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Title: Junior Staff Participation in Decision- Making Process at KNUST
Authors: Arthur, Charles
Issue Date: 25-Aug-2008
Series/Report no.: 4775;
Abstract: Decision making is a fundamental process in any organization because the decision process and procedure help to shape the organization. The importance of decision making in the organizations has been recognized as a key function required by administrators. In an institution like the university, quality leadership is crucial for effective staff participation in decision making. The main objective of the study is to examine junior staff and administrators' views regarding junior staff involvement in decision-making process at KNUST. The researcher has access to several sampling techniques for the study. But looking at the nature of the study a questionnaire will be appropriate. In view of that the researcher used questionnaire in his data collection. The results of the questionnaire were used in drawing conclusion for the study. The target population comprised 1584 junior staff and 231 administrators at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science of Technology (KNUST). Since it was not possible to deal with the whole of the targeted population due to accessibility, effort was made to sample a reasonable number of people, which gave a representation for the research. A sample size of 150 respondents, made up of 120 junior staff and 30 administrators were chosen for the study. Respondents were of the view that present status of junior staff involvement in University decision-making was either low or not working at some various levels. University authorities and the TEWU executive members need to consistently upgrade the level of junior staff and administrators awareness for university governance and the position of junior staff within the structure. This could be done through bulletins and for as.
Description: A Thesis submitted to KNUST School of Business in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of Master of Business Administration, 2008
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1144
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