Public Administration Answer Writing Practice - Week 1 - Question Set 2

90 Days Public Administration Answer Writing Practice - Questions for 06-Dec-2017

Public Administration Syllabus Covered in Week 1

1. Introduction: Meaning, scope and significance of Public Administration; Wilson s vision of Public Administration; Evolution of the discipline and its present status; New Public Administration; Public Choice approach; Challenges of liberalization, Privatisation, Globalisation; Good Governance: concept and application; New Public Management.

2. Administrative Thought: Scientific Management and Scientific Management movement; Classical Theory; Weber s bureaucratic model its critique and post-Weberian Developments; Dynamic Administration (Mary Parker Follett); Human Relations School (Elton Mayo and others); Functions of the Executive (C.I. Barnard); Simon s decision-making theory; Participative Management (R. Likert, C. Argyris, D. McGregor).

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1. Globalisation has transformed the nature and character of State from traditional administrative Welfare State to a Corporate State. Analyse the changes in the nature of public administration in this context. (2015)
2. Douglas McGregor s Theory X and Theory Y describe two contrasting models of workforce motivation applied by managers in an organisation. Examine (2016)

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