management programmes, by acquiring the requisite equipment and employing professionals in information management to handle their information. It is further recommended that Ghana as a country should embrace the concept of information management by encouraging the various sectors in the country to incorporate and implement effective and efficient information management programmes. Lastly, Ghana should be serious in implementing the right to information bill, which recognises the fundamental human right with respect to access to information.


Information management organisational performance information technology managerial technological

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Mustapha Osman, O. (2023). Effect of Information Management Practices on Organisational Performance in Selected Organisations in Ghana. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies and Innovative Research, 11(2), 11–25.


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