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The human factor in governance : managing public employees in Africa and Asia

Author: Willy McCourt
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
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This book explores the ways in which governments manage public employees in developing countries and how this in turn impacts on the success of national development and governance strategies. Drawing on governance, development and HRM literature the book presents seven in-depth case studies from developing countries in Africa and Asia. Finally, it proposes ways forward for Human Resource Management in developing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCourt, Willy.
Human factor in governance.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
(DLC) 2006040141
(OCoLC)64487137
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Willy McCourt
ISBN: 9780230208308 0230208304
OCLC Number: 314791488
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 273 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: The Human Factor in Governance --
HRM as Downsizing: From Cost to Strategy --
Mauritius: Economic Growth and Strategic Human Resource Management --
Tanzania: Laws and Institutions; B. Bana & W. McCourt --
Morocco: The Politics of HRM; W. McCourt & K. Alarkoubi --
Swaziland: Political Commitment --
Sri Lanka: Political Patronage --
Malaysia: History and Path Dependence --
Namibia: The Human Resource Crisis in Health in Africa --
Conclusion: Improving HRM in Developing Country Governance.
Responsibility: Willy McCourt ; with contributions from Khadija Alarkoubi and Benson Bana.
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