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|Title: ||PLANNING AND MANAGERIAL PROBLEMS OF PRIVATE COLLEGES IN ADDIS ABABA|
|Authors: ||Kebede, Biru|
|Advisors: ||professor Seyoum Teffera|
|Copyright: ||2002 |
|Date Added: ||24-Apr-2008 |
|Publisher: ||Addis Ababa University|
|Abstract: ||This study set out to examine the planning and managerial problems in the
newly emerging private colleges. Thus, the purpose of this study was to look into
the depth of practice and commitment towards planning and the way they are
managing students, staff, facilities, resources and other managerial activities
necessary to run the institutions.
The study employed a descriptive survey and partly a comparative
descriptive method. Seven out of the first accredited eight private colleges of
Addis Ababa Serves as a sample for the study. The research involved two
categories of sample population, college instructors and management members.
In addition, data was gathered from officials of MOE, Addis Ababa City
Administration and Investment Authority.
Questionnaire survey, Interview and documentary analysis were the main
instruments used to collect data. Both quantitative and qualitative data were
collected and analyzed.
The review of literature tried to overview the need of educational planning
and management, a brief historical background of higher education in Ethiopia
and the current global trends of private higher education focusing on the
experiences of countries in developing countries.
The major results of the study revealed positive attitude towards investing
in higher education: Shortcomings in developing and implementing educational
plans, managerial problems like recruiting and selection of staff, shortage of
facilities and other human as well as material resources, planning as well as
weaknesses in implementing staff development programs, and strengthening
organizational structures and the like were revealed. On the other hand inefficient
government support in accrediting, allocating land and other technical supports
were also observed. Lastly, based on the findings and conclusions,
recommendations are forwarded to alleviate some of the existing problems of the
|Description: ||A THESIS PRESENTED TO THE SCHOOL OF
GRADUATE STUDIES IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT
OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF
MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATIONAL
PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT|
|Appears in:||Thesis - Educational Planning & Management|
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