The Role of Budgeting, Budgetary Control and Implementation for the Performance of Addis Ababa City Administration

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The aim of this study was to examine the role of budget planning and preparation, budget utilization and implementation, budget monitoring and control, and budget evaluation on the performance of the Addis Ababa City Administration. To realize this target a study used descriptive and explanatory (mixed) design, where both qualitative and quantitative methods were used in the study. In this thesis, a descriptive and inferential statistical analysis of correlation and regression analysis has been used and SPSS package version 25 was used to process the data analysis. Interpretation and discussions were made on the basis of results from the analysis. Reliability was assessed using Cronbach’s alpha coefficient of internal consistency. The study revealed the determinant factors that had a significant role in the performance of Addis Ababa City Administrations were Plan and Budget Preparation, Budget Utilization and Implementation, Budgetary Control and Monitoring, Budget Evaluation. The study also revealed the overall bundles, as well as the individual practices; significantly contribute to the performance of the Addis Ababa City Administration. Finally, the study recommends AACA to build effective linkage of strategic plan and budget, involving all staff or functions of the organization in budget preparation, engage all the organization key stakeholders in budget preparation decisions, recruit enough number budget and planning officers who have adequate knowledge and skill to prepare and plan budget effectively, the budget demand prepared by the office is should be based on approved plans and programs, build strong budget control mechanism, timely, explanatory, and complete budget utilization report, budget policies that monitor budget spending, the management should be well committed toward budget control and objectives, the organization’s budget deviation should be reported to the budget committee and should have regular follow up on budget plans by the budget committee.



Budget preparation, budgetary monitoring and Control, Budget utilization and Implementation, Budget Evaluation