Unit-1 Public Administration - Meaning And Scope

This unit explains public administration and its characteristics. It distinguishes between business and public administration.

What are the important characteristics of Public Administration?

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Written on Jun 26, 2019 5:14:42 PM

Public Administration is that species of administration which operates within a specific political setting. It is an instrument For translating political decisions into reality, it is "the action part of government, the means by which the purposes and goals of government are realised". It is a cooperative group effort in a public setting. Nigro and Nigro (1980) have identified the following five important characteristics of Public Administration. It covers all three branches – legislative, executive and judicial - and their interrelationships. It has an important role in the formulation of public policy, and is thus a part of the political process. It is different in significant ways from private administration. It is closely associated with numerous private g:oups and individuals in providing services to the community. 

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