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Chapter 1: Personal Action in Public Organizations Tiffany Watt Assignment 1 September 1, 2011 PA 101 – E01 Definitions 1) Politics – the activities associated with the governance of a country or other area, especially the conflict between individuals who have, or hope to achieve, power ; the activities of governments concerning the political relations between countries ; the academic study of government and the state ; a particular set of political beliefs or principles 2) Bureaucracy – a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state
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Unformatted text preview: officials rather than by elected representatives 3) Partisan – a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person ; prejudiced in favor of a particular cause 4) Administration – the process or activity of running a business/organization ; the management of public affairs – government ; the action of dispensing, giving, or applying something 5) Bureaucrat – an official in a government department ; an administrator concerned with procedural correctness at the expense of people's needs...
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