scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 334
WHAT IS PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION The text defines public administration as the management of public programs Public administration is the concern for public at all levels of organization and government service The text also makes clear that the scope of public administration is extremely broad in scope and substance however the most important factor of any definition is a commitment to public service Public administration is quite dynamic in the fact that in may defined in a loose sense as distinguished by individual pursuit of democratic values That public administration is subjective in the sense that it is difiened by the individual The text however supports the idea that public administration can be defined by adherence to a set of democratic values The historical context from which public administration is analyzed from deals primarily with the work of Woodrow Wilson His essay was reformist in nature because it considered public administration as the how of government Or the questions of how government actually operates He felt that this how could be studied and be made efficient and businesslike The end result was the basis for public administration theory Other writes like Leonard White claim that public administration is related to broad generalizations of political theory concerned with such matter as liberty justice obedience and the role of human affairs It seems to me that public administration is the subjective views one holds to serve others WHY STUDY PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION There are several reasons to study public administration The first is that there are many positions in government and organizations where studying the how of public administration would be beneficial Second an individual career of interest may be assisted by the skill of public administration For example an museum director while not particularly concerned with all things political still has to deal with the public sector Third the study is important because an individual expects to interact with others in public administration Fouth the inherent importance
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA