Department of Public Administration and Management

Dr V Sambo

College of Economic and Management Sciences
School of Public and Operations Management
Department: Public Administration and Management
Lecturer
Tel: 012 129 4355
E-mail: esambovt@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • DLitt et Phil (UNISA), Thesis title: The implementation of the internal audit provisions of the Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999: A case of the South African Social Security Agency
  • MPhil (UP/African Economic Research Consortium (Nairobi, Kenya)), Dissertation title: Black Economic Empowerment in South Africa: An Analysis of Successes and Failures (passed with distinction)
  • B.Admin (Hons) (UP)
  • BAdmin (UP)
  • Certificate in Leadership (Stellenbosch University Business School)

Field of Specialisation

  • Public Policy Implementation
  • Public Financial Management

Journal articles

ARTICLES IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

  • Sambo, V.T. & Webb, W.N. 2017. Internal audit and ethics: The Case of the South African Social Security Agency. Administratio Publica. 25(4):146-171.
  • Sambo, V.T. 2019. Towards a conceptual framework for the effective implementation of the internal audit function: The case of the South African Social Security Agency. Administratio Publica. 27(1):35-56.
  • Sambo, V.T. Governance and Accountability: Lessons from the procurement of a service provider for social grant payments. Africa Journal of Public Sector Development and Governance.

 PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Sambo, V.T. 2018. The Role of the internal audit function in averting financial misconduct: The case of the South African Social Security Agency. Accredited Conference proceedings of the 3rd Annual International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternatives, 04-06 July 2018, Stellenbosch University, Saldahna Bay, South Africa.
  • Sambo, V.T. 2019. An analysis of audit outcomes and service delivery at the local government sphere in South Africa. Accredited Conference proceeding of the 4th International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternatives held at the Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa, 3-5 July 2019.

 

Paper presentations

CONFERENCE/SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

  •  Full paper entitled: An analysis of policies for income inequality in South Africa, presented at the 2019 ASSADPAM Conference (September 2019).
  • Full paper entitled: An analysis of audit outcomes and service delivery, presented at the 4th International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternatives (July 2019).
  • Full paper entitled: The Role of the internal audit function in averting financial misconduct: The case of the South African Social Security Agency, presented at the 3rd Annual International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternatives (July 2018).
  • Doctoral study’s findings presented at the 2nd National PhD Conference in Economic, Management and Accounting Sciences (September 2016).
  • Full paper entitled: The Role of the internal audit function in averting financial misconduct: The case of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA). Presented at the Public Service Ethics Seminar (October 2015).
  • Short paper entitled: The relationship between income inequality and economic growth in selected Sub-Saharan African countries. Presented at the UNISA Annual Student Research and Innovation Showcase (August 2014).

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Member of the South African Association for Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM).
  • Member: Chartered Institute of Government Finance, Audit & Risk Officers (CIGFARO).
  • Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.
  • Juta Prize for best student at Honours Level, 2003.
  • School of Public Management and Administration staff award for contribution to Research, Development and Academic Mentoring, 2004.
  • Ford Foundation scholarship for Masters studies, 2004.
  • UNISA Annual Research and Innovation Showcase Best paper award (Short paper category), 2014.
  • Deputy Chairperson of Council: Ekurhuleni East TVET College (Ministerial appointee).
    • Chairperson: Planning and Resource Sub-Committee of Council.
    • Member: Audit & Risk Sub-Committee of Council.

 

Projects

  • Member of the European Union funded Case Study Project in Partnership with the National School of Government and Particip GmbH.