The Philippine Mango Industry Governance, Prospects, and Recommendations: The Case of Guimaras Province

Noe John Joseph E. Sacramento College of Social Sciences, University of the Philippines Cebu, Philippines Atty. Cyril Bryan D. Cuizon College of Social Sciences, University of the Philippines Cebu, Philippines Abstract The agricultural industry in the Philippines is an essential driver of the economy, faced with compelling issues surrounding governance in responding to the immediate needs and concerns of the sector. This study aims to examine...

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Ethical Awareness in the Age of Analytics: Views from the United States and the Philippines

Johnny Snyder Colorado Mesa University Tiffany Adelaine Tan University of the Philippines – Cebu Abstract Without a set of guidelines in how one should behave in certain circumstances, people would base their actions on what they feel and think. This paper aims to demonstrate the similarity and differences in how two cultures look at the same ethical scenarios. Two scenarios concerning data errors, along with guide questions, were given to two...

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Local Government Initiatives and Prospects for Mango Farming Community Capital Enhancement in Guimaras Province, Philippines

Noe John Joseph Endencio SacramentoPolitical Science Program, College of Social Sciences, University of the Philippines Cebu Gorordo, Lahug, Cebu City 6000, Philippines Abstract Agricultural communities frequently encounter lack of support from various political actors. The local government units (LGUs) are responsible for initiating measures for improving community capitals towards fostering growth and development to mango farming communities....

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WORKERS’ RIGHTS, WELFARE, AND GOVERNANCE: INSIGHTS FROM A MANGO INDUSTRY IN THE PHILIPPINES

Noe John Joseph Endencio Sacramento College of Social Science, University of the Philippines Cebu Abstract Major concerns centered on the governance of the working sector stems from issues and challenges confronted in the protection of workers’ rights and welfare. This case study discusses the challenges faced by the workers in the Guimaras mango industry and the role of the local government in addressing the gaps in the protection of the...

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Advancing Research as Praxis in Public Administration Graduate Education

Noe John Joseph E. Sacramento University of the Philippines Cebu, Cebu City, The Philippines Abstract Engaging praxis (theory and practice) towards doing research is fundamental to every public administration (PA) scholar. However, public administration’s practical objective as praxis and applied social science is often challenged by an emergent culture of treating research as mere academic compliance for graduate PA students. Both descriptive...

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