The Political Appointment Of Chief Executives Into Government Agencies And Its Effects On Morale Of Civil Servants In Ghana: Ghana Standards Authority As A Case Study

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ABSTRACT

This study aimed to find out the effect of political appointment of a Chief Executive on the morale of workers. In order to understand this intrigues factor, this study employed and used a robust methodology (mixed-method approach) to examine how political appointments affect the morale of workers. A total of 151 participants; 4 directors, 21 heads and 126 first-line employees were used for quantitative analysis whilst 6 participants; 3 management and 3 non management workers were interviewed. The t-Test was used to test all the quantitative hypotheses which revealed a relatively high morale among the workers of Ghana Standards Authority (GSA). In the qualitative analysis, a thematic content analysis of the participants revealed tactful meaning of what political appointment meant to workers. The result further revealed that, political appointment negatively affects morale, commitment and engagement, career progression and processes and procedures at the work environment and the workers. The study therefore, made recommendations to government policy draft, organizational practice and future research endeavors. At the conclusion, the researcher seized the opportunity to reconstruct the meaning of political appointment. Also, some limitations were realized and acknowledged.

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APA

AGBAGLI, F (2021). The Political Appointment Of Chief Executives Into Government Agencies And Its Effects On Morale Of Civil Servants In Ghana: Ghana Standards Authority As A Case Study. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-political-appointment-of-chief-executives-into-government-agencies-and-its-effects-on-morale-of-civil-servants-in-ghana-ghana-standards-authority-as-a-case-study

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AGBAGLI, FRANCIS "The Political Appointment Of Chief Executives Into Government Agencies And Its Effects On Morale Of Civil Servants In Ghana: Ghana Standards Authority As A Case Study" Afribary. Afribary, 22 Jul. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-political-appointment-of-chief-executives-into-government-agencies-and-its-effects-on-morale-of-civil-servants-in-ghana-ghana-standards-authority-as-a-case-study. Accessed 02 Aug. 2021.

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AGBAGLI, FRANCIS . "The Political Appointment Of Chief Executives Into Government Agencies And Its Effects On Morale Of Civil Servants In Ghana: Ghana Standards Authority As A Case Study". Afribary, Afribary, 22 Jul. 2021. Web. 02 Aug. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-political-appointment-of-chief-executives-into-government-agencies-and-its-effects-on-morale-of-civil-servants-in-ghana-ghana-standards-authority-as-a-case-study >.

Chicago

AGBAGLI, FRANCIS . "The Political Appointment Of Chief Executives Into Government Agencies And Its Effects On Morale Of Civil Servants In Ghana: Ghana Standards Authority As A Case Study" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 02, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-political-appointment-of-chief-executives-into-government-agencies-and-its-effects-on-morale-of-civil-servants-in-ghana-ghana-standards-authority-as-a-case-study