STUDY - Principles of Public Administration
Meaning nature and scope of Public Administration – Evolution to the study of public
administration -Arts, Science or Both – Relations with other social sciences-– New
Public Administration- Politics and Administration – Public Administration and Law –
Public Administration and Economics – Public Administration and Psychology.
Public Administration and Private Administration – Public Administration – Chief
Executive– Types of Chief Executive – Chief Executive as General Manager- Legislature
as Board of Directors – Line -Staff and Auxiliary Agencies – Departments – public
Corporations – Independent Regulatory Commissions – Boards and Commissions – Field
Vs. Head Quarters
Control over Public Administration- Legislative Control – Executive Control - Judicial
Control, Meaning and nature of Management – Planning – Decision Making
communication – Supervision – Leadership.
Organization : Formal and Informal Organization – Principles of Organization- Hierarchy
-Span of Control – Delegation of Authority -Unity of Command – Coordination –
Centralization Vs Decentralization – Integration Vs Disintegration. Structure of
Organization :Bases of Organization – Units of Organization – Departmental
Organization – Public Enterprises – Independent Regulatory Commission -
Organization and Methods.
Theories of Organization -Scientific Management Theory – Bureaucratic Theory –
Behavioural Theory -Systems Theory – Control Over Public Administration : Legislative
Control – Executive Control Judiciary Control. Leadership – Communication – Coordination,
Motivation – Decision Making – Public Relations.