Journal of
Public Administration and Policy Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Adm. Policy Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2480
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPAPR
  • Start Year: 2009

JPAPR Articles in press

Model for overcoming policy analysis limitation and implementation challenges: Integrative Propositional Analysis of South African National Mental Health Policy Framework and Strategic Plan 2013-2020.

Article in Press

This article examines the use of integrative propositional analysis (IPA) to assess the internal logic structures of policy, to complement policy analysis and evaluation for improved implementation. Integrative propositional analysis is a methodology that studies causal logics of conceptual systems and is used to evaluate a policy’s internal coherence. The article is based on a study of the application of the integrative...

Author(s):Guswin de Wee, Nelson

socio -Economic Profiles of Political leaders among Fisherwomen in Orissa : A Case Study

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The present study aims at examining conditions and role of marine fisher women of Ganjam district of Orissa. Ganjam district is one of the most important fisheries resources of Orissa. There are about one lakhs fisherwomen living in about 114 villages in and around the coastal area. The percapita income of the fisherwomen is very low. There are social divisions among the fisherwomen and they are not united. The fisher...

Author(s): Susmita Patnaik

New Public Management Reforms and Global Convergence in Public Private Partnerships.

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The introduction of New Public Management (NPM) reform toolkit over the past three decades ignited a global discourse on whether a convergence of NPM reform practices was occurring globally. Strong arguments have continued to evolve claiming that New Public Management (NPM) reforms are a global phenomenon. However, despite the existence of evidence supporting the adoption and convergence of these reform practices...

Author(s):JULIUS MUGA OGAYO

An Assessment of the effect of ‘Service Compact with all Nigerians’ (SERVICOM) reforms on civil service structure and ethics in Anambra state - Nigeria

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The paper assesses the effect of ‘Service Compact with all Nigerians’ reforms on the structure and ethics of Anambra state civil service. A survey and descriptive methods of data collection were adopted. 214 respondents out of a total of 458 members of staff using Guilford and Flruchter (1973) formula for determining sample size were randomly selected as sample. With the aid of strategic model of Human Resource Management...

Author(s):Josephine Nneka Obioji and Rose C Onah

Basis for policy formulation: Systematic policy analysis or intuitive policy decision?

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This study aims at assessing the extent to which the Ethiopian policies are based on rational policy analysis. Explanatory analysis methods are used to analyze primary and secondary qualitative data. The finding shows that In the policy making process only one policy option was investigated and crafted; the criteria used to evaluate the proposal are not clear; sophisticated solution methods haven’t been used; though there...

Author(s):Selamawit Weldeslassie

Corporate Social Responsibility for Social Dimension of Human Development in Ethiopia: A Conceptual Paper

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CSR is an important agent of change to address the challenges of social dimension of human development. This paper is to analyze how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is important for human development. Based on analysis of 50 scholarly papers and research journals, books and organizational website products/ leaflets, the importance of CSR for human development CSR is an essential concept for the accumulation of social...

Author(s):Tesfaye Fentaw Nigatu

Social Order and Social Service Delivery By Local Government In Contemporary Nigeria: Some Ethical Issues

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Social order refers to the social systems and schemes of social relations that define the political, economic and social roles,rights and duties of people in a society. The conceptual framework of social order is presumably aimed at the individuals in the society, but this paper offers a revised or modified view of the dynamics of social order by examining the roles of institutions. The paper argued that social order in a...

Author(s):Salifu David Onu

REVENUE COLLECTION AND INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN HODAN DISTRICT, MOGADISHU SOMALIA

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This study carried out an investigation on the role of revenue collection in the infrastructural development in Hodan District of Somalia. The objectives of the study were: (i) to examine the collection of the main sources of revenue, (ii) to determine the development of infrastructure, and (iii) to establish the relationship between revenue collection and infrastructural development in Hodan Distict, Somalia. The design...

Author(s):OYETOLA OLAOLUWA ONIWIDE

How Individual, Job and Working Environment Characteristics Effects Employee Performance in Indonesian State Employment Agency

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The objective of this paper was to examine the effect of individual characteristics, job characteristics, and working environment characteristics on employee performance at the Indonesian State Employment Agency. The research conducted used primary data from 358 respondents through questionnaires, direct observation of the object under study and a review of the literature. The method of analysis used quantitative data to...

Author(s):Rinanda Ayu Octaviani, M.Ali Iqbal and Rhian Indradewa

PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AND THE GROWTH OF NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENT IN LAGOS STATE CIVIL SERVICE: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY

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The author identified the key bureaucratic features that affected public service delivery, evaluated the role of public private partnership in service delivery, examined the effect of the new method on socio-economic development and analysed the challenges facing the adoption of the new public management strategies in Lagos State Civil Service. These were with a view to analysing the role of public private partnership and...

Author(s):Agboola Theophilius Olu

AN APPRAISAL OF THE MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN AFRICA: THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE

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This study is a critical examination and discussion of the Management of Human Resources and Millennium Development Goals in Africa with particular reference to Nigerian Experience. It highlights the importance of Human Resource in Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria, and exhibits the link between human resources management and sustainable development objectives. The study revealed that Nigeria is blessed with abundant...

Author(s):KUNLE SEHINDE BENSON and ELIZABETH IFEYINWA BENSON

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