Isaacs, Hedy L
Evaluation of civil service case study: Jamaica
Inter-American Development Bank
Under the aegis of the Inter-American Development Bank, institutional assessments of Civil Service Systems were also undertaken in 2004 concerning the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Suriname. The methodological framework reflected in the 2002 report on Jamaica provided the basis for assessment. Acomparative institutional assessment of the six countries was also done vide a technical report.....
Provides a detailed analysis of the Civil Service System in Jamaica centered on contexts, structures, practices and relationships. The research focused on the historical, political-administrative, cultural, legal and socio-economic factors affecting the institutional context of the Civil Service Systems (CSS) in Jamaica. Policies and practices that characterize the CSS in Jamaica were also examined. The multi-method approach focused on qualitative criteria for the management of public employment. Quantitative indicators of efficiency, merit and functional capacity, among other measures, were also developed reflecting the features in the Jamaica setting.....