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ROLE OF STRATEGIC HR IN ENHANCING GOOD GOVERNANCE AND EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT FOR IN NIGERIA

Awe, Kayode Obafemi and Matanmi, Bolanle Obanla (2015) ROLE OF STRATEGIC HR IN ENHANCING GOOD GOVERNANCE AND EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT FOR IN NIGERIA. In: UNILAG Annual Research Conference & Falr,, Nov 24-26, 2015, University of Lagos, Akoka. .

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Abstract

Good government and effective public sector management by means of strategic and critical official human resources and practices are major requirements for overcoming economic recession and relighting sustainable national development. The study examined the role strategic human resource management could play in the actualization of good governance and .. public management: especially under economic recession in Nigeria. The study adopted a descriptive and theoretical approach by reviewing studies and propositions in comparative 0 ° 0 public administration and management across· nation -states. The· study showed· that good · ·. governance and public management, overcoming recession and running with sustainable national development correlate the strong institutionalization of strategic human resource practices in the Nigerian federal,.stat'e and local go~ernmental systems and processes. That is, for the achievement of optimum public service delivery, productivity, popular involvement, and corresponding political power and legitimacy, transformative of general standard of living of Nigeria. The study also showed that to adequately improve on the decision processes outcomes, there is the urgent need for the application of international best practices, highly institutionalized differentiated, achievement oriented, perfmmance centric, specialized and professionalized government staff, systems institutions and processes. The study recommended that the country invest in and step up strategic human capital management and development of public administrators, managers and officials, who are professional.ized, honest and transparent, candid innovative with high and competences and highly capable of critical thinking (out of box). These are the major ways of launching the country out of economic recession and on the path of rapid and sustainable growth and development.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: strategic HR. practices, Good Governance, public Management, sustainable Development, Economic Recession
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2018 13:21
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 13:21
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/10634

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