Public Management (MGT 324)

Learning Goal: I’m working on a management question and need support to help me learn.

The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via the allocated folder.

Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.

Students are advised to make their work clear and well-presented; marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling in your information on the cover page.

Students must mention the question number clearly in their answers.

Late submissions will NOT be accepted.

Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.

All answers must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).

Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Define the fundamental theories of public sector management. (LO1.1)

2.Describe the simple and complex issues pertaining to public management (LO1.2)

Assignment Question(s)(Marks 10)

Part 1

1. Effective management of human resources in public administration requires the incorporation of human resources development and continuous strategic planning for selecting the right person for the right job. Discuss your answer in about 500 words. (5 Marks)

Part 2

Critical Thinking Question

Managing Human Resources is critical in changing the role of the State and public sector policies. In light of this discuss the role of human resource management for effective public administration.

Limit your answer to about 500 words. (5 Marks).

It is mandatory to include at least two scholarly journal articles in your answer.