Chapter Two: Public Administration, Democracy, and Bureaucratic Power
Decisions of public administrators are influenced by broad economic, social, and governmental
processes. Conflicting values create demands and expectations that may need to be resolved
Chapter Six: Chief Executives and the Challenges of Administrative Leadership
The context of administrative leadership-political persuasion
Chief Executive-Bureaucratic Linkages
Chief Executives and Bureauc
Chapter Three: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations
Read chapter three in the text.
Federalism has evolved over time in America and recently has begun to "devolve" back to the
states. Although last year's federal stimulus package may argue different
Chapter Four: Organizational Theory
Organizational theory deals with the formal structure, internal workings, and external
environments of complex human behavior within organizations.
It describes how work and workers ought to be organized and attempts to
Chapter One: Approaching the Study of Public Administration
Using Chapter One as a guide, write 1-2 pages on the following using double-space 12-point
1. Define what you believe public administration entails or should entail.
2. Discuss what you bel