I. Methods of Research
Descriptive research describes a behavior or condition. The data are collected using questionnaires and interviews. The proponents conducted series of interview to the plant manager, asked how the payroll system of the asphalt plant works. To understand how the asphalt plant payroll system work the proponent used descriptive method.
II. Data Gathering Procedures
II.I Research Materials
The proponents used different research materials to support the study. Internet was used and other thesis works to gather more ideas. Other thesis has been used as one of the research tools, browsing different ideas to support the study.
The vast world of internet is also a big factor in research. The proponents search different sites in search of more information. The internet is used by the proponents to transfer the collected data, gathered and stored.
* Thesis works
Other thesis works were used to search information and has been used as a reference by the proponents. It provides different theory to create and design a system and it also provides different formats of thesis.
Proponents performed interviews as one of the easiest way to gather information, the major problem and to come up to the best possible solution. By studying all the gathered information the proponents construct different ideas.
The proponents interviewed the plant manager, on how the payroll system of the company processed. The plant manager provides us how they deduct the salaries of regular and monthly employees and the documents regarding their company payroll system.
II.III Data Gathering
The gathered data helps the proponents to understand how the proposed system can be effective to the plant manager, accountant and to make the procedure easier and gives more accurate results. * Gathered Data
i. Payroll System
ii. Time sheet
iii. List of monthly employees
iv. List of regular employees
v. Rules for deduction
The present payroll system procedure in Pacific Asphalt Plant has a manual transaction. In their manual system, in regular day the number of over time hour is multiplied by 1.25 and the number of hour in Sunday is multiplied by 1.3. Their manual system used more computation that increased the number of errors in calculations which made the company payroll system inaccurate.
III. Analysis of the Output
The proponents gathered enough data through interviews and through studying the given documents. The proponents determined the problems of the current system through the gathered data, the manual payroll system, in regular day the number of over time hour is multiplied by 1.25 and the number of hour in Sunday is multiplied by 1.3.