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Davis 1PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION VS PRIVATE MANAGEMENTCIJI L DAVISLIBERTY UNIVERISTY
Davis 2AbstractPublic administration and private management both have many similarities and differences allthe same.Both require the management of an organization.According to Wikipedia, thedefinition of management is the administration of an organization which include the activities ofstrategy, and coordinating efforts of employees to accomplish their objectives through theapplication of available resources.Public administration uses economics to maximize theresources that are available and distribute them as such.Private management uses economics tomaximize their profit with the resources that are available.When dealing with publicadministration, affairs of the government is the ultimate goal in decision making.When dealingwith private management, affairs of the business enterprise is the ultimate goal in decisionmaking.Both entities can coincide with the other in some cases.Some governmentorganizations rely on businesses to succeed.Some private management organizations have torely on the affairs of the government in order to run effectively.
Davis 3Public AdministrationAs defined by S Surbhi, public administration is a field of study that is concerned withthe systematic application of public policies and programs funded by the state.Diving deeper into that definition, public administration is the implementation of government or public policy asformulated by the executive branch of government. (differencebetween.com) There are severaldepartments that fall under public administration.They include the city, county, state, andmunicipal departments.Public servants are also a part of public administration, such as the firedepartment, and the criminal justice department.The goal of public administration is to provideservices collectively to a group of citizens which is funded by government revenue.(Milakovich)There are many tasks of public administrators.They include policy making and publicagency operations. The goal of the public administration is to cater to the needs of the publicwhile at the same time promoting social good. (differencebetwen.com) Public administrationdeals with the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government.It covers alldisciplines of an organization such as budgeting, organizing, controlling, reporting, directing,