The Challenges of Compliance to Public Procurement Act 2011: A Case Study of Tanzania Ports Authority

Biramata, Richard Alphonce (2014) The Challenges of Compliance to Public Procurement Act 2011: A Case Study of Tanzania Ports Authority. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This descriptive study examined the challenges of compliance to Public Procurement Act 2011 to Tanzania procurement entities. Specific objectives included to investigate the reasons of non-compliance to PPA 2011 internal and external to the Tanzania Procurement Entities, to analyzing the challenges of procedures and guidelines of PPA 2011 to the whole procurement system and to establish the extent to which the implementation of the PPA 2011 affects the performance of public entities in Tanzania. The study was conducted in TPA and used both quantitative and qualitative research approach to the case study. This study used data collection methods, with a selected TPA, PPRA and PSPTB and involved thirty eight respondents. The analysis was facilitated by the computer based Microsoft Excel. Results from the study revealed that some procuring entities did not comply with Public Procurement Act 2011 mainly due to many factors such as corruption, bureaucracy and tendering procedures. Generally, the findings of this research indicated that tendering procedures should be improved and PPRA policy should match with organizational objectives. TPA should also organize training programs for its procurement employees to update their knowledge and skills.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 12:31
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:31
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/563

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