Public Administration in Africa: Main Issues and Selected Country Studies

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Public Administration
in Africa
Main Issues and
Selected Country Studies

EDITED BY Ladipo Adamolekun

Westview Press
A Member of the Perseus Books Group

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Public Administration in Africa: Main Issues and Selected Country Studies
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Tables and Illustrations ix
  • Acronyms xi
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • Preface xvii
  • Notes xix
  • Part One Main Issues 1
  • 1: Governance Context and Reorientation of Government 3
  • Conclusion 14
  • Conclusion 15
  • Publications Cited 15
  • 2: Central Government Organization 17
  • 3: Public Enterprises 28
  • 4: Decentralization, Subnational Governments, and Intergovernmental Relations 49
  • Concluding Observations 65
  • Publications Cited 66
  • Notes 67
  • 5: Public Financial Management 68
  • Publications Cited 85
  • 6: Human Resources Management 86
  • Publications Cited 105
  • Notes 106
  • 7: Records Management, Information Systems, and Technology 107
  • Publications Cited 122
  • 8: Public Service Delivery 123
  • Conclusion 137
  • Publications Cited 138
  • 9: Accountability and Transparency 139
  • 10: Public Administration Reforms Ladipo Adamolekun and Kithinji Kiragu 159
  • Concluding Observations 172
  • Publications Cited 173
  • Notes 174
  • Part Two Country Studies 175
  • 11: Benin 177
  • Conclusion 191
  • 12: Botswana 192
  • 13: Côte D'Ivoire 213
  • Conclusion 225
  • Publications Cited 225
  • Notes 226
  • 14: Ethiopia 227
  • Conclusion 247
  • Publications Cited 248
  • Publications Cited 250
  • Publications Cited 273
  • Publications Cited 274
  • 16: Malawi 275
  • Concluding Observations 288
  • Publication Cited 290
  • Notes 291
  • 17: Nigeria 292
  • Concluding Remarks 307
  • Publications Cited 309
  • Notes 310
  • 18: South Africa 311
  • Conclusion 326
  • Publications Cited 326
  • Notes 327
  • 19: Tanzania 328
  • 20: Uganda 345
  • Conclusion: Future Directions 358
  • Publications Cited 359
  • 21: Zimbabwe 361
  • Conclusion and Lessons from Experience 373
  • Publications Cited 374
  • Appendix 375
  • Selected Bibliography 377
  • About the Contributors 391
  • Index 393
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