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Prof Hendri Kroukamp
Position
Dean
Department
Office of the Dean: Economic and Management Sciences
Address
FGG 171
ECONOMIC & MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
R7790
Telephone
051 4013454
Office
171
Information

Publications (Short List)

Conference proceedings (International)
Konferensiehandelinge (Internasionaal)
              

              2015. Public sector reform: to be blamed for inefficient local government in South Africa?  Lesson for CEE and CIS countries. Paper presented at the annual NISPAcee Conference held in Tbilisi, Georgia, 21 – 23 May                    2015.          

              2015. The impact of the Russian Federation on public administration in a globalized world.  Keynote paper presented at the 13th Annual International Conference held in Moscow, Russia, 28 - 30 May 2015.

              2015. Strategies to restore confidence in the South African local government, Paper presented at the annual IASIA Conference held in Paris, France, 6 July – 10 July 2015.

              2015. Professionalising the South African local government: nature or nurture, Paper presented at the 8th International SPMA Conference held in Pretoria, South Africa, 29 October – 30 October 2015. 

              2014. Ensuring financially viable local governments: Lessons from South Africa, Paper presented at the annual NISPAcee Conference held in Budapest, Hungary, 22 – 24 May 2014.

              2014. South Africa’s struggle to make local government efficient, Paper presented at the annual IASIA Conference held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 30 June – 4 July 2014.

              2014. Challenges for financially sustainable local government in the future: A South African perspective. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference of Public Administration held in Chengdu,                                                 China, 31 October – 2 November 2014.

              2013, The dynamics of hunger and food insecurity to alleviate poverty in local government: an empirical study in Moteng Community Council Lesotho, Paper presented at the annual IASIA Conference held in Manama,                    Bahrain, 1 – 6 June 2013.

              2013. The global economic crisis: to be blamed for ineffective and inefficient South African local governance? Paper presented at the annual EGPA Conference held in Edinburgh, Scotland, 11 – 13 September 2013.

              2013. Innovative local government strategies for improved service delivery: The South African case. Paper presented at the 9th International Conference of Public Administration held in Cape Town, RSA, 31 October – 2               November 2013.    

  • 2012.  South African local government in the quandary:  how to overcome ever-increasing challenges for excellence in service delivery.  Paper presented at the annual IASIA conference held in Bangkok, Thailand.  16-21 July 2012.
  • 2012.  Excellence in public administration teaching and learning:  lessons from the South.  Paper presented at the annual EGPA conference held in Bergen, Norway.  5-8 September 2012.
  • 2011.  The global financial crisis:  the root problem, or not, of poor local government service delivery in South Africa? Paper presented at the annual IASIA conference held in Rome, Italy. 13-18 June 2011.
  • 2010.  Autonomous local government on the mend: the end of the single public service idea in South Africa? Paper presented at the 28th IIAS/IASIA Conference held in Bali, Indonesia, 12 – 17 July 2010.
  • 2010.  Excellence in public administration education and training: an African and South African experience. Keynote address at the International Seminar on Governmental Response to the Global Financial Crisis held in Beijing, China, 8 – 9 November 2010.
  • 2009.  Losing the skills gap through research: the role of institutions of higher learning. Paper presented at the annual IASIA conference held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3 – 8 August 2009.
  • 2009.  The role of leadership on local government level in a single public service environment in South Africa: contradiction or necessity? Paper presented at the annual IASIA conference held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3 – 8 August 2009.
  • 2008.  Innovative public sector education and training in a developing South Africa: the impact and responses to globalisation. Paper presented at the GBATA conference held in Madrid, Spain, 7 – 12 July 2008.
  • 2008.  Public Administration and management theory training vis-à-vis policy implementation efforts for enhanced service delivery. Paper presented at the annual IASIA conference held in Kampala, Uganda, 14 – 18 July 2008.
  • 2008.  Trust in leadership: a prerequisite for organizational effectiveness in the South African local government. Paper presented at the annual IASIA conference held in Kampala, Uganda, 14 – 18 July 2008.
  • 2007. South African local government performance: satisfactory to be globally competitive? Paper presented at the joint international IIAS/IASIA conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE. 2007. Public sector education and training in a developing South Africa: the impact and responses to global competitiveness. Paper presented at the joint international IIAS/IASIA conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE. 
  • 2006.  KROUKAMP, H.J. Local economic development in South Africa: contributor towards poverty alleviation? Paper presented at the international IASIA conference, Warsaw, Poland.
  • 2005.  KROUKAMP, H.J. Public sector education and training in South Africa: Assessing needs and ensuring quality. Paper delivered at the international IASIA conference, Como, Italy.

