The effects of the supremacy of the Constitution and the democratising of the government have become of particular practical administrative importance during the past decade. Policies and practices are required to give effect to constitutional provisions and also need to acknowledge international requirements with the acceptance of South Africa into the world of nations both in Africa and further afield. The tenth edition of South African public administration and management (first published in 1981 as Introduction to public administration) is compiled in accordance with the new political and administrative system which commenced with the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996. South African public administration and management focuses on the participants and the activities involved in policy making; constructing organisational structures; financing public sector activities; the provision and appointment of human resources; establishing work procedures; and exercising control to ensure that government's stated goals are achieved. Key concepts and self-study questions for each chapter are included, and various examples from the public sector relate the text to the real world within which public administration and management are practised. South African public administration and management is aimed at students studying and practitioners who are interested in the way in which the public sector in South Africa operates.
SECTION 1: LEGISLATIVE, GOVERNMENTAL, JUDICIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE INSTITUTIONS AND FUNCTIONS
Chapter 1 Constitutional foundations and institutions of the Republic of South Africa
Chapter 2 Legislative institutions and their functions
Chapter 3 Political executive (governmental) institutions and their functions
Chapter 4 Judicial institutions and their functions
SECTION 2: ADMINISTRATIVE AND MANAGERIAL FUNCTIONS
Chapter 5 Administrative executive functions and ethics
Chapter 6 Policymaking and implementation or delivery functions
Chapter 7 Organising
Chapter 8 Financing
Chapter 9 Staffing or human resource management
Chapter 10 Procedure
Chapter 11 Control and rendering account
SECTION 3: AUXILIARY, INSTRUMENTAL AND FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITIES
Chapter 12 Auxiliary functions
Chapter 13 Instrumental functions and requirements
Chapter 14 Functional activities or line functions
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