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Title:Public administration in Ghana: selected contemporary issues
Editors:Sakyi, E.K.ISNI
Ahenkan, A.
Bawole, J.N.
Series:University of Ghana readers, Business series
City of publisher:Tema
Publisher:For the University of Ghana by Digibooks Ghana Ltd
ISBN:9988199015; 9789988199012
Geographic term:Ghana
Subjects:public administration
administrative reform
human resources
local government
sustainable development
Abstract:This edited volume's main subject is the question of how public sector reforms are changing public administration in Ghana. It holds chapters on a broad range of related issues, like human resource management, organizational management, decentralization, tourism, corruption, and sustainable development. Contents: Public policy process: an introduction (Thomas Buabeng); Decentralisation and Ghana's public administration system (Richardson Azunu); Policy and institutional perspectives on local economic development in Africa: the Ghanaian perspectives (Kwame Ameyaw Domfeh, Justice Nyigmah Bawole and James Kwame Mensah); Strategic HRM - a review of the literature on high performance work systems (HPWS) and organizational performance (Emmanuel Seidu); An analysis of human resource development policy of a private university in Ghana (T. Obuobisa-Darko and E.K. Sakyi); Reducing corruption at the local govemment level in Ghana (Nana Boachie-Danquah); An assessment of the contribution of the tourism sector to the economy of Ghana (Kwame Asamoah); Communities and eco-tourism development in Ghana: examining the impacts of degradation on eco-tourism sites in the Hohoe municipal area (Justice Nyigmah Bawole); Chieftaincy and local government in Ghana (Kwame Asamoah); Computerization experience of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) in Ghana (E.K. Sakyi); Is sustainable development achievable in developing countries? An analysis of Ghana's development policy achievements and challenges (Domfeh K.A, Ahenkan A. and Bawole N.J.); Educational needs of children orphaned by AIDS in the Ashanti and eastern regions of Ghana (Lily Yarney, Matilda Pappoe and E.K. Sakyi). [ASC Leiden abstract]