11 September 2014
Topic – “New Public Administration” (Challenge 8)
Answer in 250 words:
1. New public administration is less generic more public, less descriptive more normative, less initiation oriented and more client impact oriented and yet it is no less scientific” – Frederickson. Discuss.
2. Under Minnowbrook conference II the specifics of what government should do were underplayed as the over indulgence with policy making was withdrawn. Discuss.
3. “New public administration is dead; long live digital era of governance.” Comment. (2010)
4. “New public administration is …. a revolution or radicalism in words and (at best) status quo in skills or technologies.” Examine. (2009)
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