Good Governance Practices in the Training and Academic Institutions of the Ethiopian Ministry of National Defense: the Case of Selected Colleges.

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Addis Ababa University


Taking the importance of good governance in to consideration in a country like Ethiopia, the researcher conducted his research on the title of assessing good governance practices in the ministry of national defense education and training main department with the reference of three selected colleges. The main objective of this study was to assess the application of good governance, satisfaction of the customers and the challenges that occurred during the implementation of good governance in the colleges. The researcher used descriptive survey study to conduct this research and the data were collected through the instruments of questionnaire, interview and document review and then the data which were collected through these methods were analyzed. Based on the analysis conducted using five core elements of good governance namely accountability, transparency, equity, effectiveness and efficiency and customer participation, the strong and weak aspect of implementation of good governance were observed. Based on the failures observed some recommendation were made in order to minimalize or totally avoid the failures. Key word: Good governance, National defense, transparency, accountability, fairness, effectiveness and efficiency and customer participation



Good governance, National defense, Transparency, Accountability, Fairness, Effectiveness and efficiency and customer participation