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Throughout history military leaders contemplated over what the most effective form of military leadership should be. The modern environment in which military leaders should operate effectively are characterise as complex, dynamic, culturally diverse and technologically challenged. It is virtually impossible to develop military leaders through only one leadership model to comply with the above-mentioned expectations. Therefore this article discusses military leadership development as a process ...

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2021-Jun-13 10:26:49

The traditional budgeting system in South Africa has been characterised by almost exclusive expenditure control measures. In the new political and constitutional framework since the transition to democracy in 1994, government has been faced with challenges of reconciling increased public service delivery with fiscal discipline. The introduction of the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 budgetary framework was a response to this backdrop. It is aimed at regulating financial management in the ...

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2021-Jun-13 10:23:09

Developmental land-use in South Africa depends upon the predictable enforcement of regulations that are meant to conduce to the health, safety and welfare of its citizenry. South Africa has no shortage of municipal regulations in this regard, but its organs of state seem to have neither the will nor the wherewithal to enforce them. This impotence has opened the way for opportunists and slumlords to flaunt basic property rights with impunity. The effect of this is a serious undermining of trus ...

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2021-Jun-13 10:19:31

In the early 2000s, public policy-making in South Africa witnessed the restructuring of the Presidency of South Africa - an institution that became central to policy-making in democratic South Africa. The restructuring process followed on the first five years of post-apartheid, democratic government, and stood in the wake of Thabo Mbeki's 1999 accession to the Presidency of the country. In a 2001 article in the Journal of Public Administration, the author recorded the early parts of accom ...

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2021-Jun-13 10:16:28

This article examines corporate social responsibility from the perspective of documented cases of governmental institutional failures in holding foreign multinational enterprises (MNEs) accountable in the host states in which they operate. Such institutional failures are evident in a number of cases involving multinational enterprises operating in South Africa and other developing host countries. These cases demonstrate that with weak regulation, the foreign direct investment (FDI) of MNEs ca ...

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2021-Jun-13 10:11:26

A general overview of the state of monitoring and evaluation in Africa is offered. It indicates that efforts by the World Bank, African Development Bank, Development Bank of Southern Africa and other agencies, to develop evaluation capacity alongside sweeping public sector reforms and to enhance good governance have not yet yielded the desired results. Monitoring and evaluation are still, by and large, at the nascent stage. Positive developments are emerging, but challenges remain. Zimbabwe p ...

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2021-Jun-13 10:07:55