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  • Prof. Lewis Baison Dzimbiri

    Email: ldzimbiri@luanar.ac.mw
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    Chapters in Books

    • Dzimbiri, L. (2016) Politics and the Public Service. In Banik, D & Chinsinga, B.(eds) Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi: the Democratic Dividend. London & New York . Routledge
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2016) The 50-50 Balance: Myth or Reality? In Amundsen, I. & Kayuni, H. Women in Politics in Malawi. Chr. Michelsen Institute Norway & Department of Political and Administrative Studies, Zomba Malawi
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2015) Malawi. in Mehler, A. Melber, H. & van Walraven, K. (eds) Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2014. Leiden. Boston: Brill.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2014) Malawi in Mehler, A. Melber, H. & van Walraven, K. (eds) Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2013. Leiden. Boston: Brill. Pp.475-483
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2013) Trade Unions, in Patel, N. and Svasand, L.Government and Politics in Malawi, 2nd edition. Patel & Svasand. Lilongwe.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2013) Malawi in Mehler, A. Melber, H. & van Walraven, K. (eds) Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2012. Leiden. Boston: Brill. Pp.473-479
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2012) Labour Market Analysis in Malawi, in Kondo, Makanza, Tobias & Chitambara (eds). Alternative to Neo-liberalism: Breaking inequalities and iniquities.( Harare: ANSA)
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2012) Indigenous and Modern Disputes Resolution Procedures: A Comparative Analysis of the Lomwe and Workplace Disputes Resolution Processes in Malawi. In Osei-Hwedie, Gravin, T. & Shinoda, H. Indegneous Methods of Peace-building in Africa. Series No. 29. pp.52-65.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2011) Malawi in Mehler, A. Melber, H. & van Walraven, K. (eds) Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2010. Leiden. Boston: Brill. Pp.467-475
    • Dzimbiri, L. & Molojwane, M., (2010) Girl Child Prostitution in Africa: the Case of Botswana. In UNICEF, Reflections on Children in Botswana 2010. UNICEF: Gaborone.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2010) Malawi in Mehler, A. Melber, H. & van Walraven, K. (eds) Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2009. Leiden. Boston: Brill. Pp 465-472
    • Dzimbiri L. (2010) State Capacity: Institutional Variables in Regional Integration and Policy Effectiveness, in Harvey, C.(ed) Proceedings of the FOPRISA Annual Conference, Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis.pp.3-16
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2009) Malawi in Mehler, A. Melber, H. & van Walraven, K. (eds) Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2008. Leiden. Boston: Brill.441-448.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2008) ‘The Gender Issues in top Management Positions in Higher Education Institutions: The Case of Universities of Botswana and Malawi’. in Sarkar, S. and Nganga-kiriti, T. (eds) Gender Inequality in Developing Countries. New Dehli: Arise Publishers and Distributors. 12-29.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2008) ‘Malawi’, in Mehler, A. Melber, H. Walraven, K. (eds) Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2007. Laden. Boston: Brill: 460-468
    • Dzimbiri, L. and Pendame, M. (2008) ‘Women in Formal Employment and Politics: in Sarkar, S. & Mensah, J (ed) Gender and Development: An Afro-Indian Study. New Dehli: Arise Publishers and Distributors. 126-150.
    • Dzimbiri, L. and Tangri, R. (2007) ‘Malawi’, in Mehler, A. Melber, H. Walraven, K. (eds) Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2006. Laden. Boston: Brill. 437-444.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2007) ‘Industrial Relations in Malawi.’ in Wood, G. and Brewster, C. (eds) Industrial Relations in Sub-Saharan Africa. New York. Pelgrave McMillan. 53-65
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2007) ‘Governments and Human Rights: Interrogating the Plight and Prospects of Trade Union Rights in Africa.’ In Jacques, G., Lesetedi, G.N., & Osei-Hwedie, K. (2007) Human Rights and Social Development in Southern Africa. Gaborone. Bay Publishers. 131-147.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2007) ‘Trade Unions’. in Patel, N and Svasand, L. (eds) Introduction to Government and Politics in Malawi. Zomba. Kachere Publications. 297-322.
