Administration

A multi-level exploration of empowerment mediators
The purpose of this paper is to empirically explore the underlying mechanisms through which empowerment affects organizational outcomes via a multidimensional model. Specifically, the paper suggests that empowerment climate is positively related to psychological empowerment and the effect of psychological empowerment on the outcome variable of job satisfaction is mediated by justice perceptions...


Unpacking client capture: evidence from corporate law firms
The literature on the professions long recognized that clients can exert considerable influence over their advising professionals, with the risk that the advice they are given may not be in their best interests. In a qualitative study of 106 Canadian corporate lawyers working in large law practices we find that the traditional formulation of this problem, in terms of a client ‘capturing&r...
Eco-innovative Practices for Sustainable Consumption and Production: What are the Possible Benefits for Companies?
The paper aims to present some eco-innovative practices regarding Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP). The study also focuses on potential benefits for the actors who implement these practices, mainly with reference to companies. After a literature review on the actual importance of SCP and on the effects of eco-innovation tools and policies on companies, authors present the developed ...


Sustainability: the missing element in performance management
The performance management process has typically focused on the achievement of short-term financial goals and ignored longer-term broader goals such human, social and environmental goals. In an attempt to overcome this limitation, this study explores the benefits of a broader approach to performance management that offers a balance of organizational financial goals with positive human and socia...
The Millennium Development Goals And Women Empowerment In Nigeria
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) represent a worldwide collaborative effort set to put the wheels of national development in motion in Nigeria and other countries. They were to reduce poverty and hunger, tackle ill-health, gender inequality, lack of education, lack of access to clean water and environmental degradation etc. Although all the goals silently revolve around women, this paper...


The Influence of Organizational Policy, Leadership and Job Characteristic to the Work Satisfaction and Its Implication to Organizational Commitment (A Study on Civil Servants in Ministry of Defense Republic of Indonesia)
Organizational commitment is a strong passion of employees to indentify him/her selves to the values, objectives, and targets of the organization. Organizational commitment is influenced by several factors, both internally and externally. The most important factor which influences the employee's' organizational commitment are organization policy, leadership, job characteristic, and job satisfac...
Delivery of Youth Friendly Services in Kenya: Towards A Targeted Approach
The Adolescent Reproductive Health and Development Policy respond to the concerns of youths and bring their reproductive health issues into the development limelight as a whole. This policy has been pivotal in championing reproductive health issues of the youths and this has paved way to the development of the Plan of Action to strengthen commitment, partnership, networking and collaboration as...

Public Expenditure and Economic Growth Nexus in Nigeria: A Time Series Analysis
This study examines the link between government spending and economic growth in Nigeria over the last three decades (1977-2006) using time series data to analyze the Ram (1986) model. Three variants of Ram (1986) model were developed-regressing Real GDP on Private investment, Human capital investment, Government investment and Consumption spending at absolute levels, regressing it as a share of...
Implications of Mob Justice Practice among Communities in Ghana
This study assessed the implications of mob justice practice among communities in Ghana. The study used the descriptive survey technique and the sample size for the study was one thousand respondents.  The study comprised all persons who were 18 years and above and were currently residing at Kumasi Metropolis for the past two years and simple random under probability sampling procedure was use...

Merit Based Human Resource Management in Tigray Region: Do We Really Know What We are Doing?
The Ethiopian People’s Democratic Revolutionary Front (EPRDF), currently ruling party, comes to power after 17 years struggle for liberty and egalitarianism against the Military government. The May 1991 change of government (Socialist to Federal) was therefore a turning point for the civil service. It was during the early days of the EPRDF that the government tried to restructure the civil se...
Federalism, Politics and Governance in Nigeria
A fundamental mechanism of evaluating the level of civilization or civicness of modern political systems is the level and extent to which they are well-organized. The political organization of states most often, reflects the structure of governmental authority, level of administrative efficiency and the attendant power relations. Based on the structure, it is convenient to determine the extent ...

Corruption: Its Definitions and Typologies
Corruption is one of the central issue facing developing state, be that dictatorship or democracies. Once seen as a problem largely confined to the low paid people, the explosion of scandals in well established politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen over the last two decades has demonstrated that no one is immune to the corrosive impact of corruption. This paper is an effort to bring together...
Factors Influencing Participation of the Local Community in Natural Resource Conservation: A Comparative Study of Chiro and Fiche, Ethiopia
Most of the Ethiopia’s poor people live in rural areas and make their living largely through the land on which they live. Their enterprises and households collectively account for much of the land, water and labor engaged in agricultural production. The rural poor contribute greatly to the economic growth of their country. They play a critical role in managing and conserving the natural resou...
Women Participation in Politics and Poverty as Determining Factors for Reduction of Children and Women Trafficking in Ogun East Senatorial District: A Perceptual Study of Women in Politics
Children and Women Trafficking have been a contemporary social issue. It is fast becoming a trade which is defiling concerted efforts to resolve. This study investigated the influence of participation in politics and poverty as determining factors for the reduction of children and women trafficking in Ogun East Senatorial District, Nigeria. A descriptive survey research design was adopted to ca...
The African Union, the Transformation and Challenges of a Continent
The establishment of the African Union was noteworthy in the way it undermined the authoritarian theory and practice of its predecessor, the Organization of African Unity. The justification was based on the right of peaceful co-existence of member states and—as a consequence—the right of member states to request intervention from the Union in order to restore peace and security. The African...