The Social Sciences

Year: 2017
Volume: 12
Issue: 7
Page No. 1191 - 1195

Merit System or Spoil System? Recruitment Process of Structural Officer in Gorontalo-Indonesian

Authors : Sastro M. Wantu

Abstract: The phenomenon of the politicization of the bureaucracy is very influential in the administration of government bureaucracy, especially in recruitment mechanisms officials have a negative impact on the structuring and development of civil servants who are employees or officials of bureaucratic career. Tendency like this is very difficult to implement in the promotion by using the merit system. This study used a qualitative approach naturalistic. The results showed that the highly developed political bureaucracy in local government bureaucracy Gorontalo particularly in the application of recruiting officials who violate many basic normative rules as rekrutmern. In the implementation of recruitment in the province of Gorontalo in fact based on a closed system and that the system is identical to spoil recruitment or promotion of employees to be based on the official patrimonial relationships and nepotism. The study recommends a model recruitment system that does not conflict with the rule of law and implementation of recruitment based on merit system that emphasizes professionalism, competence, capability, accountability and mandate.

How to cite this article:

Sastro M. Wantu , 2017. Merit System or Spoil System? Recruitment Process of Structural Officer in Gorontalo-Indonesian. The Social Sciences, 12: 1191-1195.

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