    • Dzimbiri, L. and Tangri, R. (2006) ‘Malawi’, in Mehler, A. Melber, H. Walraven, K. (eds) Africa Yearbook 2005. Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2005. Laden. Boston: Brill. 431-438.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2005) ‘A Nine- Step Approach to Creating a Department of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations in the University of Malawi’. In Amini, S. Fremerey, M and Wessler, M (eds) Towards a Shared Vision for Higher Education: Cross-cultural Insights. Institute for Social Cultural Studies, University of Kassel. 193-210.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1999) ‘Civil Society and Democratic Development in Malawi’ in Nyang’oro, J. (ed.) Civil Society and Democratic Development in Africa: Perspectives from Eastern and Southern Africa. Harare: Mwengo.138-161
    • Dzimbiri, L.(1998) ‘Democratic Politics and Chameleon-like Leaders’ in Phiri K. and Ross K (eds.) Democratization in Malawi: A Stocktaking; Blantyre, CLAIM. 87-101


    Journal Articles
    • Dzimbiri, L. & Dzimbiri, G (2016) Authoritarianism, Democracy and Industrial Relations in Southern Africa: Contrasting State Responses to Economic Development and Human Rights Dilemma in Malawi. International Journal of Development Research. 6. 8. 8931-8139.
    • Dzimbiri, L (2016). Politics and Public Service Human Resource Management Systems in Malawi. World Journal of Social Science.3.2. 9-22
    • Dzimbiri, L, and Dzimbiri, G. (2016) Human Resource Management challenges and prospects in a Decentralised Context: the case of Malawi. International Journal of Current Research 8. (02) 26367-26375
    • Dzimbiri, L. Mahapa, M & Maphosa, F. (2015) Performance Management in Public Sector Organizations: Benefits and Complexities. Online Journal of Social Sciences Research.X.X. XX-XX
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2013) Trade Union Rights in Botswana: An analysis of the extent to which organized workers enjoy their rights. Malawi Journal of Social Science. 21. 47-68.
    • Dzimbiri, (2012) Cultural Change, the Hybrid Administrative System and Public Sector Reforms in Africa: The Case of Anti-corruption Measures in Malawi. The African Anthropologist; 16, Nos. 1&2, 2009, pp. 85-103
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2009) Challenges in Managing Change. The Case of Performance Management System at the University of Botswana. Review of Higher Education in Africa. 1.1. 1-20.
    • Dzimbiri, L (2008) Experiences in New Public Management- the Case of Performance Management System in Botswana. Journal of Africa Development. 3. 32; 42-58.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2008) ‘Managing Human Resources in a Changing Environment: Interrogating Manager-Worker Relationships in Malawi in the 1990s’. Malawi Journal of Social Science. 20,3. 28-47.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2008) ‘The Brain Drain Phenomenon in the University of Malawi: Context, Challenges and Prospects’. Malawi Journal of Social Science. 20,3. 28-47.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2007) An Analysis of the Gender Dimension in Management at the University of Botswana. Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies. 21.1. no. 36. 109-126
    • Dzimbiri, L. and Molefhe, K (2007) ‘An Assessment of Women in Decision-making Positions in Botswana 1996-2007. Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies. 21.1. no. 36. 157-174.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2007) ‘Public Administration Training in Botswana: The Case of District Commissioners and District Officers’. Journal of Teaching Public Administration. 27.1. 15-28.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2006) ‘Evaluation of Teaching and Learning at the University of Botswana: Beyond Happiness and Learning Levels.’ MOSENODI Journal of Botswana Education Research Association. 14. 1&2. 67-76.
    • Dzimbiri, L. & Molefhe, K. (2006) ‘A Failure to Unite Means a Failure to Win: The Leadership Challenge for Botswana’s Opposition’. Journal of African Elections. 5. 2. 114-121.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2006) ‘Development, Political Stability and Human Rights in Africa: The Dilemma of the State on Organized Labour’ International Journal of Women Social Justice and Human Rights. 1. 2. 237-251
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2005) ‘The State and Labour Controls: Continuities and Discontinuities during the One-party and Multiparty Political Systems in Malawi’. Africa Development. 4. 30. 53-85
    • Dzimbiri, L (2005) ‘The Impact of Institutional and Legal Framework on Industrial Relations During the One-party State in Malawi’. Malawi Journal of Social Science. 19. 1-19
    • Dzimbiri, L.B. (2004) ‘Teaching elements of Government and Politics at the grassroots in Malawi: A proposal for the growth and development of democracy in Africa’. Journal of Teaching Public Administration. 24. 1. 13-26.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2004) ‘Trade Unionism under the one-party and Multiparty Political Systems in Malawi’. Malawi Journal of Social Science. 18. 17-33
    • Dzimbiri, L (2001) ‘Civil Service: Functions and Problems’ The Lamp, March/April. 5-6.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (2001) ‘Trade Union Rights in Malawi: Context, Past and Present’. International Trade Union Rights.8: 3; 21-23.
