Management of Public Enterprises notes – University notes

MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

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INTRODUCTION    

  • Overview of PE’s
  • Scope of PE’s
  • Role of PE’s
  • Reasons for the Establishment of PE’s
  • Classification of PE’s

FORMATION AND MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

  • Introduction

CONTROL OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

  • Introduction
  • The Control of PE’s takes various forms
  • Control Vs Autonomy in PE’s

PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE

  • Introduction
  • The Management of the Public Sector
  • Objectives of Public Enterprises
  • Public Sector Enterprise Poor Performance
  • Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs)

PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

  • Introduction
  • Ways of Tacking the Problems facing the PE’s

MONOPOLIES

  • Introduction
  • Reasons for Monopoly Power
  • Measure to Control Monopoly Power
  • Cartels

PRIVATIZATION OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

  • Introduction
  • Reasons for Privatization
  • Modes of Privatization
  • Effective Privatization
  • Problems Posed by Privatization

LIBERALIZATION OF THE PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

  • Introduction

MARKETING BOARDS

  • Introduction
  • Classification of Boards
  • Functions of the Marketing Boards
  • Problems Facing Marketing Boards
  • The Future of the Marketing Boards in Kenya
  • Development Boards

REFERENCES

African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPM) ‘Public Performance and Privatization Debate’ (1987), Vikas Publishing House.
Balan, K. (1992) Management of Public Sector, Shish Publishing House, New Delhi.
Japan’s Public Sector (1993) ‘How the Government is Financed’, Shibata Tokue Ed., University of Tokyo Press.
Killick, T. (1981) Policy Economics: A Text Book of Applied Economics on Developing Countries, Heinmann, Nairobi.
Prakash, J. (1983) Privatization of Public Enterprises, Himalaya Publishing House.
Privatization as pioneered by British Prime Minister, Mrs. Thatcher, in her Election Manifesto of the Conservative Party, 1979.
Sessional Paper, No. 4 of 1982, on Development, Prospects and Policies, Nairobi.

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