Public Administration-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 44

ARCHIVES 31 October 2014 Topic – Planning and Implementation 1. “Implementing a public policy is a process of discovering what works and what does not.” Examine. (250 Words) 2. Define public policy. How does its formulation and implementation involve participation by administrators, voluntary agencies and pressure groups in a democracy? (250 Words) Next topic – Monitoring

Public Administration-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 42

ARCHIVES 29 October 2014 Topic – Models of policy making and their critique 1. “Public policy is what politics is about.” – Substantiate. (250 Words) 2. ‘Policy making is a series of continuing dynamic processes which are plural and composite.’ Explain. (250 Words) Next Topic – Processes of conceptualisation

Public Administration-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 22

ARCHIVES 30 September 2014 Topic – Legislative, Executive and Judicial control over administration Answer in 250 words: 1. “Executive control over administration is much more real.” Comment. 2. “The controls exercised over administration by legislature are, in sum, of greater theoretical than practical efficiency.” Comment. 3. At one extreme, the vigour of judicial control may …

Public Administration-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 13

ARCHIVES 17 September 2014 Topic – Classical theories (Henry Fayol, Gullick & Urwick) (Challenge 13) 1. “What is Taylor to America is Fayol to Europe.” In light of the above statement discuss the similarities and differences in their contribution to Public Administration. (250 Words)   2. Describe each of the following (In not more than 75 words) …

Public Administration-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 9

ARCHIVES 12 September 2014   Topic – Public Choice Approach, Challenges of Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation (Challenge 9) 1. “Even the global village is culturally plural rather than being homogeneous, meaning thereby that though the distances have shrunk, difference have not” Explain. (250 Words)   Past years   2. Public administration today stands at the crossroads of public choice …