    • Dzimbiri, L (2000) ‘Building Managerial Capacities for Participatory Rural Development in Malawi’ Perspectives in Social Work. 15: 1. 18-26.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1999) ‘The Malawi Elections of 1999: A Preview’ Southern African Political Economy Monthly, 9.2
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1999) ‘Socio-political Engineering and Chameleon Politics in Malawi: The Period of the Transition.’ African Currents, 16:24-45
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1998) ‘Malawi: Problems and Prospects for Civic Education for Democracy’ Southern African Political Economy Monthly. 13.5
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1997) ‘Refugee Participation in Relief and Development: the Case of Tengani and Chifunga Camps in Malawi.’ Malawi Journal of Social Science. 16 1993 - 94 .22-33.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1996) ‘The Hybrid Administrative System and the management Training Dilemma.’ Journal of Teaching Public Administration 16:1, 65-75.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1996) ‘Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Training: Mozambican Refugees in Malawi’ Development and Social Diversity 4. 1. 78 – 81.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1995) ‘Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Training: Mozambican Refugees in Malawi. Development in Practice 2, 5. 154 - 157.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1995) ‘Training the Trainer - The Malawi Experience.’ Journal of American Society for Training and Development. 3. 1. 16-20.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1994) ‘The Malawi Referendum Elections of 1993.’ Journal of Electoral Studies .13. 3, 228 - 234.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1993) ‘Political and Economic Impact of Refugees: Some Observations on Mozambican Refugees in Malawi’ The Refuge, 13, 5; 3-8.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1993) ‘Learner-centered Approach Revisited.’ Journal of Teaching Public Administration. 13. 1. 27 - 36.
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1993) ‘Comparative Survey of the Personnel Function in the Civil Service, Parastatal and Private Sector Contexts in Malawi.’ Research and Development .University of Malawi, 2., 167-176
    • Dzimbiri, L. (1992) ‘Some Issues and questions in Managing Forced migrants: The Case of the Displaced Mozambicans in Malawi.’ Research and Development 1. 38-46

    Selected Seminar and Conference Papers
    • Transitions and its impact on Labour Relations in Malawi. Seminar Paper presented at the Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo, Norway, 23 September 2015
    • The Hybrid administrative system and Public Sector Reforms in developing countries: the Integrated Financial Management Information System in Malawi. Paper presented at the Public Sector Reform Conference, CESPAM, University of Botswana, July 24-25 2015.
    • The Hybrid administrative system and Public Sector Reforms in developing countries: the Cash gate Scandal in Malawi. Paper presented at the Social Science Conference, Chancellor College, 26-27 June 2014
    • People Management and National Development in Malawi: Challenges and Opportunities. Paper presented at the 17th inaugural professorial lecture, Great Hall, Zomba 29 October 2014
    • The Hybrid administrative system and public sector reforms in Malawi. Failure of a transformational culture? Paper presented at the Social Science Conference, Chancellor College, 26-27 June 2014.
