Research Papers/Topics in Public Administration

Community Participation In Student Performance In Tanzania: A Study Of Secondary School Student Performance In Misungwi District In Mwanza Region

ABSTRACT This study explains the community participation tostudent performance in Tanzania.It uses the data generated from Misungwi District. Using both qualitative and quantitative approaches, data were collected through questionnaire, documentary review, 109 respondents. The qualitative data were analysed thematically while the quantitative data were analysed with the help of the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) and an Excel Spread Sheet (ESS). The findings of the study r...

Staff Turnover And Motivation Policies To Private Organizations In Tanzania: A Case Of Selected Private Firms In Dodoma

ABSTRACT  The study aimed at examining the impacts of human resources management practices to private organizations with the following specific objectives: to study current human resource management practices, to assess the influence of human resource management practices on staff retention and to determine the measures that could be employed to deal with staff turnover in organizations. The Dodoma Municipality was used as a case study and it focused on ten selected private organiza...

Training Needs And Performance Evaluation In Public Sector Organisation: A Case Study Of Shehu Shagari College Of Education Sokoto

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle Page - - - - - - - - - - iApproval Page - - - - - - - - - iiDedication - - - - - - - - - - iiiAcknowledgement - - - - - - - - - ivTable of Contents - - - - - - - - - vCHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION1.0 General Introduction - - - - - - - - 11.1 Background of the Study - - - - - - - 11.2 Statement of Research Problem - - - - - - - 21.3 Research Question - - - - - - - - 31.4 Objectives of the Study - - - - - - - 31.5 Hypothesis - - - - - - - - - 41.6 Significance of the ...

The Kenya Red Cross Humanitarian Intervention A Case Study Of Tharaka Districts, Kenya.

ABSTRACTFor several years, the different communities within Tharaka Districts have had to face a myriadof challenges that have left them weak and impoverished. These challenges have been bothnatural and man-made. They include; inter community warfare, land clashes/conflict over scarcenatural resources, population growth, hunger and famine. In understanding these major issues,the region is unique as it is occupied by different ethnic communities/clans; these are theTharaka, Imenti, Tigania and...

Occurrence And Extent Of Substance Abuse Among Secondary School Students A Case Study Of Mazeras High Schol, Coast Province

ABSTRACTSubstance abuse has become a major challenge in secondary schools in Kenya. A study carried out inKenya observed that 20% of adolescents aged between 12 and 22 years smoke cigarettes, 9% smokebhang while 23% drink commercial beer and spirits. This is the age in which most youths are inschools and colleges. The aim of this study was to find out the incidence and extent of drug abuseamong secondary school students in coast Province, Kenya. This information is useful in developingspecial...

The Kenya Red Cross Humanitarian Intervention A Case Study Of Tharaka Districts, Kenya

ABSTRACTFor several years, the different communities within Tharaka Districts have had to face a myriadof challenges that have left them weak and impoverished. These challenges have been bothnatural and man-made. They include; inter community warfare, land clashes/conflict over scarcenatural resources, population growth, hunger and famine. In understanding these major issues,the region is unique as it is occupied by different ethnic communities/clans; these are theTharaka, Imenti, Tigania and...

Strategies Employed To Retain A Girl Child In School: A Case Study Of Narok North Sub County, Kenya

Abstract The study was conducted to find out the strategies which the county government has employed to education of Maasai girl in primary school in Narok County. The study was guided by the following objectives; to examine reason behind low enrolment of girl child to remain in school, to interrogate the cause of poor completion of class eight girl child in Narok county, to examine the strategies employed by county to retaining a girl child in school and to suggest specific interven...

Effectiveness Of Administrative Decentralization To Local Government Authorities: A Case Study Of Bukoba Municipality, Tanzania

ABSTRACT The study analyzed Effectiveness of Administrative Decentralization to Local Government Authorities in Tanzania, using Bukoba Municipality as a study area. Therefore, the focus of this study is to establish whether the idea of Administrative Decentralization is a better option for government to take in its endeavors to improve social services and to promote social welfare of all citizens.  A sample of 56 respondents was used and these were haphazardly obtained from Buk...

Challenges Facing Women’s Political Participation And Representation In Tanzania

ABSTRACT This study sought to investigate the challenges facing women’s political participation and representation in Tanzania. The study had three specific objectives: (i) to document the current efforts to empower women politically in Tanzania, (ii) to analyse the barriers to women’s political participation and representation in Tanzania and (iii) to suggest remedial measures to strengthen women’s political participation and representation in Tanzania. Methodologically, the study...

Community Participation In The Decentralized Management Of Water Projects In Tanzania. A Case Of Chimala Ward In Mbarali District

ABSTRACT This study aimed to examine community participation in the decentralized management of water projects in Tanzania, in order to improve citizen participation in rural water projects and make those projects community owned and sustainable. Specifically this study focused on examining the nature and influence of local people participation in rural water projects at Chimala ward; assessing the approach and means of involving citizen in decision making and examining factors enhancing...

The Interface Between Government Agencies And Customer Satisfactions: A Case Study Of Capital Development Authority Dodoma

ABSTRACT This study examined the interface between public agencies and customer satisfaction. It specifically examined the attitude of customers toward services provided by CDA, it evaluated the challenges on the quality for services provided by CDA and scrutinized the way to enhance services delivery to customers served by CDA. Descriptive cross-sectional design was employed and questionnaire and structured interview were data collection instruments used for the study, both sampling pro...

Assessment Of Principals’ Leadership In Informationcommunication Technology Integration In Public Secondary Schools Management In Bungoma County, Kenya

ABSTRACTIn this 21st century, there is global recognition of Information Communication Technology (ICT) as a tool for best management practices in various sectors. The Kenya government encourages ICT integration in school management through the National ICT policy and strategy and entered into partnership with development agencies and private organizations to promote ICT integration. Despite the efforts, progress has been short of expectation. In Kajiado County, 51% of teachers lacked Interne...

Effectiveness Of Human Resource Management In The Public Sector: A Case Of Local Government Authority In Rungwe District

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of Human Resource Management in the Public sector in local government authority, settings conducted at Rungwe District. The specific objectives for the study were: to identify factors influencing Human Resource performance in Local Government in Rungwe District, to suggest measures to be taken for effectiveness of Human Resource Management in Rungwe Local Government Authority and to identify factors affecting effectivene...

Youth Engagement In General Election Of 2015 In Tanzania: A Case Of Dodoma Municipality

ABSTRACT The study was carried out in Dodoma Municipality with the aim of investigating reasons for low youth turnout in general elections in Tanzania taking 2015 general election as a point of reference. Specifically, the study aimed at determining the drivers for youth participation in election campaign, exploring motivations for youth to turnout for voting and mapping out youth’s future political expectations. The study used a case study design which employed both qualitative a...

Factors Affecting Performance Of The Procurement And Disposal Unit (Pdu) In The Uganda National Agricultural Research Organisation (Naro

ABSTRACTThis study examined the factors affecting performance of the Procurement and Disposal Unit (PDU) in the Uganda National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO).The study sought to investigate the relationship between procurement planning and performance of the PDU, establish the relationship between contract management and performance of the PDU, examine the effect of adequacy of resources on the performance of the PDU and to analyze the relationship between professionalism and comp...


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