Research Papers/Topics in Public Administration

Youth-Unemployment and Criminality in Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study investigated the public perception of the relationship between youth unemployment and criminality in Nigeria. Questionnaire was administered on participants which comprised 1200 members of diverse groups drawn from three major cities; Enugu, Ibadan and Kaduna in three main ethno-geographical regions of the country using simple random and purposive sampling techniques. Data were analyzed using both descriptive and inferential statistics. The finding established a signific...

The Rural Development and Local Government Administration (A Case Study of Oke-Ero Local Government)

TABLE OF CONTENT Title page i Certificationii Dedicationiii Acknowledgment iv Table of content vi CHAPTER ONE  1.1Introduction 1 1.2Scope and limitation of study 3 1.3Objective of the study 3 1.4Statement of the problem 4 1.5Significance of the study5 1.6Definition of Terms5 1.7Organization of the study 6 References8 CHAPTER TWO  2.1Literature Review 9 2.2Current Trent in Thinking10 2.3Theoretical Frame Work12 2.4Summary of the Study15 References19 CHAPTER THREE  3.1Research Methodology21 ...

Human Resources Development And The Utilisation Of Expatriates In Namibia's Public Sector.

ABSTRACT This paper looked at human resource development and the utilisation of expatriates in Namibia's Ministries of Health and Social Services and Basic Education, Sports and Culture. The two ministries are among those which were projected to continue to suffer from scarcities of skilled and professional human resources by the National Planning Commission (NPC, 2002). The broad objective of the study is to establish the progress made in addressing skills shortages and replacement of expatr...

Human Resources Development And The Utilisation Of Expatriates In Namibia's Public Sector

ABSTRACT This paper looked at human resource development and the utilisation of expatriates in Namibia's Ministries of Health and Social Services and Basic Education, Sports and Culture. The two ministries are among those which were projected to continue to suffer from scarcities of skilled and professional human resources by the National Planning Commission (NPC, 2002). The broad objective of the study is to establish the progress made in addressing skills shortages and replacement of expatr...

Capacity Building Of The Regional Councils In Namibia

ABSTRACT The study assesses the present capacity of the Regional Councils and investigates whether the available capacity building efforts in Namibia meet the needs of the Regional Councils. Since the needs ofthe Regional Councils are numerous, the study focuses on the problems of capacity building in terms of human resources development, finance and infrastructures. The Regional Councils are newly established government entities under the decentralization process with the aim to extend the ...

Assessing The Effectiveness Of Environmental Management Systems: The Case Of Tema Oil Refinery (Tor)

Abstract This research sought to assess the effectiveness of environmental management systems (EMS) at the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR). The study adopted wholly qualitative research design with indepth interview guide as its main research and data collection instrument. The study employed a sample of twenty (20) respondents. Respondents were made up of members from the human resource, environment, depot management, and transport and tank management as well as members of the health, safety, securi...

Challenges And Prospects Of The Ghana Free Senior High School (Shs) Policy: The Case Of Shs In Denkyembour Distric

ABSTRACT This research was undertaken to examine the prospects and challenges hindering the implementation of “Free Senior High School Policy (FSHSP)” in the Denkyembour District in Ghana. The main rationale for this study comes about as an intervention by the government of Ghana in 2016 to increase enrolment of students in secondary school to ensure “equal access to secondary education” by all students in the country. Denkyembour was selected as the location of the study because it i...

The Impact Of Organisational Leadership Behaviour On Performance Of Public Institutions In Ghana: A Case Study Of Environmental Protection Agency

ABSTRACT Today leadership has been regarded to have a major influence on the performance of organizations, managers and employees. “As most people are directly or indirectly consciously or unconsciously being influenced or influencing others in the role of leadership, it has been argued that for organizations to achieve business efficiency and economic development, they must adopt leadership styles that best suit their environment This study has examined the impact of leadership behavior on...

Examining The Policies And Strategies For Implementing Performance Management Systems At Ada East District Assembly

Abstract The overall aim of this study was to examine the policies and strategies for the implementation of performance management system at the Ada East District Assembly. The study was conducted using qualitative research approach with interview as its main research instrument. A total of twenty five (25) respondents who doubles as employees of the assembly spanning different department like human resource, physical planning, general administration, budgeting and development planning formed...

The Role of Informal Operators in Solid Waste Management in Ghana: The Experience of Ashaiman Municipality

Abstract  This study investigated the role of informal solid waste collection in the Ashaiman Municipality and its challenges. The study comes at the back of the increasing use of informal waste collection as a common means for disposing off waste for the urban poor and yet appears untapped by the authorities. Using primarily qualitative research methods, the case study strategy was deployed, with interviews as the main tools for collecting data. The primary data was augmented with secondary...

The Influence Of Training And Development On Employee Performance: A Case Study Of Cocoa Research Institute Of Ghana (Crig)

ABSTRACT This study investigates the influences of training and development on employee performance at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG). It comes in the context of the increasing recognition of training and development as an important means of nurturing quality human resource for employee performance in organizations. Situated within the qualitative research paradigm, the study employed the case study approach to detail the training arrangements, and processes at CRIG and how they...

Improving Disaster Management And Coordination In Ghana; Perspectives From Disaster Management And Response Organisations In Accra.

ABSTRACT The aftermath of disasters in Ghana most especially in recent years calls for an enquiry into the nature and approach of disaster management organizations in dealing with such situations. As threats of terrorisms, flooding and earthquakes increases, there is greater demand on disaster management and response organizations to enhance their efficacy by engaging measures to reduce impact of these various types of disasters. In light of this, this study seeks to examine disaster managem...

Challenges Of Implementing The Free Maternal Healthcare Policy In Ghana: Experiences From The New Juabeng Municipality

Abstract This study investigated the implementation of the free maternal healthcare policy in Ghana with a focus on the constraints that impede the attainment of the policy’s goals. Using the qualitative approach, the case study strategy was deployed, with the New Juabeng Municipal as the case. Data was derived from multiple sources (interviews, focus group discussions and documentary reviews) and from different categories of persons (staff of health care facilities, service providers and d...

Exploring The Effectiveness Of The Centre Of Government In The Coordination Of Policy Formation Among Public Sector Ministries In Ghana

ABSTRACT Coordination is increasingly difficult in modern governments because of the shift towards specialization of functions in the public sector. This shift has placed greater emphasis on division of labour and the establishment of line ministries with specific responsibilities. Many countries have undertaken reforms to strengthen the role of the Centre of Government (CoG) to effectively coordinate policy formation and implementation among public organizations to reduce policy duplication,...

The Influence Of Motivation On Employee Performance: A Case Study Of Devere Group, Ghana

ABSTRACT This study investigated the influence of motivation on employee performance using Devere Group; an international financial consultancy group in Ghana as a case. Adopting the qualitative approach, the case study design was used. Primary data was collected through interviews and was augmented with data from secondary sources comprising a review of existing documents, reports and scholarly publications. By comparing the data from these sources, they were triangulated to ensure validity ...


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