    • Human Resource Development and National Development in Malawi: context, challenges and prospects. Paper presented at the 6th Professional Seminar Malawi Institute of Management, Lilongwe Malawi, 29-30 August 2013
    • Public Sector Reforms and Employee Relations: Is there a link to Malawi's Economic Underperformance? Paper presented at the ECAMA Annual Conference. Achieving Efficiency in the Economy; The Role of Public Sector Reforms. Nkopola Lodge, Mangochi 5-7 September 2013
    • Trade Union rights in Botswana. An Overview: Paper presented at the University of Botswana Conference, Faculty of Business July 8 2013
    • From Open to Diplomatic Hostility: A Critical Assessment of Industrial Relations in Malawi since independence. Paper presented at the Social Science Conference, Malawi Towards 50: Socio-economic Achievements and Challenges. University of Malawi, Chancellor College Zomba 25-26 April 2013
    • Power Elites and Executive Dominance in Transitional Societies: the case of Malawi. Paper presented at the African Studies Association Conference, Leeds African Studies Centre United Kingdom, 6-8 September 2012
    • Is Socio-economic Development and human rights antagonistic? Explaining why theState persecute trade union rights in developing countries Paper presented at a Symposium on Academic Freedom, University of Malawi Chancellor College, Zomba Malawi 25-26 June 2012
    • Towards a Human Rights Approach to Managing Human Resources for a Sustainable Socio-economic Development in Malawi: Perception from Trade Unions, Employers and Government. Paper presented at the National Research Dissemination Conference- National Commission for Science and Technology, Crossroads Hotel, Lilongwe. 18-20 April 2012
    • Trade Unions and their role effectiveness- an overview: Paper presented to a workshop on Newly elected Trade Union Leaders, Southern Region Water Board, MTL Training Centre, Blantyre, Malawi- 19-23 December 2011.
    • Academic Leadership and Organizational Culture: Leading Above the Line. Paper presented at the Vice Chancellors’ and Senior Management of Public and Private Universities in Malawi. Money Men Club, Blantyre, Malawi 24-25 November 2011
    • Rights-based Human Resource Management: A Critical Analysis of Labour relations reforms in the Malawi Public Service since Independence. A Paper presented at the 6th Professional Seminar on Focusing and Integrating Public Sector Reforms to Support the National Development Agenda, Malawi Institute of Management, Lilongwe, 25-27 May 2011
    • Labour-Management Relations in Malawi Since Independence: A Critical Review. Paper presented at the Institute of People Management of Malawi Annual conference Sun & Sand Holiday Resort November 3-5 2010.
    • The Hybrid Administrative System and People Management in Africa: Threats to Merit Principle, human resource management and development in Malawi. Paper presented at the Institute of People Management of Malawi Annual Conference Sun & Sand Holiday Resort November 3-5 2010.
    • Is Decentralization Empowering the grassroots in Malawi? Paper presented at the Conference on Parliamentary Accountability and Local Governance in Malawi: A Stock Take. Organized by the Institute of Federalism and Institute of Policy Interaction. Hippo View Lodge. Liwonde. March 2010.
    • Malawi Labour Market Analysis, Commissioned research paper for Alternative to Neo-Colonialism in Southern Africa (ANSA) Harare, Zimbabwe, December 2009.
    • Understanding Organization and Management Processes- An Overview. Presented at the Human Resource Seminar for Deans, Directors and Heads of Department. Little Threatre, Chancellor College. 1 December 2009
    • Experiences in Quality Assurance: The Case of the University of Botswana. Presented at the Quality Assurance Seminar for Deans, Directors and Heads of Department. Little Threatre, Chancellor College. 2 December 2009
    • State Capacity: Institutional Variables in Regional Integration and Policy Effectiveness. Presented at the Formative Process Research in Integration in Southern Africa (FOPRISA) Conference, Cape Town, 14-17 July 2009.
    • ‘Issues Related to Developing Capacities for Effectively Implementing Decentralization Policy in Botswana’. Presented at the Decentralization Workshop, Mokolodi Nature Reserve. Gaborone 13-17 October, 2008.
    • The Role of the Private Sector in Combating Corruption. Presented at the Seminar on Private Sector Corruption Organised by the Directorate of Corruption and Economic Crime. Boipuso Fairground Hall, Gaborone, Botswana. 19 February, 2008.
    • Democracy and Workers’ Rights in Malawi. Presented at the 25th Biennial Conference of the Southern African Universities Social Sciences Conference, University of Swaziland, 25-29 November 2007.
    • Prospects and Challenges in Managing Change in Higher Education Institutions: The Case of Performance Management System at the University of Botswana. Presented at the Regional Eastern Africa UNISTAFF Alumni Conference. Lilongwe, Malawi, 29 October – 2 November, 2007.
    • Tourism and Girl Child Prostitution in Botswana. Presented at the International Tourism Research Centre (ITRC) Inception Workshop, University of Botswana, Gaborone, 24th – 26th September 2007.
