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: 151

Table of Content: March 2011; 3(3)

March 2011

Dismantling the Government: The reorganisation reform of Taiwan’s central government (1987 – 2008)

  In order to confront the dual challenge of a complex governance environment and a fiscal crisis, the Taiwan government has followed in the footsteps of many Western nations in advocating government reform. Over the past two decades, the reorganisation of the Executive Yuan (Central Government) has been implemented over several ruling governments of either the KMT or the DDP parties, and under the ruling of...

Author(s): Guang-Xu Wang and Mei-Ciang Shih

March 2011

Isomorphic processes and social legitimacy of institutionalizing municipal community safety councils (MCSCs) in Kosovo

  The public administration system of newly emerging nations and countries are more prone to be homogenized due to the rapid external and internal socio-political uncertainties and changes. The multi-ethnic Kosovo in Europe is one such entity. It is unique due to the fact that, it was governed by the United Nations Multinational Executive Mission that has left a considerable legacy and influence over the...

Author(s): Galaktion Chavleishvili

March 2011

A study on involvement and commitment of employees in Turkey

  The previous searches indicate that job involvement of individuals in the workplace have important effect on individual and organizational outcomes. In theoretical level, this study aimed to explore the relationship between employees’ job involvement and their feeling of organizational commitment. For that aim, the survey was performed among the employees currently working at two multinational companies...

Author(s): Asli Küçükaslan Ekmekçi

March 2011

An exploratory study into employee perceptions of knowledge management in two service units in the public sector

  The purpose of this study is to gain knowledge on, or insight into, employee perceptions about the factors that contribute to the strategies for managing knowledge, employee perceptions about knowledge management processes to convert tacit into explicit knowledge, employees’ views regarding the implementation of knowledge management strategies and, perceptions about the ways in which knowledge...

Author(s): Ngcamu B. S. and Sanjana B. P.