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
  • Published Articles: 149

Table of Content: June 2011; 3(6)

June 2011

A review of private sector tax revenue generation at local government level: Evidence from Nigeria

  This paper reviews the work of Ndulue (2005) to ascertain the significance of private sector revenue generation at the local government level using data from FCT, Abuja. Mobilization of tax income from self-employed people has always posed a serious challenge to Local Government authorities in Nigeria. Millions of naira have been lost due to prevalence of tax evasion and avoidance among the self-employed...

Author(s): S. O. Uremadu and J. C. Ndulue

June 2011

The role of e-governance in facilitating information needs in higher learning institutions: The case of Mzumbe University in Morogoro, Tanzania

  E-governance is defined as the use of Information and communications technology (ICT) by different actors of the society with the aim to improve their access to information. There have been different initiatives by the government, such as laying down foundation for network management centres, to facilitate the use of ICT and the focus has been to use them more efficiently and effectively. ICT is a major...

Author(s): Wilfred Uronu Lameck

June 2011

Global recession: Does New Public Management (NPM) work in Macedonia?

  The paper examines the argument that NPM is inappropriate to Macedonia on account of problems such as corruption, low administrative capacity and political decentralization. In making the points, the critical literature review of the developing countries experience with new public management (NPM) was used, as well as the comparative approach with the main characteristics and results of NPM in Macedonia...

Author(s): Branko Dimeski

June 2011

Corporate governance and maximization of shareholder value: Theoretical analysis from Francophone countries in Africa

  This research looks at the theoretical impact of corporate governance on shareholder value maximization in some Francophone countries in the CFA Zone in Africa. Data from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire and Gabon covering the period 2005 to 2009 were used and theoretical analysis done. Theoretical results show that, though highly dispersed, both within and between enterprises, corporate...