Abbreviation: J. Public Adm. Policy Res.
Start Year: 2009
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https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2017.0390[Article Number: B5ACBA467181]
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s championing of a new course of federal-provincial relations in Canada away from the traditional executive federalism has drawn a lot of scholarly concerns. His open federalism doctrine has been touted by many as the future of federalism in Canada as a way of ensuring popular inclusion, participation, and grass root representation. While agreeing to the need to ensuring openness and... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2016.0381[Article Number: 9D418C265931]
The aim of this study is to investigate the administrative impact of Restructured Provincial Administration (RPA) as independent variable on maintenance of law and order as dependent variable in Bomet County, Kenya from 2010 to 2014. Based on the theory of new-institutionalism, it focused on four selected aspects of maintenance of law and order measured from 2006 to 2010 and from 2010 to 2014, namely analysis of the... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2017.0395[Article Number: 9B68E9D65935]
This study attempts to develop a pro-poor health care financing system for Eritrea. The study seeks to answer the following question: can the rich and healthy subsidize the poor and sick in Eritrea? This question is directly related to issues of social insurance and universal coverage. This study was conducted in 2016 in six months period from February to August. In this study, both primary and secondary data sources... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2017.0406[Article Number: FFD76E965850]
Given the increase in public demands for socio-economic and developmental services, along several plans and resources committed to public services by Nigerian government, poor service delivery has continued to bedevilled development in post-independence Nigeria. Extant studies have linked factors such as lack of accountability, political instability, governance constraints, corruption, bad-governance and Western... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2017.0402[Article Number: B65E8C464678]
This study attempts at providing knowledge and further understanding into issues of Psychological Contract Fulfilment (PCF) and its implication (s) on performance of employees at Asanko Gold Mine. The research applied a case study in design, and quantitative methodologies. The research applied the mixed method to review data, and apply a household survey. The research focused on a population of 500 employees from Asanko... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2016.0377[Article Number: 43C64DF62435]
Uganda has experienced reasonably good economic and institutional performance for over a decade which has been partly explained by the implementation of public sector reforms including the restructuring of public institutions, creating new agencies, and decentralization with the view to rationalize delivery of services (Republic of Uganda, 2010). This paper examines the relationship existing between bureaucratic... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2016.0378[Article Number: A8DE0C461743]
Contemporary debates on democracy, good governance and development are greatly inspired by the significant political transformations that have taken place in Africa. In countries like Nigeria where the democratization process is work-in-progress, the intellectual preoccupation has been to reflect critically on how the prevailing political conditions can foster good governance and sustainable development. This paper... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2016.0367[Article Number: 57B357261197]
The Local Health Councils (LHC) in Brazil is one of the most interesting policy innovations of contemporary Brazilian health reform. Formulated at a time of intense social and institutional change, the LHC can be understood as a social policy resulting from the struggles against the military dictatorship (1964 to 1985) and the battles for hegemony in conducting the re-democratization process. Part of the major health... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2016.0358[Article Number: 2C571D361199]
Uganda acceded to the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGTFA) in the year 2003. Despite this, there are still gaps in implementation of the treaty in the country. The article provides insights into the systemic interactions and coalitions among actors in the implementation of the treaty and subsequent barriers to the implementation of the ITPGRFA. Using social network... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2015.0340[Article Number: 0C411C359655]
This study investigated whether the petitioning of the Municipal Demarcation Board and protesting for own separate municipality by the Malamulele community of the Thulamela Municipality were influenced by tribalism/ethnicity and lack of service delivery in the Malamulele area. This study has found no evidence which suggests that lack of service delivery and ethnicity are behind the demand for own separate municipality... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2015.0343[Article Number: 1966E3C59210]
This paper explains how Sri Lanka’s Administrative Service has contributed to the use of the Official Language Policy (OLP) in Sri Lanka. This policy supports ‘Sinhala’ and ‘Tamil’ as official languages (that is, mother tongue) and ‘English’ as the link language. However the implementation of this policy has become problematic due to critical ethno-political factors. Since 2009... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2015.0327[Article Number: E5FE8FB58850]
The Asian economic crisis and the global financial crisis had similar roots, which, in both cases, caused widespread instability. Given that recessions associated with financial crises are longer in duration and impose a higher cost on society, solutions to overcoming these two recessions are particularly important from a practical and academic standpoint. This study shows through factor analysis that there is one... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2015.0337[Article Number: DB6D08D58252]
This paper seeks to contribute to the local context and experiences on the resettlement policy and implementation management of the hydropower development projects based on documentary and policy review. The paper shows that, since the science of resettlement and rehabilitation is a new marginal science. There is no fixed mode in solving the problem of compensation, resettlement and rehabilitation and each nation,... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2015.0319[Article Number: 20B9F5A57743]
Performance measurement has become a central feature to the efficiency and effectiveness of the government of Uganda especially with increasing accusations from the citizens on deficits in service delivery in the economic infrastructure cluster Energy and Mineral development, Information and communication technology, works and transport. While most government agencies receive a substantial portion of budget allocations,... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2015.0310[Article Number: D72D9F153860]
The social marketing orientation seeks to potentialize public health campaigns using five principles: customer focus; focus on the benefits to customers; endeavouring to create value; involving the whole organisation in the process; being aware of customers’ difference. This article aims to identify the Social Marketing principles (and practices) in women’s health programme in the ABC Region, located in the... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2014.0300[Article Number: 721D2F153302]
The study seeks to unravel the factors that affect construction workers’ motivation and the corresponding effect of the identified motivational factors on workers’ performance and overall productivity. The survey revealed that, among the top ten critical factors (teamwork, work based on contract, supervision based on leadership by example and provision of equipment) had great effect on motivation as well as... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2015.0317[Article Number: A734D2A53304]
This paper contributes to an understanding of the development of governance networks in well-defined space-time contexts. The first aim is to highlight features of public-private networks in tourism, under the perspectives of integration and managerialization, and to deduce general principles from the case study of «sistema turistico locale Sardegna Nord-Ovest». In particular, a set of variables to measure... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2014.0294[Article Number: 6B3E0B352950]
This study aims to analyze the capital budgeting practices used in port company in Brazil and another in Spain from a comparative perspective. To meet this objective an empirical research was conducted to study these two ports and a questionnaire was administered to collect data. The results showed that the Brazilian port uses only the internal rate of return for capital budgeting analysis combined with the random rate... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2014.0277[Article Number: 4C0BE6552955]
Promoting and protecting health is essential to human welfare and sustained economic and social development. While there are many ways to promote and sustain health, not all of them are within the confines of the health sector. The circumstances in which people grow, live, work, and age” strongly influence how people live and die. Besides, status of a country with respect to education, housing, food and employment... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/JPAPR2014.0303[Article Number: 3F5BE7F51539]
The paper evaluates the environmental performance of SPDC and the Nigerian State in ensuring improved environmental quality. It x-rays the company’s efforts and the role of the state in safeguarding the environment. Using descriptive method of data gathering, the paper reveals the negative consequences of oil exploration – agricultural land degradation, air and water pollution. The environmental policies of... Read more.
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