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focus is allowing researchers to apply lessons from the past to contemporary challenges. The history of Public Administration is definite with the gathering of historical data that highlights the institutional developments of different administrative units and sectors.
Bruce 4Policy EvaluationWith many contributes to Public Administration, the creation, analysis, and evaluation of a policy all play a significant role in government. In the policy process, most people have the idea that a policy is done one after being approved, made a bill. However, a proposal must be evaluated to ensure that it will work effectively. The reality of the policy-making process is that there are various administrative issues. The majority of these issues are solved after a bill is approved, regulated, and an executive order signed. In the Public Administration Workbookby Dennis Dresang, Dresang states “Those more familiar with the intricacies of policy implementation tend to be more skeptical and to wait until various administrative problems have been ironed out before they feel satisfied that the policy process has run its course” (Dresang, 2018). The importance of Policy Evaluation comes in to play when public administrators and elected officials must determine the benefits of a specific policy. Policies are created to solve problems or accomplish a goal that is in support of a group or community of people. "Policy evaluation is important for the straightforward reason that it helps us know whether our policies have worked" (Dresang, 2018). Many scholars, including Dresang, would agree with the idea that policy must be studied and evaluated as a theory to understand the problems. "A useful way to understand the problems (and importance) of evaluation is to think of a policy as a theory, or better, as a hypothesis or set of hypotheses derived from the theory" (Dresang, 2018). Understanding policy and the importance of policy evaluation lessens administrative challenges.Policy evaluation is essential in the use of creating policy. The different techniques of evaluating are used to control social experiments, using historical data to ensure the greatness of a policy.
Bruce 5Organizational StructuresThe importance of structures comes with organizations in Public Administration. Organizations are useful, allowing resources to connect, focusing on desirable outcomes. Past and recent studies have highlighted the significant role organizational structures play in Public Administration. Organizational structures add effectiveness to Public Administration by issues handled in order. Organizational structure within Public Administration is on its own, an area thatinstitutes efficiency. The field of Public Administration is one that cannot be described with a