Supervisory Function of Public Service Commission in Promotion of Public Servants in Tanzania

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MZUMBE UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

RESEARCH PROPOSAL ON:

TITLE: SUPERVISORY FUNCTION OF PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IN PROMOTION OF PUBLIC SERVANTS IN TANZANIA

A CASE STUDY OF PUBLIC SERVICE INSTITUTION

A RESEARCH PROPOSAL SUBMITTED FOR THE PERMISSION TO CONDUCT A RESEARCH OF A MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMME

PREPARED BY:

PRINCILIN A. MAN
REG. NO 110500026/T.11
MSC HRM
2011/2012
Email: manrero@yahoo.com
Cell Phone: 0719 830300

TABLE OF CONTENT

List of abbreviation/acronymsiii

List of tablesiv

List of figuresv

List of appendicesvi

INTRODUCTION1

1.0 Introduction1

1.1 Background of the study1
1.2 Statement of the problem3
1.3 Objectives of the study3
1.3.1 Main Objective of the study3
1.3.2 Specific objectives of the study4
1.4 Research Questions4
1.5 Significance of the study4
1.6 Limitation of the study5
1.7 Scope of the study5
1.8 Conceptual framework5
1.9 Definition of key terms6
1.10 Organization of the proposal7
LITERATURE REVIEW8

2.0 Introduction8

2.1 Theoretical literature review8
2.1.1 Theories guiding Public service8
2.1.2 Promotion Practices11
2.1.3 Promotional Policies and Procedures12
2.1.4 Compliance Inspections14
2.1.5 Public Service Commission’s corrective actions15 2.1.6 Public Service Commission of Tanzania15
2.1.7 Public Service Commission of South Africa17
2.1.8 Public service Commission of Australia18
2.1.9 Public Service Commission of Rwanda18
2.1.10 Public Service Commission of Zimbabwe19
2.1.11 Synthesis on Theoretical literature review19
2.2 Literature review from earlier studies.21
2.2.1 Synthesis of literature review on earlier studies22 2.3 Identified gap23
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY24

3.0 Introduction24

3.1 Research design24
3.2 Research area24
3.3 Population of the study (units of inquiry)24
3.4 Sampling and Sampling Techniques25
3.4.1 Sampling Techniques25
3.4.2 Sample size26
3.5 Data Collection Methods26
3.5.1 Questionnaire27
3.5.2 Interview27
3.5.3 Documentary review27
3.6 Data Processing and Analysis28
3.7 Expected Output of the study28

References29

Appendices32

Appendix 1: Organization chart of PSC32
Appendix 2: Questionnaire for workers33
Appendix 3: Interview guide for managers40
Appendix 4: Coding key for questionnaire of workers42
List of abbreviation/acronyms

PSC- Public Service Commission
PO-PSM- President Office Public Service Management
PMO-RALG- Prime Ministers Office Regional Administration and Local Government.

List of tables

Table 1: Population of the study
Table 2: Sample size

List of figures

Figure 1: Conceptual framework

List of appendices

Appendix 1- PSC organization chart
Appendix 2-Questionnaire for workers
Appendix 3-Interview guide for management
Appendix 4- Questionnaire codes

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.0 Introduction

This chapter introduces the study by providing a brief background on the problem, statement of the problem, study objectives, hypotheses, significance, limitations, scope of the study and conceptual framework.

1 Background of the study

PSRP journal, (2006) revealed that there is a public outcry of public service employees that they are not timely and fairly promoted. Employees from different institutions like Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Education lamented that they have been stuck in one level of their career for quite long time without being promoted. On the other hand employees from ministry of home affairs commented that there fellow employees which were previously together in the same status have been promoted but themselves are left (PSC, 2007). In their opinion this is unfair...
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