PAP 2320 Lecture Notes - Organizational Theory, Public Choice, John Maynard Keynes

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We will be looking at relationship between public administration and governance. Public admin in history: egyptians (pyramids), chinese (great wall). The catholic church is the epitome of public admin and general bureaucracy. There is structure, power is linked to rank and authority and responsibilities delegated from vatican to parish levels. The agricultural and industrial revolutions were made possible by improvements of public admin. Public admin has always been the natural way of doing things. Modern public admin: an academic field of study derived from economics, sociology, political science etc it can also be a set of practices and institutional arrangements. Public policy is what a government decides to do or not to do. How to put the policies in to action is by public management. British tradition directly influenced canadian public admin. American discussions and traditions are reflected on canada as well. In canada public admin is like an orphan in a hybrid nature.

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