Principle of Public Administration (Question-Answer) One week series
PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Unit 1 : Meaning, nature and scope of Public Administration, Role of Public Administration in developing society. Public and private administration Public Administration as an art and a science New Public Administration and the Concept of Development Administation
Unit 2 : The Chief Executive: Functions, Chief Executive as General Manager; Organization : meaning and nature, Formal and Informal Organization; Types of Organization, Line, Staff and Auxiliary agencies, Forms of Organization: Departments, Corporations and Boards, Bases of Departmental Organizations: their merits and demerits.
Unit 3 : Principles of Organization : Hierarchy, Unity of Command, Span of Control, Supervision, Delegation and Leadership Theories of Organization : Scientific management theory (Taylor), Classical theory (Fayol and Gulick), Human relations theory (Elton Mayo).
Unit 4 : Personnel Administration : Importance of Civil Service, Bureacracy and Civil Service, Weber’s concept of Bureacracy Recruitment: Importance and methods of recruitment, Training, classification, morale and motivation.
Unit 5 : Financial Administration : Budget: meaning and significance, principals of a sound budget, preparation and execution of budget, performance budgeting; Legislative control over budget, Accountability and Control; the concept of Accountability; Executive, Legislative and Judicial control over Administration : their methods and limitations.