Conference proceedings (National)
Konferensiehandelinge (Nasionaal)

              2015. Ensuring local government sustainability through leadership: the South African case. Paper presented at the annual ASSADPAM Conference held in Johannesburg, Pretoria, 18 – 20 November 2015.

              2014. Communication and the relationship between the student and the supervisor, the student and the institution and the scholarly community. Panellist for prof H Hansson’s paper presented at the National PhD                              Conference in Accounting, Economic and Management Sciences – Collaboration towards doctoral excellence held in Pretoria, South Africa, 11 – 12 August 2014.

  • 2012.  Effective leadership:  the solution to end corruption in the South African public sector?  Paper presented at the 13th International Winelands conference held in Stellenbosch, South Africa.  2-4 April 2012.
  • 2012.  Leadership:  the means to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in monitoring and evaluation in the public sector.  Pa[er [resemted at tje ammia; ASSADPAM conference held in Durban, South Africa.  31 October - 1 November 2012.
  • 2011.  South Africa`s response to the global financial crisis:  implications for public administration. Paper delivered at the 4th International SPMA conference in Pretoria, South Africa. 17-18 February 2011.
  • 2011.  Excellence in public administration teaching and learning for student success:  A South African experience.  Paper presented at the annual ASSADPAM conference held in Cape Town, South Africa.  5-7 September 2011.
  • 2010. Bridging the public sector skills divide through research and innovation: the role of institutions of higher learning. Paper presented at the 3rd Inorms Conference held in Cape Town, RSA, 11 – 15 April 2010.
  • 2010.  The application of labour related disciplinary and grievance procedures: a case study in the Motheo district, Free State. Paper to be presented at the annual SAAPAM conference held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 7 – 9 October 2009 (co-author S Nkayitshana).
  • 2010.  Efficient and responsive public services: are universities playing their rightful role? Paper to be presented at the annual ASSADPAM conference held in Pretoria, South Africa, 27 – 29 September 2010. 
  • 2009.  Leadership and policy implementation in the public sector: any relevant connection? Paper presented at the International Public Administration Conference held in Pretoria, RSA, 5 – 6 November 2009.
  • 2009.  The implementation of performance budgeting in the Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport in the Free State Province: an empirical study. Paper delivered at the annual SAAPAM conference held in Bloemfontein, South Africa, 30 – 31 October 2008 (co-author R J Borman).
  • 2009.  Universities’ role in bridging the public sector skills divide: possibility or dream? Paper to be presented at the annual ASSADPAM conference held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, 10 – 11 September 2009.
  • 2009.  Local government leadership in a single public service environment: contradiction or necessity? Paper to be presented at the annual SAAPAM conference held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 7 – 9 October 2009.
  • 2008.  Trust as a leadership pillar in the South African local government. Local Government Conference, Pretoria, 17 – 18 April 2008.
  • 2008.  The single public service in South Africa: recentralisation reinstalled? Paper delivered at the annual SAAPAM conference held in Bloemfontein, South Africa, 30 – 31 October 2008.
  • 2006.  KROUKAMP, H.J. The role of local government in eradicating poverty: or prolonging it? Paper presented at the 10th International Winelands conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
  • 2006.  KROUKAMP, H.J.Policy implementation for improved local government service delivery. Paper presented at the first joint SAAPAM/ASSADPAM conference, Durban University of Technology, Durban.
  • 2005.  KROUKAMP, H.J. Research in Public Administration and Management: the tool to objectivity in Knowledge Management. Paper presented at the Research for knowledge creation in Public Management, Potchefstroom, South Africa.
  • 2005.  KROUKAMP, H.J. Making government stronger: building parnerships and networks. Paper presented at the South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM), Pretoria, South Africa.
  • 2005.  KROUKAMP, H.J. Partnerships in local government to improve service delivery in South Africa. Paper presented at the South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM), Pretoria, South Africa.

Research articles in accredited research journals
Navorsingsartikels in geakkrediteerde navorsingstydskrifte

              2015: Hunger and food security dynamic: an empirical study of the Moteng Community Council in Lesotho. Journal of Public Administration, 50 (2): 301 – 309 (co-authored with Secheba Mokhameleli)

              2015: Leadership: The means to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in monitoring and evaluation in the public sector in South Africa. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 8 (2): 1 – 9.

              2015: Public Administration reform: to be blamed for inefficient local government in South Africa? Lessons for CEE and CIS countries. Proceedings of the 23rd NISPAcee Conference, 1(1):1 – 14.

              2014: South African local government in a quandary: how to overcome ever-increasing challenges to excellence in service delivery. Journal of New Generation Sciences, 12 (1):103 – 114.

              2014: Effective Leadership: the solution to end corruption in the South African public sector? International Journal of Business and Economics, 5(8): 249 – 257.

              2014: Challenges for financially sustainable local government in the future: a South African perspective. Proceedings of the 10th ICPA Conference, 1(1):671 – 680.

