African Journal of Leadership and Development <p><strong>Journal Overview</strong></p> <p><strong><em>African Journal of Leadership and Development (AJOLD)</em></strong> is a peer-reviewed international journal published by Ethiopian Civil Service University. Established in 2016, AJOLD covers a broad range of topics with a special interest in leadership and development research. AJOLD publishes challenging and groundbreaking articles engaging intellectuals and change makers. In the promotion of applied studies, the <strong>African Journal of Leadership and Development</strong> is a biannual publication circulated in December and June of each academic year to reach a global readership interested in African studies and development. AJOLD is an open-access, peer-reviewed, and is published in both print and online versions.</p> <p><strong>AIM of AJOLD</strong></p> <ul> <li>The general aim of AJOLD: <ul> <li>To provide a platform for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to exchange research findings, experiences, and views in reference to leadership and development issues in Ethiopia and broadly Africa.</li> <li>To seek and publish rigorous research output for the benefit of researchers and readers on leadership and development issues.</li> </ul> </li> <li>To disseminate high-quality research papers to the African and global audiences interested in leadership and development issues of Ethiopia and Africa. The major focus of articles shall be on: <ul> <li>Encourage research on practical leadership and development solutions for leaders and policymakers.</li> <li>Encourage individual and collaborative research for the benefit of African development and leadership.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p><strong>Thematic Scope</strong></p> <p>The African Journal of Leadership and Development (AJOLD) is a bi-annual, double-blind, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by Ethiopian Civil Service University. AJOLD publishes research outputs focusing on the following and related fields:</p> <ul> <li>Leadership and Development</li> <li>Leadership and Change Management</li> <li>Governance and Development</li> <li>Urban Good Governance and Development</li> <li>Public Policy and Development</li> <li>Public Service Reform</li> <li>Human Resource Management</li> <li>Public Expenditure Management</li> <li>Governance and Democracy</li> <li>Structural and Organizational Development</li> <li>Public Service Ethics and Corruption</li> <li>Environment and Development</li> <li>Federalism in Ethiopia</li> <li>Capacity Development</li> <li>Documentations of Good Practices in the Civil Service</li> <li>Cross-cutting issues (Gender, HIV/AIDS, etc.)</li> </ul> Ethiopian Civil Service University en-US African Journal of Leadership and Development 2519-5255