    • Experiences in New Public Management in Africa: The case of Performance Management System in Botswana. Presented at the Guy Mhone Memorial Conference, Zomba Malawi 22-24 August 2007.
    • The Hybrid Administrative System and Public Sector Reforms in Africa: Failure of a ‘Transformational Culture? Presented at the Biannual Conference of the Commonwealth Association of Public Administration and Management (CAPAM) Sydney Australia, 21-25 October 2006.
    • The Impact of the Brain Drain Phenomenon on Higher Education in Poor Countries: The case of Malawi. Presented at the International Conference: International Education: A Matter of Heart. Sunway Lagoon Resort Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 13-16 February 2006
    • Governments and Human Rights: Interrogating the Plight and Prospects of Trade Union Rights in Africa. 24th Biennial Conference of the Southern Africa Universities Social Science Conference, Gaborone, Botswana, 4-7 December, 2005.
    • Human rights and Development in Africa: Why are Organized Workers Persecuted? Presented at the 6th Association of Third World Universities Conference, North Western University of Science and Technology, Kenya. 22-24 November 2005.
    • 33. Democracy and Industrial Relations in Malawi in the 1990s: A Review. Paper presented at the First Session of the 2005/6 Departmental Seminar Series, Department of Political and Administrative Studies University of Botswana, 14 September 2005
    • The Impact of the Brain Drain on Higher Education and Malawi’s Socio-economic Development. Presented at the Africa University Day Celebrations, Bunda College of Agriculture, Lilongwe, 12 November 2004.
    • ‘The Impact of Globalization on Economic Development and Labour Relations in Malawi’ Invited Guest Lecturer in the Faculty of Social Science, University of Kassel, Germany, 12 July 2004.
    • ‘Creating a New Department of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations: the case of the University of Malawi’, University Staff Development Programme Project Presentation, Institute for Socio-Cultural Studies, University of Kassel, 5- 7 July, 2004.
    • ‘The Institutional and Legal framework for Collective Bargaining in Malawi’ Presented to the ILÖ Workshop on Strengthening Labour Administration in Southern Africa (SLASA). Masongola Hotel, Zomba, Malawi. 19 April 2004.
    • ‘Labour Relations in the Public Sector in Malawi’. Presented at the UNIMA/Galilee College Joint Programme on Public Administration and Civil Service Management Capacity Building Workshop for Principal Secretaries, Little Threatre, Chancellor College, 12- 24 January 2004.
    • ‘The role of the State and Developments in Labour Relations in Malawi’. Presented at the workshop on Building Bridges Between Employers, Trade Unions and the State, organized by the Institute of Policy Interaction and Centre for Conflict Resolution, Sun ‘n’ Sand, Mangochi, 6-9 January 2004.
    • ‘Characteristics of Collective Bargaining. ’ Presented at the Employers’ Consultative Association of Malawi Seminar, Blantyre Sports Club, 11-12 December 2003
    • ‘Handling Tricky Situations in Collective Bargaining’ Presented at the Employers’ Consultative Association of Malawi Seminar, Blantyre Sports Club, 11-12 December 2003
    • ‘Recruiting and Selecting the Right Human Resources’. Presented at the Employers Consultative Association of Malawi Seminar, Blantyre Sports Club, 27-28 October 2003
    • ‘Social Dialogue and Social-economic Development in Malawi’. Presented at the Tripartite Workshop on Social Dialogue, Ministry of Labour, Sun and Sand, Mangochi, 1-3 September 2003
    • ‘Promoting Participation through Social Dialogue and the Challenges of Tripartite Plus Institutions in Malawi’. Presented at the Tripartite Workshop on Social Dialogue, Ministry of Labour, Sun and Sand, Mangochi, 1-3 September 2003
    • ‘The Role of Social Dialogue in Combating Social Exclusion’. Presented at the Tripartite Workshop on Social Dialogue, Ministry of Labour, Sun ‘n’ Sand, Mangochi, 1-3 September 2003
    • ‘The Theory and Practice of Management’ Presented at the Orientation Workshop for New Heads and Deans of the University of Malawi, Chancellor College, May 7-8, 2003.
    • ‘The Influence of the Transition to a Multiparty State on Industrial Relations in Malawi’. Presented at the Conference on Malawi After Banda: A Regional Perspective, Stirling University, Scotland. September 3-4, 2002.
