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|Title: ||An examination of the impact of political interference in administration with specific focus on the Department of Health and Social Development in Limpopo.|
|Authors: ||Seloba, P.P.|
|Issue Date: ||2006|
|Abstract: ||The topic Political interference in Administration remains a serious
challenge to both Administrative practitioners and politicians in government,
although the history of the debate is well documented. Are officials enabled
to operate freely and professionally without political interference in
Limpopo Department of Health and Social Development? The Department
has been faced with various and serious challenges related to poor service
There have been allegations of Political interference in Administration,
where by some of highly politically connected officers’ cases just
disappears. There has been complains about the appointment under
qualified or unqualified officials for strategic positions.
Chapter one introduces the reader to the study; this indicating what is
contained in the research and its objectives. The background of the study is
also included in this chapter. The chapter also explains why the study is
necessary. It also indicates the importance and relevancy of having the
understanding of each territory.
Chapter two reviews the literature on Political-Administration Dichotomy.
The chapter also gave indications about the history of the debate. It also
explained the different theories from various authors. The information
collected from those authors was put together in this chapter as the historical
background to the challenge and taking the readers through where the debate
originates from. Various opinions and suggestions from various authors
were dealt with.Chapter three focused on sampling and data analysis. The data collected
included official documents, such as charge sheets and investigation reports.
The manner in which information was collected is briefly outlined in this
In chapter four the collected data was analysed. The specific objectives
were used as a guiding line for selecting the relevant data. Information
interviews were also taken into consideration.
Chapter five is about what position is developed, the conclusion made from
the analysis and the recommendation. It includes suggestions on how the
problem could be resolved.|
|Description: ||Thesis (MPA) --University of Limpopo, 2006|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings: ||Public administration -- South Africa -- Limpopo|
Political science -- South Africa -- Limpopo
|Appears in Collections:||Theses and Dissertations (Public Administration)|
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