              2014: The dilemma of public administration education in South Africa: Teaching or learning. Teaching Public Administration, 32(2): 158 – 168 (co-authored with MS de Vries).

              2013: Innovative local government strategies for improved service delivery: The South African case. Proceedings of the 9th ICPA Conference, 1(1):671 – 680. 

              2011: South Africa`s response to the global financial crisis: implications for public administration.  Journal of Public Administration, 46(1.1): 801 - 813.

  • 2011: Efficient and responsive public services: are departments of Public Administration and Management at universities playing their rightful role? AdministratioPublica, 19(1): 20 - 32.
  • 2011: Excellence in public administration teaching and learning for student success: a SA experience. African Journal of Public Policy.Volume and page numbers not yet available.
  • 2011: Bridging the public sector skills divide through research and innovation: the role of institutions of higher learning in South Africa. ActaAcademica.Nov Suppl 2: 26 – 38.

  • 2011: Autonomous local government on the mend: the end of the single public service idea in South Africa? Journal for New Generation Sciences, 9(2): 32 – 43.

  • 2010: Innoverendeopenbaresektoronderrig en opleiding in `n ontwikkelendeSuid-Afrika: die impak van en response op globalisering / Innovative public sector education and training in a developing South Africa: The impact of and responses to globalisation. TydskrifvirGeesteswetenskappe / Journal of Humanities, 50(2): 157 - 168.

  • 2010: Towards excellence in public administration education and training: an African and South African experience. Uprava, 8(4): 83 - 100.

  • 2009: Research in public administration and management: the tool to objectivity in knowledge management. AdministratioPublica, 17(1): 84 - 95.

  • 2009: Local government leadership in a single public service environment: contradiction or necessity? Journal of Public Administration, 44(3.2): 85 - 95.

  • 2009: The application of labour related disciplinary and grievance procedures: a case study in the Motheo district of the Free State province. Journal of Public Administration, 44(3.2): 171 – 181 (co-authored with S Nkayitshana). 

  • 2008: South African local government performance: satisfactory to be globally competitive? Journal for New Generation Sciences, 6(1): 16 - 31.

  • 2008: The implementation of performance budgeting in the Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport in the Free State Province: an empirical study. Journal of Public Administration, 43(3.1): 26 – 31 (co-authored with R Borman).

  • 2008: The single public service in South Africa: recentralisation reinstalled? Journal of Public Administration, 43(3.1): 145 - 155.

  • 2008: Trust building as a leadership pillar in the South African local government. Journal of Public Administration, 43(4.1): 646 - 656. 

  • 2007. Die huidige stand van beleidsbestuur in die Suid-Afrikaanseopenbaresektor / The current state of policy management in the South African public sector. TydskrifvirGeesteswetenskappe / Journal of Humanities, 47 (2): 207 - 220.2007: Leadership in local governance: a prerequisite for good governance and effective service delivery. Journal of Public Administration, 42(5): 59 - 70.

  • 2007: Public sector training in South Africa: vehicle towards good governance: fact or fallacy? Journal of Public Administration, 42(5): 71 - 81.

  • 2006. Policy implementation for improved service delivery. Journal of Public Administration, Conference proceedings: 122-133.
  • 2006. Corruption in South Africa with particular reference to public sector institutions: the evil of all evils. Journal of Public Administration, 41(2.1): 206-217.
  • 2006  Local economic development: contributor towards poverty alleviation? Journal for New Generation Sciences, 4 (2):22-33.
  • 2005. E-Governance in SA: are we coping?. Acta Academica, 37(2):57-69.
  • 2005. Managerial skills and institutional capacity for municipal service delivery. Journal of Public Administration, 40(2): 121-135.
  • 2004. Partnering with the Private Sector: The Solution for Improving Service Delivery? Administratio Publica, 12(1):17 - 38.
  • 2004. Network management to strengthen local management and governance in a NEPAD environment. Journal of Public Administration. 39(1) 185 - 199. 
  • 2004. Life long learning: A tool to combat poverty and inequality in South Africa. 23(2) 23-35.

Chapters in books
Hoofstukke in boeke

  • 2008. Improving local government, in “Improving local government: outcomes of comparative research”. Palgrave Publishers, New York, USA: 107 - 132.
  • 2006. Public administration education and training in South Africa: new needs and the implementation of new approaches, in Excellence and leadership in the public sector: the role of education and training. New York, USA: United Nations: 86 - 95.
  • 2005. E-governance in developing countries: The South African experience, in Building e-governance: challenges and opportunities for democracy, administration and law. Seoul, Korea: International Institute of Administrative Sciences: 187-202.


 


FACULTY CONTACT

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Postgraduate:
Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Undergraduate:
Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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