Journal of Public Policy and Administration

Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023

  • Personal Public Service Ethics as a Public Servant

    Saeed Abdi Jama

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 36-38
    Received: Aug. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 11, 2022
    Published: May 22, 2023
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    Abstract: This article argues that the code of ethics for the professionals working in both the government and nonprofit organizations should advance the interest of the public before their own, and the public interests should always come first in a professional code of ethics, whether they work for the government or a nonprofit. In order for every citizen t... Show More
  • Decentralisation, Local Governance and Nation Building in Nigeria

    Inyokwe Sunday Otinche

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 39-48
    Received: Jul. 18, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 08, 2022
    Published: Jun. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: The paper examines the logic of decentralization and local governance in Nigeria with a hint on its constitutionality and contributions to nation building. Emerging facts reveals that Nigeria operates a centralized and decentralized system of governance and state administration. This is confirmed by its federal nature, division of state administrat... Show More
  • Investigating Barriers to Effective Reporting of Sustainable Development Goals by Government Institutions in Kenya

    Kibe Peter Mwangi, Mary Mogute, Philemon Yugi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 49-55
    Received: Feb. 12, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 15, 2023
    Published: Jun. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate the barriers to effective reporting of sustainable development goals (SDGs) in Kenya, with the primary focus being environmental reporting using the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) as a reference point. The objectives were to determine challenges when reporting environmental statistics, ... Show More
  • Post-Soviet Presidentialized Republics: Factors for Choosing the Form of Government and Difficulties of Its Classification

    Roman Martyniuk, Oleksii Datsiuk, Mykola Romanov, Tetiana Khomych

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 56-66
    Received: Feb. 12, 2023
    Accepted: May 19, 2023
    Published: Jun. 10, 2023
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    Abstract: In the post-Soviet states of Eastern Europe and Asia, a special presidential form of government was formed, which, in fact, cannot be classified within the trichotomous division of republican forms of government established in modern political science. Attempts by researchers to clearly define this form of government generate real classification ch... Show More
  • Effects of National Government Administration Soft Approaches on Countering Violent Extremism in Garissa County, Kenya

    Timothy Mwalimu, Wilson Muna

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 67-76
    Received: May 09, 2023
    Accepted: May 29, 2023
    Published: Jun. 10, 2023
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    Abstract: The threat of violent extremist groups across the globe cannot be ignored as it is a multi-national problem. Appropriate response strategies need to be put in place by governments and regional economic blocks to mitigate the potential threats within the framework of Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). Research findings have revealed that, there is ... Show More
  • Effects of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) Cargo Transportation Policy on the Level of Competition in Imported Cargo Transportation Industry in Kenya

    Arthur Odiwuor Odima, Joseph Okeyo Obosi, Fred Jonyo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 77-87
    Received: May 12, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 06, 2023
    Published: Jun. 15, 2023
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    Abstract: The Kenyan government had instituted and effected a policy that all imported shipments discharged at Mombasa port and headed to Nairobi, locality and transit to be transferred via the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). This paper examines the effect of SGR cargo transportation policy on the level of competition in imported cargo transportation market in... Show More
  • Effectiveness of Labour Recruitment Regulation for the Protection of Human Rights for the Kenyan Migrant Domestic Workers

    Grace Njambi Kimani, Weldon Ng’eno

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 88-97
    Received: May 22, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 07, 2023
    Published: Jun. 21, 2023
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    Abstract: Labour migration is a trend that has gained a lot of traction with the increased relations and interdependence between nations at all levels. In a similar manner, there is an increment in cases of abuse of the basic rights of migrant workers. In extreme cases, abuses amount to trafficking in persons, forced or compulsory labour among other human ri... Show More
  • The Influence of Performance Management on Staff Performance: A Case of Two Bureaucracies in Federal Public Service of Nigeria

    Ogbewere Bankole Ijewereme

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 98-108
    Received: Apr. 07, 2023
    Accepted: May 17, 2023
    Published: Jun. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: Management by Objective (MBO) theory suggests that for any organization to derive the best performance from the employees the components of performance management must be practiced. To investigate whether this argument applies to the public service organizations that have undergone performance reform, this study explores the influence of performanc... Show More
  • Creating Measurement Advantage for Health Charities – The Why and the How

    Richard Colbran, Robyn Ramsden, Genevieve Pepin, John W Toumbourou, Karen Stagnitti

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 109-121
    Received: May 23, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 12, 2023
    Published: Jun. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Organisational performance measurement (OPM) is an evidence-based tool for planning business improvement and creating sustainable competitive advantage. Despite its value, non-acute health charities under utilise OPM. This paper provides rationale for OPM and an OPM implementation model for non-acute health charities. Methods: The autho... Show More