Public Administration : For Civil Services Main Examination by Pearson


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Public Administration is an integral part of Civil Services. The length and breadth of its study is massive and so exhaustive that it is indeed a herculean task to gain familiarity with it. In order to take a successful paper, you would need much more than familiarity—you will need
clarity and precision along with a thorough understanding of the subject.

Presented in a unique question–answer format Public Administration for Civil Services Main Examination is an aspirant’s most dependable tool for Public Administration optional subject Paper-I. The book comprehensively covers the complete syllabus with terms, concepts, theories, models, thinkers, statements, laws and principles of Public Administration that makes it useful for State Public Services Commission Examination as well.

• Each concept is well explained in the format of questions followed by detailed answers
• Clear explanation of theories, models, and their applications
• Explained inter-linkages to current affairs and other subjects
• Substantiated arguments including facts, timelines and Committee Reports

Table of Content
UNIT I INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1 Meaning, Scope and Significance of Public Administration
Chapter 2 Wilson’s View of Public Administration
Chapter 3 Evolution of Public Administration and Its Present Status
Chapter 4 New Public Administration
Chapter 5 Public Choice Theory
Chapter 6 Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization
Chapter 7 Good Governance: Concept and Application
Chapter 8 New Public Management
UNIT II ADMINISTRATIVE THOUGHT
Chapter 9 Scientific Management and Scientific Management Movement
Chapter 10 Classical Theory
Chapter 11 Weber’s Bureaucratic Model
Chapter 12 Dynamic Administration: Human Relations School
Chapter 13 Functions of the Executive by Chester I. Barnard
Chapter 14 Simon’s Decision-Making Theory
Chapter 15 Participative Management
UNIT III ADMINISTRATIVE BEHAVIOUR
Chapter 16 Process and Techniques of Decision-Making
Chapter 17 Communication
Chapter 18 Morale
Chapter 19 Motivation Theories: Content, Process and Contemporary
Chapter 20 Theories of Leadership: Traditional and Modern

UNIT IV ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 21 Regulatory Authorities
Chapter 22 Public–Private Partnerships
UNIT V ACCOUNTABILITY AND CONTROL
Chapter 23 Concepts of Accountability and Control
Chapter 24 Citizen and Administration
Chapter 25 Role of Media, Interest Groups and Voluntary Organizations
Chapter 26 Civil Society–Citizen’s Charter
Chapter 27 The Right to Information
Chapter 28 Social Audit
UNIT VI ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
Chapter 29 Meaning, Scope and Significance of Administrative Law
Chapter 30 Dicey on Administrative Law
Chapter 31 Delegated Legislation
Chapter 32 Administrative Tribunals
UNIT VII COMPARATIVE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Chapter 33 Historical and Sociological Factors Affecting Administrative Systems
Chapter 34 Administration and Politics in Different Countries
Chapter 35 Current Status of Comparative Public Administration
Chapter 36 Ecology and Administration
Chapter 37 Riggsian Models and their Critique
UNIT VIII DEVELOPMENT DYNAMICS
Chapter 38 Concept of Development Administration
Chapter 39 Changing Profile of Development Administration: ‘Anti-Development Thesis’
Chapter 40 Bureaucracy and Development
Chapter 41 Strong State Versus Market Debate
Chapter 42 Impact of Liberalization on Administration in Developing Countries
Chapter 43 Women and Development: The Self Help Movement

UNIT IX PUBLIC POLICY
Chapter 44 Models of Policy-Making and their Critique
Chapter 45 Processes of Conceptualization, Planning, Implementation, Monitoring, Evaluation, Review and their Limitations
Chapter 46 State Theories and Public Policy Formulation
UNIT X TECHNIQUES OF ADMINISTRATIVE IMPROVEMENT
Chapter 47 Organization and Methods
Chapter 48 Work Study and Work Management
Chapter 49 E-governance and Information Technology
Chapter 50 Management Aid Tools Like Network Analysis, MIS, PERT and CPM
UNIT XI FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION
Chapter 51 NITI Aayog
Chapter 52 Goods and Services Tax

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