Promoting good government through leadership recruitment and leadership training : a critical review of trends in Nigeria
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Balogun, M. J.;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. Multidisciplinary Regional Advisory Group;
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To enhance the capacity of the African Public Service to manage the increasingly complex process of democratization and accountable government, it is essential that serious effort be made to improve the calibre of individuals operating the key public institutions. This is not as simple as it sounds. For one, the political functionaries who preside over the management of these institutions generally owe their jobs not to any formal qualifications but to popular support howsoever defined.