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Title: An evaluation of human resource capacity building initiatives in local governments of Uganda a case of Kampala City Council.
Authors: Nekesa, Sylvia
Keywords: Human resource
Capacity building
Kampala City Council.
Issue Date: Oct-2007
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: In order o proceed with decentralization in Uganda, it is necessary to improve the quality of the local government employees who will actually handle the administrative work. According to Rwengo, (2004) most district level institutions lack capacity to adequately perform their functions. Additionally very often they lack financial as well as administrative authority, which is over arching concern regarding the nature of decentralization attempts in Uganda. The general situation in Africa today suggests that capacity building is required in many areas. The degree and emphasis given would vary according to the level and complexity of existing human and institutional capabilities, the economic and financial means to support capacity, the relative roles of the public and private sectors d the degree of civil society in the decision making process of the country (Becker, 2004). in a nutshell the study sought to asses human resource capacity building initiatives in Local Government of Uganda a case of Kampala City Council. The stun was driven by four objectives, to identify areas in local governance that face in i adequate human resource capacities building ,to asses the efforts put in place to improve human resource capacity, to examine the nature of human resource building implemented in local government and finally to suggest policy recommendations to improve on human resource capacity in local government. To achieve this objectives, the researcher sampled 100 respondent at Kampala city council the study utilized both qualitative and quantitative research methods two data collection instruments were used : structured questionnaire and key guide lines for the focus group discussions. The collected data was presented in tabular and figurative forms and analysed statistically in order to decipher the findings.
Description: A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the award of the Degree of Masters of Arts in Human Resource Management Kampala International University
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