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Latest Articles : 2007


Total quality management for organizational success, Journal of Public Administration : 41 (4.1) : erratum

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2021-Jun-14 13:11:13

In South Africa there is a growing need for a publication in public finance. The book Public Finance Fundamentals is a contribution in filling this gap and the authors should therefore be applauded. The publication harmonises economics, politics, accounting, budgeting and privatisation into one publication and should provide the reader with basic fundamentals to comprehend financial concepts within a complex public sector environment.

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2021-Jun-14 13:07:19

Crime is obstructing urban planners' efforts to wean South Africans from their motor cars back to using mass public transport. This in turn leads to traffic congestion and urban sprawl as motorised transport makes living on the urban peripheries, where property prices also tend to be cheaper, more viable. Analysts agree that a primary aim of planning law is to contribute to the citizenry's safety and security, but a major contributor to traffic congestion is the need parents feel nowa ...

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2021-Jun-14 13:03:21

Technical regulations are critical for competitive regional and national economies. This stems from the fact that an undirected and uncontrollable world trade regime can be chaotic and irresponsible thereby undermining the quality and safety of products and consequently endanger the lives of the consumer. Various regions have both embarked on technical regulatory reforms to eliminate these problems and to realign their technical regulations with the requirements of the World Trade Organisatio ...

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2021-Jun-14 12:59:32

In the period 2000-2002, the Performance Management System (PMS) and career development were emerging concepts in the Eastern Cape Province and work was beginning to take shape in this area of employee development. This article is based on a study that made use of the non-experimental qualitative focus group discussions. Through thematic analysis, themes were revealed from the verbatim responses of participants outlining how public sector employees perceive the PMS and career development. The ...

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2021-Jun-14 12:55:15

Accountability has become an increasingly important notion in the conduct of government in the African context and the South African context in particular. An attempt is made at providing an operational definition of the notion of accountability. Legislative provisions are referred to in support of the application of the notion of accountability in the South African context. The various structures and electoral mechanisms both external and internal are referred to which support the process of ...

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2021-Jun-14 12:46:34