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Conference Papers & Contributions

“Watch dogs of the public purse” Saturday debate: Eastern Province Herald 1998 December 05, p.04.

“Just what the doctor ordered” Tuesday debate: Evening Post 1997 June 24, p.04.

Accredited journals:

“A critical analysis of preferential procurement in the Eastern Cape with specific

reference to the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality”

by Drs Kishore Raga and John Derek Taylor in Administratio Publica, (September

issue 2003).

“An overview of the ward committee system: A case study of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality” by Drs and Kishore Raga and John Derek Taylor in Politeia Journal, (Vol 24 No. 3 of 2005).

“Impact of accountability and ethics on public service delivery: a South African perspective” by Drs Kishore Raga and John Derek Taylor, in The Public Manager (Summer 2005, Vol 34 No. 3 of 2005).

“Overview of required skills & expertise of councillors at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality in terms of the new developmental mandate” by Drs Kishore Raga and John Derek Taylor, in the South African Association of Public Administration and Development (SAAPAM) (November 2005: article published on CD)

“Nature and Extent of Local Governance in South Africa today” by Drs Kishore Raga (NMMU) and Eric Nealer (NWU), in the South African Association of Public Administration and Development (SAAPAM) (November 2007: article published on CD)

"Towards Effective Service Delivery via Customer Relationship Management (CRM)" by Dr Pregala Pillay, Mrs Mogie Subban & Prof. Kanti Bhowaan (UKZN) Dr K Raga (NMMU alteration), UKZN 2007.

“Incorporating a physical environmental management perspective in the municipal management of potable water supply” by Drs Eric Nealer (NWU) & Kishore Raga, in TD The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa Transdisciplinary, NWU), 2008.

“Progress towards legislative transformation? A critical assessment of the 1956 and 1998 water acts regarding municipal water supply” by Drs Kishore Raga (NMMU) and Eric Nealer (NWU), in New Contree (NWU), 2008.

“Determining an ethical basis for public sector procurement management: The South African local sphere of government” by Dr Kishore Raga & Prof William Albrecht (University of North Carolina), in Journal of Public Administration, 2008.

“A physical environmental management perspective on municipal water supply: Proposals for Tlokwe City Council” by Drs Eric Nealer (NWU) and Kishore Raga (NMMU), in the South African Association of Public Administration and Development (SAAPAM) (October 2008: article published on CD).

"A Value at Risk Analysis of State & Local Government Pension Funds" by Proffs William Albrecht (UNCP), Hannarong Shamsub RMIT International University and Dr Kishore Raga (NMMU), in National Social Science Journal, 2009.
 

Confirmed forthcoming publications 2009:

“Floor-crossing: An Ethical Dilemma for South Africa’s Representative Democracy” by Ms J Steyn-Kotze and Dr Kishore Raga, Politeia, UNISA. 2008.

“Transformation of selected local government authorities since 1652” by Israel Tsatsire (NMBM); Drs John Derek Taylor & Kishore Raga (NMMU) in New Contree (NWU), 2009.