A review on the ‘role of a faculty officer’ in the administration and management of tertiary institutions in Ghana: the case of Takoradi Technical University

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A review on the ‘role of a faculty officer’ in the administration and management of tertiary institutions in Ghana: the case of Takoradi Technical University

Abstract 

The conversion of Polytechnics into Technical Universities places a herculean task on faculty officers in its administration and management. The faculty officers and the Management of the Technical Universities must ensure that systems are put in place to function well as in the traditional universities. This publication is a review on the importance of faculty officers in the administration and management of tertiary institutions in Ghana and specifically in Takoradi Technical University. This publication adopted content analysis and interviews as methodology to arrive at its findings and recommendations. The findings revealed that Faculty Officers at Takoradi Technical University are under resourced. It emerged from the study that Faculty Officers were not accorded the necessary recognition. It also came out that there exists low motivation of the Faculty Officers by Management

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