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SS2: GOVERNMENT - 1ST TERM

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  1. Electoral Process | Week 1
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    1 Quiz
  2. Types of Electoral Process | Week 2
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Electoral Process Continues - Proportional, Representation, Repeated Ballot, Direct and Indirect Elections | Week 3
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Ballot Systems | Types of Voting | Week 4
    3 Topics
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  5. Organization of Election | Week 5
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    1 Quiz
  6. Electoral Commission and Electoral Officers | Week 6
    4 Topics
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  7. Public Opinion and Mass Media | Week 7
    6 Topics
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  8. Civil Service | Week 8
    6 Topics
  9. Personnel Administration in the Civil Service | Week 9
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  10. Public Corporation | Week 10
    9 Topics
  11. Commercialization, Privatization and Deregulation of Public Corporations | Week 11
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz



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Lesson 10, Topic 4
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Organizational Structure of Public Corporations

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This involves the relationship that exists between the Ministry, Board of Directors, and Management of Public Corporations

(i) Political Head: The political head of a Public Corporation is the Minister or Commissioner (under which the corporation falls). The Minister or the Commissioner provides board policy guidelines. He also appoints the Board of Directors. In addition, he approves policy decisions of the board as well as the budget, loans, and capital projects of the public corporation. The Minister exercises different forms of control over the public corporation.

(ii) The Board of Directors: The composition of the board of Directors varies and depends on the size of the Public Corporation. It can be between six to twelve members. The Board provides policies for administering the enterprise. They appoint top management of the enterprise. They have the power over staffing and finance of the corporation including staff condition of service.

(iii) The Management: The Management is made up of the administrative head of a Public Corporation, The General Manager or Managing Director, and other managerial staff. The Management is in charge of the initiation and effective implementation of policies and programmes of the Public Corporation. They head the different units and supervise other subordinate staff under them. The management sees to the day-to-day administration of Public Corporations.

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