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Tanzania Institutional Diagnostic – Chapter 4


Tanzania Institutional Diagnostic

Chapter 4: Civil Service

Chapter outline
  1. Introduction
  2. The role and political context of the civil service in economic development
    • The transitional phase, 1961–66
    • The socialist phase, 1967–85
    • The liberalisation phase, 1986 to date
  3. Constraints to effective civil service performance
    • Civil service capacity
    • Staffing levels
    • Competences and skills
    • Civil service motivation and conduct
    • Policy cycle and environment
    • Resources and working tools
  4. Maximising the civil service economic potential: future reform directions
    • Reform dynamics
    • Reform areas and directions
    • Reform sustainability
  5. Conclusion
  6. Bibliography
  7. Discussion of ‘The Civil Service and Economic Development in Tanzania’


Author: Rwekaza Mukandala, University of Dar es Salaam
With discussion by: Jan Willem Gunning, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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