    • ‘The Role of the State in Industrial Relations with reference to Strikes in Malawi. ’Presented at the British Universities Industrial Relations Association, Stirling University, Scotland. July 4-6 2002.
    • ‘Industrial Relations in the Southern African Region: the Case of Malawi.’ Presented at the Keele University Center for Industrial Relations Alumini Conference, Keele, UK. June 26-28 2002.
    • ‘Displaced Persons and the Role of Political Parties and other Stakeholders: the case of Mozambican Refugees in Malawi’ Presented at an International Conference on Political Parties Decision Makers and Managers in the Eastern and Southern Africa. Sheraton Hotel, Zimbabwe, 23-25 August 1998.
    • ‘Transition to Multiparty Politics in Malawi: The Role of Political Elites and The Question of Principles’. Presented to the Training of Trainers Workshop for Political Parties Decision Makers and Managers. Eastern and Southern African Universities Research Programme (ESAURP), Dar- es -Salaam. December 17-21, 1997.
    • ‘Adult Learning Principles.’ Presented to the Training of Trainers Workshop for Political Parties Decision Makers and Managers. Eastern and Southern African Universities Research Programme, Dares –Salaam. December 17-21, 1997
    • ‘Attitude to Work and the Dilemma of the Supervisor.’ Paper presented to workshop on Attitude to Work, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, and November 29, 1996.
    • ‘The Role of the Head of Department in the University of Malawi: A managerial Perspective’. Presented at the Orientation Seminar for New Heads and Deans of the University of Malawi. Chancellor College, October 1996.
    • ‘Effective Management of Tertiary Education Institutions: Lessons from the University of Malawi’. Presented to the International Conference on Creating an Academic Centre of Excellence with Limited Resources. Capital Hotel, Lilongwe, August 1996.
    • ‘Refugee Women and Sustainable Development: the Case of Mozambican Refugees in Malawi’. Presented at the International Conference on Forced Migration, Moi University, Kenya, 9-12 April 1996.
    • ‘Employee Relations in the New Malawi: Context, Problems and Prospects’. Presented at the ILO/ECAM Workshop on Human Resources Management, Blantyre 28 - 29 September 1995.
    • ‘Worker and Joint Consultative Committees in Malawi - Practices, Problems and Prospects’. Presented at the Labour Law Reforms Workshop, Nkopola, Malawi, June 1995.
    • ‘Socio-political Engineering and Chameleon Politics in Malawi: The Referendum and General Elections 1992-1994’. Presented at the University of Malawi Research and Publications Conference Sun and Sand Hotel, Mangochi, Malawi August 1995.
    • ‘The Department of Public Administration at Chancellor College, University of Malawi: Proposal for a Regional Centre of Specialisation for Public Sector Administration and Management’. Presented at the SADCC Human Resource Development and Management Sector Workshop, Nhlangano Sun Hotel, Swaziland, September 1994.
    • ‘Leadership Techniques - An Overview.’ Presented to the University of Malawi Seminar for Heads and Deans, Club Makokola, Mango chi, Malawi, April 1994.
    • ‘Public Service Training in Developing countries - Beyond the Training Model.’ Presented to the University of Malawi Conference on Research and Development, Mulangeni Holiday Resort, Mangochi, Malawi, April 1994.
    • ‘Refugee Participation in Relief and Development Activities: The Case of Tengani and Chifunga Camps in Malawi’. Presented at the International Conference on ‘Refugee Aid and Country of First Asylum.’ Blantyre Malawi, June 1993
    • ‘Refugee Women and Implications for Development: The Case of Mozambican Refugees in Malawi’. Presented at the Conference on Gender and Development University of York, Canada. May 1993.
    • A Comparative Survey of the Personnel Management Function in the Public and Private Sector Context in Malawi’. Presented to the University of Malawi Conference on Research and Development. Chancellor College. April 1993.
    • ‘Some Issues and Questions in the Primary School Teaching Career in Malawi’. Presented to the International Conference on Educational Research: Problems and Priorities. Chancellor College, Zomba, Malawi. August 1992
    • ‘Some Issues and Questions in Managing Forced Migrants: the Case of Mozambican Refugees in Malawi’. Presented to the University of Malawi Conference on Research and Development. Bunda College of Agriculture. Lilongwe. April 1992